Jason CrossExecutive Editor, Greenbot

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Jason has written professionally about technology and video games for almost 20 years. His goal in life is to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Blackberry announces DETK50, a secure $299 Android phone

The company says it's 'the world's most secure Android phone,' but is that enough to spur sales?

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Swiftkey launches emoji-predicting Swiftmoji keyboard for Android and iOS

The new keyboard predicts emoji as you type, using Swiftkey's word-predicting technology.

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Google Photos 1.24 improves cropping and album sorting

The poor cropping interface was a sore spot in Google's otherwise great app.

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Android 7.0 Nougat Developer Preview 5 is now available

This should be the final preview release of Android Nougat.

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Google Play Music update adds small interface tweak, prepares for bigger things

You may only notice the new play buttons on lists, but the latest code has references several upcoming features.

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Google Keyboard 5.1 adds customizable themes

A great feature from Android N comes to everyone.

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Hangouts 11 adds video messages and gets rid of merged SMS conversations

Google says merged SMS was confusing and rarely used, so it got rid of it. But at least we got the video messages that have been on iOS for a while.

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Android N name revealed: It's Nougat

After many months of simply calling it 'Android N,' Google has revealed the name of its latest sweet treat.

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Nextbit launches beta tester program for Robin owners

Own a Robin? Want to test out future software updates and don't mind if they're buggy? You're in luck.

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know!

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Google's Daydream VR initiative: What it is, what it isn't

Google's going big into VR this year with Daydream, but it's not a single device. It's a spec, it's a controller, it's a standard.

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HTC 10 review: It nails the fundamentals, but offers little innovation

HTC gets the basics right, but doesn't offer enough sizzle to justify the $699 price.

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Hands-on with the HTC 10: A focused, gimmick-free premium phone

HTC's reinvented high-end phone doesn't break new ground, but gets the fundamentals right.