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iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone X: Which one should you buy?

Which is the better iPhone on paper—the iPhone 8 Plus or the brand-new iPhone X? Our spec-for-spec comparison—and hands-on experiences—might surprise you.

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Apple fell behind with Siri. Augmented reality could be the next to go

At its I/O conference, Google showed that it understands augmented reality and knows how to bring it to our daily lives. Apple has shown us nothing of the sort.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to today

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (before Cupcake) and going all the way to Oreo.

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What’s new in Google’s Android Studio

Google’s beta development suite for mobile apps supports the Android App Bundle format to reduce app size

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Google Assistant: 12 awesome features you should be using

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

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'Black Dot' Unicode bug can crash Messages—here's how to fix it

A new Unicode attack can crash Messages in iOS 11.3 and 11.4 beta. If you get hit by it, there's a workaround to get things back in order.

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Google's Digital Wellbeing is schooling Apple on how to combat smartphone addiction

Google's new Digital Wellbeing initiative in Android P is about getting all users—not just kids— to put down their phones.

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4 ways Android P's gesture navigation is better than the iPhone X's (and 4 ways it's not)

Google has introduced new gesture navigation in Android P, powering the virtual home button with swipes and taps. Here's how it's better (and worse) than Apple's method on the iPhone X.

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Google Lens: 6 new features we can't wait to try out

With everything from text recognition to real-time results, Google Lens is leaping into the future.

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Everything revealed at Google I/O 2018: Android P beta, huge Maps overhaul, Google Assistant gets personal

Googled leaned heavily into machine learning and personalization during its I/O 2018 keynote. Here's everything it revealed, from Android P to Gmail tweaks.

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What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first beta release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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Android P: More AI, fewer disruptions, and a nod to the iPhone X

The next big Android update will consume less battery power, get things done faster, and help you use your phone less.

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Major Google News overhaul starts rolling out today on web, Android, and iOS

Google is overhauling its News app and web presence, making it easier to find the news that matters to you from the sources you trust.

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What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

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Gmail now supports sending money and snoozing emails on iOS

These two handy features have been in the Android app for some time—now the iOS app catches up.

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Wanle Gamers Console for iPhone review: A retro Game Boy this ain't

It certainly looks like a Game Boy, but the games are simple and the case offers only partial protection.

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Best cheap Apple Watch bands: Aftermarket straps that cost a fraction of Apple's options

Don't pay full retail for a band from Apple! For the same price, you can fill a whole drawer full of silicone, leather, metal, and nylon bands for your Apple Watch.

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Get great deals on Apple Watch at Best Buy, Walmart, and Macy's for Mother's Day

Take $50 off the Apple Watch Series 3 or get the Series 1 for as little as $149.

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2019 iPhone rumored to add a third rear camera

Why stop at three? Why not four cameras? Or ten? Make the phone all cameras!

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JBL’s Link Bar might be the Google Assistant/Android TV soundbar of my dreams

Google and JBL are partnering on a new smart sounder with always-on Google Assistant support and Android TV.

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