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Android botnet relies on Twitter for commands

Twitter users aren’t the only ones checking the microblogging service for important updates. Android malware is starting to do so, too.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Android 7.0, Nougat: The complete FAQ

Google's Android 7.0 Nougat release is full of fresh new features and flavors. This detailed (and delightfully chewy!) FAQ has everything you need to know.

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Android 7.0 Nougat -- when your phone will get the upgrade

Google has finally released Android 7.0 Nougat. Nexus users will be the first to enjoy the upgrade, but if you are not one of the lucky few, when can you expect to receive it?

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Android 7.0 Nougat rollout begins for Nexus devices

Nexus hardware and the Pixel C tablet will begin getting over-the-air updates for Nougat over the next few weeks, while LG's V20 will ship with the OS built right in.

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6 features to try first in Android N

Android 7.0—aka, Android Nougat or just Android N—is rolling out to Nexus devices in the coming weeks. There are more than 250 improvements, but try these ones first.

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Hands-on with the Honor 8

The smartphone meant for Millennials packs quite a few features in a $399 package.

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Smartphone sales jump 4% in Q2, Gartner says

Global smartphone sales jumped 4.3% in the second quarter compared to a year ago, but iPhone sales declined for the third straight quarter, market research firm Gartner said.

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Now, this is how Google Now should work on the desktop

An experimental new Chrome feature shows us how Google could bring its personalized assistant to the desktop in a way that'd make sense.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

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1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to hijacking thanks to Linux TCP bug

8 out of 10 Android devices vulnerable to spying since they are vulnerable to the Linux TCP bug.

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The problem with Google's new Duo video chat app

Call me crazy, but this latest effort to reshape our mobile chatting habits sure feels familiar.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7: An excellent phone for the high-price market

Samsung's new Galaxy Note7 Android smartphone offers a superb display, well-thought-out design, a fine stylus and strong security features -- for a price.

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5 reasons to buy the Galaxy Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 is worth the cash if you're keen on carrying the equivalent of a tiny computer in your pocket.

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Meet Fuchsia, a new operating system in the works at Google

Nobody quite knows what it's for (yet), but according to Android Police, it can run on just about any kind of device.

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HP turns to Windows 10 for mobile devices, cuts reliance on Android

HP has dabbled in many OSes over the last few years, but the company always seems to come back to Windows.

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Russia slaps Google with a $6.8M Android antitrust fine

Russia has fined Google US$6.8 million for preloading some of its own apps on Android smartphones in violation of the country's antitrust laws.

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20 minutes with the original Motorola Droid: Well, that didn't go as expected

An attempt to revisit Android's early days presents an interesting challenge.

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