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Motorola launches 3 new Android phones with 'amazing value'

Motorola announced three new Android 5.1.1 phones, including a high-end model that will be sold this fall in the U.S. as the Moto X Pure Edition, starting at the low price of $400 unlocked.

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First look: OnePlus refines its successful formula with new phone

Chinese vendor OnePlus has done it again, and produced a powerful smartphone at a bargain price.


Moto X gets fast charging, Moto G waterproofing in new lineup

Motorola focused on price when it added three new smartphones to its lineup.

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OnePlus 2 price is right -- review roundup

Wow, the OnePlus 2 price is low. That much we expected, given the company's previous market outing. But a hands-on test shows this is no mere cheap phone...

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Honda joins list of carmakers embedding Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Honda announced that its 2016 Accord will offer smartphone mirroring technologies that will enable drivers to use mobile apps with their infotainment systems.

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Apple’s secret Android plan for Apple Watch

Apple Watch for Android – is this a thing??

Google removes 'porn clicker' malware from its Play Store

Google has removed dozens of apps from its Play Store that purport to be games but secretly click on advertisements on pornographic websites.

How I Use Android - Liam Spradlin

How I use Android: App designer and Android blogger Liam Spradlin

He designs Android apps you love and writes Android blogs you read -- so how does Liam Spradlin use Android in his own life?

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'Your Timeline' in Android Maps: Google knows EVERYTHING about you

Yikes: Google is rolling out a new Maps feature for Android called Your Timeline -- if for no other reason than to showcase its all-seeing, all-knowing, data gathering omnipotence...

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Higher-end phones help Huawei rake in the cash

Huawei Technologies' shift to selling high-end smartphones is paying off. The more expensive devices helped almost double the company's handset revenue in this year's first half.

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ZTE fights off low-end stereotype with high-end Axon phone

Chinese brands don't always command much attention in the U.S., so when ZTE teased its newest smartphone, the Axon, it initially didn't mention the company at all.

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 focuses on thin and light profile

The two Android tablets will start arriving next month.

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Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S2 (to blow away iPad Air 2)

Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy Tab S2, claiming it is the 'thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever.' Sounds great, so how does the Tab S2 stack up against feathery competitors...

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Review: The best browsers for Android smartphones

InfoWorld compares Chrome, CM Browser, Dolphin, Firefox, InBrowser, and UC Browser on speed, features, and HTML5 support

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Are Samsung shoppers really buying iPhones instead?

Potential Samsung purchasers seem to prefer iPhones, new analysis claims

ZTE Axon

ZTE Axon: A new flagship for the prepaid market

ZTE is upping the ante with the Axon, a new high-end Android phone that comes with strong audio and visual features.

Animated Android Wear Faces

5 animated Android Wear watch faces worth trying

Give your smartwatch some extra pizazz with these fun animated faces for Android Wear.

How I Use Android: Marques Brownlee

How I use Android: YouTube sensation Marques Brownlee

The man known as MKBHD walks us through his own Android lifestyle -- his must-have apps, favorite devices, and personal home screen setup.

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