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A smartphone costing just $4 starts shipping this week

It's the budget phone of all budget phones, one so cheap that when it was announced earlier this year, many dismissed it as a joke or a scam. But four months on, the $4 Freedom 251 smartphone is about to start shipping.
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Apple clears up data privacy concerns in iOS 10

As Apple begins to enter the AI realm, leveling with its users about how it plans to collect data -- and be transparent -- will be key. The company released information about how it plans to do so this week.
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Can you spend a week speaking only in emojis? I wouldn’t recommend it

I spent a week conducting all my online conversations in the emojis, and while my fiancé hasn’t called off our engagement (yet), I discovered that our 21st century hieroglyphics have some flaws.
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Classroom learning gets a boost from education app Seesaw

Tech in schools has evolved from being banned to being embraced, and this gradual shift has allowed for the success of apps like Seesaw, a platform that "empowers students of any age to independently document what they are learning."
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Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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How to use the camera in the HTC 10 to take awesome photos

The HTC 10 has a great camera, but you'll want to read our tips and tricks if you want to make the most of it. Here, we break down how to shoot in Pro and Auto modes, so you can capture the best shot in any scenario.
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Baidu’s food app Nuomi is like a supercharged, AI-enabled Yelp

What's to be done if the appetizer and entree taste like they've been prepared on two different planets? Baidu has an answer -- later this year, Baidu's Nuomi app that lets people review not only restaurants, but individual dishes as well.
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Seoul campaign addresses latest public safety issue — texting while walking

the Seoul Metropolitan Government has unveiled traffic and pedestrian signs whose purpose is to alert walkers to the dangers of using smartphones while traversing the busy streets of a metropolitan city.
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OnePlus 3 vs. OnePlus X: Is the OnePlus 3 worth the extra dough?

The OnePlus 3 is surely capable, but how does it stack up against the OnePlus X? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at the the two phones, whether you want to know more about their design, software, or camera capabilities.
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Net neutrality advocates feel less than warm toward T-Mobile’s Binge On

Net neutrality advocates sent 100,000 letters to the FCC, asking the government agency to take action against zero-rated data services like T-Mobile's Binge On, Verizon's FreeBee, and AT&T's sponsored data program.
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Adopt a new accent by downloading this app

Elsa Speak is an app that employs machine learning to help you adopt a bland, Midwestern accent. So if you want to flatten your a's and round out your o's, look no further than your smartphone. Soon, people won't know who you are.