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Hands-on: Huawei's $250 P8 Lite looks like it should cost twice as much

This mid-range device is sold unlocked and bundled with a heaping of awesome features—but it runs on KitKat and only works with two of the U.S.'s major carriers.

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6 handy Android tasks you can do from Google desktop search

Send data from your desktop to your phone using Google search--everything from reminders and notes to setting an alarm, and even finding a lost Android device.

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Microsoft isn't giving up on basic phones, upgrades the Nokia 105

Microsoft made the move even though people all over the world are increasingly choosing smartphones


Imgur launches its first native Android app

Your productivity is about to take a major hit with all of those cute kittens and wacky GIFs now just one tap away.

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Adult Swim is giving away a Google Cardboard Viewer to anyone who sends in a fax

If you're willing to wade through some 1980s technology then you too can turn your Android phone into a virtual reality device.

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Soundhound's new voice assistant takes on Google Now, Siri, and Cortana

Just like Google Now and Cortana, Hound will tell you the weather, find you a hotel, and point you to the nearest coffeehouse.

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How to add relationships to your contacts on Android

The relationship feature in Android Contacts app can help you keep track of who knows who and how.


Foursquare adds Android Wear support in latest app update

Recommendations about cool things to do will now show up as alerts on your smartwatch.

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Qualcomm to partner with Google for Project Tango smartphones

Despite some prominent overheating issues, the Snapdragon 810 will power the 3-D tracking phones.


ZenWatch 2 from Asus could last four days on one charge

The latest ZenWatch has an optional case back that could give it another half-day of power

Computex 2015: Asus ZenWatch 2 could have 4-day battery

The ZenWatch 2, a new Android Wear smartwatch from Asus, will have a battery life of between three and four days, the company said. It previewed the watch at Computex 2015 ahead of a launch later this year.

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10 times you actually want your phone to stalk you

Target coupons? Thanks for stalking me, phone!

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Google I/O 2015 in photos

Google's annual developer conference was big, weird, and futuristic. Here are some things that caught our eye.


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Five to Try: Google Photos gets smart and unlimited, plus Periscope's easy video streaming

Also Inbox by Gmail opens up wide, and a new Tomb Raider game hits Android.


Hands-on: Google’s Cardboard Expeditions almost made me barf

Sure, it was cool. But will kids really be into Google Cardboard app?

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Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat

PaperBeacon sends location IDs to mobile devices and could be used in restaurants and schools