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Samsung's less expensive Galaxy S20 FE is 'very much a response' to the pandemic

The Korean tech giant's $700 phone -- $300 less than the regular S20 costs -- comes as the pandemic prompts demand for less expensive devices. → Read More

Samsung's less expensive Galaxy S20 FE is 'very much a response' to the pandemic

The Korean tech giant's $700 phone -- $300 less than the regular S20 -- comes as the pandemic prompts demand for less expensive devices. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is a cheap and cheerful phone for our times

The Korean tech giant's $699 phone -- $300 less than the regular S20 -- comes as the pandemic prompts demand for less expensive devices. → Read More

Cheap and cheerful: Samsung's Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is a phone for our times

The Korean tech giant's $699 phone -- $300 less than the regular S20 -- comes as the coronavirus prompts demand for less expensive devices. → Read More

Samsung cancels 2020 developer conference as pandemic continues raging

The company, which this week will hold its third virtual Unpacked event of the past two months, has opted not to have a digital event. → Read More

iPhone 12 should steal iPad Air's new Touch ID

The button makes it easier to unlock a device without removing a mask or typing in a passcode -- and raises questions about whether it will also appear in the upcoming iPhone 12. → Read More

iPhone 12 should steal iPad Air's new Touch ID, which is perfect for COVID-19 times

The button makes it easier to unlock a device without removing a mask or typing in a passcode -- and raises questions about whether it will also appear in the upcoming iPhone 12. → Read More

Twitter removes Kanye West tweet sharing Forbes editor's personal info

The musician joins President Donald J. Trump in the small club of presidential candidates who've had tweets addressed for violating Twitter policies. → Read More

iPhone 12 should steal iPad Air's new Touch ID, which is perfect for COVID-19 times

The button makes it easier to unlock a device without removing a mask or typing in a passcode -- and raises questions about whether it will also appear in the upcoming iPhone 12. → Read More

iPad Air has a new Touch ID that's perfect for COVID-19 times, and iPhone 12 needs it, too

The move makes it easier to unlock a device without removing a mask or typing in a passcode -- and raises questions about whether it will also appear in the upcoming iPhone 12. → Read More

iPhone 12 needs iPad Air's new Touch ID while we're all still wearing masks

The move makes it easier to unlock a device without removing a mask or typing in a passcode -- and raises questions about whether it will also appear in the upcoming iPhone 12. → Read More

Apple's next online-only launch will be Sept. 15 with Apple Watch, iPad on tap

Everyone's waiting for the 5G iPhone 12, but Apple's invite sent to reporters hints at its wearable as the focus. → Read More

Apple's next online-only launch will be Sept. 15

Everyone's waiting for the 5G iPhone 12, but Apple's invite sent to reporters hints at a new Apple Watch as the focus. → Read More

T-Mobile's Project 10Million, launching Thursday, aims to end the homework gap

The company has committed $10.7 billion to make sure all students can access the internet at home. It'll provide free hotspots and a limited amount of data -- or a discount for bigger data packages. → Read More

Qualcomm will bring 5G to $125 phones from Motorola, Oppo, Xiaomi next year

Partners such as Motorola, Xiaomi and Oppo will introduce devices based on Qualcomm's upcoming 5G-enabled 4-Series Snapdragon chips. → Read More

Qualcomm, PC partners take on Apple with new 8cx Gen 2 5G laptop chip

The company hopes consumers will finally start buying Arm-based Windows devices in bigger numbers, just as Apple gears up for its Arm-based Macs. → Read More

IFA is the first tech conference to host people since the coronavirus pandemic hit

While a few thousand people will be there in person, expect lots of virtual events and products addressing our new status quo. → Read More

Samsung, LG experiment with virtual demo rooms of the future amid IFA conference

How do you make people feel like they're at an event without them physically being there? In Samsung's case, turn a tour into a game. → Read More

Why Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G's $2,000 price tag isn't actually that bad

The device costs only $20 more than last year's model, and in the US, it comes with 5G and other improvements. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G costs $2,000

The device costs only $20 more than last year's model, and in the US, it comes with 5G and other improvements. → Read More