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Pokemon Go now runs on Android smartphones with Intel processors

It took a while, but the hot Pokemon Go mobile game is now working on smartphones with Intel chips.

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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android

Google's browser had a lot to offer if you know where to look.

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Report: A new Gear VR headset is coming with a black scheme and minor tweaks

The change is rather minor, with a black design and a few other refinements to give the headset a sleeker look.

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New Android Trojan SpyNote leaks on underground forums

A new and potent Android Trojan has been leaked on several underground forums, making it available for free to less resourceful cybercriminals who are now likely to use it in attacks.

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10 ways your phone makes you a better person

Think of all the trees you’ve saved by texting your BFF instead of writing them 1000-page letters.

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Google lets third parties extend its productivity software on Android

Google is using third parties to make its productivity apps more useful on Android. The company announced Thursday that it's now possible to bring functionality from apps like Scanbot, DocuSign and ProsperWorks into Docs and Sheets on its mobile operating system.

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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7

We round up the latest rumors on Samsung's next phone-tablet hybrid device.

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Google beefs Linux up kernel defenses in Android

The future versions of Android will be more resilient to exploits thanks to developers' efforts to integrate the latest Linux kernel defenses into the operating system.a

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YouTube Gaming update packs in landscape mode, new chat layout, and other improvements

A few features are getting polished, such as subscribing to new channels and changing which part of the world you want to see videos from.

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How to stay connected while traveling with cheap and easy mobile access

You don’t have to leave your phone in airplane mode throughout your trip anymore, as there are plenty of ways to get online and make calls.

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Nextbit Robin goes bold and bright with new ember color variant

Available in limited quantities, the phone comes in at $299, which matches a recent price cut to the two other models.

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Report: Motorola can't commit to the monthly security update cycle

The company will instead bundle the security updates into fewer releases, citing Android's monthly schedule as 'difficult.'

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Google Play Family Library launches, enabling shared apps, games, movies, and more

Much like the Play Music family plan, up to six different people can access the same batch of purchased content.

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Nintendo's hotly anticipated Pokémon Go Plus wearable delayed until September

Nintendo says the Pokémon Go Plus wearable won't hit its original July release time frame.