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One tap to action: Launch common tasks with these widgets and shortcuts

Go directly into specific tasks like setting a reminder, texting a family member, or identifying the name of a song.

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Xiaomi break outs of Asia, introduces phones to Brazil

Xiaomi is tapping Foxconn to build its phones in a local factory to reduce costs

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Huawei's Honor brand strives to become global

Huawei announced two new products for its Honor brand

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Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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Bing Rewards slyly pushes Bing searches on iOS, Android with slick update

Bing Rewards is Microsoft's way of gently pulling iOS and Android users away from their native search engines, with a new look for Bing that complements its paid rewards.

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Only on Android: The best apps you'll only find on Google's OS

Enough about all those iOS exclusives. It's time to celebrate apps that show off the type of features only possible on Android.

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15 stupid ways you break your phone

You put it in your pocket and sat on it. Whoops.

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Report: Huawei confirms it's building the next Nexus phone

Such a partnership would be a win-win for both Google and Huawei, which have mutually beneficial goals in mind.

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Samsung launches app to record your mobile gaming highlights

Game Recorder+ lets you create Twitch-style clips, as long as you're using a Samsung device.

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Neo N2 Smartpen review: A neat digital tool for analog writers

The Neo N2 does a good job at taking digital notes, but it’s lacking some extraordinary features to make it worth its high price tag.


Microsoft: Cortana is coming to Android in July

It’s the blockbuster hit from Microsoft that you’ve been waiting for. Maybe.

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Want an easily repaired smartphone? Fairphone 2 might be for you

Fairphone's second-generation socially responsible smartphone will start shipping later this year.


Google launches program that pays hackers to hunt down Android security flaws

Android’s always been particularly community oriented, and now Google’s leveraging that aspect of it to help it make its mobile operating system more secure.

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Find a new spot to eat with these Android apps

Instead of going to the usual haunt next time you need a bite, use these clever apps to find a new eatery or cool hangout.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.