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Google can bypass security on all Android systems that don't use full-disk encryption

At least 74 percent of Android devices can be remotely reset by Google if law enforcement requests it. Newer Android phones running 5.0 and up may have encryption set by default, which protects your device from resets.

Fossil's big, bold Q Founder smartwatch is yours today for $295

Fossil has put the Q Founder, its first Android Wear smartwatch, on sale. The watch costs $295 in the U.S., and has a traditional style to it, along with comprehensive fitness tracking and other fun features.
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Samsung Gear VR Review

Samsung's outstanding new Gear VR is a virtual revelation for virtual reality.

Samsung fan? Check out its Black Friday deals on tablets, phones, and more

Samsung's deals for Black Friday went live, a few days ahead of the big day. The company is offering hundreds of deals on wearables, TVs, tablets, and more. You can find most of its smartphone deals through the various carriers.
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Motorola Droid Maxx 2 Review

Leave the charger. Motorola's Droid Maxx 2 survives a weekend away from the wall.

Use Android Pay for a good cause: Google donates $1 per purchase to special education

For every Android Pay purchase you make until December 31, Google will donate $1 — up to $1 million — to On Black Friday, Google will double its donation. The proceeds go to students and teachers.

Samsung's Galaxy A9 pops up in benchmarks with mid-range specs

The Samsung Galaxy A series isn't as well known as the Galaxy S, Note, and Edge models, but they are some of the nicest phones you will ever hold in your hand. The Galaxy A9 could be Samsung's next chapter in the A series.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Review

All hail the king! Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 is the best Android tablet.

The Xiaomi MiPad 2 takes on the iPad Mini 4, costs less than half the price

Xiaomi has announced the MiPad 2, the successor to the MiPad tablet, and Apple iPad Mini 4 challenger. The new slate abandons the Tegra power from the original, and goes with a new Intel processor instead. Here's everything you need to…

Xiaomi swaps plastic for metal on the new Redmi Note 3

Xiaomi has revealed the Redmi Note 3, the follow-up to the Redmi Note 2, a phone that was only announced back in the summer. There are several cool changes, and we've got everything you need to know about it here.

Sprint will give you a free 24-inch HDTV if you activate an LG G4 on its network for Black Friday

Trying not to be outdone by its competitors, Sprint unveiled its own Black Friday deals. Of note is a free 24-inch LG HDTV if you decide to activate an LG G4 on its network. Of course, that's not the only deal, so read on to learn more.

HTC details its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, offers a free One A9 if you trade in your iPhone

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday looming large over the horizon, HTC revealed its deals for the pair of fiscal holidays. Interestingly, the main deal seems to be a free One A9, though there are a few caveats.