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Goodbye Google Now, hello new feed that obsessively tracks your interests

Google has officially killed off the Google Now name, replacing it with a smarter, more personalized feed that aims to deliver only the most relevant information to your phone.

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Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

Samsung is finally ready to roll out Bixby Voice on the Galaxy S8. Here's everything you need to know to get started.

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Galaxy Note8: Everything we know about Samsung’s next flagship phablet

The follow-up to Samsung's ill-fated Note7, the Galaxy Note8, is just weeks away from its unveiling. Here's what we know about it.

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Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR

Now you'll be able to buy HDR versions of some Google Play movies and TV shows, but you'll need a compatible device to enjoy them.

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Google Photos: 5 awesome features you should be using

Simple photo back-ups are only the beginning. It's time to unlock all the machine-learning power that Google Photos has within.

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Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year three of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and the number of deals has grown. To help you skip the fluff and get right to the solid discounts, we've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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When your best Android apps come from Microsoft

Some of the best Android apps aren't from Google, but from Microsoft. Check out the ones that are worth a serious look.

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Google Assistant: 5 killer new features you should be using

Google's A.I. assistant learned some new tricks while you weren't looking.

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Google celebrates July 4th with explosive Play Store deals on movies, games, music, and more

You can score huge savings in the Play Store this July 4th weekend with limited-time deals on movie rentals, hit games, and best-selling books.

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Best Android phones 2017: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place

This is your one-stop shop for Galaxy S8 specs, reviews, information, videos, and more.

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OnePlus 5 review: This mid-range Android phone is speedy inside, but stale outside

Uninspired design notwithstanding, the OnePlus 5 delivers great performance in an affordable Android phone.

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The 10 best Android apps for Chromebooks

These 10 Android apps offer broader or better experiences compared to what's available on the web via Chrome OS.

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Five to Try: Sega Forever revives classic games, and Firefox refocuses the mobile browser

Here are this week's hottest Play Store picks.

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ case roundup: Protect your investment in style

If you're spending more than $700 on a phone, you might want to make sure it doesn't get easily damaged.

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64% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 64% to just $18.

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Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

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