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Android at MWC: There are 87 pin badges, and here's what they look like

Android at MWC: There are 87 pin badges, and here's what they look like

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Android might not have a lot to announce at Mobile World Congress, saving the big hits of Android N for Google I/O in May, but Google's mobile OS is everywhere on the show floors of Mobile World Congress 2016.As in previous years, Google is having fun... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update today

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update today

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Samsung has officially announced the release of its latest Android update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. Android 6.0 Marshmallow will begin to roll out from today, 15 February. Samsung has confirmed the beginning of this rollout and said that... >>

BlackBerry appears to be going Android only, say goodbye to BB10

BlackBerry appears to be going Android only, say goodbye to BB10

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UPDATE: BlackBerry has since issued a statement on its official blog saying: "...we want to also make very clear our ongoing commitment to the BlackBerry 10 platform...". It goes on to say: "consumer and enterprise fans of our workhorse BlackBerry 10... >>

15 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero

15 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero

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Email. Ugh.Just seeing that word can bring a wave of stress upon us like nothing else.It wastes time, clutters both professional and personal lives, and is impossible to organise. Well, almost. Within the last few years, several new email apps have popped... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

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It's that time of year when fitness is everyone's goal. But getting going and keeping up momentum isn't always easy. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation.Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting... >>

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

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Square Enix has announced in Japan that one of its most beloved role-playing classics of the early 2000s will soon be playable on both mobile devices and PCs. It's updating Final Fantasy IX for the modern era.The company said we can expect it to arrive... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow tips and tricks

Android 6.0 Marshmallow tips and tricks

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow made its debut on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, the first time we've seen two smartphones launched alongside each other in the Nexus programme.  Marshmallow has also made its way to other Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6, Nexus... >>

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

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Looking for a new Android Wear watch face? Well, you've come to the right place. Thanks to Google's dedicated Google Play Store hub specifically for finding Android Wear watch faces, they are now easier than ever to find and download, with over 4,000... >>

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

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It's that time of year when companies announce year-end statistics and name their "best of" award winners, and Google is the latest to join the crowd, with its annual round-up of the best Android apps, games, and more.The company didn't specifically... >>

Making the switch? How to change from Android to iPhone 6S or 6S Plus

Making the switch? How to change from Android to iPhone 6S or 6S Plus

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We're leaving Android. For iOS. More specifically, for the iPhone 6S. We're not platform-prejudice, as we've used everything from the Nokia Lumia 1020 to the Nexus 6P, but lately we've strictly been toting around an Android phone. We're also using a LTE-enabled... >>

Want to name Android N? You could pick Google's new mobile OS title

Want to name Android N? You could pick Google's new mobile OS title

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The Android operating system name is always a point of excited discussion ahead of its reveal. The next name might be talked about even before it gets decided, as you could be the one choosing. Google SVP Sundar Pichai, speaking at Delhi University, suggested... >>

How to make parental controls on consoles, phones and tablets work for you

How to make parental controls on consoles, phones and tablets work for you

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While keeping TVs and videogames out of the bedroom and in shared spaces is a great step towards healthier media consumption for children, not least because you can keep an eye on the type of content your children are accessing. <obile devices like tablets... >>

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

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The Huawei Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device to date, and one of the key reasons we like it so much is the brilliant camera. When it comes to taking pictures, the device is hard to fault. Whether it's the 12.3-megapixel Sony MX377 camera sensor on the... >>

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?

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There's been a theme to recent tablet launches and that theme is productivity. No longer is the tablet just about providing a second screen experience, or easy access to something you might have previously quickly done on a laptop. Now your tablet wants... >>

Microsoft's Cortana assistant is officially available for Android and iOS

Microsoft's Cortana assistant is officially available for Android and iOS

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Android and iPhone users now have an alternative digital assistant option beyond Google Now and Siri. And it comes directly from Microsoft. Following months of feedback provided by beta testers, Microsoft has officially launched the official Cortana app... >>

BlackBerry Priv tips and tricks: Master your Android BB

BlackBerry Priv tips and tricks: Master your Android BB

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The BlackBerry Priv is something of a surprise package, fusing some of the best features of Android with the best of BlackBerry. You now have that keyboard and BlackBerry Hub, but you also have access to all those Android apps.  But this is a brave new... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: Polish and performance
4.0 stars

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: Polish and performance

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. It made its debut on the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, a double helping of Marshmallow to kick off the next generation of Android devices.The updates have subsequently rolled... >>

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

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The first Android BlackBerry arrived in the Priv recently and hot on its heels could be another Android smartphone with keyboard. The BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, has already confirmed that the company's Android line would be growing beyond the Priv. After... >>

Apple Music has arrived on Android

Apple Music has arrived on Android

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Android users just got access to another streaming service. But it's not any old streaming service. It's Apple Music.Apple, which only just launched its first Android app in September, has expanded Apple Music to the Google Play Store, meaning you can... >>

Google Maps gets full offline support with navigation, at last

Google Maps gets full offline support with navigation, at last

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Google Maps, until now, has offered very basic offline maps but never full support. Today that changes. At last Google has announced that its Map software will now deeply support offline map viewing, search and navigation. Previously it was possible to... >>

5 things Android users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

5 things Android users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

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BlackBerry has finally launched the Priv, its first Android handset. It's looking to bring together the best features of BlackBerry with the best of Android, launching a flagship-spec handset with a full QWERTY keyboard, as well as a range of clever additions. ... >>

Nexus 6P review: The best Nexus device to date
4.5 stars

Nexus 6P review: The best Nexus device to date

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This year we've had not one but two Nexus phones. The Nexus 5X, manufactured by LG, is the smaller of the bloatware-free Android devices, but while we liked that handset, it just doesn't really stand-out beyond the current mid-range market. But don't... >>

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
4.0 stars

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... >>