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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Tested: The Galaxy S6 is one of the best camera phones ever

We took the Samsung Galaxy S6 around San Francisco to see what kind of photos it takes. It almost beat out Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

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9 recipes for getting started with IFTTT's Do apps for Android

Whether you use Do Button, Do Camera, Do Note, or all three, here are three recipes for each to help you simplify even the most mundane of tasks.

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Here's what you need to know about HTC's new CEO, Cher Wang

Wang's a veteran of the business and her ideas for turning HTC's business around could prove to be the boost the company needs.

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Microsoft and Xiaomi aren't partners, they're strategic acquaintances

Microsoft and Xiaomi aren't teaming up to take over the world and entice you away from Android. Xiaomi is merely showing Redmond how to properly play the game.

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Android Influencer: Adam Glynn-Finnegan on redesigning Evernote for Material Design

Google's new design paradigm has made it easier for developers and designers to make their apps look nice.

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Worried about breaking your new HTC One M9? HTC will replace it for free!

Good news for the accident prone: if you plan to buy the upcoming One M9, HTC will send you a new if you destroy it.

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Moto E (2015) review: An adorable low-end phone with an absolutely abysmal camera

Everything about the Moto E makes is the perfect first smartphone or backup device—except for it's seriously awful rear-facing camera.

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Android Influencer: Samsung's Matt Apfel chats about making content for the Gear VR

Finding the people to make the content is the hard part, but after that it's relatively simple to make a video into virtual reality.

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Mobile World Congress 2015: The best phones, smartwatches and gadgets we saw

This is it: the most promising gear we saw under the Barcelona big-top. Send us review units, now!

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Cyanogen's CTO explains how Cyanogen and open Android will take the U.S. by storm

We caught up with Steve Kondik at Mobile World Congress to chat about all the announcements the company made this week.

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Motorola's president lauds the Lenovo acquisition and disses smartwatches with LTE

Motorola's Rick Osterloh shares small tidbits of relevance on joining the Lenovo family, the success of the Moto E, and where smartwatch design is heading.

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Hands-on: HTC's Vive headset made this virtual reality noob a virtual reality believer

HTC gave me 20 minutes in a room with its new Vive VR headset. It was the most fun I've had in a while—and I didn't even play any games!

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Mozilla thinks its bargain-bin Firefox OS still matters in an Android One world

Mozilla’s Firefox OS chief Chris Lees isn't yet ready to cede emerging smartphone markets to Google.

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Hands-on: Sony's gorgeous Xperia Z4 Tablet is exactly why it shouldn't stop making mobile devices

We sincerely hope the rumblings of a Mobile Division sale aren't true, because Sony continues to demonstrate that it can put forth some really fantastic design.

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Here's how Samsung made TouchWiz better on the Galaxy S6

Samsung drastically pared down how much bloatware it packs into its TouchWiz Nature UX, though this adaptation of Android Lollipop is still kinda blue.