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Google is building a hardware division under former Motorola CEO

Rick Osterloh, former president of Motorola, is now senior vice president at Google and will report directly to CEO Sundar Pichai. Osterloh will lead a new hardware division at Google, and will be in charge of Google's Nexus program.
Wearables

Xiaomi hints its first smartwatch will arrive sooner rather than later

If you're looking at getting your first smartwatch, you may want to hold off for a few more months -- Xiaomi will be releasing its first smartwatch later this year. Here's everything we know about the device.
Product Review

Oppo F1 Review

Oppo's F1 is a stunning phone in need of a serious software makeover.
Mobile

How to get the best out of Google Now

Have you been taking advantage of the personal assistant in your pocket? Here’s our guide to what Google Now can do and how to unleash its predictive powers. The guide also includes how to use Android M's Now on Tap.
Mobile

Suffering from app drawer withdrawal on your LG G5? Here’s how to get it back

LG tried to make the G5 seem more like an iPhone when it ditched the app drawer, but the Android faithful were not pleased. Now the company has issued an update. Here's how to get it back.
Mobile

Claim of poor customer service could cost Motorola $5 million

Georgia resident Douglas Lynch filed a class-action lawsuit against Motorola, with the lawsuit asking for $5 million in damages. Lynch argues the company's customer service egregiously mishandled a claim he made regarding his Moto 360.
Mobile

Samsung and LG open 2016 very differently, but both predict gloomy mobile future

Samsung and LG have reported company earnings for the beginning of 2016, and while both performed differently, each has concerns over the coming year in the mobile world.
Virtual Reality

Samsung will challenge Oculus and HTC with a phone-free VR headset

Samsung's not content to lead the mobile phone-driven world of VR, and has said it's working on VR devices that may not need a smartphone placed inside to operate, meaning it'll compete with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Wearables

Apple and Samsung are ruling smartwatches

The world of smartphones is dominated by Samsung and Apple, and the latest data shows the two tech giants are similarly in control of smartwatches. However, the rule may not be quite so rock solid just yet.
Mobile

Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited loads up a slew of content for tweens

Older kids can now enjoy Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited just as much as their younger siblings. Amazon has updated the service to offer older kids, aged 9-12, over 13,000 videos, books, games, and more.
Mobile

HTC's 2016 Nexus phones may be code-named Marlin and Sailfish

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google might be planning to partner with HTC for two Nexus devices in 2016. It would be the first time Google has partnered with HTC on a mobile since 2010. Here's everything we think we know…
Virtual Reality

Samsung Gear 360 could be the VR camera you’ve been looking for — get it starting Friday

Looking for an affordable 360-degree camera that can record 4K video? Samsung's Gear 360 is set to go on sale in only two days, and while we don't yet know the U.S. price, it could be the perfect option for you.