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Samsung and Nokia Unveil New Phones at World Mobile Congress

Both Samsung and Nokia unveiled new smartphones at the 2018 World Mobile Congress in Madrid this weekend. Nokia Nokia introduced fives new phones at the event: Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6, Nokia 1, and Nokia 8110. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 26, 2018

Global Smartphone Sales Fall for the First Time in More Than a Decade Global smartphone sales fell by 5.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 – the industry’s first decline since 2004, according to a study from research firm … Continue reading

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5G Phones Could Arrive in 2019

At Qualcomm’s 5G Day, the modem company announced a number of devices will be released as 5G-ready in 2019, including devices from LG, Nokia, Sony, and others, which will all use the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem. Qualcomm says … Continue reading

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Specs of Samsung Galaxy S9 May Have Been Leaked

Samsung was set to reveal the spec details of its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on February 25 at a special Unpacked event preceding the Mobile World Congress, but details may have already been leaked. German publication Winfuture published marketing … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 19, 2018

A Concerning New Study Links Miscarriages to Cellphone Radiation There’s emerging evidence that exposure to one type of radiation from cellphones and other devices might be linked to a major adverse health outcome in women: miscarriages. A new study published … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 12, 2018

Google Explores Texting From Your Browser Google’s Android Messages app could soon get a dramatic makeover with some interesting new features. It looks like you’ll be able to pair your phone with a computer and text directly from a browser … Continue reading

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Google Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Microphone Issue

Google has been sued over an issue with its first and second generation Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The class action lawsuit, which was filed in a California court on Tuesday, alleges that Google continues to advertise and sell its … Continue reading

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Sony’s Next Smartphone Could Have OLED and Flexible Screen

The screen on Sony’s next Smartphone could rival the one on the iPhone X. Currently, Sony uses LCD screens for their phones, but Business Korea and other outlets are reporting that LG may be providing flexible organic light emitting diodes … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 5, 2018

Global Smartphone Market Drops 9% in Biggest Ever Fall The global smartphone market fell 9% in a year this quarter, the biggest fall in smartphone history, with even Apple’s iPhone sales down 1% as users hang on to their phones … Continue reading

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Celebrities Banning Cell Phones at Shows

Heading to a concert or comedy show? You may want to leave your cell phone at home. A number of celebrities have started to ban mobile devices at their performances. When comedian Chris Rock performed in London last weekend as … Continue reading

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