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6 things you'll love about the Moto Z Droids — and 6 you won't

The new Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Droid Force are now available from Verizon and Motorola. They’re some of the strongest Android phones on the market. Should you buy one? These 12 pros and cons could make or break your decision.

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Google lets third parties extend its productivity software on Android

Google is using third parties to make its productivity apps more useful on Android. The company announced Thursday that it's now possible to bring functionality from apps like Scanbot, DocuSign and ProsperWorks into Docs and Sheets on...

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Google beefs Linux up kernel defenses in Android

The future versions of Android will be more resilient to exploits thanks to developers' efforts to integrate the latest Linux kernel defenses into the operating system.a

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3 legit reasons why you'll love the Texture magazine app

Formerly known as Next Issue, the Texture magazine app for Android, iOS and Windows is an all-you-can-eat buffet of digital magazines. The app's search and browse capabilities make it easy to navigate, and it lets you save articles to...

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How to stay connected while traveling with cheap and easy mobile access

You don’t have to leave your phone in airplane mode throughout your trip anymore, as there are plenty of ways to get online and make calls.

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Smartwatch shipments nosedive, but recovery due in 2017

The global smartwatch market fell by 32% in the second quarter of 2016, with Apple Watch shipments down by 55% when compared to a year earlier, according to research firm IDC.

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Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

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Moto Z: Is this the Droid you’ve been looking for?

Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, are well-designed and innovative.

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Review: The new Moto G/G Plus phones add size, features and cost

Motorola's latest unlocked smartphones, the Moto G and Moto G Plus, offer features and prices that pull the line out of the low end.

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10 must-know tips for mastering Android TV

Flatten out the learning curve to Google's television platform by learning all the essential tips and tricks.

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5 awesome Google Keyboard features you probably don't know about

The best Android keyboard keeps getting better.

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Why dating apps want to be more like Snapchat

Coffee Meets Bagel and Zoosk's new Lively app are taking social cues from the popular video messaging app.

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ZTE's $99 Zmax Pro smartphone packs in top-line features

For $99, ZTE's new Zmax Pro delivers serious bang-for-the-buck with some premium features.

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Android 7.0 Nougat Developer Preview 5 is now available

This should be the final preview release of Android Nougat.

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Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus review: No longer the best budget smartphones available

Make no mistake: These two devices are Lenovo phones through and through, and the end of Motorola's budget brand as we know it.

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10 travel apps to smooth your next business trip

The best-laid plans of mice and business travelers often go awry. When trip stress is mounting, these mobile apps can help.

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Micro thumb drive for Android and Apple devices has USB 3 speed

An Indiegogo crowdsourcing campaign is offering up a wafer-thin USB 3.0 thumb drive that on one end can connect to computers and on the other end to Apple iPhones or Android devices via a Lightening or MicroUSB plug.

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New York driver crashes car into tree while playing Pokémon Go

A driver in New York state ran his car off the road and into a tree last night as a result of playing Pokémon Go.

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