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Five to Try: Google's VR Expeditions goes solo, and the Nintendo Switch Online app arrives

Here are this week's most intriguing new and updated Android apps.

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Android O: The Reddit AMA's 8 most interesting reveals

Android O's team of engineers did a Reddit AMA. Here are the most interesting things we learned.

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Goodbye Google Now, hello new feed that obsessively tracks your interests

Google has officially killed off the Google Now name, replacing it with a smarter, more personalized feed that aims to deliver only the most relevant information to your phone.

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Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

Samsung is finally ready to roll out Bixby Voice on the Galaxy S8. Here's everything you need to know to get started.

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How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa is ready for her debut on the HTC's flagship U11, the first phone to offer true hands-free support for Amazon's assistant.

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Galaxy Note8: Everything we know about Samsung’s next flagship phablet

The follow-up to Samsung's ill-fated Note7, the Galaxy Note8, is just weeks away from its unveiling. Here's what we know about it.

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Five to Try: Minecraft continues its Story Mode, and Shake Shack is ready for Android orders

Be sure to check out this week's hottest new Android apps and games.

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How to take a screenshot on any Android phone

Once an arduous task, taking a screenshot is a snap—no pun intended—on modern Android phones. Here's how to do it on your phone.

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How to transfer everything from your old Android phone to your new one

From apps and data, to calendar and contacts, to photos, mail, and more, here's a quick and painless guide to backing up and moving all your stuff to a new Android phone.

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Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR

Now you'll be able to buy HDR versions of some Google Play movies and TV shows, but you'll need a compatible device to enjoy them.

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Google Photos: 5 awesome features you should be using

Simple photo back-ups are only the beginning. It's time to unlock all the machine-learning power that Google Photos has within.

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Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year three of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and the number of deals has grown. To help you skip the fluff and get right to the solid discounts, we've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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When your best Android apps come from Microsoft

Some of the best Android apps aren't from Google, but from Microsoft. Check out the ones that are worth a serious look.

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Five to Try: Spider-Man: Homecoming suits up and Mini DAYZ shrinks the zombie uprising

Grab this week's most exciting new Play Store releases.

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Google Assistant: 5 killer new features you should be using

Google's A.I. assistant learned some new tricks while you weren't looking.

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Five to Try: Not Hotdog is a perfect July 4th gag app, and Futurama: World of Tomorrow opens up

Check out this week's most enticing (and entertaining) Android app releases.

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Google celebrates July 4th with explosive Play Store deals on movies, games, music, and more

You can score huge savings in the Play Store this July 4th weekend with limited-time deals on movie rentals, hit games, and best-selling books.

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