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Android 7.0 Nougat aims for inclusivity with its 72 new emojis

Google has finally taken the wraps off of the newest version of Android, Android 7.0 Nougat, which comes with a number of great new emojis. Here are the new one you'll get in the new operating system.
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Gionee S6s might be average on the inside, but it’s all style on the outside

Chinese manufacturer Gionee announced the S6s, a slightly improved version of the S6 it announced a few month ago. Much like the original, the S6s focuses on the selfie lover crowd with a strong front-facing sensor.
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Apple and Samsung positively dominate smartphone profits worldwide

Samsung and Apple dominate smartphone profitability worldwide, and it's not even close. According to an analysis by Cannaccord Genuity, the two smartphone makers combine to make up more than 100 percent of the industry's profits.
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T-Mobile subscribers can now get access to free Wi-Fi in Singapore — for now

If you're a T-Mobile customer traveling to Singapore, you'll no longer need to leave your internet connection behind. T-Mobile has announced a new initiative allowing T-mobile subscribers to access hundreds of Wi-Fi hotspots in Singapore.
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Forget the assembly line: MIT is making phones that can assemble themselves

Phones may soon not be so hard to assemble -- MIT is building phones that can build themselves. The process simply involves a little energy, a self-locking parts system, and a tumbler.
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Find your fitness with our favorite health and fitness apps for Android

Need a little extra help getting into shape? These 22 fitness apps will allow you to turn your Android phone into a pocket-sized workout companion that's just as fit for your pocket as your wallet.
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Light up the night: the 6 best flashlight apps

The addition of a flashlight utility in smartphones may have been the kill shot for many third-party apps, but many of today's flashlight apps come loaded with convenient features that push your smartphone's functionality beyond its native…
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Get ready to see Xiaomi phones offered the U.S. 'in the near future'

Chinese technology juggernaut Xiaomi may finally be ready to soon enter the U.S. market, as company vice president Hugo Barra confirmed it will do so sometime "in the near future."
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Samsung may want to sell you a cheap, refurbished Galaxy smartphone

Samsung may be working on a plan to sell refurbished Galaxy smartphones. The scheme is rumored to operate behind Samsung's existing upgrade program, and utilize the devices returned to it.
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Oracle wants a new trial after accusing Google of ‘lying,’ now funding an anti-Google group

Lawyers for Oracle allege that Google wasn't entirely truthful about its Android operating system in court. It's requesting a retrial following its loss against the search giant on appeal. Oracle is also funding an anti-Google group.
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How to block text messages on iOS and Android

The primary function of your smartphone, be it an iOS or Android device, is to keep you connected with other people. That said, there are times when you get undesirable messages from your contacts or completely strangers. Here's how you…
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RIP Chrome apps: Google is killing them off for Windows and Mac

Looks like Chrome apps weren't as popular as Google may have liked them to be, which is why the company will be phasing them out over the next few years. By early 2018, Chrome apps won't be available on Windows or Mac.