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Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

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Electric child cars just got a billion times cooler. Do you remember how much you wanted a convertible Power Wheels in the 1990s? Well, imagine that car with an Android-powered infotainment system, Bluetooth-based remote control, and more. Oh and, instead... >>

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

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It's the end of an exciting year for tech and Google has unveiled its “best of” list for 2014, which includes Android apps and games. The list is quite similar to Apple’s “best of 2014” round-up that came out earlier this month, though instead... >>

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

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Android Auto is a focus of Google, with recent news that Android M might be a more robust Android Auto offering, designed specifically for car integration. The report from Reuters, citing unnamed sources, says that Google's plan is to step beyond integration... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement
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Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement

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Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut on the Nexus 9, Google's new tablet, and the Nexus 6, its latest smartphone. With Android 5.0 comes a range of changes that feel like a repositioning of Android, rather than a huge bump in forward-facing features. We've... >>

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

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Netflix added social recommendations to its service back in September but only limited to its website, iOS, PS3 and Xbox – now it's arrived on Android including Android Wear. Now that the recommendations feature has been added to Android Wear it will... >>

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

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The smart thermostat from Nest just got a lot smarter, thanks to Google. Imagine feeling a little cold while sitting on your couch, but instead of getting up and turning up the heat or playing with temperature controls buried in a smartphone app, you... >>

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful
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Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful

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There's a certain mystique surrounding Nexus devices, a certain je ne sais quoi that often sees the Nexus elevated to the status of the Android Supreme Being. Previous generations of Nexus smartphones and tablets have always brought bang for your buck:... >>

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

Exclusive MSN apps for Windows Phone now available for iOS and Android

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Microsoft runs a bunch of internet websites and services and apps under the MSN brand, and it is now attempting to make some of those MSN products cross-platform and mobile. The company has announced that it is "completing" a cross-platform vision by... >>

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

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Should I buy a Nexus 6? That's the question a lot of people will be asking as they try to decide where to focus their smartphone attentions for the next year. We've been living with the Nexus 6 and will shortly be publishing out full review. There may... >>

Waiting for Lollipop? Here's how to give your phone an Android 5.0 makeover right now

Waiting for Lollipop? Here's how to give your phone an Android 5.0 makeover right now

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If you're waiting for Lollipop to arrive on your device, here's a really quick way to give your smartphone an Android 5.0 Lollipop makeover. Android 5.0 Lollipop is slowly making its way to smartphones the world over. If you're not the owner of a Nexus... >>