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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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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.

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New Android vulnerabilities put over 1 billion devices at risk of remote hacking

Newly discovered vulnerabilities in the way Android processes MP3 and MP4 files can allow attackers to compromise devices by tricking users to visit specifically-crafted Web pages. Meet Stagefright 2.0.

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Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch available Oct. 2, starting at $299

The Tizen-powered watches are compatible with most Android devices, in case you want to broaden your horizons outside of Google's smartwatch OS.

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HTC wants you to 'meet the new Marshmallow' on Oct. 20

The company is hosting a virtual launch for its first phone to run Android 6.0 right out of the box.

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Tag Heuer's luxurious Carrera Android Wear watch will cost you a cool $1,800

The Carrera will launch November 9, marking the Swiss company's first foray into the world of Android Wear.

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Google's goodies: The 9 biggest reveals from its fall hardware rollout

Google rolled out a trove of new devices at a September 29 press event, from the expected, like new Nexus phones, to confirmed rumors, like the high-end Pixel C tablet. We give you the highlights here.


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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is heading to Nexus devices 'next week'

Android 6.0 is headed to Nexus devices the week of Oct. 5.