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Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

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Mingis on Tech: Google Fi explained

Google's foray into cellular networking lets it deliver wireless access that can undercut rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

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Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon

After missing its own 2018 deadline for shipping a multi-device wireless charger, industry speculation now has the AirPower charging pad on the assembly line and ready to ship soon.

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Mingis on Tech: Bent iPads and a bad quarter – Apple, WTF?

When some new iPad owners found their devices were bent, Apple acknowledged the issue and said, in essence, 'no problem.' More recently, the company said revenues would fall short of expectations. So what's going on?

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Mingis on Tech: First, it was bent iPads, then a bad quarter. Apple, WTF?

When some new iPad owners found their devices were bent, Apple acknowledged the issue and said, in essence, 'no problem.' Then the company announced revenues would fall short of expectations. What the heck is going on?

Android Phone Tune-up

The 15-minute Android phone tune-up

A few minutes of maintenance each year can keep your Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.

Android Trends

7 Android trends to watch in 2019

Empty predictions are a dime a dozen — but with mobile tech in particular, long-term trends can tell us a lot about what the future may hold.

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How Microsoft lost the wireless smartphone wars

Microsoft is a powerful company. It is a leader with Windows OS and software like Office. Yet over the past decade, it has tried and failed in the wireless and smartphone markets. Why is such a successful company also such a failure?

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2019 CES: Anticipating a revolution that transcends personal devices

2019 isn’t the beginning or the end of this change, it’s the year it becomes clear that the future will be nothing like the past.

Android 2018 Primer

Android 2019 primer: 10 bits of telling analysis to mull over

'Tis the season for looking back — and looking ahead.

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Q&A: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid...

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5 reasons to remain skeptical about 5G in 2019

Don't buy into the hype: The 5G revolution isn't ready yet. Here are five big reasons to take everything you're about to hear with a healthy grain of salt.

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Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch

These wireless chargers for Apple and Android devices offer the option of powering up your smartphone and smartwatch at the same time – though the features and prices differ significantly among them.

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Sirin to launch its first blockchain-enabled smartphone

The Swiss-based company said the phone will not only act as a cold-storage crypto wallet, but also give users a secure means of communicating with others.

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Amazon Echo sets the bar for the perfect PC, smartphone or tablet upgrade experience

The PC market largely lives on churn because it has reached near saturation. But if people resist buying a new PC, churn is damaged...and that's partially what resulted in slowing PC sales and the seeming decline of the PC. I found...

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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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