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Google's new Crowdsource app wants human help for better translations and Maps info

Not everything can be improved with algorithms, so Google is soliciting your help to increase the accuracy of Maps, handwriting translation, and other key services.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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How to navigate the new settings menu in Android Nougat

The reworked settings are easier to navigate and include a few useful hidden features.

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4 worthy alternatives to Sunrise Calendar

Microsoft is shutting down the popular Sunrise Calendar app on August 31. Here are four of the best substitutes to take its place.

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Alcatel Idol 4S review: Just a bit too late to the $400 party

The Idol 4S is no slouch, but is no match for the stiff competition at this price point.

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Google Wallet will now automatically send money transfers straight to your bank account

An update to the Android and iOS apps mean you won't have to manually transfer your money when a friend pays up for that lunch tab.

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How to make the most of Android Nougat's new and improved notifications

You have more control and better visual references for all those alerts you get throughout the day.

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5 hidden Android Nougat features you should be using

Here's a look at some of the more helpful, lesser-known features hiding out in Android 7.0.

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Five to Try: Opera VPN secures your web browsing, and Riptide GP: Renegade revs up

Here's a look at the Play Store's most enticing new Android apps.


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Google is nixing the Device Assist app for Nexus phones

It didn't offer much beyond a few tips and tricks, which you're just as likely to find from a quick Google search instead.

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10 selfie tricks that actually work

Want to look instantly put together? Then stop taking selfies in your messy bathroom.


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Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The relatively new "Plus Codes" are another way to identify a location that doesn't require a geography course.


SwiftKey Beta resurrects predictions for phone numbers, emails, and other saved data

The update also adds in the new Android Nougat emojis and fixes a number of pesky bugs.

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know!


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How to use Google Camera with Android Nougat

Learning these tips and tricks will make you an expert at snapping pictures with your Nougat-powered phone.