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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. You... >>

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 fret,... >>

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... >>

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 rumour... >>

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 find... >>

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.... >>

Now the BlackBerry Passport appears on video, running Android

Now the BlackBerry Passport appears on video, running Android

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The Venice isn't the only BlackBerry that might be running Android. There have been rumours that the Passport might be getting an Android makeover too. There's long been chatter about BlackBerry's relationship with Android. This started with support... >>

Big Mac, large fries, Android Pay: McDonald's outs 26 August live date

Big Mac, large fries, Android Pay: McDonald's outs 26 August live date

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We've all been waiting for Android Pay to officially launch and it could be as soon as 26 August, in the US at least, if details from McDonald's prove to be true.Android Police has got hands on some internal documents from McDonald's, informing staff... >>

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

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Just when we thought tablets had become all they could be, a leak suggests Samsung wants to shake things up.A giant 18.4-inch Android tablet codenamed Tahoe has leaked from Samsung, according to SamMobile.The mega-tablet, named SM-T670, will apparently... >>

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

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Microsoft has added a new feature described as "snapshots on tap" within it's Bing Search app for Android - and as you might've guessed already, it works very similarly to Google's Now on Tap feature coming with Android Marshmallow this autumn.Google... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

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Google has unveiled a Android lawn sculpture outside its Mountain View headquarters, confirming that M is officially Android Marshmallow.There had been plenty of speculation about what sweet treat Google would name the next version of Android after,... >>

Watch Google tease 'What's M Gonna Be?' in jingly video about Android M

Watch Google tease 'What's M Gonna Be?' in jingly video about Android M

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Google is majorly teasing Android M, with a new video posted to YouTube.Nat and Lo is a YouTube channel from two Google employees, and they make videos about various developments and special projects at Google. Their latest video, for instance, takes... >>

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is now out for Android

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is now out for Android

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Bethesda has made its new mobile game - Fallout Shelter, which is part of the Fallout universe -  now available in the Google Play Store for Android devices.The post-nuclear title first debuted at E3 2015 in June, and one month later, Bethesda confirmed... >>

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

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Imagine using your television as a giant touchscreen with all the apps and smarts of Android. That's what Touchjet Wave aims to let you do.Launched today on Indiegogo the Wave is the second product from Touchjet which has already released a touchscreen... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates.After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

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Quite possibly the worst Android bug that's ever existed has been discovered. It could mean the end for you smartphone.All an attacker would need to remotely access your smartphone is your phone number.The weakness comes from a part of the Android OS... >>