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How to add or remove an app from the Google Play Family Library

You can choose which apps and games to include in your family grouping on a case-by-case basis.

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Official recall for exploding Galaxy Note7 phones coming, Samsung and US confirm

The Galaxy Note7 danger is very real, and Samsung is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue an official recall for an exploding battery defect.

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10 tips to get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note7

Samsung's big new phone has lots of big new features.


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5 ways to make the most of Reddit for Android and iOS

The new official Reddit app for Android phones and iPhones makes for a better Reddit browsing experience than the full Reddit website, particularly once you know what you’re doing.

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Can a family plan finally make Google's bargain wireless service Project Fi relevant?

Project Fi's app APK strongly suggests that Google is expanding its wireless service to include group and family plans.

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How to install a Chrome extension to your desktop from your smartphone

Google now lets you add Chrome extensions to your PC remotely from any smartphone.

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Five to Try: Digit smartly saves your spare dollars, and Badland 2 soars anew on Android

Here's what you need to check out on the Play Store this week.


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The Galaxy Note7 implicated in dramatic Jeep and house fires, reports say

If you haven't opted to take advantage of Samsung's recall offer, you should reconsider.


AT&T announces data-free streaming of DirectTV and U-Verse over its network

The plan will be a win if you have your services bundled together, though it's likely to generate more net neutrality questions.

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Moto Z Play review: Long-lasting, affordable, and modular too

It may not be as fast as the other Moto Z phones, but the return of the headphone jack and super battery life make up for it.

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Seven features the iPhone 7 'borrows' from Android

Apple clearly took some inspiration from many of the innovations that Android manufacturers have offered in the last couple of years.

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Chase finally signs on with Android Pay

Google is also attempting to bring a smoother buying experience to the mobile web with Android Pay integration in Chrome.

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Get more out of Android Nougat with these tips and tricks

How to use split-screen mode, the new quick settings shade, improved notifications, and more.


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Forget your Google password and sign in with your phone

Log in to your Google account with a few simple taps on your phone, no password required.

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LG reveals its V20 smartphone, a 5.7-inch phablet for 'storytellers'

Can a serious YouTuber reasonably use a mere phone to shoot all her videos? That's what LG promises as consumers weigh options in a crowded marketplace for super-sized phablets.