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Android flagships: Which is best for the enterprise?

How do Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus compare to rival Android flagships from LG, Huawei, Motorola, HTC and Google? It depends on your priorities. We compare specs and features: See how they stack up.

Eight reasons the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are good for business

Samsung is the most popular Android smartphone maker and has done a good job addressing both consumer and enterprise needs. The new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus offer a lot for everyone.

T-Mobile launches free scam services just in time to block fake IRS calls

T-Mobile is rolling out Scam ID and Scam Block features to customers starting today as part of a strategy to protect customers. Three out of four people in the US have received scam calls at some point, resulting in an incredible amount of stolen money.

No Echo required: Amazon Alexa now available for the Huawei Mate 9

Thanks to Google, the Huawei Mate 9 now has Google Assistant. In addition, Mate 9 owners now have the option to also use Amazon Alexa for intelligent voice control.

Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0 roll out to the Honor 8: in pictures

The Honor 8 was one of the best affordable phones of 2016 and today the update to Android Nougat is starting to roll out.

Is AI the next Android differentiator? LG teases 'less artificial more intelligence' for G6

Google Assistant is available on the Pixel, Alexa is coming to the Huawei Mate 9, Sense Companion is coming on the HTC U Ultra, Samsung may be launching Bixby on the Galaxy S8, and LG may be bringing something else on the G6.

Moto Mods Hackathon: Moving the modular smartphone concept forward

With active participation in hackathons and a full Mod Development Kit, Motorola Mobility is enabling hardware developers to help its Moto Mods be successful. The Moto Z is an excellent modular smartphone that looks to be getting even better.

Google Pixel not so great: There are plenty of better business phones

Google Pixel is not the best Android smartphone you can buy. There are plenty of better business handsets.

Cheetah Mobile launches Made for Samsung News Republic app with exclusive features

Millions of us spend more time on our phones than any other computing device and use our phones to stay up on the latest news. The latest News Republic update adds exclusive features for Samsung phones and watches.

CES 2017: Hands-on with the dual camera $250 Honor 6X

Huawei starts off the new year with the 5X successor, the Honor 6X, that brings a dual camera experience with a long battery life and sleek all-aluminum form factor to the US market.

Two weeks with T-Mobile Digits: The end of missed calls and texts

As a mobile enthusiast, I tend to carry multiple phones while also having access to wearables and tablets. With Digits, I am now able to effortlessly have every connected device synced up.

Brazilian mobile market to shrink in 2016

Sales are predicted to decrease by 10 percent, says study

Hello Moto: Timely Android 7 Nougat update propels Z Force Droid over the Google Pixel XL

One compelling reason to buy a Moto X was the confidence in knowing that Android upgrades would be timely while the user experience was nearly stock. Lenovo killed that strategy, but it looks like things are improving with the Moto ...

T-Mobile DIGITS: Innovative tech releases you from the one number, one phone limit

T-Mobile hinted last year that its one number, multiple device solution would make AT&T NumberSync look small. After testing out T-Mobile DIGITS, I'm a believer.

Mophie iPhone 7 Hold Force collection: Magnetic base and modular accessories

Mophie is known for its Apple iPhone battery cases. The new Hold Force collection is composed of a magnetic shell case with options for a battery, folio, and wallet accessory.

OnePlus 3T announced: New processor, larger battery, improved front-facing camera

The OnePlus 3 is one of the best Android smartphone values around and today OnePlus announced the evolutionary OnePlus 3T that offers a bit more for only $50 more.

10 reasons the BlackBerry DTEK60 is good for business

The BlackBerry DTEK60 is the most powerful and elegant BlackBerry device released. It stands out from other Android smartphones with key functions and features that enhance efficiency and improve productivity.

Huawei Mate 9 first impressions: Dual Leica lenses, big battery, improved UI

Huawei just announced the Mate 9 device that combines the best of the Mate 8 with the Huawei P9 to bring its most powerful smartphone to the world, including the US.

Huawei's 5.9-inch Mate 9 with Leica dual-lens cameras coming to the US

It's been a couple of years since Huawei sold a Mate product direct in the US. The new Huawei Mate 9 is targeted towards the business user who wants a big, fast, functional phone.

LeEco Le Pro3: Stunning battery life and high quality keep me from ordering a Pixel

We've seen compelling Android phones from Chinese brands under $400 and the new LeEco Le Pro3 may be the best yet. If battery life is important to you, consider this $399 phone.

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