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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

As the end of the year approaches so too does the season of giving. Holiday gifting lists are often filled with technology, but it isn’t always easy to find that perfect item. We’re here to help. Allow Phone Scoop’s annual Holiday Gift Guide to be your helping hand this season. …

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DOJ Sues to Halt AT&T/Time Warner Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to stop the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner. The DOJ argues the combined entity would lead to higher TV content prices for consumers. The DOJ also suggests the deal would hurt AT&T/Time’s rivals, “forcing them to pay hundreds of millions of …

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Gboard updated with sticker pack support, 40 new languages

The latest update for Gboard on Android brings support for 40 additional languages, including native input for Japanese, which, along with other non-Latin script languages, was up until now relegated to a separate input method. This update for Gboard rounds up the total number of supported languages to 120, Android …

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Hands On with the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus is the latest smartphone maker to adopt the 18:9 aspect ratio display. The OnePlus 5T, an update to the OnePlus 5, increases the screen size while also slimming down the bezels. It carries over most of its predecessor’s top specs, including the Snapdragon 835 processor and twin camera array. …

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Instagram Improves Mobile Web Features

Instagram today made its mobile web site a bit more useful. Moving forward, people will be able to take and share photos from instagram.com when using their mobile devices even if the app is not installed. The mobile web also now supports adding text and color to images posted to …

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OnePlus 5T vs Google Pixel 2 XL: first look

There’s an abundance of gems in the Android sphere right now, making it tough at times to uncover the truly great ones from the myriad of darlings that are vying for supremacy this upcoming holiday season. Already, the Google Pixel 2 XL is making a strong case for itself with …

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Intel Debuts 5G Radios

Intel today announced a range of 5G modems for mobile devices that rely on various technologies to handle the transition from 4G to 5G. The XMM 8000 series will handle multi-mode operations on 600 MHz and mmWave band around the globe and will be ideal for PCs, phones, and fixed …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.1.2 to Clean Up More Bugs

Apple today released iOS 11.1.2 for the iPhone and iPad. This minor release primarily fixes bugs. Specifically, it resolves an issue where the iPhone X screen might temporarily freeze up or become unresponsive to touch input after a rapid decrease in temperature. It also addresses an issue that might result …

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