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Google Pixel 4 Phone Side Effect

The unexpected side effect of Google's Pixel 4 phone

Google's upcoming Pixel 4 is already shaking up the smartphone game — but not in the way you might expect.

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How Google's Pixel 4 radar system could be more than a gimmick

Before you write off Google's new hand gesture feature as yet another mobile tech parlor trick, consider some critical points about the technology behind it.

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Here comes the next silly smartphone design shift

Just when you thought you were safe from form-over-function design trends...

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The 5 best smartphones for business in 2019

With flagship phones topping $1,000, IT departments need more affordable options that deliver quality, speed and security. Here are the best midrange smartphones for enterprise deployment today.

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How gaming can save high-end smartphones

The smartphone market, especially at the high end, is slowing down as we reach market maturity. Gaming, however, might be the key to stimulating growth.

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Apple, Google, and the copycat conundrum

"Android copied the iPhone," "iOS copied Android," and the importance of mobile tech perspective.

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10 useful Google apps you probably aren't using

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google — and they're all worth your while.

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Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 13 and iPadOS?

With the arrival this fall of iOS 13 and iPadOS, there's some bad news for those relying on iPhones that debuted in 2013 and 2014 and some of Apple's older iPads.

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Goodbye, tablets

Another form factor is about to bite the dust.

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Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

An experimental Google project may finally be ready to make its way into the real world — and the implications could be enormous.

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Apple eyes changes to iOS device management

At last week's developers conference, Apple rolled out a number of changes to the way iPhones, iPads and other devices are handled. Here's what those changes mean.

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Free course: Managing PCs and Devices with Microsoft Intune

Managing corporate hardware can be a bewildering process for some IT shops. With that in mind, Computerworld – in partnership with tech training provider Pluralsight – is providing this free course on using Intune to make device...

Smartphone Bezels

The enduring absurdity of our smartphone bezel obsession

Please, someone make it stop.

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How to craft an MDM policy BYOD workers will actually follow

Locking down corporate data and apps on employee devices can be a chore — especially when the biggest stumbling block is workers themselves. Here's how to ensure mobile devices actually get managed properly.

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The Pixel 3a could be Google's 'Moto G' moment

When you zoom out and consider Google's midrange Pixel in the context of recent Android history, a pretty telling parallel comes to mind.

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Is Apple really about to kill the iPhone SE?

A rumor claims iOS 13 will not support the iPhone SE.

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Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch (one of which does earbuds, too)

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. And one can also charge earbuds.

Google Pixel 3a

3 burning questions about Google's Pixel 3a

As Google's Pixel 3a phone makes its way into the world, it's time to think through the bigger-picture implications of the device's arrival.

Google Pixel Sales

The 3 big asterisks everyone's missing about Pixel sales

The internet's a-buzzin' with doom and gloom over Google's Pixel program — but all the catastrophic predictions fail to consider three critical points.

Apple iPhone 8 & 8 Plus unboxing and wireless charging tests

Wireless charging from A to Z: What you need to know

The mobile industry has been moving toward wireless charging for about a decade, but it wasn't until Apple came aboard that the choice in chargers really expanded. Soon the technology will enable even more power on the go.

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