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Fan-made website shows how powerful ‘OK Google’ really is

How many "OK Google" commands can you think of off the top of your head? Having some trouble? Check out this fan-made site, which offers an extensive list of OK Google commands and their variations, with more on the way.
Mobile

ZTE's VR headset is ready for prime time as soon as the Axon 7 gets Android N

ZTE has no intention of leaving the burgeoning world of mobile VR to Samsung, LG, or Huawei, and because the new Axon 7 will be one of the first Android Daydream compatible smartphones, it has a mobile VR headset all of its own.
Mobile

Amazon Prime member? The Moto G4 and Blu’s R1 HD are super cheap, but they’ll ship with ads

Amazon is bringing down the price of two new Android handsets that haven't been released yet: the Moto G4 and the Blu R1 HD. The downside? You'll find ads popping up in your lock screen.
Mobile

China smartphone makers snap up patents in fight for market dominance

Stepping into the ring to fight over China and its prime smartphone market are the country's own smartphone makers, as they begin to acquire patents by way of licensing deals, acquisitions, and a whole lot of money.
Mobile

Evernote restricts free accounts to two devices, increases the price of paid tiers

Evernote is about to get a bit more restrictive for free users. The service is limiting to two the number of devices on non-paying accounts, and it's hiking the price of its Plus and Premium tiers.
Web

Google greatly expands its targeted ads, but thankfully it’s opt-in

You may be seeing a prompt from your Google account soon -- it's to ask if you want to opt-in for a new advertising feature that would make ads even more relevant. Google also has a new My Activity page that lets you control how your data…
Home

Pillo is a ‘home health robot’ that seems too good to be true

Pillo is probably the coolest pill dispenser you've ever seen. A campaign has been started for the 'home health robot,' however it seems a little too good to be true. If it does deliver, Pillo could totally change how you handle your…
Product Review

Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 Review

Casio takes Android Wear to the great outdoors, but it's not a happy camper.
Mobile

Amazon’s new Page Flip feature for Kindle ensures you’ll never lose your page again

Amazon is introducing a digital take on flipping pages: Page Flip. The new feature, which is rolling out to the company's Kindle devices and apps, makes it easier to keep your place.
Mobile

Patent reveals Galaxy Note 7 could have an integrated iris scanner

A recent patent from Samsung details a three-camera system with an integrated infrared light and accompanying algorithms that would allow users to unlock their devices by using front-facing cameras.
Mobile

Wileyfox’s Spark series offers more budget Android options for the European market

Wileyfox is out with three devices under a new series called Spark. The the Spark, the Spark Plus, and the Spark X are all budget devices with low-end specs, but they come at a killer price.
Wearables

Is that a charger in your pants? BauBax’s smart clothing juices up gadgets wirelessly

BauBox's new Kickstarter campaign promises to deliver vests, pants, and purses that wirelessly charge your smartphone on the go. They're compatible with the Qi standard. You can back the campaign now to get yours.