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High-end smartphones account for just 29% of Samsung's sales in Q1 2017

Samsung is relying on the mid-range segment to drive growth. Samsung posted a record $7.8 billion operating profit in Q4 2016, but it looks like the company isn't making as much money from high-end devices as it previously used to. In...Show More Summary

New leak reveals alleged spec sheet of Xiaomi's Mi 6 and Mi6 Plus

Latest rumor suggests the Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus will be powered by the Snapdragon 835. Xiaomi is rumored to unveil its 2017 flagships — the Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus — on April 11, and a recent leak gives us a look at the alleged spec sheet of both devices. Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs. ASUS Chromebook Flip: Which one is better for productivity?

Both the Galaxy Tab S3 and the ASUS Chromebook Flip are two devices are exceptional as productivity machines. But one is better for productivity. I've always been particularly dubious about whether a tablet could fulfill all my productivity needs. Show More Summary

How to set up Google Photos

Never lose a photo again, once you've set up Google Photos. Having access to all of your photos at a swipe is kind of like living the dream, at least for many photographers it is. If you're snap-happy, then you owe it to yourself to make sure that you never lose another photo again with Google Photos. Show More Summary

Grab a set of wired stereo headphones for just $7.85 today

Need a set of basic headphones for listening to music and taking calls while on the go? If so, check out Cellet’s stereo earphones in white or black or just $7.85 today! ...

Qualcomm licensing blocked Samsung from selling Exynos chips

Deal dating back to 1993 is reportedly why we're not seeing more non-Samsung phones running Exynos. South Korea's Fair Trade Commission has claimed that Qualcomm blocked Samsung from selling its own Exynos processors to other manufacturers...Show More Summary

Moto G5 Plus review: The new standard for budget phones

The quick take The Moto G5 Plus is an awesome little phone, and that it's available for just over $200 is one of its greatest assets. Things could have gone either way for the Motorola brand under Lenovo, but it seems that the Moto G...Show More Summary

From the Editor's Desk: Is Android O a boring release?

The lack of new whizbang user-facing features in O is a sign of Android's maturity, but that doesn't mean we won't see big surprises for non-phone devices. The big Android story of the week was Android O. Based on what we know aboutShow More Summary

Best Chrome extensions you didn't know about but should be using

What are the best Chrome extensions I should be using? Update 24 March 2017: We've refreshed this list to ensure you're kept up to the latest when it comes to the best Chrome extensions you should be using. The amount of time most people...Show More Summary

Anonymously surf the web across all your devices for only $60

Privacy is everything nowadays. It's hotly debated online, in political forums, and huge corporations are regularly selling our information so that other corporations can, in turn, make money off of us as well. A lot of folks are OKShow More Summary

Google Talk is dead, Hangouts is the new Slack, Project Fi users are screwed and everyone hates Allo

It is impossible to go seven or more days without some messaging news from Google. Google seems to understand that it needs to pare its messenger story down to a few apps that cover everyone's needs (so it's easier for people to ignore them all and use WhatsApp anyway). Show More Summary

An Android O deep dive [#acpodcast]

This week, Daniel, Jerry and Russell are joined by Eric Richardson, an Android developer at WillowTree, to talk about Android O. Android O is still very early — we don't even know its final name yet — but we do know that there are going...Show More Summary

Moto G5 Plus review: Great value in a tacky shell

Everyone wants the biggest, best, brightest phone to show off in front of their friends (and enemies). Usually, that means the biggest price tag. Enter the Moto G5 Plus, a great smartphone under $300 that performs amazingly well (even...Show More Summary

1Password gives an early look at one of Android O's best features

Android O is bringing a new way for password managers and other apps to autofill information. Here's how it works. Whenever Google introduces a new version of Android, there's always a silent disclaimer to go along with it: few of these features will be available until developers add them to their apps. Show More Summary

Virtual Virtual Reality: It's time to rebel against our AI Overlords!

The future has been automated leaving only Activitude employing Artisinal Humans to AI clients. You, are one of those Humans. The future is bright, clean, Virtual, and nearly entirely automated. I am one of the few humans able to find...Show More Summary

High-res Galaxy S8 Plus leak shows more of Samsung's new software

Mexico launch for Samsung's new flagships slated for early May, with prices starting at 17,699 pesos. Ready to kick off the weekend with a fresh Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus leak? Mexican site AndroidMX has bagged eight new images of the larger...Show More Summary

Protect your Galaxy S6 edge for just $4.85 today!

Looking for a protective Galaxy S6 edge case that won’t cost a fortune? If so, check out Amzer’s double layer hybrid case for two great layers of protection that is only $4.85 today! ...

Google partners with Howard University in an effort to recruit more black engineers

Juniors and seniors enrolled in Howard University's computer science program can study for three months at the newly dubbed "Howard West." Technology has always had a diversity issue. But rather than relegate to the way things appear to be, some technology companies are instead electing to invest in changing the status quo. Show More Summary

Facebook is testing out animated GIFs for comments in its Android app

The social network finally gives in to what the people really want. The GIF is alive and well, folks, and it appears Facebook has finally caught on to its ubiquity. The social network is officially exploring its relationship with these animated images. Show More Summary

Android Wear 2.0 watches from Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger and Movado are coming and they look fantastic

The 2017 Android Wear watch line-up is looking good! If you want your smartwatch to look good while it's doing all the cool things on your wrist, you're going to love what we're seeing from the Baselworld 2017 watch show. Courtesy of...Show More Summary

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