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Android N's Freeform desktop mode won't be enabled on the Nexus 9 or on the Pixel C

In a strange move, an Android Developer Advocate says Android N's Freeform Mode won't be enabled in the Pixel C or in Nexus devices. The feature turns Android's interface into a desktop mode with floating apps as windows.
Computing

Arrival of Android apps for ChromeOS forces introduction of new storage manager

An upcoming features lets Chrome OS users see how much space remains on hard drives, and what's taking up that space. This points to an app-filled future for Google's OS, long reliant entirely on web browsing.
Mobile

Qualcomm flexes its muscles in China, sues Meizu over patent licensing problems

Qualcomm has accused Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu of infringing on its patents, and has lodged a complaint agains the company. It follows a difficult year for both companies.
Mobile

Want to build an Android app? Google and Udacity launch Android Basics Nanodegree

If you think you could have the next big Android app idea, perhaps you should learn the basics of coding with this nanodegree from Google and Udacity. If you're willing to pay a cool $200 per month, that is.
Mobile

Mophie’s new Charge Force cases prove wireless charging is a ‘necessity’ 3:28

Believe it or not, sometimes something as simple as plugging in your phone to charge can become extremely irritating. With the new Mophie Charge Force series, it's easier than ever to charge your phone, because it's wireless…
Mobile

Software may make your battery last longer if Nextbit has its way

Battery life is a constant pain as we try to stay in touch with each other, Nextbit is trying to solve this problem the same way it dealt with storage issues on smartphones -- by focusing of software solutions.
Mobile

Bye-bye Google? Huawei said to be working on a totally new mobile operating system

Huawei may have recently made a Nexus phone, but it seems like the company may be looking to edge away from needing Google. Recent rumors suggest Huawei is working on a mobile OS of its own.
Mobile

Gear up with these five handy mobile accessories from CE Week

CE Week is winding down, and while most of the big players don't have a large presence, there's still a lot of new and exciting products to take a look at -- take a peek at these five handy mobile accessories.
Mobile

T-Mobile offering free ‘unlimited speed’ international data to some subscribers

T-Mobile is boosting international data speeds throughout continental Europe this summer for subscribers to its Simple Choice plans. The promotion begins July 1 and ends August 31.
Web

Google Fiber hopes Webpass acquisition will bolster its high-speed internet plans

Google Fiber has agreed to acquire Webpass to boost its deployment of high-speed internet across the U.S. Google recently also unveiled plans to test beaming high-speed internet wirelessly into people's homes.
Mobile

Pantech is back from the brink with the quirky IM-100 smartphone

Korean phone manufacturer Pantech announced the IM-100, the once-embattled company's first Android phone in 20 months. It will only be available in Pantech's home country of South Korea.
Product Review

OnePlus 3 Review

Why spend more when the OnePlus 3 challenges phones twice its price?