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Android Q leak shows system-wide dark mode, permissions overhaul

In what looks like an authentic leaked build of post-Pie Android, Google's made permissions a lot more granular with better reporting. Enlarge Image From left to right, the screens show a new "only...

LG gets around foldable trend with second-screen attachment (The 3:59, Ep.509)

Also on the 3:59 podcast, we discuss Netflix raising its prices and Apple's Tim Cook calling for more privacy. Again. On this podcast, we talk about: LG launching a phone with a second-screen...

Google will pay Fossil $40 million for smartwatch tech

The tech giant isn't saying what exactly the tech is. Some members of a Fossil R&D team are also joining Google as part of the deal. César Salza / CNET Google is buying secret smartwatch...

This tech for your aging parents fights isolation, boosts awareness

At CES 2019, we got a peek at how everything from VR to motion sensors will help older adults stay independent. Devices like this automatic pill dispenser called Pillo could make it...

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for new regulations to protect your personal data

The CEO highlights "invisible" privacy violations and the "shadow economy" they've created. In an op-ed, Tim Cook focuses on how online activity hurts your privacy. James Martin/CNET Apple CEO Tim Cook has again demanded...

Apple’s Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS and XS Max: Review in progress

It's got a bulge, it can wirelessly charge, and it's not cheap. Early hands-on thoughts. The iPhone XS Max (left) and XS (right) with the new Smart Battery Case on. Sarah Tew/CNET If you...

Verizon offers BOGO deals on iPhone XR, Pixel 3 and more

"Buy one, get one" deals include iPhones, Pixel phones, Samsung Galaxies and LG phones. Michael Brochstein/Getty Images Verizon's new BOGO deals could save you hundreds on the latest phonesfrom Apple, Google, Samsung and LG. Starting Thursday, the carrier is offering BOGO...

Qualcomm-FTC lawsuit: Everything you need to know

The antitrust case could decide how smartphones get made in the future -- and what they cost. Josh Miller/CNET A court case now underway could affect the future of our smartphones. The US Federal Trade...

Fortnite dominates gaming industry after making $2.4B in 2018, says analyst

Insert desired dance move here Getty Images There's no doubt Epic Games had a great time in 2018. Fortnite, the popular multiplatform video game, helped the game developer earn $2.4 billion in revenue last...

LG will launch a phone with a second screen attachment

It's one of multiple phones launching at the Mobile World Congress trade show next month. But none of them will fold. The LG V40 ThinQ was a decent phone, but it didn't...