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Report: Samsung is prepping phones with bendable displays for 2017

This would put Samsung at the forefront of display innovation, but it's unclear if the world needs this kind of breakthrough.

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Android in prisons: Meet the man who put Galaxy Tab S2s in Rikers Island

Christopher Grewe is the CEO of the American Prison Data Systems, a startup that brings tablets to inmates around the U.S. for education and rehabilitation.

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Twitter further embraces Material Design in latest Android app update

A new slide-out menu hosts your profile details, while refreshed tabs let you swipe between your timeline, notifications, and direct messages.

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Five ways Google can make the Chrome browser and Android work closer together

Living the Google life could be even smoother should Android and Chrome share more.

PCWorld Show Episode 20: Free pizza with your smartphone, Thunderbolt 3, and a cutting-edge PC

Jon, Mark, and Gordon can do without the T-Mobile pizza, but they agree that Digital Storm's gaming PC is badass.

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Android gets patches for serious flaws in hardware drivers and media server

The June batch of Android security patches address nearly two dozen vulnerabilities in system drivers for various hardware components from several chipset makers.

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Outlook for Android Wear puts email on your watch face in style

The new watch face lets you take action on emails, calendar notifications, and other details.

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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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Galaxy S7 Active hands-on: AT&T's exclusive phone survives severe crash tests

Samsung's new Galaxy S7 Active is like a fortified version of the flagship Galaxy S7 that won't fail if dropped on the ground or in water.

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Sony Xperia X review: A mid-range device with no clear direction

At $550, the Xperia X is just too expensive, considering the phone's build quality and features. Sony is definitely off to a shaky start for its smartphone reboot in the U.S.

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Chuwi HiBook CWI514 Windows/Android tablet review: Awful performance, but we still kind of like it

Chuwi's dual-boot Android/Windows convertible tablet sounds fantastic, especially for under $300. Just don't go in expecting it to do more than basic video playback, Web browsing, and document creation—all of which it does quite well.

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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

Watch this video to see Android apps in action on Chrome OS.

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Google Maps launches a beta app for testing the latest features

You'll get more control over driving notifications and updates about where to leave a review for the Local Guides program.

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Five to Try: NBA Fit helps you dunk on workout goals, and Sky Force reloads

Grab the latest and greatest new Android apps and games.


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Report: New images show upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note with curved-edge glass

The latest buzz is that Samsung will skip ahead in numbering and deem this next phone the Galaxy Note 7.

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10 times you secretly wished you had an iPhone

You’re totally on Team Android, until your mom wants to FaceTime.