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Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

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Moto Z: Is this the Droid you’ve been looking for?

Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, are well-designed and innovative.

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Review: The new Moto G/G Plus phones add size, features and cost

Motorola's latest unlocked smartphones, the Moto G and Moto G Plus, offer features and prices that pull the line out of the low end.

Motorola: Polaroid of Android

Motorola has become the Polaroid of Android

And it won't take much for years of memories to fade.

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Google releases fifth and final Android 7.0 Nougat developer preview

Android has released its fifth and final developers preview for Android 7.0 Nougat. So what can we expect in this version?

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ZTE's $99 Zmax Pro smartphone packs in top-line features

For $99, ZTE's new Zmax Pro delivers serious bang-for-the-buck with some premium features.

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5 lessons any business can learn from the Pokemon Go craze

There are many lessons to learn, even from an animated augmented reality game.

Smart apps to smooth business travel

10 travel apps to smooth your next business trip

The best-laid plans of mice and business travelers often go awry. When trip stress is mounting, these mobile apps can help.

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The new Moto G and Moto Z smartphones: Same size display but very different features

Motorola's new line of lower-end and flagship phones -- the Moto G and the Moto Z -- have the same size display, but are otherwise very different indeed.

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Micro thumb drive for Android and Apple devices has USB 3 speed

An Indiegogo crowdsourcing campaign is offering up a wafer-thin USB 3.0 thumb drive that on one end can connect to computers and on the other end to Apple iPhones or Android devices via a Lightening or MicroUSB plug.

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Googley Minimalist

Awesome Android Home Screens: The Googley Hexagon

Playful colors and simple shapes take center stage in this easy-to-navigate home screen setup.


N.Y. driver crashes car into tree while playing Pokémon Go

A driver in New York state ran his car off the road and into a tree last night as a result of playing Pokémon Go.

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OK, Google: 160 valuable voice commands for Android

Google offers a diverse collection of voice commands for Android. We list 160 that you can use to make your life easier and more efficient.

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Pokémon Go makes people do crazy things

Pokémon Go, the new augmented reality smartphone game, has players showing up in some strange places looking for virtual cartoon creatures. Now the U.S. National Safety Council is warning people not to play while driving.

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The better way to track packages with Android

Forget all the half-baked apps and high-maintenance options: If you want to get notified whenever a delivery's on the way, this is the way to do it.

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Amazon Prime Day: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year two of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and you'll still need to wade through a lot of fluff to get to the solid deals. We've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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This mobile chip is faster than the one in Samsung's Galaxy S7

A mobile chip faster than the one in flagship smartphones like Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 will start appearing in handsets this quarter.

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My burning question about Google Home

An intelligent virtual assistant for your home sure sounds appealing -- until you stop and think about one pesky question.

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