iPhone 7s and 7s Plus may be less advanced than the iPhone 8, but they may have a lower price

The Phone 7s and 7s Plus, expected to be announced alongside the iPhone 8, may be the more practical choices for most consumers.

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First photo of extension cord that killed teen who died taking a bath while using cellphone

A teen in New Mexico was electrocuted while using her cell phone that was charging through an extension cord in the bathtub, police said.

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Vendor Exposes Millions of Verizon Customers on Amazon Cloud


Verizon, the largest wireless phone company in the U.S., last week confirmed that data belonging to about six million of its wireless customers was exposed after the information mistakenly was allowed to remain unprotected on an Amazon cloud server. The disclosure follows reports that an engineer at Nice Systems, which provides workforce management technology to track call center performance, allowed the data of 14 million Verizon customers to reside on an Amazon Web Services S3 bucket.

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T-Mobile wants to help pay off your iPhone — but there's a catch

As the battle for cell phone subscribers wages on between the carriers, T-Mobile has added another arrow to its quiver, encouraging Verizon customers who have an iPhone to switch networks.

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How to control your computer with your voice

Siri on macOS Sierra

Siri or Cortana aren’t just for your phone

Both Windows 10 and macOS Sierra come with voice-activated digital assistants to do your bidding. Here are all the different ways you can put them to use.

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Samsung security stumble? S8 reviewer unlocks phone with selfie

Samsung’s new S8 phone was launched amid a blaze of publicity last week, with the tech giant touting, in particular, the device’s security features.

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Galaxy S8 may be the fastest phone on every network

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is T-Mobile’s first ‘gigabit phone’ and can hear Sprint’s LTE signals better than almost any other device, the carriers said.

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15-year-old sues his mom for taking his phone off him

A 15-year-old boy in Spain sued his mother, accusing her of “mistreatment” after she confiscated his phone in an attempt to make him study.

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How to make your cell phone self-destruct 'Mission Impossible' style

This cell phone will self-destruct. And so will this battery, this computer chip and a whole spectrum of military electronics – on command – just like a real life version of that iconic moment in “Mission Impossible.”

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Trump's Not the Only One With a Phone Security Problem


Is your Android phone secure? President Donald Trump’s favorite smartphone reportedly is an older Android device. Security concerns flared recently, following indications that he sent some tweets from it. Of course, the president has been given a special secure device, but it’s not clear whether he is using it. My question is, if the president is not secure using an ordinary phone for his primary wireless communications… are any of us? This is the same security dilemma President Obama faced when he took office eight years ago.

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