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Satisfaction With Smartphones Nearly Equal Between Apple, Samsung

The more consumers use a smartphone to operate connected home services like smart appliances and thermostats, the better they like their smartphones. The highest ratings were reported by consumers who ...
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The $40 iPhone 8

The most expensive version of the new iPhone 8 will cost $1,000 or more, according to a Wall Street research firm. The price will be based on a set of ...
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Will New Samsung Phones Undercut Coming Apple iPhone 8?

Samsung Electronics is expected to announce its latest generation of the Galaxy line of smartphones on March 29 at an event in New York City. Rumors about features in the ...
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The 13 Cities Getting 5G

We can expect to begin hearing more and more about the new telecom 5G network over the next year. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) both ...
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Google’s Pixel Phone Plans Sound Fishy

A taimen is the largest species of fish in the salmon family and is native to rivers in Eurasia and Mongolia. It is also the reported codename Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Apple iOS Snagged 42% of US Market During Holiday Season

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had an excellent 2016 holiday season, thank you very much. In the three-month period from November 2016 through January 2017, Apple's iOS-powered smartphones accounted for 42% ...
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How Apple’s Siri Learns a New Language

When comparing personal assistants, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) stands well above the competition of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) in one key area: language. Although most ...
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Will Google Drop the Headphone Jack in Next Pixel Phone?

The Pixel smartphone from Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), has proven to be a major success for the company, at least as far as delivery delays ...
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Alphabet Plans to Release New Pixel Phone Later This Year

In the world of smartphones, the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone is king, but it does have some healthy competition from Samsung and Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL). Although, Google has ...
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Apple’s Smartphone Lead Over Huawei Falls Below 5%

The global market for new smartphones in 2017 is forecast to reach 1.44 billion units, with the top six vendors accounting for more than 70% of the volume. Market leader ...
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How Apple Is Joining the Fight Against Epilepsy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) helped conduct a recent survey using the Apple Watch, in an effort to track, record and document seizures in participants with epilepsy. This was a 10-month ...
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Chinese 4G Users Hit 770 Million in 2016

The number of people who use connected 4G devices in China reached 770 million last year, well over two times the U.S. population. No wonder it has become a bloody ...
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How the Major Unlimited Data Plans Stack Up

It did not take long, but all the major players in the telecom industry have been whipped into a frenzy following a cascade of new unlimited data deals. Although there ...
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T-Mobile, Verizon Top Mobile Network Rankings

Now that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) have once again added unlimited data packages to their mobile phone plan options, this is a good time ...
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Would a Return of the Nokia 3310 Really Matter?

Does it seem possible that Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) could be back in the news over a phone launch — or a phone relaunch? Isn't this 2017 rather than 2007? ...
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