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5 ways to take charge of your smartphone's home screen

Move icons, add contacts, or change the look entirely. Try these handy tips for Android and iOS phones.

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Swap files between your Android device and Chromebook with latest update

Chrome OS continues to add in features to rival desktop operating systems.

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Google Play Music for Android passes 500 million downloads

Google Play Music recently passed the 500 million download mark.

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4 fast note-taking tips for Android and iPhone

Hold that thought! Learn how to take voice and text memos without even unlocking your phone.

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TiVo's Android app now lets you stream recorded TV shows

You can now watch your backlog of programming on your Android phone or tablet.

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The Nexus 6 will be a Motorola-made whale of a phablet, claims most detailed report yet

A mockup based on 'new information' furthers the suggestion that the newest Nexus phone will be absolutely huge.

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Report: Google 'tightening the screws' on Android manufacturers

Expect to see more Google services front and center on future devices.

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.

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PSA: Amazon's giving over $135 in paid Android apps away for free

There are some gems in there, too, like OfficeSuite Professional 7, Autodesk's SketchBook Pro, and Threes!

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Chrome Apps for Mobile upgraded to feel more like native apps

Google's project to bring Chrome apps to mobile continues with new capabilities to give Chrome apps that native-like feel on mobile.