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Could interference threaten the wireless future?

The number of devices competing for access to the radio spectrum is soaring. Self-interference cancellation technology promises to enable greater spectrum sharing.

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18+ Apple product secrets we didn’t know before

Apple’s 2018 Environmental Responsibility Report reveals dozens o fascinating details about its products.

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9 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Android's own native security options aren't always obvious — but they're absolutely worth your while to embrace and understand.

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The global tech cycle depends on iPhones, IMF claims

Apple’s iPhone has become a key factor for global economic growth, claims the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But the boom times may be over, it warns.

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How to use a strong passcode to better secure your iPhone

With at least two companies selling technology that can be used by law enforcement and government agencies to unlock iPhones, this would be a good time to safeguard your information with a stronger passcode. Here's how.

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Wireless charging over distance just got a boost

Companies developing wireless charging that can be projected up to several meters away have partnered with electronics industry stalwarts, paving the way for actual product shipments this year.

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From the 1800s to now: The world’s oldest tech companies

A surprising number of technology companies have roots that date back to the 1800s.

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Before you panic: 6 things to remember about Android security

The next Android security scare will seem a lot less scary with these six critical facts in mind.

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12+ things you can do with a locked iPhone

Learn what you can do with a locked iPhone and how to switch these features off.

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Wireless: The Next Generation

Wireless is beginning its next generation. This time the wireless industry is not only transforming itself, once again, but it is also changing other industries as well, as they use it in new ways to reach and interact with customers....

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Node.js tips and tricks

In this explainer video, learn several techniques that can improve your Node development experience.

When every public screen is your personal screen

Augmented reality without glasses or goggles? It’s called ‘parallel reality,’ and it’s coming soon.

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Two vendors now sell iPhone cracking technology – and police are buying

Local and regional police departments and federal agencies are lining up to buy technology from two companies whose products can bypass iPhone security mechanisms.

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Everything you need to know about Apple's GDPR privacy upgrade

Included in Apple's update to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), customers will be able to download all the information Apple keeps about them.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to today

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (before Cupcake) and going all the way to Oreo.

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LG's 'Software Upgrade Center' feels slightly too familiar

How many times can a company cry wolf before we all stop listening?

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The best Android file manager apps

From optimizing your phone’s storage to integrating your device with the cloud, these standout Android apps will let you juggle files like a pro.

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Will T-Mobile, Sprint actually merge this time?

T-Mobile and Sprint are back at the negotiating table trying to make a merger happen. They have tried several times over the last several years with no success. What is different this time and what are the chances of success?

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