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The top wireless phone chargers in 2022

When Nikola Tesla successfully transmitted electricity through the air in the late 1800s, he dreamed of a wireless electrical grid. While that hasn’t happened, the “Tesla Coils” patented in 1897 helped enable wireless charging for your smartphones and other devices. The best wireless phone chargers have standardized Qi (pronounced “chee”) charging, which works by creating…

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Your phone is getting slower, but it’s your fault too

Veres Production/Shutterstock.comOne of the most common complaints people have about phones is they get slower over time. At first, it’s snappy and quick, but then six months later it feels sluggish. There are a few things to blame here—including you. Why Do Phones Get Slower Over Time? Let’s talk about why phones—both Android devices and…

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Phone was manually set to delete former Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan’s text, Forensic Analysis indicates

By Daniel Beekman and Lewis KambFrom The Seattle Times SEATTLE—Former Seattle  Jenny Durkan’s text messages from one of the most tumultuous periods in city history vanished because a phone setting likely was manually changed to deletMayore texts automatically, and ex-Police Chief Carmen Best deleted her texts, a long-overdue forensic analysis has found. The analysis, which…

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The New BlackBerry Phone is Apparently Dead Again

Sundry Photography/Shutterstock It’s been a rollercoaster stretch of a couple of years for BlackBerry fans. In early 2020, TCL announced that it had lost the BlackBerry license and would therefore stop releasing phones under the brand. While many of us probably thought that was the end of BlackBerry, later on in 2020, OnwardMobility announced that…

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Verizon’s phone contract is now valid for three years

If you’re looking to buy a new phone at Verizon, you now only have two options: buy the device outright, or pay monthly installments for three years. As reported by Droid Life (via Android Police), Verizon appears to have gotten rid of its 24- and 30-month contracts for all devices — including phones, hot spots,…

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Best Prepaid Phone Plans in 2022

Everybody has a phone these days. From your kids to your grandparents, everyone needs a way to stay connected on the go. Buying a prepaid phone plan can be a great way to save money and still get access to great coverage. Most companies let you pay ahead, which means you don’t have to worry…

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Here are the best foldable phone sales and deals for January 2022

Are you excited about the return of flip phones? Are you on the prowl for foldable phone deals? Who would have imagined? Will 8-tracks be next? Certainly following the smartphone revolution in the aughts, few of us might have imagined that the venerable flip phone would ever make a comeback. Yet it has — or…

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How to return a lost phone to its owner

This story has been updated. It was originally published on January 26, 2018.  If you’ve ever misplaced your smartphone, you know how hard it can be to retrieve a lost device. So when you find a deserted device, you should return it as soon as possible. However, most people lock their phone screens for security,…

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Why your 5G phone concerns the airline industry: What we know about the impact on travel, flights and more

Telecommunication giants AT&T and Verizon are ready to expand their 5G services, but airlines want to prevent their complete takeoff over safety concerns at some of the nation’s airports.The two telecom companies agreed Tuesday to delay the rollout of new wireless services within two miles of those airports.This came after the CEOs of the major airlines, along…

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India’s Mobile Phone and Smart Phone Market is Set to Fly High In Years To Come

Edison, NJ — (SBWIRE) — 01/04/2022 — Global India Mobile Phone and Smart Phone Market Research Report with Opportunities and Strategies to Boost Growth- COVID-19 Impact and Recovery is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market risk side analysis, highlighting opportunities and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The report provides…