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Jason Bock is a practice lead at Magenic and a Microsoft MVP (C#). He has 20 years of experience working on a number of business applications using a diverse set of frameworks and languages, including C#, .Net, and JavaScript.

Jason is the author of Metaprogramming in .Net, Applied .Net Attributes, and CIL Programming: Under the Hood of .Net.

Jason has written numerous articles on software development and has presented at a number of conferences and user group meetings. He is a leader of the Twin Cities Code Camp. Jason holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.

Visit his website, JasonBock.net, for more information.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jason Bock and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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Pixel XL camera test: How it compares to Apple, LG, and Samsung phones in the studio

We took four phones with the best cameras available into the studio to figure out which one delivers the best image quality.

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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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Pixel XL review: Google's new phone isn't a Nexus—it's better

Google's first in-house phone is a delightful holistic experience that might make you think twice about Apple or Samsung.

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Android 7.1 Developer Preview announced, coming soon

7.1 brings support for Daydream VR, the app shortcuts API, and several other features, but the Assistant is still just for Pixel and Allo.

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What do Pixel phones mean for Google’s Android partners?

Now that Google has declared itself a hardware company, designing its smartphone line from the inside out, should its partners be worried?

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Hands-on with Google Daydream: Gear VR has a new rival

Google's second stab at phone-based VR takes it to the front of the pack.

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Terk targets cord cutters with an indoor TV antenna/Wi-Fi range extender combo

The Trinity Xtend promises to pull in signals from broadcast towers up to 60 miles away while extending the range of your home Wi-Fi network for internet streaming.

on techhive.com

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed to 2017, Developer Preview 3 out now

The first really huge update to Google's watch platform is taking a little longer than expected.

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Moto G4 Play review: It's tagline should read 'Good Enough'

Any $150 smartphone is sure to have flaws, and the G4 Play is no exception, but it’s well worth the asking price.

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Google's Pixel phones: 7 essential technical upgrades we want to see

It looks like "Nexus" is out, and "Pixel" is in. This is what we hope to see as Google updates its flagship phones.

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Google finally launches its Allo messaging app

Leaning heavily on Google's new Assistant, Google hopes Allo will finally give it a messaging app that really sticks.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall is official through the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The CPSC notes there have been 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns.

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Hasselblad True Zoom review: A curiosity with almost nothing to recommend it

For $250 you should just buy a vastly superior point-and-shoot camera.

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Moto Z Play review: Long-lasting, affordable, and modular too

It may not be as fast as the other Moto Z phones, but the return of the headphone jack and super battery life make up for it.

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Get more out of Android Nougat with these tips and tricks

How to use split-screen mode, the new quick settings shade, improved notifications, and more.

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