Don't-Miss Smartphones Stories

The problem with Apple's 'original' programming

Apple is trying to take on Netflix and Amazon, but its shows leave a lot to be desired.

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14% of Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case White - Deal Alert

Charge your iPhone and battery case simultaneously, and when you're on-the-go, enjoy increased talk time up to 26 hours, and internet use up to 22 hours. Preserves the lightning port. On the inside, a soft microfiber lining helps protect your iPhone.

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38% off Maxboost 4.8A/24W Dual USB Port Smart Car Charger - Deal Alert

This 24W / 4.8A USB car charger safely charges your favorite mobile devices at high speed, is highly rated on Amazon, and is currently discounted 38% to just $9.99.

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33% off MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths For Screens and Other Delicate Surfaces, 30 Pack - Deal Alert

This extremely soft, high-quality and machine-washable microfiber material absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate surfaces. Currently listed at 33% off for a 30-pack.

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63% off Jackery Bolt 6,000mAh Power Bank with Built-in Lightning and Micro USB Cables - Deal Alert

With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful 6,000 mAh.

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Apple's iPhone declines in China, and this year could be a struggle

Perhaps the next iPhone 8 will be Apple's next shot at achieving greatness in China.

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Why Apple doesn’t need a ‘revolutionary’ iPhone

The success of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus prove that “boring” sells.

Does Apple need to reinvent the iPhone?

Apple recently revealed that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were instant bestsellers. So, what does this mean for the future of the “boring” iPhone?

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60% off YOCOU 5-Channel Cable Management System, 6-piece - Deal Alert

Twisted, tangled cords and wires are an eyesore. Organize your space with this simple 6-piece cable management system that works for power cords, charging cables, USB cords, phone chargers, audio cables, headphones, or any other wire up to 1/4-inch diameter.

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23% off LilGadgets Premium Children's Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with SharePort - Deal Alert

Highly rated Bluetooth headphones for kids features a volume limiter for safe listening, 12 hours of playback or 180 standby, and a Shareport that allows other headphones to plug in and listen along. Currently discounted 23%.

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Apple to start assembling iPhones in Bangalore by April

Apple plans to start assembling the iPhone in Bangalore by end April under a contract manufacturing arrangement with Wistron.

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Apple crosses Samsung in smartphone market, helped by the Note7 debacle

Apple has regained the top place in the smartphone market helped by the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, while rival Samsung Electronics grappled with the recall of its flagship Galaxy Note7 over overheating batteries, according to a research firm.

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Why Apple won't replace those faulty iPhone 6 batteries

Should Apple be required to fix all iPhone battery issues?

Should Apple replace old iPhone batteries?

Apple has instituted a program to replace defective iPhone 6s batteries, but iPhone 6 users with similar problems have been left out. Does Apple have a responsibility to these users?

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Starbucks can now take your order via a voice-controlled iOS bot

Amazon Alexa also gets a Starbucks Reorder skill.

Review: Huawei's Mate 9 gives good value for the price

Huawei's Mate 9 Android smartphone may not be flagship-level, but it offers a large 5.9-in. display and a lot of good tech for less money.

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Apple's plans for manufacturing in India gain momentum

Apple’s plans to manufacture in India made headway on Wednesday with executives of the company presenting their detailed plans to the country's federal government.

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Why the iPhone doesn’t need a new ‘Theater Mode’

Will movie theaters become iPhone-friendly zones?

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Target is bringing mobile payments in-store but not through Apple Pay

Target confirmed that its developing its own mobile payments system.