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Customize your Android phone with the best 10 launchers, lockscreens, and more

After a while, looking at the same old homescreen can get a bit boring. Here are a few ways you can freshen things up on your Android device. We've got the 10 best launchers, cool widgets, lockscreen apps, and more suggestions.

SwiftKey doubles down on word prediction, adds easier access to emojis in version 6.0

SwiftKey continues its dominance in word prediction by adding Double-Word prediction to version 6.0. Emoji fans will also love the revamped emoji panel and improved settings. This update is now available in Google Play.

LG G4 news: White Gold edition announced for South Korea

The LG G4 smartphone is the company's flagship Android phone for 2015, and it's set to go on sale within the next few weeks, so we've gathered together all the news about its release date, price, and features right here.

Xperia Z5 Premium goes on sale in the UK today for £600 off contract

There are three new Sony Xperia Z5 models, the Z5, Z5 Compact, and Z5 Premium, and they're all highly desirable smartphones. Here's everything you need to know about them, including the latest news on an international release.

Verizon quietly announces the 10-inch version of its Ellipsis Android tablet

Verizon has quietly announced the Ellipsis 10, a new tablet that joins the Ellipsis 8 and Ellipsis Kids models. The Ellipsis 10 is currently available through monthly installments, a two-year contract, or an outright purchase.

Free comics from Google to celebrate new comic mode in Play Books app

Google has updated its Play Books app with a new comic mode and comic store. The new app mode makes reading comics on a small screen more natural, and to celebrate the new store, Google's giving away free comics inside.

All-metal Redmi Note 2 Pro phone rumored to have fingerprint sensor, and cost around $170

A new, mid-range Xiaomi smartphone is rumored for release soon. It's called the Redmi Note 2 Pro, and it's probably an upgrade from the standard Redmi Note 2. If the rumors are correct, it'll have an all-metal body and a fingerprint sensor.

Get fit, stay fit: Runtastic’s Results app offers on-demand workout videos 0:52

Runtastic's new Results service is a souped-up on-demand platform for both fitness fanatics and those looking to shed a few pounds. Its premium tier features an individualized workout plan and access to the Runtastic community.
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SlimPort Nano-Console Review

We can’t find one reason to recommend the maddening SlimPort Nano-Console.

Lenovo plans to enter U.S. mobile market next year, reports poor sales in China

Lenovo has reported its first quarterly loss in six years, but investors aren't worried, with revenue higher than expected and a strong future outlook. The company plans to enter the European and U.S. mobile market in 2016.

Leaked BlackBerry Vienna sports all-metal design, keyboard, Android

BlackBerry's second Android phone could be coming sooner than we expected, with new leaks showing an always-present physical keyboard and all-metal slab design on the phone codenamed BlackBerry Vienna.

Developer behind malware app InstaAgent says there’s nothing to worry about

A third-party Instagram app promising to show who's viewing your profile has been exposed as malware. The app, InstaAgent, steals the supplied login data and sends it to a server, then may attempt to post pictures to your account.