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Samsung 'adjusts' Note7 production following fresh spate of fire reports

With five cases of flaming Note7s in the U.S. alone, Samsung is apparently halting production of its ostensibly safe replacement phones.

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As replacement Note7s catch fire, we're nearing a permanent suspension of our Note7 recommendation

Four ostensibly safe Note7 phones have gone up in flames, begging the question, Is it time to ditch the Note7 entirely and wait for Note8?

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Duo is replacing Hangouts in Google's batch of preinstalled apps

Instead of swapping Hangouts for Allo, Google is apparently more interested in pushing out a better video call experience than a messaging alternative.

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Verizon's Google Pixel phone comes with bloatware, and Verizon delivers OS updates

Google will be the one to push out security updates, while Verizon's bloatware is limited to three uninstallable apps.

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Five to Try: Facebook Marketplace opens shop, and Giphy Cam gets weird with custom GIFs

Grab this week's biggest new and updated Android apps.


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YouTube Music update improves sharing and preps for more playlist features

Some under-the-hood capabilities will eventually bring the kind of customization that you would expect from a dedicated music streaming app.

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5 reasons why the Pixel may have the best smartphone camera ever

The newest Google phone may be just what you want for all those great moments you want to capture.


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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.


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Lenovo's Phab2 Pro is now slated for a November release

After a few months of delay, the first phone with Google's Tango technology is finally nearing a launch date.

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What do Pixel phones mean for Google’s Android partners?

Now that Google has declared itself a hardware company, designing its smartphone line from the inside out, should its partners be worried?


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Here's everything new in Android 7.1

Android phones will eventually get these new features (if they get updated) but some are Pixel exclusives.

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Report: Android 7.1 is coming to current Nexus phones and the Pixel C before end of the year

The update will arrive as a developer preview, but the picture is still a little murky as to exactly which devices will score the update.

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Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device, Amazon Announces - Deal Alert

Prime Reading is the new benefit to Prime members, and it gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle. So you can read however you want, whenever you want.

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Five questions about taking Google's new phones to work

Google unveiled a massive strategic shift on Tuesday, announcing that it is officially getting into the business of designing and releasing its own smartphones. Here are the five key questions about using the new Pixel phones for business.

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Hands on with Google Home: Your Google universe in a home-appliance wrapper

Beware, Amazon. You now have serious competition in the always-aware WiFi speaker game.