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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…
Mobile

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.
Mobile

Just stop, Google. The world doesn’t need 3 more chat apps

Allo, Duo, and Spaces brings Google's total of messaging app options to six. Which one should we use? If you’re not sure, don’t look at Google, as based on its confused approach to messaging, it doesn’t have a clue either.
Mobile

10 tricky HTC 10 problems and how to fix them

If you’ve run into a thorny issue with your HTC 10, allow us to provide a potential solution. These are the most common issues surrounding HTC 10 and a few bits of advice on how you might overcome them.
Mobile

Privacy under threat as mobile network adds discreet tracking tech to new phones

Japanese mobile network NTT Docomo has admitted that several new phones, including the Galaxy S7 Edge, will have a feature that allows it to discreetly track the device's location, without the owner knowing.
Mobile

10 tempting HTC 10 cases to style and protect your new phone

Check out these 10 cases and covers for the HTC 10, so you can safeguard your new smartphone from any dings that might wreak havoc on your phone's chamfered frame or stunning display.
Mobile

Android Pay gains ATM cash withdrawal, better web support, and more

Google introduced a bevy of new features to its Android Pay platform at the company's I/O 2016 developer conference in San Francisco. One particularly nifty one? The ability to withdraw cash from ATMs.
Mobile

Lenovo gives cheap phone buyers a choice by splitting the Moto G in three

Motorola and new owner Lenovo have announced the Moto G4, Moto G4 Play, and the Moto G4 Plus, three new affordable smartphones that shun basic specifications, and pack in useful features and plenty of power. Here's what you need to know…
Cars

Want Android Auto in your rust bucket? It’ll soon work independently via mobile app 2:30

Android Auto will soon be able to function as a stand-alone app, meaning you won’t need a new car to use it. In addition, Android Auto will add Waze, wireless connectivity, and automaker-specific apps in the coming months.
Mobile

Android N gains Freeform Mode, showing what Android might look like on a desktop

Android N's Freeform Mode has officially been unveiled as part of a developer presentation on multi-window mode at Google I/O 2016. The mode essentially gives apps their own windows, as you would find on a desktop operating system.
Mobile

Google is finally letting families share paid apps on multiple devices

Google is finally set to allow families to share apps across multiple devices. The feature, called Family Library, essentially means that an app will only need to be purchased once within a family to be used by all family members.
Mobile

Recapping day one at Google I/O 2016

Google I/O is almost upon us, and you can be sure to see more details on the upcoming version of Android N, Android VR, an Amazon Echo competitor, and more. The keynote begins at 10 a.m. P.T. on May 18 and will feature CEO Sundar Pichai.