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Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She primarily covers Android and its various forks. She's written about a variety of other tech-related things for Ars Technica, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, PCGamer, PCWorld, and Nintendo Power. She loves yoga and traveling, collects cameras and Russian dolls, and considers herself an amateur photographer and crafter.

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Leaked James Bond movie script may have revealed the Sony Xperia Z4

There's not any spec information, but it looks like Sony was thinking of using the next Bond movie for smartphone product placement.

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Minuum Keyboard makes it easier to be a bilingual user with multiple-language support

It's hard enough trying to keep your family's heritage alive in this homogenous world, but at least there's a keyboard app that won't diss you for speaking two languages.

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Bring peace to your family gathering with a little Christmas radio on your Android phone

These free apps and podcasts can help you stream both modern and vintage Christmas radio from your phone or tablet.

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Google may (or may not) release Android 5.1 soon, but either way the OS needs TLC

Think of the Lollipop rumors as a wish list of sorts—almost as if Android users are begging Google to fix what's wrong with Android 5.0.

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The best Android phones, tablet, and watch of 2014

From phones to tablets to smartwatches, here's our picks for the best Android device releases of the year.

Reports of the Nexus 5's demise are a little premature

The Verge and TechRadar both sort of confirmed what we were thinking: Google will stop selling the Nexus 5 once all stock runs out. But it looks like that won't happen for several months.

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Yoga Tablet 2 Pro review: Solid productivity features can't make up for its crummy interface

This tablet has so much going for it: a sleek design, a projector built into the hinge, and a pretty good battery life. But Lenovo's Android customizations are awful.

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Google will livestream both of its Project Ara Module Developer Conferences in January

Join Google (and us!) on January 14 and January 21 as it showcases its next-generation modular smartphone.

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Google Play Games update shows Google's still got a bit of housecleaning to do

Material Design may be alive and well on Lollipop, but several Google Apps are still seeing minor updates every other week.

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Android Influencer: Samsung Senior VP Curtis Sasaki

We sat down with one of Samsung's senior executives to learn more about Samsung's product strategy, why it makes so many devices, and its response to critics of its Tizen OS.

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YotaPhone 2 is alive and well, and it's coming to the U.S. early next year

We hope so, anyway. This month, Europe will be the first to see the second-generation, dual-sided smartphone.

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Samsung may bring Themes to TouchWiz in its next major update

This doesn't excuse Samsung from releasing its Android 5.0 update any time soon, but Themes could help neutralize its chintzy interface.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop review: An ambitious start down Android's new path

The latest version of Android adds thousands of changes, but none so important as its striking new interface.

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Moto Hint review: Motorola is bringing sexy Bluetooth headsets back

It's small, it's good looking, and it works exceptionally well.

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Three apps that let you create and customize your own widgets

Widgets are Android's claim to fame, and you can get more creative with them than you think.