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10 games we want to play in Daydream VR

Google is upping the ante on Android virtual reality, and these games could be VR stars.

on greenbot.com

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7 more Google Maps for Android features you gotta try

What a difference a year makes, particularly when it comes to Android and Google's ever-changing Maps app. New features include searching and navigating in 'offline' mode, as well as viewing (or hiding) your contacts on the map.

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How to set up Android Pay on your Android phone

It's time to discover the convenience of paying for stuff with your smartphone.

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Samsung isn't giving up on Android Wear, it's just not making any new Android Wear watches

The company is giving a very tepid denial to a report that it's going to stick with Tizen as the go-to wearable platform.

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The best apps for the Samsung Gear VR

Unsure what to do with that Gear VR headset that came with your new Samsung phone? Wonder no more!

on greenbot.com

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Why not all Chromebooks will get Android apps

Google's five-year-lifespan policy doesn't necessarily include support for new features.

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76% off Intel Compute Stick - Deal Alert

The Intel Compute Stick is a tiny device the size of a pack of gum that can transform any HDMI TV or display into a complete computer. It's regular list price of $490 on Amazon has been dramatically reduced to just $115.90.

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Google is enabling 'promoted pins' in Maps as part of larger advertising push

Other parts of the new initiative are trying to build deeper links between online advertising and in-store purchases.

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Report: OnePlus 3 specs include 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 16MP camera, Snapdragon 820

The screen resolution disappoints, especially with other high-res options and forthcoming phones this fall with specs to match Google's Daydream VR platform.

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Update to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides lets them automatically save recent files offline

This ensures that your recent work is available for you even if you wander into one of those pesky Internet dead zones.

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How to add a second number to your Android phone

Ditch the dual-phone hassle by assigning yourself a second phone number, complete with texting and other services.

on greenbot.com

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The OnePlus 3 will first go on sale from a virtual reality storefront in space

The company built a LoopVR headset to promote the launch, though any VR gear will work for the virtual buying experience.

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Google's Trust API pushes password-free login capability for Android apps

Project Abacus uses machine intelligence to verify your identity based on your unique usage patterns.

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Fair or fowl? We rank all 16 Angry Birds games

Sixteen?! Rovio's franchise goes under the microscope as it hits the big screen.

on greenbot.com

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Here's a glimpse at what the first outdoor Google I/O was like

Sunburns, loud music, and giant art installations: This year's Google I/O felt like a mixture of a developer's conference and a music festival.

Behind the scenes at Google I/O 2016

Wonder what it's like when Google hosts its annual developer's conference outside? Let us show you.