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Google Maps is getting a Wi-Fi only mode and mass transit delay notifications

The new features appear to be from a server-side switch that could help you cut back on data and frustration from the daily commute.

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New Google Assistant settings, ‘Ok Google' driving commands found in Google app beta code

More hands-free commands may be coming to Google maps and Android Auto, which should help keep your eyes where they belong.

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Ford embraces Android Auto, offering it with SYNC 3 on all its 2017 vehicles

Ford's embracing all connected-car platforms. Starting with its 2017 lineup, all its cars with SYNC 3 will run Google's Android Auto phone-to-car interface as well.

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Future Samsung wireless charging pads may handle all your gear at once, patents reveal

Three different charger designs indicate Samsung may branch out beyond the flat disc that it currently sells.

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Moto Z Force review: Motorola's beefier Z smartphone is better without its mods

It's too bad Motorola's better-performing flagship phone takes a back seat to the svelte Moto Z. The Z Force is worth the higher price.

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Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

Sources tell Android Police that the company may ditch its Android variant and instead focus on apps following a round of layoffs.

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Five to Try: Swiftmoji serves up the emoji you need, and Dots & Co is a very friendly puzzler

Stock up on new Android apps and games for the weekend.

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10 ways your phone is making you fat

10,000 steps is not a real workout.

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Swiftkey launches emoji-predicting Swiftmoji keyboard for Android and iOS

The new keyboard predicts emoji as you type, using Swiftkey's word-predicting technology.

Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

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Moto Z review: Motorola proves modular smartphones are the future of mobility

Completely unadorned, Motorola's new flagship phone is a solid performer. But once you add in swappable modules, you can configure the smartphone of your dreams.

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Chromebooks can run Windows software with CrossOver for Android

It's now possible to install Steam and Windows-only games on your Chromebook. Using CrossOver for Android, a Windows compatibility layer runs on an Android compatibility layer.

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Google Photos 1.24 improves cropping and album sorting

The poor cropping interface was a sore spot in Google's otherwise great app.

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8 insider tips to help you become a Pokémon Go master

Grab Pikachu as your first Pokémon, choose your ‘eeveelution,’ and reclaim your phone’s battery life with these Pokémon Go tips.

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Ten must-know tips for mastering Android TV

Flatten out the learning curve to Google's television platform by learning all the essential tips and tricks.

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6 ways to tweak android keyboard shortcuts to favorite emojis

6 ways to take charge of the stock Android keyboard

There's a growing list of customization options available on the "stock" Android keyboard. You can change the color of the keypad; you can also create your own background using an image from your camera roll. Read on for more.