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Pixel 3 vs. Pixel 2: Why smaller bezels aren't that big a deal

The Pixel 3 packs in more screen space than its predecessor, but those shrunken bezels may not be as significant of an advantage as they initially appear.

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The dark side of folding-screen and dual-screen smartphones

Everybody’s talking about folding-screen and dual-screen smartphones. Here are 7 reasons to ignore the hype.

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Review: Belkin aims for the enterprise with Boost Up wireless charging spot

Belkin is targeting corporate users with its new wireless charging pad, but there are a few tweaks needed before it's a perfect fit for the boardroom.

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Mingis on Tech: It's Apple week – the iPhone XR, new iPad Pros and more

In the span of just a few days, Apple's new iPhone XR arrived and the company rolled new hardware at event in Brooklyn, N.Y. Here's what matters.

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16 wireless chargers for iPhones and Android devices

We've compiled a list of Qi-enabled chargers – including the new Google Pixel Stand – designed for use with Apple's latest iPhones and various Android devices.

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Google just quietly gave us a killer midrange Android option

The broader effects of Google's Pixel gamble are suddenly coming into focus — and for those in the know, the impact is no longer limited to the realm of pricey flagship phones.

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Review: Google’s Pixel 3 has looks and smarts but isn't the best for biz

The new Pixel 3 smartphones have the expected top-shelf hardware and cool photography features, but there are better choices for enterprise use.

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Mingis on Tech: The Pixel 3 arrives

The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) officially arrive this week. Just in time, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum offers up insights and observations about the new device after several days' hands-on experience.

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Mingis on Tech: All about the Google Pixel 3

The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) arrive this week, and after a few days of hands-on time with the new device, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum has some thoughts. He joins Executive Editor Ken Mingis and IDGE video producer Chris...

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Google's most exciting new gadget is neither phone nor tablet

The most interesting, inventive, and impactful launch of the week isn't what you'd expect.

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With the Pixel 3, Google is playing its own game

This week's Pixel 3 launch makes one thing clear: Google's strategy for competing with other smartphone manufacturers is to play a completely different game.

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12 Siri Shortcuts to make you more productive

Thses Siri Shortcuts for iOS 12, iPhone, and iPad can make you more productive.

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What happened to battery stats in Android Pie?

One of Android's most useful troubleshooting tools seems to have vanished in the Android 9 Pie release — but it's actually still there. You just have to know where to find it.

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Why 5G will disappoint everyone

Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

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What Apple’s iPhone eSIM support will mean for you

Apple's inclusion of an electronic SIM or "digital" SIM in its iOS 12.1 beta, will allow users of its newest iPhones to switch virtually between carriers and phone numbers, allowing business and personal use to be separated.

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8 industries Apple Watch Series 4 disrupts

Apple Watch is one of Apple’s smallest products, but it is also going to have a big impact on several industries, here are just a few it is disrupting.

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The Apple DEP flaw explained – and how to bolster security

Researchers have highlighted a vulnerability in Apple’s Device Enrollment Program that, in some circumstances, could leave corporate networks and data insecure. But companies can mitigate the danger.

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16 multi-device wireless chargers to rival Apple’s still-missing AirPower

Though Apple has still not shipped AirPower, a wireless charging pad capable of powering up three different devices at the same time, there are alternatives already on the market for both iPhones and Android devices.

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