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Review: The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the best Android phones you can buy

Google's Pixel 2 is the second generation of the company's flagship phone. Starting at $649, the phone is very similar to its predecessor, the original Pixel. The two phones have similar designs and specs.  Our own Avery Hartmans and Antonio Villas-Boas, have spent about a week with the phones already. Here's everything you need to know about them, especially if you're trying to decide between a Pixel 2 or an iPhone. Avery Hartmans:...

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Here are the best smartphones you can buy right now

There are always a few different options for anyone looking for a new smartphone. Whether it's Apple's iPhone, Samsung's Galaxy Note8, the Google Pixel, or Andy Rubin's Essential phone, you can't go wrong with any of these devices. Here are the best phones you can buy right now. The following is a transcript of the video. Number five: OnePlus 5. The OnePlus 5 is missing some premium features like wireless charging and iris scanning....

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Here’s how drastically cell phones have changed over the past 40 years

The first cell phone was created in 1973. Since then, pretty much everything about it has drastically changed. Here's where "cell" phones originated from and where they may go in the future.  The following is a transcript of the video:  Before cell phones, there were car phones. In fact, the original car phone weighed about 80 pounds. In 1947, an engineer at Bell Labs envisioned a futuristic phone network for their car...