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The NSA and its friends wanted to slap spyware on your phone through Google Play

According to a recently leaked document, the NSA and some of its counterparts planned to infect phones with spyware by using Google Play. This spyware would allow the agencies to track your usage without you being aware of it.

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Samsung shoots down talk of early Galaxy Note 5 launch

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 are spreading, which plenty of discussion on its possible specs, and its eventual design. Here's everything we know so far about Samsung's next phablet.

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Skrillex and Google have made a trippy limited edition case for your phone

Google has teamed up with music producer Skrillex, and indirectly, Skrillex's dog, to produce a set of very cool limited edition cases for your smartphone. Each has unique artwork, and live wallpaper showing images taken from a satellite.

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150 Awesome apps for Android Tablets (May 2015)

It's 2015, so we decided to completely overhaul our Android Tablet apps list. We've got more than 100 of the best tablet apps available on the Google Play Store and beyond including apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want quickly and…

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Samsung may have sold just 10 million Galaxy S6 phones in the first month

A Korean news source is claiming that a high-ranking official at Samsung has reported sales of 10 million units of the S6 and S6 Edge in the first month. Numbers are not yet official, and original estimates predicted 70 million units sold in 2015.

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14 of the most annoying Galaxy Note 4 problems and how to fix them

Having a disagreement with your smartphone? Feeling resentful or irritated? Check out our Galaxy Note 4 problems roundup for advice on conflict resolution and repair your relationship today.

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a slew of deals and devices

To celebrate the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, T-Mobile and MetroPCS will both offer promotions, such as discounts to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Read on to learn more about other promotions.

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Full-on Google Maps is (almost) working on Android Wear

It appears Google is in the final stages of testing out a full Google Maps experience for Android Wear smartwatches. The right combination of the latest software sees a new Maps app show up on a smartwatch, but it's still not quite ready for everyday use.

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The sleek, classy and almost bezel-free Oppo R7 and R7 Plus smartphones are here

Oppo has announced the R7 and the R7 Plus smartphones, devices long rumored to have bezel-less displays. Oppo has worked its magic to create two great looking phones, cleverly disguising any hint of a bezel.

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Ban smartphones, improve student grades

According to a new study from the London School of Economics, banning smartphones was linked to improved test scores among students in the U.K. Researchers are in favor of a smartphone ban in U.S. schools.

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70 percent of drivers use their smartphones while on the road

According to a new AT&T study, a shocking 70 percent of drivers use their smartphones while operating vehicles, and it isn't just to send messages of the text and email variety either.

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MIxRadio is no longer a Windows Phone exclusive — It’s now on iOS and Android

MixRadio, the radio music service that Microsoft sold to messaging app Line, is now available for iOS and Android. The music streaming app is ad-supported and offers music from many well-known artists.

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Microsoft releases a new preview version of Office on Android

Microsoft released a new office preview for Android that brings the Excel, Word, and PowerPoint apps in line with the iOS versions. In tow are new sharing, collaboration, and editing features.

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Leaked memo reveals upcoming free LG smartphone promotion for T-Mobile prepaid customers

A recently leaked memo revealed that prepaid customers on T-Mobile could soon take advantage of a promotion that nets them a free LG smartphone. No, it's not the LG G4, but rather the upcoming LG Leon LTE.

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Intel’s Basis Peak gets classy with a brand-new titanium case and leather straps

The Basis Peak looks like a smartwatch, but acts like a fitness tracker. The Peak can monitor your heart rate, sleep, activity, and overall wellness. In 2015, the company added a flashier titanium model to the range.

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