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Huawei’s Mate 10 Will Feature AI Chip

While consumers are already using AI personal assistants such as Siri and Cortana, China’s Huawei is taking artificial intelligence on mobile devices to the next level. Unlike cloud-based AI assistants, Huawei’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro will feature a … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—October 16, 2017

SoftBank Close To Announcing Merger Deal For Sprint, T-Mobile SoftBank Group has reached a broad agreement to merge its Sprint unit with T-Mobile US, a long-sought-after move for the Japanese group that would create a rival to America’s top two … Continue reading

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Samsung Image Sensors Could Create Slimmer Smartphones

Samsung announced its upcoming phones will feature ISOCELL image sensors, which will do away with the smartphone camera “bump” without losing picture quality. The company has unveiled two ISOCELL sensors, and each have different perks. The first is the 1.28-micrometer ISOCELL Fast … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Offers $325 Instant Rebate for Google Pixel 2 Buyers

T-Mobile is offering a new incentive for Google Pixel users. Activate a phone line using a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, and T-Mobile will give up to $325 instant cash back. Verizon is the exclusive carrier for Google … Continue reading

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Blackberry Returns But Without the Keyboard

Blackberry, which stopped producing mobile devices in 2016, is back in the hardware business after partnering with Chinese company TCL. The BlackBerry Motion, which operates on Android, has dropped the keyboard and offers a 5.5″ 1080p display. Other features of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Has Abandoned Its Windows Phone

In a series of tweets this weekend, Windows VP of Operating Systems Joe Belfiore confirmed what many had already suspected: the Windows phones will be no more. In response to a question about whether users can expect a new Windows … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—October 9, 2017

Russia Targets NATO Soldier Smartphones, Western Officials Say Russia has opened a new battlefront with NATO, according to Western military officials, by exploiting a point of vulnerability for almost all allied soldiers: their personal smartphones. Troops, officers and government officials … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Tie for Best Camera

If you are in the market for a new smartphone and cameras are important to you, your decision just got more difficult. DxOMark, a company that tests smartphone cameras, has issued a tie in the battle of the Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

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Saudi Female Students Can Now Carry Cell Phones

Last week, a royal decree in Saudi Arabia gave women the right to drive. Now, female college students can now bring their cell phones to college campuses. Education Minister Ahmad Al Eisa reached this decision because parents complained their daughters … Continue reading

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Sony Smartphones May Get a New Look in 2018

Sony, which has been using the same OmniBalance design since 2013, has recently hinted that it will be adopting a new look for its smartphones. Sony’s managing director in India, Kenichiro Hibi, told The Indian Express that they do not plan … Continue reading

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