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Android M Developer Preview includes a new easter egg

With each new version of Android comes a new easter egg for folks to mess with in the Settings app. Android M is no different, and so it should come as no surprise that hours within the launch of the...

NVIDIA SHIELD console launches with Android TV, 16GB and 500GB versions available

Nearly three months after introducing the SHIELD console, NVIDIA has launched its newest Android gaming device. NVIDIA SHIELD console is available today from NVIDIA’s online shop, Amazon, and Best...
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Google doubles down on virtual reality with new Cardboard hardware, iOS support, and much more

After launching its Cardboard virtual reality headset at I/O 2014, today Google took to its I/O 2015 stage to double down on VR. Google has revealed a new version of its Cardboard VR headset that’s...
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Google's Brillo is based on Android, will power Internet of Things hardware

Today Google took to the I/O stage to announce Android M, the next major version of its mobile operating system. That’s not the only new Android-based software that Google revealed today, though....
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Google Now on Tap is Android M's more powerful version of Google Now

Alongside Android M, Google today revealed a new update to Google Now that’ll be included with the update. With “Now on Tap,” Google Now will be able to answer your questions without needing context...
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Google Photos launching on Android and iOS today, will offer free unlimited backup [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Google Photos for Android and iOS are now live. The web interface — — appears to be rolling out in stages, with some folks able to access it while others are being told to...
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Android 5.1 now making its way to Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition

A few weeks after Motorola announced the start of its Android 5.1 rollout for the Moto X (2nd Gen.), the update has made its way to the U.S. The Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition is now getting bumped...
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Sprint CEO: Our network will be No. 1 or 2 in coming years, unlimited data may not last forever

Ever since Marcelo Claure took over Sprint, the big yellow carrier has focused on #gettingbettereveryday, an effort that includes network improvements. Now Claure has made a bold statement on just on...

AT&T LG G4 pre-orders kick off May 29, launch happening June 5

AT&T today revealed when its customers will be able to get their hands on the LG G4. The LG G4 will go up for pre-order at AT&T tomorrow, May 29, with both the Metallic Gray and Genuine Black...
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Lenovo shows Magic View smartwatch with second screen, Smart Cast projector phone

Lenovo recently held its Tech World conference in China, which it used to show off several new products like its IdeaPad 100 laptop and ThinkPad 10 Windows 10 tablet. There were some mobile goodies...
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Google's Project Tango tablet now available to all for $512

After launching the Project Tango tablet in 2014 using an invite-only system, Google today started selling its depth-sensing slate to anyone that wants one, and with a heck of a price cut to boot....
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Android Pay tipped to appear at I/O alongside Google Wallet relaunch

Google I/O kicks off tomorrow, and we’re expected lots of Android goodies to be announced there. Android M already looks like a lock for the event, but now it looks like we’ll get some news about...
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Galaxy S6 Android 5.1 update may include new camera features like easier exposure control

Many Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners are likely wondering when their shiny new phone will be updated to Android 5.1, the shiny new version of Lollipop. And Samsung hasn’t said when the update...
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Chrome for Android update adds fast checkout with Google Wallet and more

Remember that Chrome Beta for Android update that rolled out in April with a faster checkout feature using Google Wallet? Well that’s now heading out to the Chrome stable channel. Google says that it...
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Google releases Spotlight Stories app into the Play Store

When Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, El Goog decided to hold on to the ATAP division that’s responsible for Project Ara. Now it looks like Google and ATAP kept another piece of Moto called Spotlight...
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Verizon LG G4 pre-order starts May 28 ahead of June 4 launch, LG G Pad X8.3 coming too

The next carrier to share its LG G4 launch plans is Verizon Wireless. Verizon will begin taking pre-orders for the LG G4 tomorrow, May 28, with an in-store launch planned for June 4. Verizon notes...
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Apple 'Proactive' said to be iOS 9 version of Google Now

Google Now is one of the most popular features of Android and possibly one of most-liked in mobile in general. The feature aims to offer up information that you need without making you track it down...
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Xiaomi Mi Store will officially launch in the U.S., U.K., and more on June 1

Looks like Xiaomi’s Mi store test in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and France went well, because the company has announced that it’s going to officially launch its shop soon. The Mi Store will have its...
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Google App Indexing coming to iOS to help push you to in-app content

Google has long been using a feature called App Indexing on Android that would allow users to find in-app content through web searches and then jump straight into the relevant information in the app...
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iOS bug can crash iPhone with a certain text message [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Apple has confirmed to Reuters that it’s aware of the messaging bug and that it’s working on a fix that’ll be pushed out in a future software update. The company’s full statement: "We are...