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The Pixel and Pixel XL are finally on sale (and you get a free Daydream View, too)

Right now the Google store is offering $125 off the Pixel and $200 off the Pixel XL, plus a bonus of a free Daydream View.

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4 ways to turn off annoying notifications on your Android phone or iPhone

You turn off notifications on your Android phone or iPhone to cut down on embarrassing noises or distractions. But you can also adjust notifications so that people who matter can still get through. Here's how.

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Microsoft's Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Microsoft calls Windows phone sales "immaterial" during its quarterly earnings call on Thursday. Instead, Office and cloud sales carried Microsoft to a strong, profitable quarter.

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How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa is ready for her debut on the HTC's flagship U11, the first phone to offer true hands-free support for Amazon's assistant.

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B&H has knocked $100 off the price of the LG V20

The LG V20 is a good phone—and right now, it has a good price.

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Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday.

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Google's Standalone Daydream VR and VPS fight the clutter and clumsiness of virtual reality

At Google I/O, Google launched both a new category of cable-free standalone Google Daydream VR devices, as well as a new Visual Positioning System for helping phones navigate via augmented reality.

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B&H Photo and Video is offering Sony's Xperia X for just $250

The Sony Xperia X is a mid-range phone that's finally available at a suitable price.

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Qualcomm's new chips bring handy features to low-cost Android phones

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the U.S. border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

U.S. Customs is on pace to search nearly 30,000 devices for the year. If you're traveling outside the country, here's what you need to know.

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 tech will give phones a boost midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

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Qualcomm may consider asking U.S. to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm, in a smartphone chip licensing spat with Apple, will reportedly ask a U.S. government agency to ban the import of iPhones into the country.

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BlackBerry KeyOne hands-on: A physical keyboard makes Android more productive

For the first time the iconic BlackBerry hardware keyboard has been married with Android in the BlackBerry KeyOne.

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Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.