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Beware: Oculus app causing battery drain and overheating on some Samsung Galaxy phones

A recent update to the Oculus app installed on many Samsung Galaxy phones may be causing excessive battery drain, overheating, and other performance problems. Luckily, there seems to be an easy fix.
Web

Google is using artificial intelligence to improve Docs, Drive, Calendar, and more

Google has announced a number of updates to Docs, Calendar, and Drive that use artificial intelligence to improve overall workflow. For example, Docs and Slides will now be getting the Explore feature that was available in Sheets last year.
Mobile

One of BlackBerry’s upcoming smartphones will have a classic physical keyboard

BlackBerry may be done developing its own hardware, but that doesn't mean that it's is completely done with smartphones, or the physical keyboard. According CEO John Chen, the company will be releasing a phone with a QWERTY keyboard soon.
Mobile

OK Google: How about finally adding some hands-free voice support to Maps?

Using Google Maps while driving is about to get a whole lot safer -- Google has updated the app with support for hands-free voice controls, meaning you'll be able to ask Google for things without taking your hands off the wheel.
Mobile

It's rugged! Has Nougat! Doesn't explode! LG's V20 has a few legs up on Samsung

We tried out LG’s V20 phablet, a device that brings military-grade drop protection, top-notch processor performance, and a superb trio of cameras to the table.
Mobile

Leaked Huawei Mate 9 images suggest Leica branding for dual-sensor camera

Huawei is hard at work at the next addition to the Mate lineup, the Mate 9. From leaks about the phone's design to leaks about the device's specs, here's everything we know about the phone so far.
Mobile

Alto Mail gets smarter with an Inbox-like interactive Dashboard

Alto, the email client from AOL and Verizon, is out with version 2.0, which adds a smart Dashboard to offer up relevant information at a glance. It also lets you perform actions from these cards like ordering an Uber or Lyft.
Mobile

Samsung delays sales of new Galaxy Note 7 devices until October 1

Samsung is recalling its recently released Galaxy Note 7 due to concerns about the battery cell spontaneously combusting. Here's our full guide on to how to avoid the dangerous glitch and protect yourself.
Deals

Google's Chromecast Audio will set your music free without the Sonos price tag

These days, there are numerous ways to enjoy wireless streaming at home, but few options can compete with the rock-solid reliability afforded by Google's Chromecast Audio. Simple and affordable, the Chromecast Audio is currently $10 off.
Mobile

Snap It to Lose It: Weight-loss app takes the hassle out of counting calories

Lose It is rolling out a new beta feature in its iOS and Android app called Snap It, which makes it easier to log your meals. Snap It uses image-recognition technology to identify foods and assign their caloric value.
Mobile

Samsung says it’s now investigating reports of new Galaxy Note 7 phones overheating

Recent claims that some of the new, apparently safer, Galaxy Note 7 handsets are also overheating are now being investigated by Samsung. In some cases, the replacement handset has reportedly been "too hot to place next to the ear during a…
Business

Watch out Apple! Xiaomi reveals plans to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020

Apple may have some retail competition on its hands. Xiaomi has announced plans to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020, representing a shift in the company's strategies, which have traditionally been based on web sales.