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Sorry Nokia, the ‘nostalgia tech’ market died out long ago

Snake was never cool, actually.

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By virtualizing the Android OS, Cog Systems says it adds more security to smartphones

It sounds like a smartphone user's worst fear: Software that starts up before the phone's operating system, intercepting and encrypting every byte sent to or from the flash memory or the network interface. This is not some new kind of...

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Moto G5 First Look

Motorola's budget G5 and G5 Plus offer plenty of bang for the buck.

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LG G6 Camera Close-Up

One of the best ways LG takes advantage of its unique 18:9 display is in the camera. Let's take a closer look.

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Lenovo innovation goes on a break with Tab 4 Android tablets

Lenovo says it wants to redefine Android tablets, but you won't find anything spectacular or innovative in its new Tab 4 tablets.

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First look: The new LG G6 brings with it a new aspect (ratio)

The new LG G6 smartphone comes with high-end components, solid construction, and an unusual 18:9 aspect ratio.

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OK Google, when will my phone get Google Assistant?

Google is bringing Assistant to more Android phones starting this week. Will your device be one of them?

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Lenovo to integrate Amazon Alexa into Moto smartphones

Lenovo is working with Amazon to put the Alexa voice assistant in more Moto smartphones, and in the process, looking to depose Google Assistant.

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HMD's new Nokia 3310 turns back the clock -- and turns heads

Nokia licensee HMD Global launched a (slightly) modernized version of the Nokia 3310, a rugged, beloved feature phone first introduced in 2000.

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Samsung's disjointed OS strategy poses a hurdle for users

Samsung's new Galaxy Books amplifies a critical weakness in the company's strategy of using multiple OSes across its devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 First Look

The Galaxy Tab S3 is Samsung's latest entry in the premium Android tablet space.

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LG G6 First Look

Join us for a quick hands-on tour of LG's latest flagship phone.

Android Upgrade Report Card -- Nougat

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Nougat

Six months after Nougat's release, how have different Android manufacturers done at delivering upgrades to their devices? A sobering analysis.

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New and old brands to debut Android smartphones at MWC

Several new high-profile Android smartphones are expected to launch this weekend in advance of Mobile World Congress, which opens Monday in Barcelona.

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Google Docs on Android has an interesting hidden option

If you use Docs but deal with Microsoft Office formats at least some of the time, you'll want to know about this inconspicuous little setting.

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Why Google and Apple will rule mixed reality

Sorry, Microsoft and Magic Leap. The Silicon Valley smartphone giants have one thing you haven't got.

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Israeli soldiers hit by Android malware from cyberespionage group

More than 100 members of the Israel Defense Forces, the majority of them stationed around the Gaza strip, fell victim to a cyberespionage attack that used malicious Android applications to steal information from their mobile devices.

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2 powerful new features on their way to Android right now

Surprise! A couple of cool new features may be lurking in your phone's settings this very minute. Ready to find 'em?

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