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What does iOS 11 reveal about the iPhone 8? | The iPhone Show

The only thing we know for sure about the iPhone 8 is that it was designed to run iOS 11. Here's more on what we can expect.

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64% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 64% to just $18.

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61% 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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WWDC 2017 wish list: iOS 11 features that would take the iPhone and iPad to the next level

Improvements to Siri, iMessage, and FaceTime are at the top of our list for Apple's most influential OS.

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iOS 11 features we’d love to see unveiled at WWDC

Why this iPhone user dreams that iOS 11 will bring serious upgrades to FaceTime, Siri, and Apple Pay.

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How to bulk delete images from your iPhone

Deleting hundred of images on your iPhone by tapping individual pictures is tedious. Chris Breen offers a couple of techniques for doing the job quickly.

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How can Apple make iOS 11 upgrade-worthy? | The iPhone Show

Apple is unwrapping iOS 11 next week at WWDC, and here are 3 features we’re dying to see.

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Smartphone camera shootout: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S8

The iPhone 7 Plus is Apple's best camera phone yet, but can it compete against the latest from Samsung?

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22% off Taotronics Universal Smartphone Bike Mount - Deal Alert

The Taotronics phone mount is easy to install and features a fully adjustable viewing angle, non-slip rubber grips and a one-button phone release mechanism. It's highly rated and currently discounted on Amazon.

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Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which is better for iPhone users?

Google Assistant is now available on iOS, giving Siri new competition on her home turf. But which voice assistant is better for you?

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Why Google Assistant for iPhone can’t replace Siri just yet

Sorry, Google Assistant: Here's why Siri is still the best voice assistant for iOS users.

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35% off Anker Phone Camera Lens Kit With Fisheye, 0.65x Wide Angle, 10x Macro - Deal Alert

This multi-functional camera lens kit works on most standard sized smartphones, and brings even more life to your photos with 180-degree fisheye, 0.65x wide angle and 10x macro lenses.

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Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show

Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

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Google Lens brings AI smarts to your phone

Google Lens uses artificial intelligence to figure out what's in a photo

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iPhone users can now install the voice-enabled Google Assistant for iOS

Siri has new competition on its home turf, and Apple will certainly start feeling the heat.

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28% off Dizaul 5000mAh Portable Solar Dual USB Power Bank - Deal Alert

Great for hikes, trips to the beach, or any sunny place you find yourself, this waterproof and shockproof power bank will harness the sun to keep you fully juiced all day.

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Why iPhone users don’t really need Amazon's new Echo Show

Amazon’s new Echo Show has iPhone users questioning whether we need another screen in our homes.

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iPhone Users Don’t Need an Echo Show | The iPhone Show

Amazon has unveiled its latest Echo Show smart speaker with a touchscreen, but it’s main selling points – hands-free voice assistance and video calls – are not very compelling to iPhone users with Hey Siri and FaceTime.

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Qualcomm may consider asking U.S. to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm, in a smartphone chip licensing spat with Apple, will reportedly ask a U.S. government agency to ban the import of iPhones into the country.

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The BlackBerry KeyOne: A surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

The BlackBerry KeyOne packs in productivity features and is worth a look if you're in the market for a new phone. It's the first time BlackBerry's iconic keyboard has been paired with Android.

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Review: BlackBerry's KEYone phone brings back the keyboard

BlackBerry's new KEYone Android phone, complete with a real keyboard, could win back some of its enterprise customers.

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How the iPhone could save mobile AR from Facebook and Snapchat

Will Apple make augmented reality more useful than simply a digital Halloween costume shop?