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Five to Try: Mortal Kombat X assaults Android, and AppChat lets you chat about apps

Grab the latest and greatest Android apps and games before the weekend sets in.

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Dear carriers: Please stop putting bloatware on my Android phone

What began as a minor annoyance has now turned into a full-blown pandemic.

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Once fighting for the low end, Chinese smartphone vendors focus on pricier products

ZTE, Xiaomi, Lenovo and others are bringing higher-end devices in China

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11 selfies we all really need to stop taking

There's nothing wrong with taking a picture of yourself. But these particular selifes are totally played-out.

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Nintendo says its new smartphone games will drive console sales

The first game for smart devices will be rolled out in this calendar year

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Fitbit's IPO filing shows a strong pulse

Sales of the company's devices more than doubled between 2013 and 2014

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Google's essential tips for how to keep your Android phone safe

A helping of essential tips from the company's own lead security engineer, Adrian Ludwig.

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Rise and shine: 8 eye-opening alarm clock tips for iOS and Android

Your Android or iOS clock app can do plenty, from putting your alarms on a schedule to picking the perfect song to awaken you.

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Google I/O 2015 schedule is live, hints at existence of Android M

Or at least it did, until Google pulled the session name and description.

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ZTE's bezel-less phone tosses away black border for more touchscreen function

The Nubia Z9 has an edge-to-edge screen and will arrive in China later this month

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The best S-Pen apps for your Samsung Galaxy Note

Put that tiny stylus to use with these productivity tools, artistic apps, and games.

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Lock your phone to a single app with Lollipop’s screen pinning

Lollipop's screen pinning feature can help keep your young kids from wreaking havoc on your phone. And it takes just a few moments to set up.

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LG may loan you a G4 if you're willing to ignite a viral marketing campaign

If you're picked you'll get your hands on a G4 and need to share the experience before its release.

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Android Influencer: Google's Adrian Ludwig is dedicated to making Android as safe as it can be

Android security has gotten a bad rap over the years, but Google employees like Ludwig are working to keep things safe and secure.

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Five to Try: Meerkat's social streaming hits Android, and Marvel's brash Avengers brawler

The latest Android apps and games you need to check out this week.