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Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall is official through the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The CPSC notes there have been 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns.

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Report: LG, Huawei, and Moto won't release new Android Wear watches this year

Smartwatch demand is waning, which is giving companies pause about again refreshing their lineup before the holiday season.


Chromebooks are getting pressure-sensitive touchscreens

Chrome OS’s source code reveals support for pressure-sensitive screens similar to the 3D Touch screen on Apple's iPhone.

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Google Photos 2.0 drops in new album sorting options

A few other changes make their way into the latest version, though we're still waiting to edit profile pictures like you can on iOS.

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Pokémon Go guide app with half a million downloads hacks Android devices

A rogue Pokémon Go helper application with over 500,000 downloads on Google Play had Trojan code that downloaded root exploits to take over Android devices.


The best messaging apps with end-to-end encryption

If you want to keep prying eyes away from your conversations, then these are the apps that you need to get.


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Speed limits are starting to make their way into Google Maps

Both the smartphone and Android Auto versions of the app will let you know the speed limit while driving.


Jump the line for the newest Chromecast features with Google's new preview program

Google hasn't said what's coming yet, but if you sign up for the initiative you'll be part of the group that's in the know.

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The first phone with Google's revolutionary Tango technology just got delayed

Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro has been kicked back to the fall after an initial promise of a summer debut.

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3 ways Android Nougat is a must for multitaskers

Side-by-side view and 'quick switch' are a couple of the nifty ways Android Nougat supports multitasking.


Sunrise calendar is dead, and only some features live on in Outlook

Microsoft has finally turned off its Sunrise mobile after a two-week delay, after porting most of its features over to its Outlook apps for iOS and Android.

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Google's Pixel Launcher leak hints at the demise of the Nexus brand

It's another sign that Google is abandoning the longtime Nexus name in favor of 'Pixel' for its upcoming smartphones.

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Samsung is prepping a software update to cap Note7 charging to 60 percent

The stopgap measure is coming first to South Korea in an attempt to douse the flames of the ongoing exploding phones scandal.

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FTW: 4 apps that make a game out of getting things done

These productivity tools use game mechanics to turn work into play.

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Hasselblad True Zoom review: A curiosity with almost nothing to recommend it

For $250 you should just buy a vastly superior point-and-shoot camera.