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Android device updates: Sprint, T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge make the leap to Nougat

The T-Mobile LG Stylo 2 also gets Android's latest treat, and Google may have finally squashed an annoying Pixel bluetooth bug.

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LG puts a massive battery in the X Power2, but not much else

The X Power2 is part of LG's new effort to bring "different exclusive features that are usually found only in premium smartphones" to affordable handsets.

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Google rebrands Messenger as Android Messages in a move toward a universal texting app

Android Messages is merely a new name for Google Messenger, but it could signal big changes for messaging on Android phones.

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The United Nations steps in to define 5G, ending a marketing war

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here's everything we know so far

From a new digital assistant to a beefed-up camera, Samsung is angling for a major comeback in the new year with the Galaxy S8.

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Samsung's bleeding-edge, 10nm Exynos 9 chip arrives before the Galaxy S8

Samsung unveiled Thursday a new octa-core processor, leading to speculation that it could be designed into the new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone that the company is expected to launch soon.

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Android's next destination: Untethered VR headsets with the Snapdragon 835

What is Android's next destination? Thanks to Qualcomm, it's going to be used in untethered VR headsets.

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MWC 17: What's coming, what's not, and what we really want to see

The biggest Android event of the year is nearly upon us. Here's what you can expect to see (and not see) at Mobile World Congress.

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Google Camera update adds shutter sound toggle, zoom bar, exposure tweaks

A minor update to the camera app for Nexus and Pixel phones brings minor, but welcome, quality-of-life improvements.

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Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram was already a time-suck. This new feature is going to make it worse.

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Everything we think we know about the LG G6

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and rumors are flying about LG's next flagship. Here's everything we've heard so far.

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Everything we think we know about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung will be bringing a new tablet to Mobile World Congress this year, the first update to the flagship Galaxy Tab S line in nearly 18 months.

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LTE speeds outpace home internet with new Qualcomm and Intel modems

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. That's because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at unprecedented download speeds.

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Facebook's latest Snapchat attack: WhatsApp status updates

WhatsApp rips off Snapchat Stories with new update that brings disappearing pictures, GIFs, and videos to statuses.

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Soon your Samsung Galaxy's fingerprint reader will unlock your Windows 10 PC

After the Windows 10 Creators Update, owners of select Galaxy devices will be able to unlock their PCs with their fingerprint.

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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could allow hackers to easily hijack their functionality.

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Android device updates: T-Mobile begins rolling out Nougat to Galaxy S7, S7 Edge beta testers

Sprint's HTC One A9 is also getting Nougat, which finally passed the one percent mark in Google's monthly tally of Android versions.

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Google tweaks its Verify Apps security feature to show what's been scanned

A change to the Android Security Settings shows the last four apps that have been scanned by Verify Apps.

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