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Nokia resists death with six new phones

Spread across the C, G, and X series, Nokia’s filling the void left by LG.

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Samsung’s forcing 5G onto everyone with three new Galaxy A phones

With three 5G Galaxy A series phones launching this month, Samsung is bringing 5G to more people at lower prices. There's no escaping 5G anymore.

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Niantic pushes 5G augmented reality gaming with forthcoming release

'Codename: Urban Legends' is all about bashing monsters — with super low latency and tons of friends.

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Verizon takes the elitist route on 5G, locks best speeds behind premium plans

At Verizon, not all 5G is equal.

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T-Mobile, leader of 5G hype, pushes archaic 2G as a battery-saving trick

That's not exactly an ideal solution.

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Apple is already developing its own 6G modems to edge out Qualcomm

The company begrudgingly settled a lawsuit with Qualcomm in order to get 5G in the iPhone. It wants to avoid the same troubles next time around.

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This clamshell QWERTY phone might be the world's first with 5G

It's 2021 and the Astro Slide 5G wants to buck the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy trend.

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5G explained in less than 5 minutes

Here's a non-technical guide to how 5G will (and won't) affect you.

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The iPhone 12 outsold all other 5G phones in just two weeks

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5G conspiracy theorists are screwing up their Wi-Fi / Massachusetts poised to ban facial recognition by cops

On this episode, we talk about crackpot theories and police reform legislation.

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Tomorrow 218: Faradays and frame rates

This may well be the week hype dies.

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Crackpots are buying Faraday cages for routers then bemoaning bad Wi-Fi

Buyers are enraged that it's ruining their Wi-Fi signal. Amazon doesn't care and continues to sell the devices conspiracy theorists claim "protect" against 5G.

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Ford unveils its own hands-free driving assist system, BlueCruise

Not to be confused with GM's Super Cruise driver-assist system.

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Next year's iPhone could have a 48-megapixel camera, support 8K video

But by 2022 the smartphone camera competition will be even fiercer than it is today. Can Apple keep up?

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TCL’s Fold ‘n Roll phone folds and slides open into a 10-inch tablet

The Fold ‘n Roll is a concept device that’ll probably never see the light of day, but the innovations here are TCL’s gamble on the future of mobile — what comes next.

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Elon Musk once tried to hire VW's CEO to take over Tesla

Musk has said he doesn't want to be CEO of the electric car company forever.

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Video editing on Android just got a lot better with a Google Photos upgrade

Previously exclusive to iOS users, now the much loved enhanced editing suite will help the Android and Google Pixel crowd out.

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Oh look, new Amazon Echo Buds 2 with ANC are coming out in May

Starting at $119, the Echo Buds 2 with proper active-noise cancellation sure stacks up well against pricier AirPods Pro and Galaxy Buds Pro.

Alexa, how's the ANC?

DoorDash competition teases drivers with potential $50K prize for working harder

Drivers are encouraged to complete more deliveries, but only ten will actually see a reward for their outsized effort.

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Tech workers at NYT are the latest to form a union

The group includes 650 software engineers, designers, and other workers in high-skilled technology jobs.

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DJI could repurpose its drone sensors for cars with new autonomous division

The Chinese company is reportedly throwing its hat into the crowded field of autonomous driving.

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Taco Bell’s bright new Times Square Cantina is completely no-contact

Pick up your Crunchwrap Supreme without any human interaction.

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Apple's next event will be on 4/20, according to Siri

The company hasn't confirmed anything yet. We're expecting a new iPad Pro, AirTags, and an Apple TV upgrade, too.

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Google is working on a Pixel Watch, according to reports

The company recently completed its acquisition of Fitbit, and owns smartwatch assets from watch brand Fossil.

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