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Can Apple Live Up to the Hype for the iPhone X?

Can Apple Live Up to the Hype for the iPhone X?

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Nov 4
The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line. Now, the much-anticipated device is testing the patience of consumers and investors as demand outstrips supply.

You Can Stymie the iPhone X Face ID - But It Takes Some Work

You Can Stymie the iPhone X Face ID - But It Takes Some Work

By Anick Jesdanun | Nov 4
iPhone X's Face ID, Apple's name for its facial-recognition technology, replaces the fingerprint sensor found on other models. How well does it work - not just technically, but in everyday use?

FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7K Devices Because of Encryption

FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7K Devices Because of Encryption

By Michael Balsamo | Oct 25
The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday.

Google's Pixel 2: A Phone Built for Artificial Intelligence

Google's Pixel 2: A Phone Built for Artificial Intelligence

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 19
What's most fascinating about Google's new Pixel 2 phone is what's to come.

Samsung Eyes Foldable Smartphone, Voice-Controlled Speaker

Samsung Eyes Foldable Smartphone, Voice-Controlled Speaker

By Youkyung Lee | Sep 12
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand.

Up from the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

Up from the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 27
Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking - and lower battery capacity.

Apple's Next Big Leap Might Be into Augmented Reality

Apple's Next Big Leap Might Be into Augmented Reality

By Michael Liedtke | Aug 4
Apple's iPhone may be ready for its next big act - as a springboard into "augmented reality," a technology that projects life-like images into real-world settings viewed through a screen.

Nokia Maker Partners with Zeiss on Smartphone Optics

Jul 8
HMD Global, the company that's licensed to produce Nokia phones and tablets, says it is partnering with Germany-based Zeiss to produce high quality optics on its new Nokia smartphones.

With Smartphones, Customers Are Corporate Whistleblowers

By Mae Anderson | Apr 17
Look out, Corporate America. Customers armed with smartphones and video cameras are watching when you screw up.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 31
Samsung seems to be playing it safe -at least with its battery - as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

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