Florence IonStaff Writer, Greenbot

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Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She covers Android smartphones and tablets and its various forks. She's also written about a variety of other tech-related things for Ars Technica, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, PCGamer, PCWorld, and Nintendo Power.

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The best Android phones you can buy today

Picking an Android phone is hard, but we can help. These are the best phones; the ones you should consider bringing home.

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Android Influencers: Touch Lab's Kevin Galligan and Jeff Namnum chat Android apps and iOS ports

Android development is hard work—made harder by the new set of design guidelines Google's put forth. So what it's like to make an app?

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See all 17 of the Android Wear watch faces Google unveiled today

Look out Apple Watch: From Hello Kitty and Moomin, to Lulu Frost and Cynthia Rowley, Android Wear's watch face variety just keeps growing.

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Asus ZenFone 2 review: Don't judge this phone by its cover

It may look bulky and cheap on the outside, but its 1080p screen, generous storage options, and solid performance is worth its $300 price tag.

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Microsoft: Cortana is coming to Android in July

It’s the blockbuster hit from Microsoft that you’ve been waiting for. Maybe.

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Google launches program that pays hackers to hunt down Android security flaws

Android’s always been particularly community oriented, and now Google’s leveraging that aspect of it to help it make its mobile operating system more secure.

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Android Influencer: Motorola's Seang Chau chats bloatware, and Motorola's lack thereof

It's easy to fall into the bloat-y app trap if you're an Android manufacturer, but Chau insisted throughout our interview that Motorola resists the urge.

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5 things Apple announced at WWDC that are 'borrowed' from Android

It's the same fight after every keynote: Who stole what from whom and which company does it better?

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Android Auto review: The best way to get Google Maps in your car

It's safer than driving with your phone in your hand, but app support and reliability have a long way to go.

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Hands-on: Huawei's $250 P8 Lite looks like it should cost twice as much

This mid-range device is sold unlocked and bundled with a heaping of awesome features—but it runs on KitKat and only works with two of the U.S.'s major carriers.

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Hands-on: Google's Project Jacquard plans to turn your jacket into a trackpad

On the surface, the technology is very forward facing, but a deeper dive into it reveals that it's simply another another crazy idea from Google you won't be able to use any time soon.

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Hands-on: Google’s Cardboard Expeditions almost made me barf

Sure, it was cool. But will kids really be into Google Cardboard app?

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Using Android Pay: 5 things you need to know

Google's new mobile payments system isn't too complicated. If anything, it's essentially an updated version of Google Wallet.

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5 features we really want Google to introduce with Android M

Android is the dominant mobile operating system, but Google can't rest if it wants it to stay that way.

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What to expect from Android at Google I/O 2015

The date is nearly upon us: Google's annual developer's conference is taking place May 28-29 and it's going to be full of surprises.