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David Cogen, a contributor at Digital Trends, runs, a popular tech blog that focuses on tech news, tips and tricks, and the latest tech. You can also find him over at Twitter discussing the latest tech trends.

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What changed on Apple’s new MacBook Pro (and why you’ll care)

Apple's top-of-the-line MacBook Pro 15 can be configured with so many options you can quickly drive its price over $6,000. We'll walk you through all the features on the new MacBook Pro 15, and go over what changed (and what didn't) since last year's model in our walkthrough video.
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Which 2018 flagship phone battery lasts longest? Our test reveals the answer

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Samsung’s 34-foot Onyx LED TV looks to change movie theaters forever

How to get the best Android P features on any Android phone

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Automate tasks in Android to put your digital life on autopilot

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Which Samsung Galaxy outlasts the rest on battery life? Not the one you expect

Speed test: Galaxy S9 Plus vs. S8 vs. S8 Plus vs. Note 8

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From the 6S Plus to the X, how much did the iPhone camera improve?

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Automate your life with Apple Workflow, the most powerful app you’re not using

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How to digitize your handwritten notes using the eBeam Smartpen

Best IFTT Recipes

Rule your home with custom voice commands for Alexa and Google Assistant

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How to get iMessages in Android

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The best camera bag under $70

If you're an avid photographer, chances are you need a camera bag. Cameras are heavy, after all, and the load only gets heavier when you factor in mics, tripods, and other accessories. Thankfully, the right camera bag will allow you to store all of your gear without breaking the bank.
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We put the last 4 iPhones through a battery beatdown

The iPhone X might be Apple's latest flagship, but how does the smartphone's battery life compare to that of its predecessors? To find out, we pitted the X against the iPhone 6S Plus, 7 Plus, and 8 Plus, allowing us to quickly determine which iPhone actually showcases the best battery life.
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A brilliant, devious way to stop telemarketing calls once and for all

Few things are more unwelcome than the persistent calling of telemarketers. If asking them to stop hasn't worked, you may need to block them, or even better, trick them into thinking your phone doesn't work. Here's how to stop telemarketers from calling you.
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Four generations of iPhone go head-to-head in our app-launching drag race

The iPhone X may be the latest-and-greatest device from Apple, but does the upgraded processor allow the headset to outpace the iPhone 8 Plus, 7 Plus, or even the iPhone 6S? To find out which device is quicker, we pitted the four smartphones against one another in the ultimate test of speed.

Battery battle: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs. iPhone X, Pixel 2 XL, and more

David Cogen of TheUnlockr put six of the best phones to the test to see which one has the longest-lasting battery. How will the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus compare?
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Smartphone face-off: Galaxy S9 Intelligent Scan vs iPhone Face ID

Both Apple and Samsung have incorporated facial unlocking into their flagship phones -- i.e., the iPhone X and Galaxy S9 -- but how do they compare when it comes to speed? We ran the two headsets through a multitude of real-world scenarios to find out which is quicker on the draw.
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Smartphone speed demons! Is Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus the fastest off the line?

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus offers lightning-quick performance, which is to be expected, thanks to its new Snapdragon 845 chip. How does it compare to other flagship phones on the market, though? We pitted Samsung's latest headset against the competition to find out.
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How to use the Galaxy S9’s super slow-mo to give your videos a cinematic touch

Samsung's new Galaxy S9 smartphone brings a number of new features to the table, and one of the most exciting is super slow-mo. Here's how to use it.
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Wish your Galaxy S9 were a Pixel? Here’s how to make it look like stock Android

The S9 and S9 Plus are attractive in more ways than one, but not everyone likes all the bells and whistles associated with Samsung's latest flagships. Thankfully, it's not difficult to bring Android Oreo more in line with stock Android. Here's how, just in case you want to make either device more basic.
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The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have arrived. Here’s what you should know

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come loaded with new features and capabilities, some of which are more integral than others. Thankfully, our walkthrough sheds some light on each of them.
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How to use AR emoji on the Samsung Galaxy S9

If you find classic emoji too static, Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus offer a livelier alternative: AR Emoji, animated versions of the user. Here's how to use them.
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Worth the wait: All the best features arriving in this year’s flagship phones

The flagship smartphones of tomorrow have already started to arrive, offering consumers a wealth of new features and technology to capitalize on. Here are some of our favorites.
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If you’re using iCloud for photos, you’re doing it wrong. Here’s a better way

Apple's cloud-based storage system might seem attractive at first glance, but Google Photos has far more to offer. Here's why you should opt for the latter platform, and how to do so.
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Get wireless phone charging for as little as $10 with these Qi chargers

Wireless charging can be expensive. Thankfully, David Cogen of TheUnlockr has found some affordable Qi offerings that keep both functionality and aesthetics in mind.
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Portrait Mode test: Can any smartphone beat the iPhone X?

Today's smartphones are capable of producing some pretty stunning imagery, but which is the best when it comes to leveraging Portrait Mode? To answer this, we took four of the most popular phones around, including the iPhone X and Google Pixel 2XL, and pitted them against one another.
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How to delete voice recordings from Alexa-enabled devices, Google Assistant-enabled devices

Concerned that Alexa or Google Assistant has been recording your every interaction and voice request? Well, thankfully, it's easy to delete your activity from either platform's database using your desktop machine. Here's how to do so, regardless of which device you're working with.
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Who makes the fastest phone of 2018? We tested the best, side by side

There are hundreds of different smartphones in circulation, but which is the quickest? Here, we compare six contenders to determine the fastest cell phone around.
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If Apple Is Slowing Down Your iPhone, Here’s How To Fix It

Wondering if Apple is throttling processor speeds on your iPhone? Here's how to check, and what to do about it if it is the case.
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Gigabit LTE will give your current phone insane speeds. Here’s how it works

Gigabit LTE is a budding new technology, one you should be keeping tabs on. Here's everything you need to know about the new mobile standard.
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Fast charge your iPhone even faster with this helpful trick

Here's a breakdown of how long it takes to fast charge a dead iPhone using three different methods.

Tango vs. ARCore: Which is the future of augmented reality on Android?

ARCore, Google's latest software-only program, is challenging the landscape of AR for both Android and competing platforms.
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Is Face ID everything Apple claims? This unscientific test finds out

The iPhone X opts for facial recognition over Touch ID, but is Face ID quicker? Here, we see how each performs in a variety of situations.