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Play Store app update adds new tab for easier account management

Version 5.1.11 switches up the navigation drawer and throws in some minor design tweaks.

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In battle for sub-$200 smartphones, consumers will be the winners

By the the end of next year LTE smartphones will cost below $60

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How you feel when Google releases a new version of Android

...And it feels like you're the last person in the entire world to get it.

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Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations

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How Google could kill the power button on Android phones

If the phone knows when to wake up and go to sleep, why even have the button at all?

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Master notifications in Android Lollipop with Notification Priority and Downtime

Android Lollipop's new notifications features can help keep new email messages from disturbing you as you try to fall asleep.

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Seven things to know about the dual-screen YotaPhone 2

The smartphone and e-reader combo will go on sale across the world, including the US

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Android 5.0.1 released, fixes a few small bugs in Lollipop

Hot on the heels of the Android 5.0 release comes a quick set of bugfixes. You won't find any major new features.

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AirDroid 3 blurs device lines even further with new PC and Mac clients, Android screen mirroring

After a quick public beta period several days ago, the official release of Android 3 is now rolling out to everyone.

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Android Influencer: Samsung Senior VP Curtis Sasaki

We sat down with one of Samsung's senior executives to learn more about Samsung's product strategy, why it makes so many devices, and its response to critics of its Tizen OS.

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How to make the most of Android 5.0 Lollipop’s new lock screen settings

You’re only a few taps away from peace of mind.

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China's booming smartphone growth starts to fizzle

Growth in the Chinese smartphone market will fall to single digits next year, according to IDC

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Samsung's mobile CEO to stay despite business challenges

The head of the underperforming mobile division was expected to be moved out in an annual reshuffle

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BlackBerry's deal to buy voice crypto company Secusmart blessed by German government

The deal will let BlackBerry step up its cross-platform push with better security

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Virtual reality draws the crowds at Korea's G-Star game show

South Korean game studios showed off content for the Oculus Rift as its developer demoed the latest headset prototype