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Google searches will now display links to install related apps

Google has been using a feature called App Indexing that will help you to open installed apps when they’ve got content related to your web search. Today Google announced that it’s building upon that...
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Google testing refreshed mobile search results with more Material Design

In the months following the launch of Android 5.0, Google updated many of its apps to fit in with Lollipop’s Material Design. Now it looks like Google might be making its mobile web design more...
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Google Chrome for iOS updated with new pull-to-refresh, Today widget, and more

If Google Chrome is your iOS browser of choice over Safari, you should be aware that there’s a big app update headed your way today. Google has announced that it’s updating Chrome for iOS with a...

T-Mobile suspends ZTE ZMAX sales because people are prying them open

Yesterday, our pals at TmoNews revealed that T-Mobile has suspended sales of the ZTE ZMAX seven months after the device launched. At the time, it wasn’t clear why T-Mobile would pull the ZMAX so...
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Works with Google Cardboard program officially announced

We recently highlighted LG’s VR for G3, which is LG’s plastic version of Google Cardboard, but LG’s not the only one making a virtual reality headset that works with Cardboard. And today Google...
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Jawbone UP4 features contactless payments, UP2 is all about affordability

Today Jawbone introduced two new fitness trackers in its UP family of wearables, and each one has a special feature that makes ‘em stand out. First up is the Jawbone UP4, which features a design...
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LG G4 leather back confirmed in official image

Less than a week after a massive leak revealed the LG G4 ahead of its official event, LG has confirmed the device’s design and stitched leather backside. An image posted to LG Mobile’s Facebook page...
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Apple Watch online-only sales expected to last through May

Earlier this month, a leaked Apple memo revealed that Apple Watch sales would only take place online during the device’s “initial launch period.” It was unclear at the time exactly how long that...
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Cyanogen OS will integrate Microsoft apps and services thanks to new partnership

This is turning out to be a big week for Cyanogen. Just days after announcing the release of the Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12, the company has revealed a partnership with Microsoft. Cyanogen and...
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Amazon Appstore giving away 26 premium Android apps

As I noted yesterday, Amazon is running a pretty big sale on its Android-powered Fire phone, knocking its no-contract price all the way down to $189. If you’ve already got an Android device that you’...
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LG G4 teasers continue with new video that focuses on the Android flagship's display

The LG G4 may have leaked in all its leather-bound glory last weekend, but that doesn’t mean that LG is going to stop releasing teaser videos for its next Android flagship. The latest LG G4 teaser...
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Meerkat kicks off open beta for Android version of its livestreaming app

Periscope has said that an Android version of its livestreaming app is coming “soon,” but if you just can’t wait to start broadcasting your life to the world, Meerkat is ready for Android users right...
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Android for Work app hits Google Play

Looks like the Google Handwriting Input app isn’t the only new Android app that Google is launching today. Google’s new Android for Work app is now available for download from the Play Store, letting...
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You can now type 'Find My Phone' into Google to locate your lost Android device

Google’s already got a few ways for you to locate your lost phone, letting you use Android Device Manager on the web, on a mobile device, or on your Android Wear smartwatch. Now it’s supplying one...
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Amazon Fire phone discounted to $189 once again, free Prime included

Time for another Amazon Fire fire sale! The Amazon Fire phone just got a hefty discount that knocks its price from $449 to $189 unlocked and contract-free. Each purchase includes a free year of...
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Custom Google Maps case for Nexus 6 leaks, Google Workshop may still be coming

Remember that Google Workshop leak from 2014 that claimed that Google may let people create custom cases for their Nexus phones? We haven’t heard much about the service since then, but today — eight...
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Google Handwriting Input keyboard now available on Android

Today’s update Wednesday, but the big news isn’t about an Android app update that’s coming out. Instead, we’re focusing on a totally new Google app. Google Handwriting Keyboard is now available for...
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Unannounced LG Windows Phone device leaks

LG was around at the start of Windows Phone’s life with the Quantum and Optimus 7, but since then the Life’s Good crew hasn’t exactly been a major player in Microsoft’s mobile ecosystem. If a new...
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AT&T Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy S5 Active getting their Android 5.0 updates

More Lollipop updates have arrived! AT&T is now updating both its Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Active to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Both updates are pretty beefy, with the former weighing 1GB and the...
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OnePlus Two expected in the third quarter, will use invitation system

We’re now one year out from the official debut of the OnePlus One, which means that rumblings of the OnePlus Two are starting to surface. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has revealed to Bloomberg that his...