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Android Wear 2.0 won't convert haters, but it's a good step forward for watches

Android Wear 2.0 is much slicker, cleaner, and smarter than before. The new design includes a darker color palette, complications on watch faces, stand-alone apps, and more. Here's our hands on.

20 handy HTC 10 tips and tricks you’ll want to know

If you’ve got yourself a sexy HTC 10, then you’ll want to unleash its full potential with our HTC 10 tips and tricks. Find out how to get the best from your new smartphone.

Chase will support Android Pay some time 'this year'

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, that turns your phone into a wallet, and stops the need to pull out your credit card in stores. It's now live in the U.S. and the U.K., so here's everything you need to know about it.

Here’s Larry Page defending Google against a $9 billion lawsuit

The Oracle vs. Google court case continues to drag on. Most recently, Alphabet CEO Larry Page testified, arguing that Java was open source when it was created. Google could face a $9 billion fine if it loses.

Samsung Pay gains support for loyalty cards, adds 38 new banks and credit unions

Samsung Pay aims to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet in the mobile payment space. The company just announced that it has hit 5 million registered users, and will soon be supported in Canada, along with Australia, Brazil…

One Google engineer is pushing for default end-to-end encryption in Allo

While Google's new messaging app, Allo, does not enable end-to-end encryption by default, at least one engineer at Google seems to wish otherwise. Allo was launched at Google I/O, and only offers end-to-end encryption in incognito mode.

Google Play devs getting better pre-launch reports, so they can fix bugs early

Google is updating Google Play services for developers, offering better beta tests and pre-launch reports, as well as a slew of other new features aimed at developers. The features should help cut down on bugs in apps.

Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better?

Lenovo has taken the wraps off of the new Moto G4, the successor to last year's Moto G. But how does it stack up against last year's lauded device? Check out our in-depth comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering…

We break down Google’s 6 different personal chatting apps

Google now offers Hangouts, Allo, Duo, Spaces, Messenger, and Voice. Confused? Here's how these services differ, and where they overlap when it comes to innate features and functionality.

Google confirms: Chrome OS is getting Android apps and the Play Store

The Google Play Store -- and almost all its Android apps -- is coming to Chrome OS, Google's confirmed. It'll speak on the integration at a 2016 I/O development session later this week.

Cortana for Android syncs notifications, lets you leave your phone in your pocket

The Cortana app for Android adds new notification settings that, when enabled, mirror messages about incoming phone calls, texts, and more on your PC. The features are live for Windows Insiders right now, with a broader launch expected in…

Hands on with Android N Preview 3: Keyboard updates, Android Pay and VR support

Android N Developer Preview 3 is out now. We take a look at all the new features, including updates to Google Keyboard and support for Android VR. Android Pay also works now in the preview version.