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Samsung teams up with Microsoft to sell a weirdly practical phone that means business

The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is built for business, with support for Microsoft Team's Walkie-Talkie feature, military-grade drop protection, and a removeable battery.

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Please, Android phone makers, just give us better cameras, not more dumb gimmicks

2020 has barely begun and we already have out first camera gimmick of the year. Please make it stop.

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How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Samsung's new Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Lite editions muddy its premium Android lines

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite, which bring "key premium features" at a lower price point.

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Building the perfect Android Frankenphone: The best parts of the best phones of the year

No Android phone is perfect. But what if we could build the phone of our dreams? Meet the Android Frankenphone.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is one of the most beautiful phones we've ever laid eyes on, so you're going to want to keep it safe.

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iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

Now that there’s no Home button, how do I take a screenshot? Use Apple Pay? Call on Siri? Our guide will show you.

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If you got a Pixel 4 for Christmas, you should probably return it

There's just too much wrong with the Pixel 4 right now to recommend it—even if you got one as a gift.

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Did you just get your iPhone 11? Do these 10 things first!

Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, read this setup guide.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.

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Windows 10 Mobile is finally dead: How to take your data and move on

Support for Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile officially ends on Dec. 10, 2019. Here's what this means for you, as well as a guide to moving your data onto a new phone.

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LG G8X ThinQ review: Finally, a second screen that’s actually kind of useful

The LG G8X isn’t just a phone, it’s a concept that fulfills LG’s longtime dream of building a phone with two screens.And it kind of works.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 benchmarked: Performance soars, but not much

We test the new Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 using a variety of benchmarks, and see how it shapes up to tests we've already performed on shipping phones.

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Best iPhone: How to pick the perfect iPhone for you

So you know you want an iPhone—but which one? Our iPhone buying guide has all the answers.

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Apple’s event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule.

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Google's first ‘Pixel feature drop’ enhances Photos, Call Screen, Duo, RAM

Google is rolling out its first-ever 'Pixel feature drop," which includes enhancements to Photos, Call Screen, Duo, memory management, and more.

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Best Android phones 2020: What should you buy?

Looking for the best value in an Android phone, the best for photography, or the best overall? We've tested them all and have our top picks right here.

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Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?

Looking for the best value in an Android phone, the best for photography, or the best at everything? We've tested them all and have our top picks right here.

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