Don't-Miss Smartphones Stories

Hands-on with the Honor 8

The smartphone meant for Millennials packs quite a few features in a $399 package.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

5 reasons to buy the Galaxy Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 is worth the cash if you're keen on carrying the equivalent of a tiny computer in your pocket.

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New compromises won't end the fight between LTE-U and Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi Alliance says it’s taken more steps toward compromise since backers of LTE-Unlicensed slammed a coexistence workshop that took place last week. But those moves haven’t brought about wireless peace just yet.

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LG announces the V20, a phone squarely targeted at audiophiles

The phone promises 'concert-like audio', though the challenge will be getting buyers to care in a crowded smartphone market.

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53% off Universal Phone Mount for Bicycle and Motorcycle - Deal Alert

The 'Freedom' Handlebar Phone Holder from Tackform offers comprehensive protection for mounting your smartphone while riding. The patented phone cradle provides full support for holding your phone while providing full access to your screen and buttons while riding.

Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

Did Pokemon Go bring AR to the iPhone?

Pokémon Go has made us spend more time in augmented reality than on Facebook. But we've been using our iPhones for AR for a while now.

What does iOS 10 reveal about the next iPhone?

The next iPhone may not be a drastic departure, but iOS 10 reveals how Apple is looking at the iPhone for generations to come.

Rugged smartphones' dirty little secret

A number of leading phone manufacturers, including Samsung and Motorola, 'ruggedized' some of their flagship products in an attempt to reduce screen shatters. But they overlooked another common area of display damage: scratches.

Galaxy S7 vs. GS7 Active: 4 reasons to go rugged

CIO.com's Al Sacco compares Samsung's popular Galaxy S7 smartphone to the new ruggedized GS7 Active and points out ways the rugged version outperforms its more delicate counterpart.

Hands-on with Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs

Now you can grab cash from the bank with just your smartphone.

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44% off Universal Waterproof Bag for all iPhone and other Larger Smartphones - Deal Alert

Waterproof bag securely protects all smartphones from water, dust and dirt. Great for using during outdoor activities including boating boating and swimming.

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Emojis: Now there's a movie coming

Emojis have become an important and essential communication tool for hundreds of millions of people, so naturally, now there's a movie coming.

Mingis on Tech: Thoughts and musings on WWDC 2016

With the WWDC keynote over, Executive News Editor Ken Mingis, Computerworld Editor-in-Chief Scott Finnie and MultiMedia Editor Keith Shaw chew over the highlights of what Apple execs unveiled.

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55% off Rugged Geek Portable Power Supply and Vehicle Jump Starter - Deal Alert

Father's day alert? This gadget has enough power to boost most passenger vehicles on the road today, as well as mobile devices and laptops.

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21% off LG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone 32GB - Deal Alert

This unlocked, multi-mode phone will work on all US carriers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, as well as most international carriers. It's currently available for $80 off its list price of $429.99.

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68% off Amir 3 in 1 Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit - Deal Alert

The kit fits most cell phone models and includes fisheye, macro and super wide angle lenses. High quality and professional looking pictures from your cell phone's camera, for just $12.88 with this 68% off deal.

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The HTC 10 is the first flagship Android phone with native Apple AirPlay support

HTC 10 users can send music to AirPlay speakers and Apple TV with little more than a swipe.

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69% off Photive Wireless Secure Fit Earbuds - Deal Alert

Averaging 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 1,100 reviewers, these Bluetooth sweatproof earbuds are designed to stay put and sound great through any sort of workout.

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Mophie Powerstation XL (12,000 mAh) Currently Discounted 42% - Deal Alert

Provides up to eight complete battery charges for most smart phone devices. Ultra fast charging for up to two devices at once. Capable of switching between 500mAh, 1A, and 2.1A charge.

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Real Time Deals: Our Picks for Best Tech Discounts Happening Right Now

We scraped the internet for this real-time list of discounts at various online retailers. These are only good for a few days, so check the list right now.

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Samsung focuses on gamers with new Galaxy S7 features

Record gameplay, snooze notifications, and save battery with built-in gaming functions. Oh, and Samsung says it's the first to ship with Vulkan support, too.

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Your cat will love LG's laser pointer-equipped rolling robot

One of the most fun smartphone accessories to come out of this year's Mobile World Congress expo has to be LG's Rolling Bot. It's a spherical ball that rolls around on command from a smartphone, and includes a camera and laser pointer.

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The specter of Comcast as a wireless carrier is more than a little frightening

Comcast says it has registered to bid in the upcoming government wireless auction, suggesting that it is indeed considering offering wireless service.