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Why Smartphones Got So Damn Boring

The iPhone 11 and Galaxy Note 10 follow an established playbook, leaving consumers with few truly unique options

Apple CEO Tim Cook unveils the iPhone 11 Pro during his keynote address during a special event on September 10, 2019,
Apple CEO Tim Cook unveils the iPhone 11 Pro as he delivers the keynote address during a special event on September 10, 2019. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty

TThis week, Apple announced its latest iPhones, including the photography-oriented iPhone 11 Pro. It has all the bells and whistles that a semi-professional could want from their phone. For dedicated mobile…

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Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.

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