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How to set up commute sharing in Google Now

Give family and friends time to prepare for your imminent arrival.

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The best apps for following March Madness on your Android phone or tablet

You can stream all the action, keep tabs on your bracket, and get ongoing score alerts so you don't miss an upset.

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Qualcomm's Raspberry Pi-like computer has wireless capabilities

Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c brings 64-bit ARM processors to enthusiasts, but there's no price or shipment date available yet.

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Google's Chrome, Play Music, Messenger, and Device Assist receive minor updates

Google's weekly app updates are minor this week; just a few small features and interface tweaks.

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Cyanogen OS version 12 coming soon, adds Boxer as default email app

It cuts another string tying the Android variant to Google, part of a plan to completely break free.

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Android Influencer: Samsung's Matt Apfel chats about making content for the Gear VR

Finding the people to make the content is the hard part, but after that it's relatively simple to make a video into virtual reality.

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Google picks London for its first shop-within-a-shop

The store sells Nexus and Chrome devices

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More flagship smartphones on the way with LG, Huawei next in line

The battle over the smartphone high-end market is expected to heat up in April

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Baidu ends support for Android platform

The Baidu Cloud OS represented the company's efforts to integrate more services with Android phones

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Second generation Moto G with LTE goes on sale in Europe

The smartphone has a bigger battery but the same aging processor as the 3G version

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Sony pulls the plug on PlayStation Mobile platform

The platform featured games from indie developers as well as PS classics, but now it is no more.

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Google officially announces Android 5.1 with HD Voice, multi-SIM, and device protection

The update is mostly about bug fixes, but includes a couple of welcome new features.

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Google is developing a virtual reality version of Android, report says

The OS would power other virtual reality apps, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Smartphone dead? Fuel cells offer instant power anywhere

New fuel cell products hope to succeed where others have failed, all to give users some extra smartphone juice when they need it.

HTC reveals amazing VR headset at Mobile World Congress

Check out all the highlights from HTC's Mobile World Congress press conference in less than three minutes.

Nvidia unveils $199 Shield set-top box

The Nvidia Shield console is a 4K Android TV box that streams full PC games from the cloud. It launches in May along with the new Grid game-streaming service.

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Motorola's president lauds the Lenovo acquisition and disses smartwatches with LTE

Motorola's Rick Osterloh shares small tidbits of relevance on joining the Lenovo family, the success of the Moto E, and where smartwatch design is heading.