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04.27.18
UK's abandoned tin mines could be reopened to help build EVs
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UK's abandoned tin mines could be reopened to help build EVs

Researchers have found tin, tungsten and lithium in areas of Cornwall and Devon.

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03.20.18
HTC's Desire 12 phones are pretty, but unremarkable
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HTC's Desire 12 phones are pretty, but unremarkable

The Desire 12 and 12+ come with mid-range specs, but the gold paint job is nice.

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02.14.18
Amazon is refunding Prime phone buyers who paid to remove ads
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Amazon is refunding Prime phone buyers who paid to remove ads

Now that it's dropped the ads, many users paid as much as $50 for nothing.

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02.06.18
Samsung's dual camera 'bokeh' tricks are coming to budget phones
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Samsung's dual camera 'bokeh' tricks are coming to budget phones

Its cheaper "Isocell dual" image sensor will let more users take arty shots.

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02.01.18
Flash storage spec doubles speeds on future smartphones
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Flash storage spec doubles speeds on future smartphones

UFS 3.0 doubles speeds to 2.9 GB/s while lowering power consumption.

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