Florence IonContributor, Greenbot

Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Here's what's different about the Samsung Galaxy S7

Curious about whether there's enough to justify upgrading to the Galaxy S7? We can help.

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The Huawei MateBook's pressure-sensitive stylus feels like putting pen to paper

The Huawei MateBook's pressure sensitive stylus is really quite capable. Here's what it's like to paint a digital picture with it.

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5 things to know about the MateBook, Huawei's first-ever Windows device

Huawei and Windows 10? It's a new category for the Chinese manufacturer, but this 12-inch tablet seems like a promising, cheaper alternative to the competition.

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Hands on with the evolutionary Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung's flagship devices incrementally improve on last year's devices with a beefed-up camera, faster processor, and curvier design.

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Hands on with the LG G5: A modular phone with swappable parts

Forget the improved camera, aluminum body, and brand new processor. The G5's biggest selling point is that you can swap in extra hardware features as you please.

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Countdown to MWC 2016: Looking back at last year's best products and biggest letdowns

Here's some of the highlights from last year's show to get you revved and ready for what's in store in just a few days.

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Nextbit Robin review: A truly innovative phone that backs up all your apps

But take heed: there are a whole host of kinks to work out before it's ready to take on mainstream competition.

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Honor Band Z1 review: A simple, basic, affordable smartwatch

If you're looking for Android Wear, it isn't here. The Z1 offers basic fitness tracking and notifications on your wrist for only $80.


Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S7

Don't trust everything you read. We rounded up the most probable rumors on the Galaxy S7 to prep you for February 21.


How to properly clean and sanitize your smartphone

Your phone goes everywhere with you. Do you have any idea how many germs are crawling all over that thing?

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You're so vein: Samsung files a patent for a vein-scanning smartwatch

It's actually not that weird. Rather than using your fingerprint, this technology merely recognizes you by your vein structure.

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Google may be ready to seize full control of Nexus devices

It's been nice having OEMs make its devices, but it looks like Google's ready to take back Android's destiny into its own hands—for real this time.

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We've officially reached peak smartphone, but real innovation is still within reach

As the pace of hardware innovation slows to a crawl, manufacturers must turn to real-world problem-solving to get consumers excited again.

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UA Healthbox review: You don't have to be a serious athlete to start a fitness routine

That's the point of the Healthbox: It includes everything you need to reach your fitness goals for just $400.

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Amazon is planning another go at making an Android smartphone

The company is reportedly chatting with its OEM friends about making a phone that more "deeply" integrates its apps and services into Google's open source operating system.