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Gaming

SmartBoy turns your Android phone into a GameBoy, buttons and all

Last year's April Fool's Day joke turned into reality, Hyperkin Lab's Smart Boy runs Game Boy cartridges on directly on your smartphone. The software is open source and the company has started taking pre-orders.
Mobile

'Budget phone' is hardly a slur when you're talking about Huawei's Honor 5X

Huawei's Honor 5X is a budget Android smartphone with a full metal body and a fingerprint sensor. It's sleek, powerful, and costs just $200. We go hands on to let you know if you should pick one up.
Mobile

Google marks concrete dates for Nexus device update life cycle

Google added concrete dates to when Nexus devices will stop receiving Android version updates. For example, the Nexus 5X and 6P are slated to no longer receive Android version updates after September 2017.
Mobile

BlackBerry's NYC pop-up store offers giveaways with every smartphone purchase

Itching to play around with a BlackBerry device? The company is opening a pop-up store in New York, where you can purchase devices like the Priv, Passport, and Leap. You'll also get a free sync pod and case with every smartphone purchase.
Mobile

Google takes the the hassle out of 2-step verification

If you have 2-step Verification turned on, you know fumbling for your phone can be a hassle when you need to quickly login to a Google account. Not anymore -- Google has made the process simpler with push notification Google prompts.
Mobile

15 annoying LG G5 problems, and how to fix them 2:41

The LG G5 is an admirable smartphone, but it's not without its flaws. Thankfully, we've discovered some of the most common LG G5 problems, along with potential workarounds and fixes.
Web

Google’s symptom checker is a new way to incorrectly self-diagnose your ailments

Google's launched a new feature on mobile, symptom checker, that helps searchers find useful information about medical maladies and ailments. It's available in the U.S. in English, with additional language support planned.
Mobile

Oppo's new budget phone costs $200, but promises good photos

Oppo unveiled the A37, a seemingly solid mid-range offering that features decent cameras and internals. The phone is currently available for $200, though keep network compatibility in mind if you live in the West.
Mobile

If you didn't know how inexpensive Huawei's Honor 5C is, you would never guess

We don't often choose a cheap phone because of the design or performance, just because it fits our budget. The Honor 5C may be cheap, but its design and potential gaming performance may mean you pick this one up for other reasons.
Mobile

Samsung's upcoming flagship may pack dual cameras and a 4K display

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 next year.
Mobile

The Moto G4 launches in India on June 22

Motorola and new owner Lenovo have announced the Moto G4, Moto G4 Play, and the Moto G4 Plus, three new affordable smartphones that shun basic specifications, and pack in useful features and plenty of power. Here's what you need to know…
Computing

Google's DeepMind division teaches a digital ant-like creature to play soccer

DeepMind's artificial intelligence division can now add another accomplishment to its already lengthy roster: the ability to teach itself 'ant soccer.' The feat's thanks to processing improvements and a new method of reinforcement.