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What it’s like to completely give up your smartphone for 18 months

How To Cure Smartphone Addiction

Smartphones have become a very big part of our lives over the last decade, but when are they too much of a good thing? All the constant interruptions and notifications drove Jenna Woginrich to distraction, which is why she completely gave up her phone 18 months ago. Writing in The Guardian, Woginrich tells us what it's been like to go smartphone-free for the past year and a half and it sounds like there are some definite upsides to it.

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Brad Reed

February 12th

Mobile

How One Creepy Company Uses Smartphones to Secretly Track Voters

The 2016 election has intensely focused on the debate surrounding the NSA’s endless amount of spying powers. But when Iowa voters recently voiced their opinion on who should be in charge of that murky world of cyber surveillance (among other things), they didn’t know they were already targets themselves.

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Darren Orf

February 12th

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LG Just Launched This Case for Its G5—a Phone That Doesn’t Yet Exist

LG hasn’t launched its new flagship G5 smartphone yet. It won’t for at least another week . But in a rather daring piece of marketing, it has just launched a case that you’ll put it in.

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Jamie Condliffe

February 11th

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This Smartphone’s Packaging Turns Into a VR Headset

Alcatel has been synonymous with cheap and somewhat cheerful Android phones for years now, but its latest play could be surprisingly interesting: not only does the handset sound good, but even the box it comes in could be useful.

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Chris Mills

February 11th

Gadgets

This Smartphone’s Packaging Turns Into a VR Headset

Alcatel has been synonymous with cheap and somewhat cheerful Android phones for years now, but its latest play could be surprisingly interesting: not only does the handset sound good, but even the box it comes in could be useful.

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Chris Mills

February 11th

Gadgets

This Smartphone’s Packaging Turns Into a VR Headset

Alcatel has been synonymous with cheap and somewhat cheerful Android phones for years now, but its latest play could be surprisingly interesting: not only does the handset sound good, but even the box it comes in could be useful.

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Chris Mills

February 11th

Gadgets

This Smartphone’s Packaging Turns Into a VR Headset

Alcatel has been synonymous with cheap and somewhat cheerful Android phones for years now, but its latest play could be surprisingly interesting: not only does the handset sound good, but even the box it comes in could be useful.

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Chris Mills

February 11th

Gadgets

LG G5 Rumors: Everything We Think We Know

Last year’s LG G4 was fantastic. It kept the best features of Android alive (like having a removable battery and expandable storage), while ushering in a few new things, like a slight curve to the phone’s body, optional leather cases, and a camera that’s actually worth a damn.

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Darren Orf

February 10th

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Huawei Honor 5X Review: Great Hardware Hampered By iOS Rip-Off UI

The Huawei Honor 5X is perfectly fine, but its mostly metal design makes this $200 chunk of phone passable as something much nicer than it really is. Once you get beyond the hardware illusion, you’re left with a major software identity crisis. On the Honor 5X, that crisis is called Emotion UI (EMUI), Huawei’s own customized version of Android. If stock Android and iOS are like two fully-grown adults, then EMUI is a pimply, awkward teenager.

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Darren Orf

February 8th

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Report: Apple Will Take Your Broken iPhones as Trade-In

According to Apple shaman Mark Gurman, Apple will soon be expanding its iPhone trade-in program to include busted handsets.

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Chris Mills

February 5th

Apple

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