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Evidence is mounting that people are fed up with the sky-high cost of smartphones, and it’s sparking a massive change in the industry

For most, $1,000 is too expensive for a new smartphone. Now, companies like Apple and Samsung have shifted their strategies to reflect this.
The iPhone 11 in purple.

I’ve been using the iPhone 11 for 3 months, and it’s my favorite iPhone I’ve ever owned — and also the one with the most issue...

The iPhone 11 is my favorite of the three iPhones I've owned, mainly for the color, camera, and large screen.
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, in 2017.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is striking back at critics who say innovation in the smartphone industry has peaked

Despite a slump in iPhone sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the smartphone market is still ripe for innovation, he said in a recent interview.

The first iPhone changed the world forever — see how Apple’s iconic smartphone evolved over the past decade

Apple's first iPhone set the stage for the modern smartphone. Here's how the iPhone has evolved, from the original model to the iPhone 11 Pro.

Apple could release 5 new iPhones next year — here’s what we know about them so far

Apple's iPhone 12 could come in four sizes next year, meaning the company may release five iPhones in total in 2020.
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.

Smartphones of the future could work in a completely different way thanks to 5G, and it means you’ll rarely have to upgrade

Smartphones can't become obsolete if they don't actually run our apps. In the future, we might be streaming our apps over 5G.
The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple’s first completely wireless iPhone without a charging port may be less than 2 years away

Apple's first wireless iPhone without a charging port could arrive in 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is known for his Apple predictions.
The Skydio2 drone.

An ex-Googler who’s now an exec at drone-maker Skydio said he went from the phone to the drone industry because ‘phones have gotten kind o...

Tom Moss, the COO of Skydio, spent years in the smartphone business before moving to what he says is the next generation of cameras.
A man walks past a Sprint store in New York City.

Personal information from thousands of Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile customers was accidentally left exposed — here’s how to ch...

Phone bills of subscribers to Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile were affected by the data exposure.

Google is launching a new ‘Focus Mode’ feature for Android devices to help break our smartphone addiction

Google's Focus Mode is an attempt to cut down on unintentional smartphone use by temporarily pausing apps.