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.


A week with Samsung Pay, and why Android Pay might still be better

Despite a successful week of using Samsung Pay and Android Pay, I'm still a little wary about leaving my wallet at home.

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Hands-on: LG's V10 is a phablet made for videographers

Whether you like to make short home movies or full-length features, the V10 offers some amazing manual controls for doing so.

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LG reveals dual-screen V10 phone and first-ever Android Wear watch with LTE

The company announced two new devices, hot off the heels of its Nexus 5X launch earlier this week.

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Hands-on: Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are two good reasons to stay on stock Android

Google listened to all the feedback from the last few Nexus generations and produced two of the best Nexus phones ever.

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Here's what we expect Google to announce on September 29

Not one but two new Nexus phones? A new Chromecast? The final release of Android Marshmallow? Google could do it all tomorrow.

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Galaxy Tab S2 review: A worthy counterpart for your smartphone

Samsung's second-gen tablet series knocks it out of the park again with solid performance and a lighter-than-Air chassis.

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Android Pay is coming today

It's finally time to give your Android phone another chance at paying for groceries.


iPhone 6S vs. Android: How innovative is Apple’s new phone, really?

There's no denying the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus seem fantastic, but some of its new features sound really familiar.


Android Influencer: Helen Li, the woman behind OnePlus’s Oxygen OS

We asked OnePlus's Head of Product, Helen Li, what it's like to develop an Android fork.

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Fresh from IFA: Android phones and tablets you won't find in the U.S.

Some of these products are still in beta, while some aren't even available in the U.S. But we got to go hands on with them at IFA 2015.

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Hands on: The LG G Pad II 10.1 is a pretty big, regular tablet

Nothing special to see here, though it does have stereo speakers.

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Hands-on: Samsung's Gear S2 throws a wrench into the wearables scene

It's not the prettiest watch out there, but Tizen OS offers some neat tricks that Android Wear currently doesn't.

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Hands-on: The 2nd-gen Moto 360 is probably the next best Android Wear smartwatch

It's good-looking, has good specs, and you can customize the style to your liking.

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Hands-on: The ZenWatch 2 almost convinces me to wear a smartwatch every day

It'd be nearly perfect if it weren't for the Asus bloatware.

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Hands-on: You probably can't afford the best-looking Huawei Watch

Huawei wants Android Wear users to see its Watch as a fashion statement. And it’s hoping you’ll spend the money to prove them right.