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Five to Try: Evie rethinks the Android launcher, and Minecraft gets friendlier than ever

Snag these hot new and updated apps for the weekend ahead.

on greenbot.com

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SwiftKey Beta saves your copied text in new clipboard feature

Tired of re-copying the same text? SwiftKey's new clipboard may vastly simplify your life.

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Google Now on Tap test brings quick actions and nearby places

It appears to be an A/B test for now, but if you're one of the lucky ones, Now on Tap may get a lot more useful.

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The Google Play Store is going live on the Asus Chromebook Flip

It's the first in a long list of Chromebooks scheduled to get access to Google Play's catalogue of over one million apps.

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11 ways smartphones make real-life conversations better

Are smartphones killing conversations, or enhancing them?

on greenbot.com

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Twitter is bringing an in-app Periscope button to all

Next time you're about to fire off a tweet, you can instead decide to go live with just a couple of taps.

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AT&T Wi-Fi calling finally coming for Android, starting with the LG G4

It's a rather unusual choice for such a key feature, but AT&T says that it's coming to more Android devices soon.

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LG's new X Power packs in the juice with a 4,100 mAh battery

It's part of a batch of four new phones marketed towards those who crave longer battery life and a slim build.

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Asus challenges Apple's iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8

At $249.99, Asus' new ZenPad Z8 tablet with Android could make one ponder why they should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399.

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We asked developers what they think about Android apps on Chrome OS

While bringing the Play Store to Chromebooks presents a lot of opportunity, in some ways it means heading back to the drawing board.

on greenbot.com

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Developers can now test their apps for Android N in the Google Play Store

You won't have to wait weeks after Android N's release to find out if your favorite apps are compatible.

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Nextbit launches beta tester program for Robin owners

Own a Robin? Want to test out future software updates and don't mind if they're buggy? You're in luck.

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OnePlus's Carl Pei on earning respect and shedding a 'cocky' image in the Android space

What has OnePlus learned from a few difficult years as a smartphone maker? We talked to OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei to find out.

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6 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android device

Zap cached app files in a single tap, clear the Downloads folder, delete unneeded offline maps, take charge of music downloads, and more.

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Facebook adds SMS to Messenger; here's how to enable it

If you're a heavy user of Facebook's chat app, this might be the best way to keep all your conversations in one place.