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Take a break and download our top 10 free Android apps for August

The Google Play Store is chock full of great apps, but it can be hard to decide what to download. We browsed through a bunch of awesome apps to find the best ones you should try out this month

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Samsung Galaxy O rumors: ‘O’ might be for Oculus, if it’s a virtual reality device

If you thought Samsung's smartphone lineup was already confusing, just wait until the Galaxy O launches. The SM-G550 and SM-G600 are said to be the Galaxy O5 and Galaxy O7. What could the Galaxy O be?

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What’s your favorite emoji? SwiftKey’s ‘United States of Emoji’ map reveals our habits

SwiftKey analyzed user data to see which emoji are most popular in each state of the U.S. and got some entertaining results. Vermont uses the poop emoji more than any other state, and California is a fan of the taxi emoji.

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Xiaomi makes speed and battery life the priority in new MIUI 7 Android skin

Xiaomi has launched MIUI 7, the latest version of the skin it places over Android on its range of devices. There are several new features, and a new look which is faster and smoother than before.

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Rumors point to new beginning at HTC, starting with the HTC O2 flagship smartphone

A series of rumors and leaks may have revealed HTC's plan for its next major smartphone release. Talk of a phone named either the M10 or the HTC O2 has been circulating, along with some exciting specs and images.

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Fossil unveils its first Android Wear watch with Intel inside and a flat-tire display

The first traditional watchmaker has jumped into the smartwatch game. Fossil introduced an Android Wear smartwatch today at the Intel Developer Conference that looks like a cross between a Moto 360 and the Watch Urbane.

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Android One makes its way to Africa as the Infinix Hot 2 lands with an $88 price tag

Google's Android One program, which introduces affordable stock Android phones to growing markets, is continually expanding to new countries, and getting new hardware. Here's everything you need to know about the Android One range.

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Apple loses more ground in patent case against Samsung, as key patent is invalidated

Apple's patent case against Samsung suffered another blow as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared that one of the company's patents is invalid. Samsung may not have to pay Apple as much money in damages.

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The privacy-centric Blackphone 2 is here, and it’s much better than the original

The privacy-centric Blackphone didn't set the world on fire, but the Blackphone 2 might. It's bigger, more powerful, and features newer software. You can preorder it now for a September delivery.

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HTC’s new Desire phones are here to win the hearts of those on a tight budget

HTC has a strong line up of new budget phones, including the Desire 626, Desire 626S, Desire 526, and Desire 520. All the budget devices will hit specific carriers in both the post-paid and pre-paid markets.

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The $180 ZTE Warp Elite with Android 5.1 goes toe-to-toe with the Moto G

This morning, ZTE announced the Warp Elite, a smartphone destined for Boost Mobile. Interestingly enough, as far as specifications go, the Warp Elite is almost a dead-ringer for this year's Moto G, even down to the $180 price tag.

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We challenge you not to gag when you hear about the Pick Up Girls smartwatch

The Pick Up Girls smartwatch is the latest product to hit Indiegogo, and it supposedly uses hypnosis and subliminal messages to help guys get better at seducing girls. Yes, of course it does.

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Forget about the Snapdragon 810, here's the first teaser for a Snapdragon 820 smartphone

LeTV, a Chinese company that has only started producing smartphones this year, is already teasing its next major release -- which will be built around the exciting new Snapdragon 820 processor, if the teaser image is anything to go by.

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How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device

The Android M Developer Preview is now available for Nexus Devices. Flashing a system image can be intimidating and complex, so here's our in-depth guide on how to install the new OS on your device.

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Hey Samsung, don’t kill the Galaxy Note for an Edgy gimmick

Samsung shocked the tech world when it announced that the Galaxy Note 5 wouldn't launch worldwide. Instead, Samsung is betting on the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus with its two curved edges. Here's why Samsung should stick with the Note.

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