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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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Galaxy S6 Edge+ review: Samsung’s great, big, unnecessary phone

It’s fast and nice to look at, but the Edge+ is one splurge you'll really have to consider.

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Galaxy Note 5 review: Continuing Samsung's reign as the King of Phablets

Seriously, we didn't think that the Note series could get any better, but it did. This phone-tablet puts even the smaller Galaxy S6 to shame.


Benchmarked: The Galaxy Note 5 and Edge+ run faster, last longer than the Note 4

Rather than bump up the numbers, Samsung focused instead on optimizing its new phablet device to make it more powerful and more battery efficient.

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5 new and improved camera features in the Galaxy Note 5

The Note 5 and S6 Edge+ use the same sensor as the Galaxy S6, but Samsung added a few new software tricks.

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M is for Marshmallow: Google quietly announces the official name for Android 6.0

Google's latest "sweet treat" name for its mobile operating system is the safe and predictable choice.

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4 new and noteworthy features of the Galaxy Note 5's S Pen

Samsung's stylus is back and supercharged with some helpful new features.


Samsung launches the pen-driven Galaxy Note 5 and the mega-sized Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Galaxy Note 5 has been completely revamped, while the Galaxy S6 Edge exists to placate those who just wanted a bigger version of the existing phone.

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Hands-on with the Galaxy S6 Edge+: Did we really need a bigger version?

The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is the perfect example of how Samsung sometimes does too much, too soon.

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Hands-on with the Galaxy Note 5: Samsung's phablet has still got it

Samsung knocked it out of the park with the Galaxy S6 earlier this year; it will prove lightning can strike twice with the Note 5.

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Review: Motorola's Moto G is the best smartphone for around $200

The third-generation Moto G is better than its predecessors, and it offers a camera that actually snaps nice photos!

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Google announces monthly Nexus security updates, but that won't fix Android's security issues

The Stagefright vulnerability may have been fixed for Nexus devices, but what about all the other Android phones and tablets out there?


The best Android Wear watches

Can't figure out which of the dozens of Android Wear watches are worth a spot on your wrist? We can help.

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Everything you need to know about Rich Communication Services (RCS)

This robust messaging standard will super charge your text messages. Here's why you want it.


Android TV FAQ: Everything you need to know about Android for your living room

Still got questions about Android TV? Allow us to clear up the confusion.


One-on-one with OnePlus's Carl Pei: 'We got arrogant'

The company's co-founder chats with us about the future of OnePlus, what he regrets, and how he hopes to foster a stronger community.

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