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Lenovo Moto Z vs. Moto X Pure: Does Lenovo’s new flagship stand up to last year’s champ?

Lenovo has finally unveiled the Moto Z, one of the most anticipated Android phones of the year. But how does it compare to last year's hit, the Moto X Pure? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at both devices.
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Google makes it easier, quicker to get articles in Newsstand on Android, iOS

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages are now available on Play Newsstand, allowing users to quickly and easily access articles without having to download those articles from third parties. This should significantly cut down on loading times.
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Google is building a live support app with screen casting for Nexus phones

Are you a first-time Nexus smartphone owner? Google is developing a live support app that uses screen casting to help Google experts show users how to use their shiny new phone. It's unknown exactly when this app will be released.
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Android N’s navigation buttons could get a face-lift

Google may be saving some design changes in Android N for the final developer preview, or even the official release. The navigation and home buttons could get a new look, which might also signal the arrival of other features.
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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.
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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

Samsung’s going for gold in Rio, may have a special phone in the works to celebrate

Samsung may have a special edition of the Galaxy S7 coming to commemorate the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. There have been several leaks regarding the device, and here's what we think we know about it so far.
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HTC's 2016 Nexus phones could be code-named Marlin and Sailfish

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google could turn to HTC for two Nexus devices in 2016. It would be the first time Google has partnered with HTC on a mobile since 2010. Here's everything we think we know about them.
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Leaked Lenovo Vibe C2 reference numbers spark Moto E rumors

Specifications and images have leaked for the Lenovo Vibe C2, but Motorola reference numbers are attached, which has kicked off speculation that the Vibe C2 could be the 2016 Moto E in certain markets.
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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…