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Tweet emojis to Google to get (presumably) relevant search results fast

People seem to like emojis -- more than 600,000 of the 21 million tweets sent every hour contain at least one. An experimental new feature lets you perform searches on Google by tweeting emojis to the @Google handle on Twitter.
Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly not have a standard headphone jack

After the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung will want to leave 2016 behind and turn its attention to making next year's flagship, which we know as the Galaxy S8,. Here's everything we think we know about the phone so far.
Mobile

WhatsApp update now lets you stream a video before it finishes downloading

WhatsApp added a new feature to its app -- the ability to watch a video before that video finishes downloading. The feature follows a slew of others from the company including the ability to video call contacts.
Mobile

U.S. Supreme Court questions Apple, Samsung on importance of design patents

Samsung and Apple have been at each other's throats for the better part of six years. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides, and will offer a ruling some time next year.
Mobile

The new and improved Google app makes it easier to keep track of recommendations, reminders, and interests

The new and improved Google app makes it easier to keep track of your interests by dividing reminders, info, and recommendations into two sections: "feed" and "upcoming." It's rolling out to Android users first, with an iOS version to come.
Mobile

Samsung Gear S2 gets another update

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch will soon get a big software update. The highlights include a recommended app screen and custom watch faces, plus an updated weather and clock interface and new voice assistance features.
Mobile

Android 7.1.1 update rolls out for Verizon Pixel and Pixel XL devices

Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here, but it's only available for select devices. We've reached out to most device manufacturers to find out when and if your smartphone is getting it. Here's everything you need to know.
Cars

Navdy partnering with Harman to sell its heads-up display at retail worldwide

Navdy, makers of the eponymous heads-up device for cars, has entered a distribution partnership with Harman International that'll see Navdy units sold at retail around the world.
Mobile

Samsung’s smart new Gear S3 watch bands mean you’re no longer strapped for choice

Samsung has teamed up with two strap design companies to provide official straps for the Gear S3 smartwatch. Ranging in price from $30 to $110, there are plenty of colors and styles to choose from.
Mobile

PayPal’s new digital holiday gift cards make sending money more personal

PayPal's new collection of holiday gift cards make sending money over the internet more personal. They're designed by New York-based artist Jonathan Adler, and designed to accommodate relatives and friends of all denominations.
Mobile

Report: LG G6 will not have a removable battery but it will have all-glass design

Rumors are circulating about LG's possible next flagship smartphone, the G6. Whatever the company has in store for us, the phone will have to be a stunner, as LG failed to spark interest in its modular ecosystem with the G5.
Mobile

Android 7.0 Nougat running on only 0.4 percent of devices

There are more devices running Gingerbread than Android 7.0 Nougat, Google's latest Android version. These monthly numbers highlight Google's biggest issue with Android: Fragmentation.