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OnePlus 3 is official, equipped with huge 6GB RAM and an all-new all-metal finish

OnePlus 3 is official, equipped with huge 6GB RAM and an all-new all-metal finish

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OnePlus has just announced its next generation flagship smartphone, and continues in its tradition of releasing powerful devices at affordable prices. While some specifications look similar to the OnePlus 2, there’s definitely enough difference here... >>

Facebook will delete your photos unless you install its Moments app

Facebook will delete your photos unless you install its Moments app

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Facebook has announced that it will delete photos synched from the Facebook app if its Moments app isn't installed before 7 July. When the photo synching feature was added to the Facebook app in 2012 it promised to offer unlimited synching of photos,... >>

Apple's iMessage app could be coming to Android soon

Apple's iMessage app could be coming to Android soon

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Apple might have a surprise in store for Android users next week. According to a report from MacDailyNews, which cited sources "familiar with the company's thinking", Apple plans to announce an iMessage app for Android at its annual Worldwide Developers... >>

Google's abandoned Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

Google's abandoned Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

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Project Ara was Google's vision for making truly customisable smartphones. Sadly, it's no more. A Reuters report stated that - although developer units were supposed to become available this year - Google has suspended the product. It's a real shame... >>

Huawei Daydream VR smartphone with Leica cameras is coming this year

Huawei Daydream VR smartphone with Leica cameras is coming this year

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Huawei has announced that not only will it be releasing a phone that adheres to Google's Android Daydream VR specifications, but that it'll arrive soon.Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, the CEO of Huawei Richard Yu said that a Daydream-ready Huawei... >>

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

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Google has confirmed that it will be offering more advanced privacy settings that keep search history private.Speaking at the Code Conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spoke about the new settings, among other Nexus upgrades, which would allow users to... >>

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

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Google's parent company Alphabet is reportedly stepping up its game to make sure operating system updates arrive faster across devices, which should start with Android N.Currently the Android operating system can rollout quickly to gadgets running pure... >>

Get Android Nougat wallpapers on your phone right now

Get Android Nougat wallpapers on your phone right now

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The third developer preview of Android Nougat is now available, and buried inside the software are four new wallpapers.Anticipation is high for Android Nougat and in an uncharacteristic move, Google released a developer build of Android Nougat into the... >>

What are Android Instant Apps and why do they matter?

What are Android Instant Apps and why do they matter?

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Google announced Android Instant Apps during its Google I/O 2016 developer conference. They represent a big change in how apps are managed, as well as how many apps you might end up having on your phone in the future. Android Instant Apps will allow users... >>

Google announces Daydream, the future of Android virtual reality

Google announces Daydream, the future of Android virtual reality

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Clay Bavor, VP virtual reality at Google, took to the stage at Google I/O 2016 to add flesh to the bones of Google's future VR plans. Evolving the VR offering beyond that of Cardboard, Bavor confirmed that Android is working on a new platform called... >>

Android N will be called... you decide

Android N will be called... you decide

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Google today took to the stage at Google I/O 2016 to announce that anyone will be able to contribute to the name of the next version of Android.Unlike previous years, with the Android N release, Google released the developer beta to the general public... >>

Nokia is back with Android smartphone and tablet plans

Nokia is back with Android smartphone and tablet plans

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Nokia has announced that it is returning to the world of smartphones and it's turning to Android as its platform of choice. Few companies have a smartphone history as rich as Nokia. Having dominated the mobile phone market and feature phone markets for... >>

Android Pay in the UK: Here's how to get set up

Android Pay in the UK: Here's how to get set up

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Android Pay finally arrived in the UK in May 2016, following its launch in the US last year. The service allows anyone with a compatible bank and an NFC-enabled Android device running KitKat 4.4 or above to pay for items using their phone anywhere that... >>

Pret A Manger slip-up reveals Android Pay coming to UK sooner than you think

Pret A Manger slip-up reveals Android Pay coming to UK sooner than you think

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It's been known for a while that Android Pay is to launch in the UK this summer, but it seems we won't have long to wait before the service becomes available. It could be a matter of days. That's the impression given by food chain Pret A Manger. The Telegraph... >>

Gmail for Android adds Microsoft Exchange support for all devices

Gmail for Android adds Microsoft Exchange support for all devices

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Google has updated Gmail for Android with support for Microsoft Exchange. Stop wondering whether Gmail for Android already supported Exchange, because it did... but only on Nexus devices. The new update, which is available in the latest version of the... >>

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

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Google has decided to begin sharing the Android N Developer Preview to more handsets than just its Nexus devices, in a world first. Now owners of the Sony Xperia Z3 will be able to install and try out the Android N Developer Preview. The idea behind the... >>

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

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The current version of Google's mobile OS is Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and roll-out of the new OS is well underway across devices globally. As is tradition, it comes pre-installed on Google's latest Nexus devices - the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P - and it quickly... >>

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

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There have been plenty of Android devices dedicated to gaming. Many even believed that an Android games console could rival dedicated machines from Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft one day. However, while plenty have tried, all have seemingly failed. Ouya,... >>

BlackBerry says it'll launch two mid-range Android handsets in 2016

BlackBerry says it'll launch two mid-range Android handsets in 2016

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BlackBerry thinks the high-end phone market has gone soft, so it's now dropping down a peg by zeroing in on the mid-range phone market. The National spoke to the CEO of BlackBerry, John Chen, and claimed BlackBerry plans to launch two new Android phones... >>

How to switch from iPhone to Android

How to switch from iPhone to Android

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You've decided to make the switch. There could be many reasons behind why a person might ditch their iPhone in favour of an Android device. But, no matter what that reason may be, anyone who has done it or plans to do it primarily cares about one thing:... >>

Sony PlayStation games and characters are coming to Android and iOS

Sony PlayStation games and characters are coming to Android and iOS

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Sony PlayStation seems to be undergoing some changes, not only is the newly formed Sony Interactive Entertainment coming into being on Friday 1 April, but there's also another company being formed and that's ForwardWorks.  ForwardWorks is detailed by... >>

Android Pay UK launch confirmed, but Barclays isn't on the list

Android Pay UK launch confirmed, but Barclays isn't on the list

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Google has broken its silence on Android Pay in the UK, taking to its blog to confirm that launch in the UK is coming in the next few months. Google details that it is talking to banks and retailers to get everything into place, so it can bring the Apple... >>

You could name Android N in Google poll: Napoleon, Nachos and Nougat options

You could name Android N in Google poll: Napoleon, Nachos and Nougat options

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The next iteration of Android 7.0 N has been released in the form of a developer build, much earlier than usual. As such a name hasn't yet been unveiled and it looks like Google wants you to decide.Using the Google Opinion Rewards app the company has... >>

How to use adoptable storage on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

How to use adoptable storage on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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One of the features in Android 6.0 Marshmallow that hasn't gained many headlines is called flex storage or adoptable storage (Google uses both terms).  The new feature will allow you to use external storage on your device as internal storage. It's likely... >>

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

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Getting rid of cables completely is the dream. But until that day comes cutting down their number will have to do. That's what one Kickstarter project is doing by combining iPhone and Android chargers into one cable.LMcable claims to be the world's first... >>