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Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch available Oct. 2, starting at $299

The Tizen-powered watches are compatible with most Android devices, in case you want to broaden your horizons outside of Google's smartwatch OS.

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HTC wants you to 'meet the new Marshmallow' on Oct. 20

The company is hosting a virtual launch for its first phone to run Android 6.0 right out of the box.

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Tag Heuer's luxurious Carrera Android Wear watch will cost you a cool $1,800

The Carrera will launch November 9, marking the Swiss company's first foray into the world of Android Wear.

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Google's goodies: The 9 biggest reveals from its fall hardware rollout

Google rolled out a trove of new devices at a September 29 press event, from the expected, like new Nexus phones, to confirmed rumors, like the high-end Pixel C tablet. We give you the highlights here.


Samsung Pay vs. Android Pay: Which one works better?

We put Samsung Pay and Android Pay to the test to see if it's possible to leave your wallet home after all.

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Hands-on: Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are two good reasons to stay on stock Android

Google listened to all the feedback from the last few Nexus generations and produced two of the best Nexus phones ever.

Google Pixel C: What you need to know

Google's Pixel C convertible will be out later this year and will start at $499.

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Google’s $499 Pixel C will be a premium tablet rocking Android Marshmallow

The high-end Pixel C Android tablet, with an optional keyboard, will be available "by holiday time," Google promises.

Nexus 5X, 6P: What you need to know

The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are available for preorder and start at $379 and $499 respectively.

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is heading to Nexus devices 'next week'

Android 6.0 is headed to Nexus devices the week of Oct. 5.

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Google Play Music launches family plan, $14.99 per month for six people

This new option makes Google Play Music a more appealing alternative for those who want to share a subscription.

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Google announces the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, shipping in October

Google says it has the best camera to ever grace a Nexus smartphone, specifically touting its low-light performance.


Skype adds support for Android Wear in version 6.4 update

You can now draw emojis on your watch screen to lighten up the conversation.

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Hands-on impressions of the Pixel C, Google's answer to the Surface and iPad Pro

Google's new tablet isn't a Nexus, and it's ready for serious work. But will that keyboard suffice?

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Here's what we expect Google to announce on September 29

Not one but two new Nexus phones? A new Chromecast? The final release of Android Marshmallow? Google could do it all tomorrow.


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Silent Circle's privacy-centric Blackphone 2 launches with full Play Store support

The Blackphone 2 is designed to meet the management and security needs of enterprises, while not alienating workers who will end up using it for their personal affairs as well.

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LG's new Nexus 5X models appear in the FCC's database

The FCC database indicates the upcoming LG 5X will work on all major US carriers and carry a 5.2-inch screen.

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Five to Try: FIFA 16 improves its Ultimate Team, and Khan Academy brings its smarts to Android

A look at the top new and updated Android apps and games out this week.