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Android 6.0 review: A small but significant bump for the world's dominant OS

All the big changes happened in Lollipop. Now it's Marshmallow's turn is to show the world how useful and personal Android can be.



BlackBerry CEO may kill off BlackBerry phones if they don't make money next year

Will we see the end of BlackBerry phones before 2016 is out? Maybe, but the company could try its hand at Android handsets first.

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Android Marshmallow: All the little things

Android Marshmallow isn't the massive, top-to-bottom overhaul that Lollipop was, but it has plenty of features and enhancements. Here are 27 you may not know about.


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Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

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Synaptics' Clearforce technology to bring 3D Touch-style screens to Android

A pressure-sensitive display will open up another layer of interaction beyond the usual staple of touches and swipes.

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When will your phone get Android Marshmallow? Here's what we know so far

Whether you have a Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC, or Nexus, we run down all the latest news and rumors about when Marshmallow is coming your way.


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Verizon finally backs Samsung Pay, promises support will come in future update

Big Red was the lone carrier that didn't jump on board Samsung's quest to push its way into the mobile payments space.

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Google patches second round of Stagefright flaws in Android

Google has issued patches for two new Stagefright-related software vulnerabilities, one of which affects Android versions going back to 2008 and puts millions of users at risk.

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Android Marshmallow factory images are live for Nexus devices

If you don't want to wait for an over-the-air update, go grab the software right now for the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player.

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No Marshmallow for you: 2015 Moto E doesn't make list of Motorola's upgrade-worthy phones

The 2014 AT&T and Verizon versions of the Moto X also are left out, a major disappointment to those who may have to look for a new device if they want the latest version of Android.

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How to install Android Marshmallow on your Nexus device

Can’t wait to try out Google’s next sweet mobile OS treat? Just follow these instructions—as long as you have a Nexus phone or tablet.


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Win a limited-edition Android Marshmallow figurine from Greenbot

We'll have 12 special Android Marshmallow figurines to give away. Winning one couldn't be easier.


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Motorola to drop Moto Assist, Migrate, and Connect in transition to Marshmallow

With Google adding in so many new services, Motorola decides it's time to get out of the way.

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Microsoft strikes a deal with Asus: We won't sue if you put Office on your Android devices

Microsoft and Asus expand a previous patent licensing deal that includes an agreement to put Office apps on Asus Android smartphones and tablets.

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LG reveals dual-screen V10 phone and first-ever Android Wear watch with LTE

The company announced two new devices, hot off the heels of its Nexus 5X launch earlier this week.