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Google now requires OEMs to leave Android’s notification bundling features alone

Google updated its Android documentation to require that device manufacturers not block or obstruct how notifications work. The news should help keep Android consistent across different devices.
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Apple nabs 31.3 percent of smartphone sales at the start of 2016 holiday season

Apple is making some gains on Google's Android mobile operating system and devices -- a new report shows the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6S were the three most popular smartphones in the U.S. at the start of the holiday period.
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LeEco breaks into U.S. brick-and-mortar stores with Target sales

LeEco is trying to make a dent in the U.S. market. In fact, you can now get its phones, the LeEco Le Pro 3 and the Le S3, from Target. This marks the first time LeEco's phones have been available at a brick-and-mortar store in the U.S.
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20 great LG G5 cases to keep your modular phone in mint condition

The web's stock of LG G5 cases is vast and varied. Check out a few of our favorite offerings -- from the likes of Incipio, Spigen, Ballistic, and Case-Mate -- so you can ensure your G5 remains unscathed.
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Android 7.1 apps will finally soon be supported on the Chrome OS

Chrome OS has been able to run Android apps for a while now, but its underlying software has lagged a little behind. Thankfully, it seems as though Chrome OS will soon finally be able to run Android 7.1 apps.
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Google Assistant can now take screenshots, but not by voice command

Google's artificially intelligent bot, Google Assistant, will soon feature more robust third-party integration, meaning that it can help you control your entire digital life -- not just your Google life.
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Samsung, LG could unveil a foldable device in the third quarter of 2017

Samsung has been showcasing bendable display technology for a few years now and a folding smartphone might finally become a reality. Internally code-named Project Valley, the Galaxy X could launch by the end of 2017.
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Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 set for release in India on January 19

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 was released in August, but now it's hitting new markets. Starting January 19, it will become available in India, where its predecessor, the Redmi Note 3, is already popular.
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Flight attendants no longer have to warn you about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

Samsung's incendiary Galaxy Note 7 is officially dead. Flight attendants no longer have to notify passengers about the device, even though the ban is still in place. Samsung says 96 percent of all Galaxy Note 7 phones have been returned.
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Bargain alert: If you’re quick, the Honor 6X can be yours for only $200

We liked the new Honor 6X so much, we awarded it our best mobile device award at this year's CES technology event. Here's everything you need to know about it, including how to buy it for only $200.
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Newly leaked HTC Ocean Master video show a radical design shift for HTC

A number of rumors have been surfacing over the past few months suggesting that the HTC Ocean is, in fact, a series of phones. Here's everything we know about the HTC Ocean so far.
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Froyo is finally under 0.1 percent of Android devices, but Nougat is still below 1 percent

There are still 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.