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How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it's a big deal

Amazon has opened up the ability to send SMS text messages on Echo devices. Here's how to set it up on your Android phone.

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The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

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Google's cleaning up the Play Store, using machine learning to remove 700,000 bad apps

Google has announced that some 700,000 apps were removed from the Play Store in 2017 as it continues to crack down on bad apps that could harm your phone.

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6 Google Translate tips you need to start using

Google Translate is so overflowing with features, you might not even realize everything it can do.

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The Galaxy S9's rumored Intelligent Scan isn't a Face ID clone and that's a good thing

By combining the face and iris biometrics, the Galaxy S9's 'Intelligent Scan' could be the smartest way to take on Apple's Face ID.

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Apple needs two more Android apps

Apple won’t truly succeed with iMessage or Apple Pay unless it expands beyond the Appleverse.

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Skygofree: More Android malware malarkey

A lot of Android virus and malware stories are hooey. Skygofree is a prime example.

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Best Android phones 2018: 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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If you bought a OnePlus 5T, your credit card info may have been stolen

OnePlus has divulged that up to 40,000 customers may have had their credit card info stolen after making a purchase through its website.

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Android Wear vs. Samsung Gear: Which smartwatch should you buy?

If you're a smartwatch-curious Android user, your smartwatch options can be dizzying. So here's a practical guide for deciding which platform is right for you.

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What’s new in Kotlin 1.2? Code reuse, for starters

Kotlin 1.2.20 update brings bug fixes, better compilation performance, and improvements to IDE support

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The Samsung Galaxy X folding phone rumor just won’t die and I wish it would

Samsung has reportedly once again show off a concept of a folding phone, and once again the internet is buzzing about it. Not me though.

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Essential Phone: Everything you need to know about Andy Rubin's new Android phone

There's a lot of hype surrounding the Essential Phone. We've got everything you need to know about it.

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CES 2018: 8 awesome Android announcements you might have missed

CES isn't exactly a launchpad for Android gear, but there were still some cool announcements this week. Here are eight that might have flown under your radar.

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The best smart TV at CES is this giant Nvidia gaming display

Nvidia sneaks into the TV business with its Shield-powered Big Format Gaming Displays.

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Sorry, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, not even Wonder Woman can fight the U.S. carrier stronghold

Huawei's big U.S. launch of the Mate 10 Pro was dampened when AT&T pulled out of a deal to sell the new handset in stores. Now Huawei may never break through in the states.

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Razer's Project Linda turns the Razer Phone into a laptop

Razer's Project Linda transforms the Razer Phone into a laptop via its nifty dock.

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Google is combining Android Pay and Google Wallet under one brand: Google Pay

Google Pay is bringing Android Pay and Google Wallet under a united brand, and Google says it's the first step toward simpler, streamlined digital payments.

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Honor's View 10 flagship phone is coming to the U.S., but we don't know when

Honor's View10 will have a 5.9-inch display, Kirin 970 chip, 3,750mAH battery, and a dual camera when it hits U.S. shelves

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Best Android antivirus? The top 10 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 10 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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