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The Archos 50d Oxygen smartphone promises to be high-end for $150

A decent phone for under $200 seemed unheard of a couple of years ago, but it's now a reality. Although not as high-end as Archos is touting, the 50d Oxygen appears to be a bargain at $150.
Mobile

Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you?

We analyze the features and reliability of the top five Android security and antivirus apps currently available from Qihu, Avast, ESET, Avira, and AVL.
Social Media

Skype gets romantic with 10 new emojis inspired by the music of Paul McCartney 1:01

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Microsoft has revealed 10 new emoticons for Skype created in a collaboration with Paul McCartney. They feature the famed musician's arrangements and voice.
Android Army

Samsung’s new trademark might mean ambient notifications for its next major smartphone

Samsung has applied for the trademark "Always On Display" in the U.S., which offers a hint that it may plan to introduce an ambient notification feature in its next flagship smartphones.
Mobile

Want to do your taxes while wading through traffic? Use these tax apps for Android and iOS

The deadline for filing your taxes steadily approaching. For those of you with active lifestyles, or an aversion to actual computers, we bring you 10 of our favorite tax apps. We've found Android and iPhone apps for estimating taxes…
Mobile

Start dating more efficiently with one of these 7 apps

Everyone knows online dating can be stressful, time-consuming, and downright awful. Check out our top picks for the best Android and iPhone dating apps to streamline the process and find the right date.
Mobile

15 of the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop problems, and how to fix them

The latest Lollipop-flavored version of Android has plenty to offer, but there are always bugs and issues with new software. Here are the most common Android 5.0 Lollipop problems with advice on how to solve them.
Mobile

After a one week hiatus, Google reinstates Adblock Fast to the Play Store

Ad blocking is no longer a luxury for just iPhone users. Samsung rolled out an update to its Android browser, giving it the ability to block ads using third-party apps such as Adblock Fast.
Mobile

$600 buys you an Xperia Z5 in the U.S., but it won't have a fingerprint sensor

Sony has announced that the Xperia Z5 and the Z5 Compact is making its way to the U.S. and will be available to purchase at certain retailers unlocked and without a contract beginning on February 7.
Mobile

New $350 price tag makes the OnePlus 2 an even better deal

The OnePlus 2's invitation system recently ended, which was excellent news for eager buyers, and now the final price of the phone has been cut to $350 -- permanently. That's for the 64GB version too.
Mobile

You can now grab Huawei's fingerprint sensor-enabled GX8 for $350

The budget-friendly G8 was launched globally in September of 2015, except in the U.S. Huawei is rectifying that with the GX8, which matches the same specs as the G8. It's now available for purchase at $350.
Wearables

Moto 360 2015's release notes for Android Wear 1.4 show Doze mode, app permissions support

Your smartwatch just got smarter. Android Wear 1.4 Marshmallow introduces big new features, including support for phone calls on select devices, support for third-party messaging app dictation, a bevy of new gestures, Doze mode, and app…