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Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2 is the most luxurious Chinese phone ever made—and it works in the US

Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2 is the most luxurious Chinese phone ever made—and it works in the US I'm fortunate enough to have held almost every premium phone ever made, but nothing prepared me for the Mi Mix 2.The Mi Mix 2's materials are as luxurious as a Swiss-made watch, and there really is nothing about it that feels cheap.

The next iPhone has a hidden security feature that cops will hate

The next iPhone has a hidden security feature that cops will hate The iPhone X is coming, and with it a shiny new iOS for legions of Apple fans to excitedly pore over.This could come in handy if, say, an activist knew his or her phone was about to be confiscated.

Apple's Anniversary iPhone X Faces 'Severe Short Supply'

Apple's Anniversary iPhone X Faces 'Severe Short Supply' However, we believe these shipment delays will have a limited impact on the shares of Apple and its supply chain members.Fewer than 10,000 units per day would mean Apple’s best-case quarterly production of the iPhone X at well below one million units per quarter.

Apple unveils iPhone X

Apple unveils iPhone X Endless rumors and crazy speculation be gone: The iPhone X is real.Apple announced the new phone at its yearly iPhone launch event Tuesday, held for the first time at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company's new campus in Cupertino, Calif.

iPhone X: Hands on with Apple's stunning new device

iPhone X: Hands on with Apple's stunning new device The Apple iPhone X is everything we hoped for.And yet, when you touch the Apple iPhone X, which goes on sale October 27 and ships November 3, you realize it's something more.

Ouch: The iPhone X is outrageously expensive in Europe

Ouch: The iPhone X is outrageously expensive in Europe There, the 64GB iPhone X costs £999 while the 256GB variant costs £1,149.This means that the 64GB iPhone X costs $331 more in the UK, and the 256GB iPhone X costs a whopping $380 more in the UK.

Why Apple is risking everything with the iPhone X

Why Apple is risking everything with the iPhone X For the first time ever, Apple has launched three flagship iPhones at a single event: The iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X.Two of the new phones Apple showed us on Tuesday — the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus — are iterative upgrades.

Apple explains what went wrong with Face ID at the iPhone X event

Apple explains what went wrong with Face ID at the iPhone X event During Apple's big event Tuesday, Craig Federighi tried to unlock an iPhone X using Apple's new face recognition system, Face ID, but something went wrong: The phone asked for a passcode, and Federighi quickly replaced it with another iPhone X, which worked as advertised.“People were handling the device for the stage demo ahead of time and didn’t realize Face ID was trying to authenticate their face.

Google teases Oct. 4 launch date for the Pixel 2

Google teases Oct. 4 launch date for the Pixel 2 4, according to its "Made By Google" website.The date is exactly one year from when Google announced its first premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Google Teases October 4th Pixel 2 Unveiling

Google Teases October 4th Pixel 2 Unveiling That couldn’t get any more obvious unless Google just came out and said it was the Pixel 2.The Pixel is a Google phone without any branding from the manufacturer, which was HTC.

So how worried should we be about Apple's Face ID?

So how worried should we be about Apple's Face ID? 12 unveiling of the iPhone X brought with it the official reveal of Face ID: face-scanning tech that will be used in lieu of Touch ID to both unlock smartphones and authenticate Apple Pay.But the face is different than a thumbprint, and those aforementioned assurances from Apple combined with the history of Touch ID weren't enough for Sen.

Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are now available for pre-order

Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are now available for pre-order The moment has arrived: You can now pre-order Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.Well, besides the brand new gold/pink color, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have better cameras compared to their predecessors.

Sellers are advertising full face masks as 'anti iPhone X identity theft' accessories

Sellers are advertising full face masks as 'anti iPhone X identity theft' accessories Quick, what's everyone afraid of with the new iPhone X?The new iPhone X will leave out the traditional fingerprint scanner in favour of its new facial recognition system, Face ID, to unlock the phone.

China orders all Bitcoin exchanges to close, report says

China orders all Bitcoin exchanges to close, report says The country's regulators have reportedly issued an order to all local cryptocurrency exchanges to halt new user registration by midnight on Sept.While the news isn't official yet, Caixin said it has seen the policy document and confirmed its authenticity with a source close to China's regulators.

Apple is adding a helpful new charging feature with the iPhone X ... but it'll cost you

Apple is adding a helpful new charging feature with the iPhone X ... but it'll cost you The iPhone X supports fast charging.According to Apple's official specs, it only takes 30 minutes to charge its battery up to 50%.

People are now buying ski masks for iPhone security

People are now buying ski masks for iPhone security When we heard that the iPhone X would open with Face ID, we predicted that people might get a little bit nervous.As it turns out, "a little" was a massive understatement.

Apple Quietly Increases Cost of iPhone Screen Repairs

Apple Quietly Increases Cost of iPhone Screen Repairs All the company’s phones from the last few years will now cost you $20 extra if you need a screen replacement.For the smaller iPhone 6s and 7, a screen replacement runs you $149, up from $129 a few weeks ago.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy The Verge’s review headline refers to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as “The default option,” and notes “If you know what an iPhone is and you want one, then the iPhone 8 is exactly that, one tick farther down the line.” Of course, Wired also says that the iPhone 8 “already feels outdated, especially on the 8 Plus—a humongous phone without a particularly humongous screen.