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Good question! This can be confusing for a lot of people, and a big part of the reason for the uncertainty is that there is no industry standard definition of a smartphone.  In general terms a smartphone is a mobile phone that offers advanced features, often similar to the capabilities of a personal computer. 

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  • People stock up on water, ramen as hurricane menaces Hawaii

    People stock up on water, ramen as hurricane menaces Hawaii

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-08-21 20:50:48 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-08-22 04:59:11 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands at 2:01 p.m. HST (21:01 GMT) Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. National Weather Service forecasters warn that the entire state of Hawaii...(NASA via AP). This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands at 2:01 p.m. HST (21:01 GMT) Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. National Weather Service forecasters warn that the entire state of Hawaii...
    Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane.More >>
    Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane.More >>
  • Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

    Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:18:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-08-22 04:56:12 GMT
    Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran aimed at influencing U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections.More >>
    Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran aimed at influencing U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections.More >>
  • Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high

    Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 14:25:19 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-22 04:44:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
    U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading as investors welcome solid results from homebuilders, retailers and other companies.More >>
    U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading as investors welcome solid results from homebuilders, retailers and other companies.More >>
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