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Samsung lets you ditch the app drawer — it’s like running iOS on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Have you ever wished your Galaxy phone to act more like an iPhone? Well the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge can do just that. A new Samsung Labs area in the settings allows you to remove the app drawer.

Best phones and tablets from MWC 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016 was chock full of great smartphones. Here are some of our favorites, including the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5, Xiaomi Mi 5, Sony Xperia X line, and Huawei MateBook.

Google’s DeepMind Health aims to improve health care through technology

DeepMind, a subsidiary of Google best recognized by its artificial intelligence research, has announced DeepMind Health, an initiative program aimed at improving the efficiency and quality of health care.

Sonic superphone shootout: Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5 vs. Sony Xperia X

Most of us listen to music with our phones, so shouldn't the sound as good as they look? We checked out LG's G5 with the Hi-Fi Plus module, Sony's Xperia Performance, and Samsung's Galaxy S7 to see which sounded best.

Fun, paint-splattered HTC Desire 530 proves funky design doesn’t need to cost a fortune

The HTC Desire 530 may not be the most expensive or most powerful phone out there, but it does have a fun and funky design that's not only unusual, but also unique to each device. We check it out.
Movies & TV

Google may be teaming up with Vizio to release Chromecast-enabled TVs

Google's reportedly teaming up with TV maker Vizio to release Chromecast-enabled television sets later this year, according to Variety. Google has also approached other manufacturers with the idea.

Google updates Gmail for Android with rich formatting and instant RSVP features

Google has released a new Gmail for Android that lets you change the formatting of text and quickly RSVP to calendar invites. The update brings the mobile client in line with the Web version.

Motorola finally says what we all knew in our hearts: the Nexus 6 was too big

In a recent interview, Motorola admitted that 2014's Nexus 6 was a behemoth of a smartphone. However, according to the company, that's exactly what Google wanted for its Nexus program.

Article12 wants to ensure your right to privacy via your smartphone

Named after Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which grants the right to privacy, this Zurich company wants to replace Blackberry. Article12 has contracted a manufacturer to provide its secure operating system on a…

The CheetahPhone wants you to sacrifice stock Android for battery and speed improvements

The software company that makes the Clean Master app has made a phone, with the plan of making its performance and optimisation techniques even more effective, due to having deeper access to the device. Here's what it's like.

Impressive impostors, Google Experiments, and fighting robophobia on Day 3 in Spain 2:12

Xiaomi's Mi 5 is a Samsung impostor we can live with, Android Experiments blend art and engineering, and Pepper the robot teaches us that not all robots are out for human blood. At least, not yet.