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Lenovo continues Motorola integration by firing 1,100 employees

Lenovo has laid off 1,100 employees from Motorola. The company says it's a part of ongoing integration efforts that have followed its 2014 acquisition of the company. The layoffs account for 2 percent of Lenovo's global workforce.
Mobile

The HTC Ocean could be a codename for upcoming series of three phones

It looks like HTC wants to go up against Samsung's Edge series -- the company could be working on a phone called the Ocean, with a touch sensitive frame for controlling different aspects of Android.
Mobile

Google's upcoming Nexus tablet may run rumored Andromeda OS

Huawei is rumored to be manufacturing Google's upcoming Nexus 7 successor, and it's rumored to run a new operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. It's unclear whether the device will be branded as a Nexus or a Pixel.
Computing

Google reaches for the stars with rumored do-it-all laptop running new "Andromeda" OS

Google may debut a laptop and tablet hybrid in 2017 that runs an operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. Internally, the OS is codenamed Andromeda. The ultra-thin laptop is rumored to cost $800.
Mobile

Lenovo's Moto M may be the first Android with Microsoft apps preinstalled

It looks like the Moto Z won't be the only new Moto phone this year. Contrary to previous reports, Lenovo could be ditching the Moto X for the Moto M. Here's everything we know about the upcoming Moto M so far.
Mobile

Samsung delays sales of new Galaxy Note 7 devices to 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.
Mobile

The first Samsung phone with 6GB of RAM is rumored to come soon

Samsung may be ready to announce a phone that beats the Galaxy S7 and the Note 7 in one key area: RAM. The Galaxy C9 is rumored to have 6GB of RAM inside, potentially making it the first Samsung phone to do so. Here's what we think we know…
Mobile

Don’t like the look of this unusual new phone? The company really doesn’t mind

If you're not quite set on the design of this new phone, the U300, then Uhans, the Chinese company that made it, isn't really that concerned. It says it has made it for the minority, and that it, "doesn't need everybody to love it."
Wearables

This crazy new wearable promises to measure your hydration level and heart rate in real time

A new wearable from healthcare startup BSX Technologies promises to measure your hydration level and heart beat in real time using infrared technology. It's launching on Kickstarter.
Mobile

What do military drop test certifications really mean? We asked the experts

The nightmare of a cracked or shattered smartphone screen is all too real, but a tough case that meets military drop test standards can prevent that from happening to you. Can’t it? The truth isn’t as clear cut as you might hope.
Mobile

An Android and Chrome OS merger may be in the works

A long-rumored unity between Google's Android and Chrome OS may finally be ready for public eyes. It's code-named Andromeda, and it means October 4 is going to be a jam-packed event.
Mobile

Tired of Google Play? Check out these alternative Android app stores

If you are hunting for more sources to download Android apps and games, then you’ll find a bumper batch in here. We take a look at the pros and cons of alternative Android app stores for users and developers, and then discuss a few of the…