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Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Hands-on: Samsung's Gear S3 smartwatch is big, bold, and ready to phone home

Android 7.0 Nougat: 6 helpful new features to try first

Android 7.0 Nougat: 6 helpful new features to try first

Don't really know where to begin with Google's latest mobile operating system? We can help.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: A pricey phablet made for power users

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: A pricey phablet made for power users

The Note line continues to shine with its sixth-generation installment, and it's the best it's ever been.

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

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.

Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7
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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7

We round up the latest rumors on Samsung's next phone-tablet hybrid device.

Hands-on: NFC-enabled ATMs make it easy to withdraw cash with a smartphone

Hands-on: NFC-enabled ATMs make it easy to withdraw cash with a smartphone

We tried out one of Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs to see how quickly we could snag cash using Android Pay.

Hands-on with Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro: The world's first Tango phone is big, bulky, and super neat

Hands-on with Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro: The world's first Tango phone is big, bulky, and super neat

The Phab 2 Pro won't fit in your pocket, but you'll forget about that once you dive into its augmented-reality wonders.

Here's a glimpse at what the first outdoor Google I/O was like

Here's a glimpse at what the first outdoor Google I/O was like

Sunburns, loud music, and giant art installations: This year's Google I/O felt like a mixture of a developer's conference and a music festival.

Smartphone camera shootout: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6S

Smartphone camera shootout: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6S

Let the games begin: We tested the Samsung Galaxy S7 against Apple's iPhone 6S to see which flagship device is the best overall smartphone camera.

Motorola's former president returns to Google to head new hardware division

Motorola's former president returns to Google to head new hardware division

Rick Osterloh will oversee Nexus devices, Chromebooks, OnHub, and Google's ATAP division, as well as Google Glass.

LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7: Which one is right for you?

LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7: Which one is right for you?

Having trouble choosing between two of this year's biggest flagships? Let us help.

BlackBerry will attempt its last hurrah with a pair of mid-range smartphones

BlackBerry will attempt its last hurrah with a pair of mid-range smartphones

The company plans to launch two more Android phones this year before it decides to quit the device business.

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