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Kyle Wiggers

Kyle Wiggers

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Kyle Wiggers is a writer, Web designer, and podcaster with an acute interest in all things tech. When not reviewing gadgets or apps, he enjoys reading the New Yorker, tinkering with computers, and playing the occasional game of Rock Me Archimedes.

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The best real estate apps for Android and iOS

There's perhaps nothing more stressful than searching for a new home. Thankfully, the best real estate apps can make the process easier than ever.

Xfinity Mobile adds bring-your-own-device option for some iPhone users

Comcast has launched a mobile phone service to take on AT&T, T-Mobile, and others. It's called Xfinity Mobile.
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Apple can celebrate now that the Supreme Court has rejected Samsung’s appeal

Remember when Apple and Samsung were at each other's throats in a United States courtroom? It may have finally ended its latest round.
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How to get Google’s Pixel 2 features on your Android phone

Envious of the many new software features on Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones? You can get many on your current Android device.
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Motorola Moto Gamepad review

Moto Gamepad, a controller for Motorola's Moto Z smartphone family, promises zero-latency gaming and long battery life. Here's our review.

Caterpillar’s rugged Cat S31 and Cat S41 smartphones can take a beating

Construction company Caterpillar Industrial announced phones just as durable as its forklifts at IFA 2017: The Cat S31 and Cat S41.
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Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs. LG V30: Can Huawei’s A.I. beat LG’s edge-to-edge screen?

Huawei's Mate 10 Pro packs serious heat in the form of a cutting-edge processor and dual cameras. But how does it compare to the LG V30?
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Engineered for fighter pilots, Everysight Raptor AR goggles are built for bikers

Everysight's Raptor augmented reality goggles play music and show turn-by-turn directions, and they may be a cyclist's dream come true.
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Get the Google Pixel and Pixel XL at a discount from the Google Store

Google's new smartphones are officially here, and they're called the Pixel and Pixel XL.

MetroPCS offers treats this Halloween, with four lines of unlimited data for $100

MetroPCS, T-Mobile's prepaid brand, is offering four lines of unlimited data for $100. To sweeten the pot, it's throwing in a free phone.
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The Misfit Vapor smartwatch will finally be available on October 31

Misfit's first smartwatch is called the Misfit Vapor. For $200, you get an Android Wear smartwatch that is water resistant.
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Pay with Google is a digital wallet for online shopping

Pay with Google, Google's new payments platform for merchants and buyers, alleviates a few of online shopping's biggest headaches.
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Facebook is rolling out peer-to-peer PayPal payments for Facebook Messenger

Facebook and PayPal are joining forces to integrate the online payments system with Messenger. Now, users can pay each other with PayPal.
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Apple Watch Series 3: News, new features, and release

It's official: Apple's new smartwatch is the Apple Watch Series 3. Here's everything you need to know about it.

WhatsApp rolls out real-time location-sharing feature for iOS and Android

WhatsApp's new location-sharing feature lets you publicize your whereabouts. It's rolling out to Android and iOS users in the coming weeks.
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Verizon extends Total Mobile Protection deadline for new customers

Verizon's Total Mobile Protection plan normally requires you sign up within 30 days of purchase but the carrier is extending the deadline.
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Everything you need to know about Nokia’s return to smartphones

Nokia is back with a selection of Android smartphones. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 are all official, and more may follow.
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The Moto Smart Speaker adds a little Alexa to your smartphone

Lenovo's new Moto Smart Speaker adds the Alexa assistant, two speakers, and four microphones to the company's Moto Z series phones.
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Boomerang's new Brief Me assistant uses AI to highlight important emails

Boomerang, the San Francisco startup behind the eponymous Boomerang email tools, is launching a new AI-powered productivity assistant.

Qualcomm unveils a new chipset and 5G reference design at an event in Hong Kong

At an event in Hong Kong, Qualcomm announced a 5G phone reference design and the midrange Snapdragon 636 chip. Here's what you need to know.

Venmo users can now make purchases at 2 million online retailers

Venmo, the uber-popular peer-to-peer payments service, now supports payments at more than 2 million online retailers.
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Android phone startup Essential is sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets

Essential, the Andy Rubin-backed startup behind the Essential Phone, has been sued by Keyssa for allegedly stealing trade secrets.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. Huawei Mate 10 Pro: Which phablet reigns supreme?

The Galaxy Note 8 may be the reigning champ among big phones, but the Mate 10 Pro holds its own. We compare the two to see which is better.
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Microsoft Edge arrives on iOS and Android devices in preview

Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to Android and iOS devices. Windows Insider users will therefore be able to give it a go.
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The Google Assistant makes ordering paper towels from Target easier than ever

Target is teaming up with Google to make it easier to shop the retailer's digital aisles -- and to get items delivered quickly.
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Duo-powered feature adds video calling to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices

Google is rolling out integrated video calling for to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices starting in October.
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Some Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus owners are randomly missing text messages

A growing number of Samsung Galaxy S8 owners report missing random text messages, but it could be a software bug.
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Android Wear 2.0 watches can be updated via the Google Play Store

Android Wear 2.0, the newest version of Android Wear, supports updates via the Play Store. In theory, that means faster bug fixes.
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Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) review

Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 introduces hands-free Alexa support, and it improves in some key areas, but it isn’t without compromise.
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Pixel 2 XL vs. Galaxy Note 8: One phablet to rule them all

Google's Pixel 2 XL is a powerful smartphone with an impressive camera. But how does it fare against Samsung's Galaxy Note 8?
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Here are all the best ‘Made for Google’ accessories you can buy

Made for Google accessories have been individually tested for quality assurance. Here are the best cases, chargers, adapters, and more.
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Google’s Daydream View 2 VR headset more design refresh than big upgrade

Google has announced a new Google Daydream View, a follow-up to its original VR headset. But what makes it different?

Replacing your phone? Here’s how the Google Store trade-in program works

In the market for a new Pixel or Pixel XL? The Google Store trade-in program can save you money. Here's everything you need to know.
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The Asus ZenFone V is an impressive midrange smartphone exclusive to Verizon

The Asus ZenFone V is a Verizon exclusive that's worthy of your attention. Here's everything you need to know.