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Google’s new In Apps search feature pulls relevant info from your apps

Google's In Apps feature, a new addition to the Google Search app on Android, makes it easier to quickly parse installed apps for contacts, music, notes, appointments, reminders, and more.

Asus unveils the all-new ZenWatch 3, featuring a sleek, circular design

After two models with a distinctive rectangular screen, Asus has switched to a circular design for the all-new ZenWatch 3, which was unveiled at IFA 2016. The device features up to 2 days of battery life and some fitness tracking…

Asus reintroduces the world to the 9.7-inch ZenPad 3S 10 at IFA 2016 in Berlin

Asus announced the ZenPad 3S 10 in all its glory earlier this month, in August, but it took IFA 2016 in Berlin as an opportunity to reintroduce the 9.7-inch Android wonder to the world.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 will be the ‘processor of choice’ this fall

Qualcomm has offered more details about its upcoming processor, the Snapdragon 821. It offers a 10-percent performance increase over the Snapdragon 820. You can expect to see many devices later this year come packed with the 821.

Corning’s new Gorilla Glass SR+ might be headed to an Apple Watch near you

Corning announced Gorilla Glass SR+, the company's latest glass composite that promises to be as tough as sapphire while being thinner and allowing more light to shine through than the latter.
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Tease your cat from work with Acer’s new pet-tracking Pawbo Plus cam

Acer's new Wi-Fi pet tracker, the Pawbo Plus camera, will ship later this year with a family of new accessories like a flashlight, treat dispenser, cat teaser, and "whack-a-mole" game.

The Alcatel Fierce 4 brings Android Marshmallow to the masses for $70

Alcatel unveiled the Fierce 4, the company's latest budget offering that runs Android Marshmallow out of the box. The phone is now available through MetroPCS, with T-Mobile getting it this fall.

Acer Liquid Z6, Z6 Plus Android smartphones to hit stores outside U.S. late this year

Two new Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphones were unveiled by Acer on Wednesday at IFA in Berlin -- the Acer Liquid Z6 and its bigger brother, the Liquid Z6 Plus. Will they make a splash?

Google is building up its smart home division with Nest employees

Alphabet is restructuring Nest once again -- according to recent reports, dozens of Nest employees will be heading to Google to help bolster the company's smart home division. This is just one of many restructures that Nest has undergone.

Archos' two new phones are rugged and stylish — but not at the same time

Archos has unveiled two new phones ahead of IFA 2016 -- the rugged and large 50 Saphir, and the more sleek and stylish 55 Diamond Selfie. The two new phones feature totally different specs, but both cost €200.

The latest Google Maps beta finally adds Lists to organize your favorite places

Google has added a new feature to Maps -- lists. The new feature means you can finally create lists of the places you visit, something that should help make things a little more organized, especially for heavy Maps users.

Google is testing a new version of Inbox that may include Assistant integration

According to recent reports, Google may be working to integrate Assistant into Google Inbox, its email app designed to make emails more like a to-do list. The new features are not yet available to consumers.