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Recent articles by Roger:

Netflix's Transformers: War for Cybertron is too dark and too short for its own good

Review: War for Cybertron -- decidedly not for kids -- paradoxically fleshes out icons like Optimus Prime and Megatron yet offers a thin, rushed story. → Read More

Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook downplayed their power. Then big profits showed up

Commentary: It's hard for Big Tech to keep up the pretense when posting massive profit amid a pandemic-fueled recession. → Read More

Those 'underdog' Big Tech companies just reported huge profits

Commentary: It's hard for Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook to keep up the pretense when posting massive profit in the middle of a pandemic-fueled recession. → Read More

Trump campaign texts are being flagged as spam: What you need to know

Here's a breakdown on why the Trump campaign is reportedly fighting with the wireless carriers and how text messages are playing a bigger role in elections. → Read More

China aims to dominate everything from 5G to social media

Generation China is a CNET series looking at how the country is staking out positions in the biggest areas of tech with players like Huawei and ByteDance's TikTok. → Read More

5G: Everything you need to know about the wireless revolution

A big boost in speed and responsiveness is just the tip of the iceberg for the next-generation cellular technology being rolled out now. → Read More

Foldable phones are coming, even if they've hit a bit of a roadblock

TCL, best known for big-screen televisions, wants to use foldables and 5G to make a bigger mark in smartphones. → Read More

How 5G will change your life

A big boost in speed and responsiveness is just the tip of the iceberg for the next-generation wireless technology. → Read More

5G glossary: From spectrum to small cell to MIMO

Here's what you need to at least sound like you know what you're talking about when it comes to the next-gen mobile network. → Read More

Affordable 5G is coming, AT&T says

The next-generation cellular capability will be in 15 devices with the carrier this year, according to Jeff McElfresh, CEO of the telecom giant's wireless, video and broadband businesses. → Read More

How AT&T is equipping everyone from first responders to students with broadband

Getting internet access is more critical than ever with virtually everyone locked down and staying socially distant. → Read More

Upload's vision of the future is terrifying

Commentary: An Amazon Prime show featuring a conglomerate formed from Nokia and Taco Bell pushing Gordita Crunches in the afterlife? I can see that. → Read More

Streets of Rage 4 is short, sweet and wrapped in nostalgia

Unlike the grand Final Fantasy XII Remake, Streets of Rage 4 is a nostalgia play that doesn't try to reinvent the genre. → Read More

OnePlus launched a flagship phone in a pandemic. Here's how it did it, and why

OnePlus felt it needed to follow through with the launch because technology -- and staying connected -- are more important than ever. → Read More

Verizon will get the OnePlus 8 variant with the fastest 5G as an exclusive

The OnePlus 8 5G UW variant will support Verizon's super-fast, but super-short range version of 5G. → Read More

The fastest OnePlus 8 5G variant is an exclusive with Verizon

The OnePlus 8 5G UW variant will support Verizon's super-fast, but super-short range version of 5G. → Read More

How T-Mobile's John Legere changed the mobile world for the better

Commentary: There's never been a telecom executive like Legere, and there likely never will be again. → Read More

John Legere brought T-Mobile back from the dead. Now he's riding off into the sunset

Legere hands the reins over to new CEO Mike Sievert, marking an end to the era of the fireband telecom executive. → Read More

T-Mobile and Sprint are finally merging: What you need to know about the $26.5 billion deal

Here's how the deal came together and what it means for you. → Read More

Coronavirus isn't a 'Chinese virus' no matter what Trump says

There are societal ramifications for using this label. → Read More