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Recent articles by Shara:

Samsung's third Unpacked event of 2021 set for April 28

It's unclear what the tech giant will announce, but earlier rumors point to new laptops. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy A Series starts at $110 for 4G, $280 for 5G phone in the US

The company now has one of the cheapest 5G phones in the US with its Galaxy A32 5G. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy A Series starts at $110 for 4G, $280 for 5G phone in the US

The company now has one of the cheapest 5G phones in the US with its Galaxy A32 5G. → Read More

LG will shut down smartphone business in July to focus on smart home, robotics

It's the end of an era for the one-time phone giant, which has struggled to compete with Apple, Samsung and Chinese brands. → Read More

LG will shut down smartphone business in July to focus on smart home, robotics

It's the end of an era for the one-time phone giant, which has struggled to compete with Apple, Samsung and Chinese brands. → Read More

MWC will take place in person in Barcelona, but Google, Ericsson and others won't be there

A growing list of companies have announced they're withdrawing from the mobile conference, which will take place in June. → Read More

TCL experiments with foldable, rollable displays in the same mobile device

Company sketches and renderings seen by CNET show how TCL may incorporate the two new screen technologies to make a smartphone that expands into a big tablet. → Read More

Samsung's latest Galaxy A phone embrace features we miss on at a lower cost

The new phones feature four back cameras, big screens and items dropped from Samsung's high-end Galaxy S series like headphone jacks and expandable memory. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy A52, A52 5G, A72 bring higher end features at lower cost

The new phones feature four back cameras, big screens and items dropped from Samsung's high-end Galaxy S series. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy A52, A52 5G, A72 bring back headphone jack, expandable memory, charger

The new phones, which should cost considerably less than the Galaxy S lineup in the US, also feature four back cameras and big screens. → Read More

Samsung's cheaper Galaxy A phones get the spotlight at Unpacked

The company's midrange lineup has become popular with consumers worldwide. We'll find out what's next for these phones on Wednesday. → Read More

Samsung's A Series, the perfect phones for pandemic times, get the spotlight at Unpacked

The company's mainstream smartphone lineup has become popular with consumers around the globe. → Read More

MWC will take place in person in Barcelona, but Ericsson, Sony, Nokia won't be there

A growing list of companies have announced they're withdrawing from the show, which will take place in June. → Read More

Samsung sets March 17 for its second Unpacked event of 2021

The company is expected to talk up its less expensive Galaxy A series of phones in what it calls "bringing Awesome to everyone." → Read More

MWC will take place in person in Barcelona, but Ericsson won't be there

The networking giant is the first major company to withdraw from the show, which will take place in June. → Read More

From PS5 to Ford F-150: How a global chip shortage is 'impacting everything'

Cristiano Amon, incoming CEO of chipmaker Qualcomm, warns in an interview with CNET that the shortage may not end until late 2021. → Read More

Concerns over biased algorithms grow as computers make more decisions

A new report suggests ways to improve the technology and its accountability. → Read More

States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania and others took mapping into their own hands, building their own granular data to pinpoint gaps in internet coverage and apply for federal funding. → Read More

Qualcomm's new X65 5G modem downloads data at lightning-fast 10Gbps speeds

But who needs that? People getting fixed wireless home internet access and companies building out high-tech factories, among other users, Qualcomm execs say. → Read More

MediaTek joins Qualcomm, Samsung in offering ultrafast 5G chips

Customers will be able to test out the Taiwanese company's first millimeter-wave modem, the M80, later this year. → Read More