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Identify songs and get lyrics on your watch with Shazam for Android Wear

The newest version of Shazam also lets you launch the app on your phone with voice commands.

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Android's Factory Reset tool still leaves sensitive data on your phone

Researchers recovered access credentials, emails, text messages and other sensitive information from wiped Android phones.

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Torque G02 smartphone doesn't mind a saltwater dunk

The Torque G02 can be used for texting on a surfboard to snorkeling selfies

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How to restart your Android phone into safe mode

Is it an app that's acting up? Or is it Android itself that's causing you headaches? Find out for sure with Android's safe mode.

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Sling TV lands on Android TV with $50 Nexus Player discount

Google's television platform is getting a little more hospitable to people who've ditched cable TV.

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Learn by doing and exploring with the 20 best Android apps for kids

These are the best educational tools, games, and creative apps that will keep your child's mind curious and engaged during screen time.

on greenbot.com

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Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

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Adblock Plus' new Firefox-based browser eradicates ads on Android devices

Forget about the add-on, the Adblock Plus mobile browser is here.

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LTE smartphones are becoming faster and cheaper

Speedy connections in high-end smartphones won't work without matching network coverage; cheaper phones may encourage carriers to invest

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The LG G4: Three things right, three things wrong

The screen and the main camera are its two most important assets

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LG Watch Urbane review: Big, bulky, and boring

The Watch Urbane is too pedestrian to be the high-style watch the Android Wear platform needs.

LG Watch Urbane review: Too big and gaudy to justify its high price tag

The Watch Urbane is easily the most expensive Android Wear watch to date, but it's not as classy as it thinks it is.

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Five to Try: Microsoft's Hyperlapse video app, and Snake Rewind revives a mobile classic

Here's a fresh batch of Android apps and games to explore this week.

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Spec showdown: HTC's J Butterfly flies past its One M9

However, the new smartphone is only available in Japan

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Slammed by phone rivals, Sharp pins hopes on in-car displays

The Apple supplier tries to shake up its mainline display business as LCD prices fall

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Smartphones from Xiaomi and Micromax pressure established manufacturers

Their latest devices have the potential to reset customer expectations