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Samsung Galaxy S7 EMBARGOED until Sunday Feb. 21 1 PM EST

Samsung pushes back Galaxy S8 release, promises a 'very innovative' Note 8

Samsung confirms that it won't be revealing the next Galaxy phone at Mobile World Congress this year, says the Note 8 is in development.

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All new Chromebooks will get Android app support

Android apps are coming to all Chromebooks released in 2017 or later, Google says.

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Samsung details 8-point battery safety check for all new devices

Samsung will run batteries through extensive testing to check durability, charging, build quality, and leakage before shipping new smartphones.

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Samsung investigation blames Galaxy Note7 explosions on faulty batteries

Samsung Electronics on Monday blamed batteries supplied by two manufacturers for the overheating and even explosions of some Galaxy Note7 phones.

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Android device updates: Unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play Nougat updates detailed

Samsung also shared which batch of phones are going to get Nougat as the update rolls out to more hardware.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

However, security experts claim that the threat is 'remote' and 'limited in scope,' and call for a retraction by The Guardian.

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Google shutting older versions of Drive, G Suite apps

Google will begin to phase out legacy versions of its Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps beginning March 1.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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Report: Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

As Samsung prepares to release the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires, a new report says the battery itself was the problem.

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Google reveals its stealthy moves to keep Android phones free from malware

Google explains how it has used its Verify Apps to flag some 25,000 apps as potentially dangerous.

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Nintendo's bringing Super Mario Run to Android in March, but Fire Emblem's coming first

While the side-scrolling hit Super Mario Run finally gets a release date, Fire Emblem Heroes will launch first alongside the iOS version on Feb. 2.

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Vizio adds Google Home support to its SmartCast TVs and home audio gear

Vizio's SmartCast devices already come with Google Cast functionality built-in. Now they work with Google Home too.

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Nvidia Shield and the surprising resurgence of Android TV

Android TV, Google's oft-overlooked living-room platform, could become a strategic cornerstone.

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Google Maps beta now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

The new feature in Google Maps won't provide live updates, but the color-coded icon will provide an overview of the parking availability.

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Android Google app now stores offline searches and runs them when a signal returns

The new update to the Google app remembers any queries made in a dead zone and delivers the results when your phone goes back online.

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Google's low-cost Android One program may expand to the U.S.

Android One has brought a set of hardware and software standards to budget phones in developing countries, and Google may be looking to bring it to the U.S. next.

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Microsoft's Cortana is headed to the Android lock screen

Microsoft is testing a new feature with Cortana for Android that lets users access the digital personal assistant from the lock screen.

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New report says Google watches made by LG, to be released Feb. 9

Sources spill the beans to VentureBeat, detailing two sizes, a digital crown, and LTE for Google first wearables.

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