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Apple takes more than 100 percent of smartphone profits after Samsung's Galaxy recall

Samsung sold more smartphones than Apple in Q3 2016, but the Galaxy S7 recall devastated its profits.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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5% off Logitech Harmony Companion Remote for Smart Home and Entertainment Devices - Deal Alert

Control home automation devices such as Philips hue lights, Nest Learning Thermostat, August door locks and more—plus advanced home entertainment devices like Apple TV, Roku, or Sonos and game consoles such as Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation3 or Wii.

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66% off KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery Power Bank - Deal Alert

KMASHI's 15,000mAh power bank can charge any 2 smartphones, tablets or USB devices simultaneously at high speed, and several times over without needing to be recharged. With the current 66% discount you can buy it on Amazon for just $17.

Google Pixel Camera Shootout

We take the Pixel XL into the lab and square it off against the iPhone 7 Plus, LG V20, and Galaxy S7 Edge.

Pixel is a Google smartphone, inside and out

The Pixel smartphone is the first phone created solely by Google.

Google Pixel XL Unboxing

An Android user, an iPhone user, and an all-around mobile curmudgeon unwrap and boot up Google's new superphone.

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Podcast 529: Fire and brimstone

While we wait forever for new Macs, Apple is headed to the Supreme Court. The FBI needs to crack more iPhones, but at least none of them have caught on fire yet, unlike some other phones we could mention.

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What Apple needs to do now that Google’s made an iPhone

Google's Pixel phones are not unlike the iPhone, so Apple has to stand out in the mobile services department.

Google made an iPhone, so now what?

Google’s new Pixels phones look and cost the same as the iPhone. Now that Google is in Apple territory, what can the original iPhone-maker do to stand out?

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Supreme Court wrestles with size of damages for Apple design patents

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, hearing arguments in a long-running Apple and Samsung patent dispute on Tuesday, seemed to question a 19th-century law that allows huge infringement damages in design patent cases.

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Supreme Court will hear dispute over Samsung vs. Apple damages on Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court is to hear arguments Tuesday in a closely-watched dispute between Samsung Electronics and Apple on the procedure for calculation of damages for the infringement of design patents.

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Court reinstates $120 million patent award for Apple in Samsung case

A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a US $119.6 million award for Apple in a long-running smartphone design patent dispute with rival Samsung.

Mingis on Tech: Google rolls out the hardware

With the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home and Google Wifi, it looks as though someone's trying to build a well-rounded tech ecosystem. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw explain.

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Why Google can't truly compete against Apple without retail stores

Google's new hardware is promising, but it needs outstanding customer support to make it worth the higher prices.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 26th - September 30th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 26th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Should I drill a hole into my iPhone 7 to give it a headphone jack?

A new joke tutorial on YouTube has gone viral—making some people believe the impossible.

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Why the iPhone 7 Plus proves Apple is gearing up for augmented reality

The dual-camera technology can be used for a lot more than creating a cool bokeh effect.

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Why Apple didn't ditch the headphone jack just to help sell wireless Beats

Beats may be the largest maker of wireless headphones in the world, but Apple still has a retail strategy to consider.