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Kill all germs! You can wash this Android smartphone with soap

Aiming to kill the thousands of germs that live on your smartphone and make some money from germophobes, Japan's Kyocera has developed a phone that can be washed with regular hand soap.

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Google's new 'Trial Run Ads' let you briefly play a game right inside the advertisement

The new platform also brings more immersive experiences for other ads with the goal of driving more app installations.

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OnePlus 2 permanently ditches invite system on Dec. 5

This move is long overdue, but time will tell if OnePlus returns to its old ways for future phone launches.

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The new emojis are finally coming to Android, starting first with Nexus devices

Android head Hiroshi Lockheimer says the elusive taco emoji will join the unicorn and other additions from the Unicode 8.0 standard.


5 reasons the LG V10 is the best Android camera smartphone available

With full manual controls and dual front-facing camera, you can really express your creativity with the V10.


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Verizon offering free Star Wars Google Cardboard headsets to customers

You should probably head to a Verizon store fast, as plenty of Star Wars fans are likely to quickly swoop in to grab one.

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TuneIn Premium joins 10 other new services join T-Mobile's Music Freedom

A total of 44 sevices are now on board, with high-profile members such as Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and Google Play Music.

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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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Cisco patches permission hijacking issue in WebEx Meetings app for Android

Cisco's WebEx Meetings application for Android had a vulnerability that allowed potentially rogue applications to hijack its permissions.

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Extend your Android Wear watch's battery life with these quick tips

Here's a handful of small tweaks that can add hours' more use between charges.


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5 ways to block frenemies from your Android phone

Luckily, your Android phone offers plenty of ways to block unwanted calls, text messages and email, as well as mute endless email threads.

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Adobe's Premiere Clip brings its video editing capabilities to Android

Adobe's mobile video editor comes just in time for editing all those adorable home movies you'll make over the holidays.

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Five surprising ways to use Google Now on Tap

The flagship feature in Android Marshmallow can do more than just dish out movie times or find the address of a nearby restaurant.

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How to get the best Black Friday deals on your Android phone

Learn which apps and services you need to pay attention to in order to survive one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

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WhatsApp update brings rich link previews, starred messages, and other goodies

The messaging app also plays nicely with Marshmallow's new sharing feature.