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Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes.

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Google cooks up a tasty update to Home with step-by-step recipe instructions

An update rolling out to Google Home this week will let you get step-by-step instructions for more than 5 million recipes from Bon Appétit, the New York Times, Food Network, and others.

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How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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Huawei, Google supercharge Android with new Raspberry Pi-like board

Prepare to run Android at blazing fast speeds on a new Raspberry Pi-like computer developed by Huawei.

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Google Maps vs. Waze: Which should be your go-to map app?

Each app offers unique features to help you conquer survive the commute home. Which should you use, and when?

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Google Fit update finally brings strength training feature to all Android Wear 2.0 watches

An update to the Google Fit app on Android Wear 2.0 brings strength training, which will automatically detect your workout and count your reps.

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Seeing red: Samsung to offer software fix for tinted Galaxy S8 displays

In response to customer complaints about overly red Galaxy S8 displays, Samsung will be pushing out a software update soon that provides "a further enhanced ability to adjust the color setting."

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Smartphone camera showdown: Google Pixel vs. LG G6

It's a tight race, but LG takes the Best Smartphone Camera crown from Google.

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LG G6 vs Google Pixel Camera Showdown

Can the LG G6 dethrone the Google Pixel for the best camera in a smartphone?

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8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 might be the best phone of 2017, but the year's not over until the next iPhone makes its debut. Here's how Apple can take the crown back from Samsung.

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LG G6 Review

LG reinvents its flagship handset with the G6.

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Android device updates: Android Wear 2.0 tipped to drop soon for Huawei Watch, Moto 360 second-gen

Google Pixel beta testers are getting their update to the latest stable Android build, which has unfortunately caused some fingerprint sensor problems for others.

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75% off Lamicall S1 Cell Phone Dock - Deal Alert

Suitable height, perfect angle of view when using Facetime and YouTube, makes it so easy to read message and emails.

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18% off AUKEY SoundTank Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker with 30-Hour Playtime - DealPost

Weighing in at just over a pound, the AUKEY SK-M12 is the ideal lightweight, water resistant companion speaker. Dual 5 watt speaker drivers powered by a 2600mAh rechargeable battery deliver up to 30 continuous hours of wireless sound....

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5 underrated features of the Samsung Galaxy S8

After a week with the Samsung Galaxy S8, CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White, finds a lot to love about the device besides it's stunning design and impressive display.

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Samsung Galaxy S8+ and DeX Dock

Enterprise features stand out on Samsung's excellent flagship Galaxy S8/S8+ phones, especially the new DeX dock that turns a phone into a desktop.

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Now it's personal: Google Home picks up support for multiple accounts, voice recognition

In an update rolling out to all U.S. users, Google Home will now support up to six users and be able to differentiate between who is speaking for personalized briefings and playlists.

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HTC looks to put the squeeze on the S8 with a new grip-sensing flagship phone

HTC will reportedly release a Snapdragon 835-powered phone on May 16 that uses touch-sensitive bezels to control the screen.

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