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Xiaomi's 4K-capable Mi Box is the most affordable Android TV device yet

If you're looking for an affordable Android TV streaming box, Xiaomi's Mi Box is now available with 4K and HDR support.


WhatsApp adds Snapchat-style emoji, drawing, and other camera editing tools

You can now draw and add emoji to your photos and videos on WhatsApp.

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How to change your phone's name in the Google Play Store

If you're tired of the unintelligible name that Google Play assigns your phone or tablet's name, here's how you go about fixing it.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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EU gets ready to fine Google in Android antitrust suit

The European Commission is preparing to fine Google for paying smartphone makers to exclusively use its search engine on their mobile devices, according to Reuters.

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The best Google Cardboard VR apps

Games, concerts, and other immersive virtual reality experiences—and many are available for free.



Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading

An Android Trojan is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks.

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How to change default apps in Android Nougat

The ability to switch up the default browser, SMS app, and other essentials are much easier to find in the latest version of Android.

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How to use two Chrome tabs in split screen mode with Android Nougat

This desktop-caliber feature is very convenient when you want to look at content from two tabs at the same time.

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Five to Try: The Banner Saga 2 reignites its quest, and Anchor lets you make mini-podcasts

All the new Android apps and games you need to know about this week.


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Android Wear 2.0 delayed to 2017, Developer Preview 3 out now

The first really huge update to Google's watch platform is taking a little longer than expected.

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Google Maps for Android adds 'OK Google' voice, navigation commands and other search tricks

The new features will make your phone a more helpful assistant during your next trip since you won't have to mess with the screen.

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Galaxy Note7 battery woes continue as company investigates phones that are running too hot

Samsung says the replacement phones, part of 1 million shipped now in use, are safe and not prone to catching fire.

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Moto G4 Play review: It's tagline should read 'Good Enough'

Any $150 smartphone is sure to have flaws, and the G4 Play is no exception, but it’s well worth the asking price.

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How to change the home screen launcher on Android

Opting for a custom launcher is one of the fastest and easiest ways to customize your Android experience.