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Moto X4 comes into focus in clearest set of leaks yet

The Moto X4 has been shown off in another round of images on Google+. The Motorola Moto X4 has been teased a few times already, and we have a new round of images and some information courtesy of Google+ user Jerry Yin. The phone looks...Show More Summary

Huawei Mate 9: Big, bold, and still beautiful nine months later

The Chinese company's flagship smartphone is still a great buy, though the competition has vastly increased in the nine months since its debut. Plenty can happen in nine months. A human baby gestates over the period of nine months, for example, or you can try to grow over four inches of hair. Show More Summary

Pick up a Fire Tablet for as little as $40 right now

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on Amazon's Fire tablets! Amazon's Fire Tablets have become far more popular in recent years, and it's for a good reason. These tablets pack some great specs into a truly affordable package, and right now they are even more affordable. Show More Summary

Celebrate the eclipse with this dark-as-night theme pack!

Some themes are beautiful, some themes are functional, and dark themes are both. Dark themes are more than an expression of taste and emotion. On devices using AMOLED displays, dark themes can help you save a little bit of battery. Because on AMOLED screens, true, hex black #000000 is displayed by turning off the pixel completely. Show More Summary

Android O features you'll love: Background execution limits

Android O keeps apps under control when you're not actively using them. Your Android phone will let you do many things at once, even though all of them might not be on your screen. Besides system processes that can do things like checking...Show More Summary

Xiaomi allegedly working with Google over an Android One device

Xiaomi may launch a variant of the Mi 5X with stock Android. If there is one criticism to Xiaomi's phones, it's that MIUI is fairly bloated. That's changing with MIUI 9, but there still is a learning curve associated with Xiaomi's custom skin. Show More Summary

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 concept video shows off razor-thin bezels

The Mi Mix 2 will be a true bezel-less phone. The Galaxy S8 and LG G6 took the idea of bezel-less displays mainstream, but it was Xiaomi's Mi Mix that kicked things off last year. It looks like the Chinese manufacturer is aiming forShow More Summary

The best flight games for Gear VR

Fly through VR. Games on Gear VR can take you to amazing places. If you've been looking for awesome flight games that let you pilot a vessel, then you're in luck. From manning a Spitfire in the skies during World War II, to soaring through...Show More Summary

From the Editor's Desk: Fun with HDR+

Port of Pixel camera app to other phones shows Google is still almost unmatched in computational photography. One of the major trends in smartphones in the past year has been the rise of computational photography — using the vast computing power of modern phones to get better pictures from the tiny lenses and sensors in our devices. Show More Summary

Download the Essential Phone wallpapers here!

You don't have to spend $699 to get these wallpapers. The new Essential Phone has a pretty mind-bending screen with super-tiny bezels, and it just looks even better with one of its default wallpapers loaded. Those wallpapers have picked...Show More Summary

Essential wants your attention as much as your money (for now)

Essential isn't even trying to compete with Samsung or even LG with their first phone. You've probably read at least one "first look" at the Essential Phone. They all have a few things in common, and mostly leave us with the impression that it's an interesting first try from a new company. Show More Summary

Get into some trouble in this weekend's comments thread!

The only rule is to be cool to each other. Another week is in the can and that means it's time to relax, enjoy yourself and get together with friends. It's certainly been another week of charged emotions and stressful happenings, but it's good for everyone to put aside the things add to the tension and drama once in a while. Show More Summary

Get lifetime access to 2TB of cloud storage for only $49!

Our current, tech-obsessed world demands a storage solution for your multimedia data, the most convenient being cloud-based storage which you can access from anywhere. Most cloud-based storage services charge a monthly fee, which, over time, adds up to quite a fee. Show More Summary

Best Screen Protectors for Galaxy S7

What are the best screen protectors for the GS7? The Samsung Galaxy S7 is still of the best phones you can buy, and with the Galaxy S8 and upcoming Note 8 stealing everyone's attention, you should be able to pick up an S7 for a pretty great deal. Show More Summary

How your phone can help you walk more (and not hate it)

Take the stairs. Walk, don't drive. Every little step adds up when you're trying to get fit! In the first Tech for your Health column, we discussed using apps and technology to help establish better nutrition habits. With all that extra...Show More Summary

What devices can play Amazon Music?

You can listen to Amazon Music on nearly any device that's out there. String up two tin cans on a flag pole, and that might work, too. (Or not.) Here's a more definitive list, though. Amazon Music is as ubiquitous as just about any other music service out there. Show More Summary

U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 shows up on Samsung's online store

The U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 makes an appearance on Samsung's store page. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be announced next week in New York, and the leaks just keep coming as we run up to the event. This time, Samsung has prematurely listed the U.S. Show More Summary

Action Launcher 27 brings more color and transparency options to your Android home screen

Action Launcher keeps adding more features so users can fine tune their home screen. Action Launcher has been a fan favorite launcher for years now, partly due to developer Chris Lacy consistently adding new features. Action Launcher...Show More Summary

How to recover a lost MetroPCS password or PIN

Lost your MetroPCS password or PIN? You can get it back in just a few easy steps! Have a lost MetroPCS password or PIN issue? Not to worry! You can easily recover it a number of ways providing you have all of the account information available. Show More Summary

How to enable and use Instant Apps on Android

Instant Apps make it easier to get things done on Android without downloading apps. Here's how. Instant Apps are a neat idea: instead of downloading an app from the Play Store that takes time, resources and, in many countries, expensive...Show More Summary

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