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Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both

Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both

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It looks like Chrome OS isn't on its deathbed - as Google has just taken the time to explain where the operating system is currently at as well as where it might be headed in the near future. The Wall Street Journal claimed last week that the operating... >>

Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor
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Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor

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Having spent two weeks using the Nexus 5X - the Google device made by LG - we think it's a great little Android phone. You'll hear people talk about how plasticky it feels and so on, but really, who cares about that? It's a mid-range phone, but one capable... >>

Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017

Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017

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Oh, Chrome OS - we hardly knew ye. The operating system powering Chromebook laptops is about to be killed, according to The Wall Street Journal. But that doesn't mean Google is giving up on Chromebooks altogether; on the contrary, it plans to fold Chrome... >>

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

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The Nexus 5X was formally announced on 29 October 2015, refreshing Google's pure Android handset. There's not just one handset this year, but two: the Nexus 5X made by LG and a larger Nexus 6P built by Huawei.  We've kept track of the Nexus 5X from... >>

What is Google's Now on Tap and how does it work?

What is Google's Now on Tap and how does it work?

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow brings a number of changes to your Android phone, but Now on Tap is the biggest individual new feature.  First demoed at Google I/O, the idea is to extend the reach of Google across your device, making it easier and faster to... >>

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

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It looks like HTC doesn't want LG and Huawei to steal all the limelight for being the first devices to get the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system when the phones become available at the end of October. Amongst the excitement of new Nexus phones... >>

BlackBerry CEO John Chen officially confirms Priv Android handset

BlackBerry CEO John Chen officially confirms Priv Android handset

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BlackBerry has officially confirmed the launch of the BlackBerry Priv, the rumoured Android slider that's been doing the rounds under the codename BlackBerry Venice. Although there's been no official press release, specs or supporting images, John Chen,... >>

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

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Alongside the roll out of iOS 9, Apple has released the first Android app made by "Apple Inc." It's an app designed to help Android users move from Android to iOS. It's called Move to iOS, naturally, and is now available to download for free. With this... >>

Barclaycard to offer NFC payments up to £100 on Android smartphones

Barclaycard to offer NFC payments up to £100 on Android smartphones

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Barclaycard has announced that you'll be able to make NFC payments using your Android smartphone through the Barclaycard app as of November.  With Android Pay yet to land in the UK, Barclaycard appears to be forging its own route to smartphone payments,... >>

It's official: Microsoft's Cortana app for Android is now out, in beta form

It's official: Microsoft's Cortana app for Android is now out, in beta form

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You can now use Cortana on an Android phone. Like, officially. But it's US-only for now and in beta form. Microsoft confirmed earlier this year that its smart assistant, Cortana, would soon arrive for Android. Cortana is native to the Windows 10 platform.... >>