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Google Maps for Android adds 'OK Google' voice, navigation commands and other search tricks

The new features will make your phone a more helpful assistant during your next trip since you won't have to mess with the screen.

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Galaxy Note7 battery woes continue as company investigates phones that are running too hot

Samsung says the replacement phones, part of 1 million shipped now in use, are safe and not prone to catching fire.

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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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How to change the home screen launcher on Android

Opting for a custom launcher is one of the fastest and easiest ways to customize your Android experience.

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Google Maps highlights foodie photos and your upcoming places in the latest beta update

If you're on the fence about which restaurant to check out next, perhaps a shot of the bacon-wrapped filet mignon will lure you in.

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Google Pixel image leaked, revealing new home screen and rounded icons

Expect to pay more than you usually would for a Nexus, with the cheaper option of the pair to cost $649.

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How to create a secure and hidden folder on your Android phone

Want to keep away the prying eyes? Then it's time to grab some apps that will make pictures, videos, and more disappear from plain sight.

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Oracle denied new trial in copyright dispute with Google over Java

A federal court in California has denied Oracle another trial in its long-standing copyright infringement dispute with Google over the use of Java code in Android.

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Mediatek's developer board features a 10-core chip and Android 6.0

Like PCs, developer boards like Raspberry Pi are getting more horsepower to run faster applications and 4K graphics.

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Chrome for Android is getting some extra tools to battle poor connections

Google says it can save you up to 67 percent on your data with its compression technology and now offers the ability to cache pages and videos for offline viewing.

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Chromebooks get stable Android apps as Andromeda rumors swirl

Chrome OS and Android are combining right under our noses.

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10 surprising and useful ways to use Google Assistant in Allo

Allo is designed to show off Google Assistant. Here's some of the coolest stuff you can do with it.

on greenbot.com

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV appears in the wild with a $69 price tag

The latest Google-friendly set-top box supports 4K video, HDR content, and includes a Bluetooth voice remote.

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Andromeda inbound? Google's long-rumored Android/Chrome OS merger may debut Oct 4

Are Chrome OS and Android on a collision course?