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Recent articles by Shara:

Qualcomm intros new super-fast 5G chips for lower-cost devices

The Snapdragon 778G Plus, 695 and 480 Plus will bring 5G to mid-range and cheaper phones, while the Snapdragon 680 gives handset makers a 4G option. → Read More

Pixel 6's Tensor chip: Inside the brains of Google's newest flagship

In a CNET interview, Google executives discuss why they went through the trouble of building a chip for the newest Pixel. → Read More

Google Pixel 6's Tensor chip aims to make the Android 12 phone smarter and last longer

In a CNET interview, Google executives discuss why they went through the trouble of building a chip for the newest Pixel. → Read More

Google's Tensor chip aims to make the Pixel 6 smarter and last longer

In an interview with CNET, Google executives talk about why they went through the trouble of building a chip for the newest Pixel. → Read More

Samsung Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3 sales dwarf previous foldable demand

Samsung has sold more foldables in the past month than in the previous two years -- but it didn't provide actual sales figures, making it hard to gauge the actual demand. → Read More

Here's the affordable TCL foldable phone that could've been

The company had vowed to introduce an affordable device in 2021. Now it won't jump into the market for at least another year. → Read More

Here's the affordable TCL foldable phone that could've been

The company had vowed to introduce an affordable device in 2021. Now it won't jump into the market for at least another year. → Read More

The FCC's broadband map won't be ready for a year. This data company has already built one

LightBox, which helped Georgia build a detailed map of internet service, has put information together to show where coverage gaps exist. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy phones can store COVID vaccination proof in Samsung Pay

Samsung partners with the Commons Project to give users fast, secure access to their immunization records. → Read More

With Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Samsung's doing all the right things. But it may still struggle

The company is dropping the price and stressing the durability of its newest foldables, but consumer appetite may still be lacking. → Read More

Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 reignite Samsung's foldables push

Preorders for Samsung's new devices -- which start at $1,000 -- kick off Wednesday before they hit stores Aug. 27. → Read More

Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 edge foldables closer to mainstream

Samsung's new devices start at $1,000 and feature improved materials to make them sturdier. → Read More

Watch Samsung Unpacked event live today: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 and more

The tech giant's virtual event kicks off this morning at 7 a.m. PT. → Read More

Samsung Unpacked event: How to watch for Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 and more

The tech giant's virtual event will kick off at 7 a.m. PT on Aug. 11. → Read More

Samsung needs to make its Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 cheaper and sturdier to attract buyers

To push its devices mainstream, Samsung will need to make some key changes. It will show off the phones Wednesday at Unpacked. → Read More

How to watch Samsung Unpacked for Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3

The tech giant's virtual event will kick off at 7 a.m. PT on Aug. 11. → Read More

How to watch Samsung Unpacked for Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 and more

The tech giant's virtual event will kick off at 7 a.m. PT on Aug. 11. → Read More

How to watch Samsung Unpacked for Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3

The tech giant's virtual event will kick off at 7 a.m. PT on Aug. 11. → Read More

Broadway, Met Opera will require proof of vaccination and masks as shows resume

Theater is reopening in New York, but shows are taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Samsung confirms no new Note at Unpacked, but will bring S Pen to its foldables

The company's head of mobile also says Samsung will introduce new models of the Z Fold and Z Flip that feature updated materials. → Read More