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From the Editor’s Desk: Welcome to the ‘tall phone’ era

The new form factor for phones is narrow and tall — and probably for the best. Smartphones were in a bit of a holding pattern for the past couple of years with 16:9 aspect ratio displays, at either standard FHD … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: Wrapping up MWC 2017

Even without a big phone announcement from Samsung, MWC was a wild ride. Mobile World Congress is always crazy. This was my sixth year covering the Barcelona-based show, which each year lives up to its reputation of being a whirlwind … Continue reading

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From The Editor’s Desk: Fake news

All the news that’s fit to fake. You’d have to insert your head fairly deep in the sand these days to avoid the term “fake news.” It’s seemingly everywhere, the notion that some media outlets either distort or invent the … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: Google partnerships prove valuable

A combined strategy of in-house hardware and strong partnerships can work — under the right circumstances. Google has been riding a wave of consumer confidence the past couple of months following its late-fall hardware launch of the Pixels, Google Home … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: The 2017 flagship challenge

Tell me why I should care about your phone for more than a couple of months. The lack of a Samsung Galaxy S8 launch at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona presents an opportunity for everyone else with a smartphone (or … Continue reading

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