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Kodak's 'camera-first smartphone' comes to the US

The Ektra looks like a camera, works like a camera, but is a $399 Android-powered smartphone.

Google: Why Android developers should consider accessibility

Designing for accessibility doesn't just help Android reach the disabled; it helps improve the user experience on all 2 billion active Android devices.

Photos: Android through the ages

How Google's operating system has evolved over the years, from Cupcake to Nougat.

?Samsung unveils Tizen 4.0 for IoT application

Samsung Electronics has shown off the open-source Tizen 4.0 that can be applied to more devices besides smartphones and TVs for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Google partners with Audi, Volvo to bring Android to next-gen cars

Moving beyond Android Auto, Google's latest partnerships extend the full Android OS into vehicles.

Google Assistant to make iOS debut as standalone app: Report

The company's virtual assistant has thus far been limited to Android and Google Home devices.

What I love and hate about Samsung DeX as a business user

A platform that turns your phone into a computer is equal parts surprising and frustrating.

Korea tops survey for mobile app usage

The average Korean spent 200 minutes a day using mobile apps on their smartphones, according to App Annie.

Apple confirms WWDC opening keynote on June 5

As expected, Apple will kick off this year's developer conference with a keynote where the company will likely reveal a new version of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS.

Google's no-Linux Fuchsia: Now you can see what the new OS looks like

Google's under-development Fuchsia OS carries over some concepts from Android but offers a new take on apps.

Samsung now taking pre-orders for unlocked Galaxy S8

If a carrier branded device, bloatware and all, isn't what you want, the unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus aren't far off.

iOS 10: Pro tips and tricks

Most of these tips should work on all iPhones or iPads that support iOS 10.3, but note that some features are only available on newer devices.

Google: Android O beta will hit devices 'soon'. Nougat beta is now closed

Nexus and Pixel owners should be able to install the Android O beta later this month.

Amazon expands FreeTime service to all Android devices

Parents are no longer required to purchase an Amazon device to take advantage of the company's parental control platform.

Samsung Galaxy S8 users complain of random restarts

If your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus keeps rebooting, you're not alone.

BlackBerry KEYone preorders begin May 18

Clamoring for a smartphone with a physical keyboard and the BlackBerry namesake? Your wait is almost over.

ZTE reveals ultra-cheap Max XL smartphone for Boost Mobile

The smartphone maker has partnered with Boost Mobile for another low-cost smartphone with a big screen.

Sizing up the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus against the competition, in pictures

Take a look at just how big (or small) Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are when compared to the latest and greatest smartphones from its competitors.

6 things I would change about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung's phone is nearly perfect, but there are a few aspects the company should take into consideration with the Note 8, or even further into the future, next year's Galaxy S9.

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