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Samsung may go platform agnostic in 2016 with new iOS apps

Samsung might be planning to bring most, if not all, of its apps to iOS this year. That will include various Gear apps, so that the Gear S2 smartwatch works with iOS, and possibly the S Health app to compete with Apple's own Health app.

Google Play Games eliminates Google+ sign-in requirement for good

Google Play Games will end Google+ integration in 2016, moving to a separate player ID. Users will also be able to log in once per account, instead of being forced to add account information to every new game.

Cyanogenmod will let you lock away your apps

If you don't want to leave your phone in the open at the risk of somebody seeing your secret text messages Cyanogenmod's intends to let you lock it all away. What you use to unlock those apps will be up to you.
Virtual Reality

It took Lenovo less than a second to sell 10,000 mobile VR bundles

The Chinese phone manufacturer Lenovo displays the potential of virtual reality when its recent vr bundle flash sale saw 10,000 bundles sold within 24 hours. 2016 looks to be the year of virtual reality.

Check out this week’s top five apps: Exploding Kittens, Movesum, Crashlands, and more

Explore a whole planet in Crashlands, or ring up a group of friends to play Exploding Kittens on iOS -- this week's list of engaging apps will keep you preoccupied. Check out the five top apps of the week.

WhatsApp cozies up to Facebook: Beta app build offers to ‘improve my Facebook experience’

A new beta build of WhatsApp has an option that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook to "improve my Facebook experience." Screenshots also show a document manager is likely on the way.

Court records reveal how much revenue and profit Google has made from Android

Google's revenue and profit for Android has been revealed in the Oracle copyright lawsuit, totaling $31 billion in revenue and $22 billion in profit. Oracle's attorney disclosed them as part of a $1 billion lawsuit against Google for using…

Kickstarter finally has an Android app

Kickstarter has just launched an app for Android, three years after rolling one out for iPhone and iPad users. Better late than never, though saying that, the initial offering is pretty basic. More features are promised, so sit tight.

Now you can caption your own GIFs with Riffsy’s iOS keyboard app

Now you can personalize your own GIFs with captions using Riffsy's GIF Keyboard app for iOS. The keyboard makes it easy to share GIFs in any messaging app, and now it's more personal than ever.

Brace for the storm with new data in Google's weather update

Google updated its weather search on the Google app for Android devices, bringing a whole lot of new data at a quick glance, with a pinch of color. You'll also find a new "meteorologically inclined friend" in various locations reflecting…

Android 6.0 Marshmallow hits Verizon's LG G3, HTC One M9, One M8, and Motorola devices

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has finally arrived. Find out whether the new version of Google's mobile OS will make it to your smartphone or tablet. We've got update news from Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony, and more.