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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

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Five to Try: DirecTV could be a cord cutter's delight, and Google's Santa Tracker takes flight

Grab a few fresh apps and games for your Android phone this week.

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Smartwatches wear out their welcome with Motorola

Don’t expect to see a third generation of the Moto 360 anytime soon.

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What happens when you send a text message to a landline telephone?

You accidentally sent a text to a landline. What does the recipient hear?

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Google makes drawing more powerful with Keep update

The note-taker gains a cool new feature that coverts your handwritten notes into text.

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Motorola looks to pair Moto Z for a dance with Tango

Company says a module incorporating Google's AR camera tech is "likely" for the handset.

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Nokia turns to Android for its smartphone rebirth

The longtime phone maker will take another crack at making smartphones.

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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up

OK Google! As promised at I/O, Google is beginning to push its voice-controlled smartphone assistant to cars.

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ZTE ZMax Pro review: A budget-friendly behemoth of a smartphone

While budget-conscious phones are getting better, the ZMax Pro feels stuck in the past.

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9 free ways to get the most out of Google's Play Music app

Even if you don't pony up $10 a month for Play Music, you can still upload your music collection, create and save "instant" mixes," tweak your equalizer levels, set a sleep timer, and more.

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Angry Birds maker is Hatch-ing a new subscription streaming game service on Android

The new mobile platform promises to free up space on your phone and create a collaborative environment, but at what cost?

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Google may be testing out a new card-based layout for the Play Store

A new design is making an appearance for some users, though it's unclear at this point how widespread the rollout is.

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Stop pouting: Google’s Santa Tracker is updated just in time for the Christmas countdown

Keep the kids entertained all throughout the holiday season with the new Present Quest game.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here's everything we know so far

From a new digital assistant to a beefed up camera, Samsung is angling for a major comeback in the new year.

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Gooligan worms its way into Android phones, compromises one million Google accounts

The malware is contracted by downloading apps from third-party stores.