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ZTE Blade V8 Pro review: A decent phone that would be better off with a single camera

Dual-cameras are all the rage right now, but don’t get caught up in the type of the Blade V8 Pro.

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Bose QuietControl 30 wireless headphones review: A nearly perfect set of active noise-cancelling earphones

One minor shortcoming kept us from giving these headphones a perfect score.

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Astell&Kern AK70 high-res digital audio player review: Sweet sound and strong features make it a winner

The AK70 is one of the first hi-res audio players on the market to support aptX HD hi-res music streaming over Bluetooth, but its lack of MQA support has us scratching our heads.

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Huawei Mate 9 review: A giant phone with a small frame and big ambitions

Huawei’s first U.S. flagship takes aim at Samsung with a ton of screen packed into its svelte, slim body.

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RAVPower Super-C Series 20100 mAh review: A new, but not so improved version

RAVPower’s QC 3.0 pack is identical in design to other RAVPower portable batteries, but this time with Quick-Charge 3.0.

Review: Huawei's Mate 9 gives good value for the price

Huawei's Mate 9 Android smartphone may not be flagship-level, but it offers a large 5.9-in. display and a lot of good tech for less money.

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MyCharge RazorPlatinum review: Portable, yet powerful

USB-C is slowly becoming the norm, adding to the value (and overall cost) of packs like this one.

Video review: Apple's new AirPods

The new wireless headphones do a lot of things right -- and look like two cigarettes stuck in your ears, says reviewer Michael deAgonia.

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AirPods review: They sound great, but Siri holds them back

iPhone fans will love the sound and design of Apple's wireless earbuds, and no, they won't fall out of your ears.

Apple AirPods review: Nope, they don't fall out

The AirPods sound great, work well, and stay put—we put them to the headbanging test.

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Lumsing Grand A2 Plus review: All the bells, with a quiet whistle

Lumsing’s battery pack is small, portable, and easy to tote around, but falls short on providing enough power.

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OnePlus 3T review: One of the best Android phones gets a little better

OnePlus refreshes its latest handset just six months after it was released, making it faster, longer-lasting, and better for snapping selfies.

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ZTE ZMax Pro review: A budget-friendly behemoth of a smartphone

While budget-conscious phones are getting better, the ZMax Pro feels stuck in the past.

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Le Pro3 review: Flagship specs, low cost, and a horrible user experience

The Le Pro3 looks and feels like a winner, and then you begin using it and everything starts to fall apart.

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ZTE Axon 7 Mini review: Not quite as good as its bigger brother

It's $100 less than the Axon 7, but you’re giving up a lot more than screen size with the smaller device.

10 tablets for under $500

With the holidays nearing, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White counts down 10 tablets that offer the most bang for your buck. Whether you're a seasoned road warrior or a tablet-toting movie fan, there's a tablet on the list for you.

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Daydream View review: Sparse content is all that stands between Google and VR greatness

With a comfortable, affordable headset and a motion-sensitive controller, Daydream View gets the hardware right. Now it just needs apps.

LG V20 camera shootout: Audio recording in the video app

Which phone's camera has the best audio quality and recording controls? We pit the V20 against handsets from Google, Apple and Samsung.

LG V20 camera shootout: still images and video stabilization

LG positions the V20 as the ultimate phone for content creators, but how does it really stack up? We compare its photos and video to content shot by the Pixel XL, Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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ZeroLemon TouchJuice 30000 review: A rugged, ugly, yet fully capable battery pack

It’s not going to appeal to everyone, but for someone who needs something that can take a beating, the ToughJuice is willing and able.

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RAVPower 26800 review: A plentiful USB-C equipped pack with a number of ports

Using the USB-C port, you can recharge this pack in just a few hours.