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What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

Apple has one big reason to move to a homegrown GPU: it wants full control over the hardware and software in its devices.

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Amazon Unveils Deep Discounts On Select Unlocked Phones, Tues and Wed Only - Deal Alert

If you're in the market for an unlocked phone, you'll save serious cash by buying one of these on Amazon, but the special event runs April 4 and 5 only.

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Why iOS 10.3 is more than just your typical dot release

Apple’s latest iOS update has three new features with the promise to be game-changers.

4 new gadgets to track your heart rate

CIO.com contributor Jim Martin looks at 4 very different health-tracking devices that monitor your heart rate.

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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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Apple's building its own graphics processor for the iPhone, dropping Imagination GPUs

Apple will soon stop using intellectual property from Imagination Technologies Group for its iPhone and other devices, as it is working on a separate, independent graphics design for its products.

The iPhone Show: What's new in iOS 10.3?

The new iOS 10.3 introduces an easy way to keep track of your AirPods, the option to choose between different app icons, and a switch to the more efficient Apple File System.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 flagship phone is here

Samsung's newest flagship phone offerers 4K capability, an AMOLED display, and, hopefully, a safer battery.

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44% off Smartphone Screen Magnifier with Foldable Stand - Deal Alert

Enlarge your smartphone's display and watch a bigger screen at a longer distance, minimizing eye fatigue. Designed to be foldable, lightweight and portable. Currently discounted 44%.

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Mingis on Tech: A closer look at the new Moto G5 Plus

Looking for an Android phone that won't break the bank but still has the features you need? The Moto G5 Plus is a real bargain buy, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum.

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Debunking the myths that iPhone users are smarter, more judgmental, and more likely to lie

Recent studies claim iPhone users have different traits than Android users. But are they to be believed?

What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

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Why Snapchat might be working on the iPhone killer

After its IPO, Snapchat's parent company shows more evidence that it could be working on a phone.

Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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Mingis on Tech: A Madcap Mobile World Congress recap

Computerworld's Matt Hamblen, just back from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, details the big announcements from the show. Hint: It's about more than just smartphones.

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.

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iPhone 8: New rumors point to a 3D camera and OLED function bar

No physical Home button? OLED function bar? 3D FaceTime camera? We just got a major info-dump on the super-powerful iPhone 8.

iPhone 8: New secrets revealed?

It’s promising to be a big year for the iPhone 8 and we already have our fair share of rumors, from a FaceTime camera suited for augmented reality to an OLED bar replacing the physical Home button.

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83% off TechMatte Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount for Smartphones, 2 Pack - Deal Alert

The MagGrip Vent Car Mount is a sturdy, cradle-less device holding system focused on simplicity. Pop it onto your car's air vent and magnets do all the work. A 2-pack is currently significantly discounted to just $8 on Amazon.

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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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38% off iClever Ultra Portable Tri-folding Bluetooth Keyboard With Touchpad - Deal Alert

Work more efficiently while on the go. Compact, versatile, and light, it folds on two innovative hinges that double as grips to keep your board steady. Pairs quickly with up to 3 devices, and features a touchpad.

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Up to 30% Discount On Otterbox Cases For iPhone, Galaxy and Other Devices - Deal Alert

Otterbox is currently having a winter sale, and they've discounted many of their popular cases up to 30% for a limited time.

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Apple’s iPhone seizes the smartphone sales crown from Samsung

Apple has overtaken Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years -- but don't count on it staying ahead for long.

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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.