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Android N Developer Preview lands on Sony's Xperia Z3

Google's expanded the Android N Developer Preview to a non-Nexus device: Sony's aging Xperia Z3. It's probably not a sign of things to come, though -- other phone makers show no sign of offering the same.
Mobile

Acer’s Xplova S5 biking computer records video when your heart starts racing

Acer announced an update to the Xplova biking computer, this version being called the Xplova S5 and featuring a built-in camera that can start recording based on conditions that you set -- such as a raised heart rate.
Mobile

Acer’s Liquid Zest Plus phablet has one of the biggest batteries we’ve ever seen

Acer has taken the wraps off of a new smartphone, the Liquid Zest Plus. The device features a 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera, and a 5,000mAh battery, one of the largest we've ever seen on a smartphone.
Mobile

Amazon brings color and more storage to its $50 Fire tablet

You can now get Amazon's $50 Fire tablet in magenta, tangerine, and blue, as well as the standard black. The Fire Kids Edition is also getting a new green option for its "kid-proof case."
Mobile

No, Huawei hasn’t forgotten about the P9 Lite, as rumors of the phone continue

The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus may be official, but what about a P9 Lite to replace the old P9 Lite? Rumors of its existence continue to spread, but it may not share the same exciting camera as the P9. Here's what we think we know about it so…
Mobile

6GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 820 chip, the Zuk Z2 Pro's coming to take on 2016's best phones

Lenovo-backed smartphone brand Zuk is back with the Zuk Z2 Pro, a metal-and-glass powerhouse that uses the Snapdragon 820 processor and a massive 6GB of RAM. Here's everything you need to know about the phone.
Virtual Reality

As AR blurs with VR, get ready for a mixed-reality renaissance

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive are capturing plenty of headlines. However, while augmented reality may have an image problem, thanks to past misuses, it's making a strong comeback. In the near future, it's only going to get more…
Mobile

Microsoft Translator for Android can now translate text in a photo

Traveling and need to translate a sign? With Microsoft Translator for Android, you can now simply snap a photo of the sign, and let the app do the rest! The app also allows you to upload any photos that you may have already taken.
Web

What’s on TV tonight? Google’s bringing live TV listings straight to Search

Looking for something to watch? Instead of turning on the tube just to find something, you'll soon be able to see live TV listings within Google Search. That's in addition to all the info Google already offers about TV shows and movies.
Mobile

Is this the droid you’re looking for? Browse BotPages’ directory to find your bot

Looking for a bot to give you the scores for the latest match? Or a bot for weather info? BotPages has the one for you! BotPages is an online directory that gives you access to more than 5,000 bots.
Wearables

Put a strap on it: Samsung’s new Gear S2 adapter lets you attach any 22mm strap

Wish you could quickly and easily change out the strap on your Samsung Gear S2? Samsung has announced an adapter that will allow you to do just that. The Gear S2 Band Adapter helps you attach any 20mm strap to your Gear S2.
Web

Google Chrome hits 1 billion monthly active mobile users

Google Chrome released its 50th update recently, and to celebrate, the company has published an infographic with stats on the popular web browser. Notably, Google Chrome has hit 1 billion active monthly users on mobile devices.