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Microsoft wraps up alt platform Office run with app previews for Android smartphones

osoft today opened a public preview of the three core Office apps -- Excel, PowerPoint and Word -- for Android smartphones, following a similar sneak peak in January for Android-powered tablets.


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Tested: The LG G4 has dethroned the Samsung Galaxy S6 as the best camera phone

The devil is in the details: LG's flagship has the best rear-facing camera, though that doesn't mean that Samsung's latest phone is far behind.

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Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

This enterprise-oriented Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review looks at the strengths and shortcomings of the hottest new Android phone from a business perspective. Hint: It has a glaring Achilles heel.

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Imagine an Android/Microsoft Franken-phone

If someone built an Android phone running Microsoft apps, would you buy it?

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Florida (mad)man inserts NFC chip in hand for Android 'biohack'

A hacker reportedly embedded an NFC chip inside his hand to infect and control Android devices. The exploit seems relatively inane, but the concept of 'biohacking' could have far-reaching security implications.

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What's on the edge of the Galaxy S6 edge?

CIO.com's Al Sacco talks about what users can do with the edge display on the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Answer: Not much at the moment.

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Samsung expects 70M Galaxy S6 and Edge phones to be sold

Samsung says the first week of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sales was "impressive" and predicted overall sales for both devices will pass 70 million globally.

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Where did I leave my Android phone? Google it

Wish there was a way to easily find your smartphone when you've dropped it under a sofa cushion or the dog ran off with it? If you have an Android-based phone, Google may be able to help.

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Some new Samsung Edge smartphone displays won’t auto-rotate

Some new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone displays won't auto-rotate properly, according to early customers on user forums.

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That old smartphone is worth more than you think

It's not difficult to find online buyers for your old smartphones, and these three sites can help you get the best prices.

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6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the GS6 outperforms the iPhone 6.

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4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but each has its own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are four ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the GS6.

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Best new features on Android Lollipop 5.1

Android 5.1 fixes a lot of what's wrong in 5.0.

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ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera

Lookout iPhone 6 Plus, China's ZTE is on your heels with a high-end phablet of its own, the Nubia Z9 Max.

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How to pick between the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge

Samsung's Galaxy S 6 and GS6 smartphones go on sale in the United States early next month. Here's how to tell if the Galaxy S 6 or GS6 edge is right for you.

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10 Android devices that were too weird to succeed

There's breaking the mold with innovative new features, and then there are these phones.

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The Smartphone Stars of MWC 2015

From a shiny new Samsung Galaxy to a smartphone that scans your eyes, this year's Mobile World Congress delivered quite a diverse lineup.

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LG's New Flagship Phone Will be Even More Polished Than G Series, Says Mobile Head

It's also going to put its own chipsets in future versions of some of its smartphones.

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How to Boost Your Android's Performance While You Wait for Lollipop

Android battery and performance apps can give new pep to devices in Lollipop limbo.

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