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Forget chatbots: Blend adds ‘Genies’ to amplify your conversations

Blend has just released its own take on chatbots. They're called Genies -- you can add Genies ranging from ESPN, Fitbit, The New York Times, to celebrity Genies like Kanye West, and Drake.

Samsung has finally killed the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has ended production of the Galaxy Note 7, a day after it halted sales around the world. The decision comes after safety concerns, and a lengthy and unsuccessful attempt to recall and replace it.

Hot potato! How to ditch your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before it explodes

Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 shortly after launch due to exploding batteries. Now, replacement handsets have also gone up in smoke (literally). Here's how to get a replacement or a refund for your Galaxy Note 7 and what to buy…

Cyanogen is ditching its mobile operating system in favor of more modular approach

It looks like Cyanogen is ditching the idea that it can take out Android -- the company says that it will pivot to modular software, allowing device manufacturers to customize Android the way they want.

RIP Galaxy Note 7: Samsung shutters sales of the exploding phablet

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is finally here, and the 5.7-inch phablet builds on the design themes of the Galaxy S7 Edge. Samsung says Android 7.0 Nougat will come two to three months after its release.

It's not just you — the Google Play Store really does look different right now

Your apps get updated all the time, so it only makes sense that their home gets updated from time to time, too. No, we're not talking about a new operating system, but rather a major makeover to the Google Play Store.

HTC’s half-baked Halfbeak smartwatch leaked, definitely isn’t ready for the public

An Android Wear smartwatch apparently made by HTC in partnership with fitness brand Under Armour has been leaked. It's known as the Halfbeak, but don't expect it to look ready for store shelves.

Get smart: The 25 best educational apps for iPhone and Android

"Education" may be a broad term, but there are more than enough quality educational apps on the market for both iOS and Android. Check out our top picks for the best educational apps, whether you're a student, a teacher, or simply an avid…

Battle of Google’s phablets: Pixel XL vs. Nexus 6P

Google is aiming for the high-end market with its new Pixel smartphones, but is the higher price worth the upgrade from last year's Nexus 6P? We break it down, from the camera and hardware to the Pixel-exclusive software.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review

Samsung's stacked Galaxy Note 7 does things you didn't know a phone could do.

21 helpful apps for teachers and educators

Students shouldn't be the only ones trying to use their smartphones and tablets in the classroom. Check out our top picks for the best apps for teachers and educators, whether you're looking to post grades, assign readings, or merely stay…

Checkmate, Apple: Why Google’s Pixel is a genius move for Android

Google's grand new strategy for mobile world domination is taking end-to-end control of software and hardware with the new Pixel line of phones. This marks a break with Android partners and pits Google directly against Apple for the first…