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Mobile

Google Safe Browsing API is here to make Android apps a whole lot safer from malware

Android apps are about to get a whole lot safer -- Google is finally bringing its Safe Browsing API to third-party developers, a feature that will be available on all devices going back to Android 2.3.
Virtual Reality

Samsung could be taking the Gear 360 camera to the next level with a VR version

Samsung has been a champion of virtual reality products for consumers for the past few years, and now it looks like the company wants to take things a step further with the Gear 360 Pro virtual reality camera.
Social Media

Google ramps up marketing for Duo with some seriously adorable ads

Google has released a slew of ads for its video-messaging app Duo and they're adorable. The ads feature real-life doodles on household objects like socks, a toothbrush, toothpaste, and more.
Product Review

Lenovo Moto G4 Play Review

Budget fail: Lenovo’s Moto G4 Play isn’t worth $150 when less money gets you a better phone.
Mobile

ZTE wants you to design its next product with Project CSX

ZTE has a master plan to shake up the mobile industry with a daring new crowdsourced competition called Project CSX. Anyone can submit ideas for the next great mobile product to ZTE, and the company will make it.
Gaming

A fake ‘Pokémon Go’ app tricked half a million players into downloading malware

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab says it's identified a malware-infected Android app called "Guide for Pokémon Go" that it believes has been downloaded more than half a million times by fans of the hit smartphone game.
Mobile

Oculus adds in-game achievements to titles on the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR

The Facebook-owned Oculus, maker of the eponymous Oculus Rift VR headset, has added support for in-game achievements. They'll launch as part of a software update due in the coming weeks.
Mobile

Gmail’s upcoming responsive features will resize emails to fit to any screen

Gmail's next major update, due out by the end of September, will add formatting intelligence to messages. Text and images will automatically resize on mobile phones, laptops, and any other devices on which you consume emails.
Mobile

Qualcomm's Clear Sight uses dual cameras to deliver improved clarity, contrast

Qualcomm's new Clear Sight platform leverages dual cameras in supported smartphones to deliver pics with improved contrast, clarity, and sharpness. The chipmaker's working with manufacturers to build it into into future phones.
Mobile

Google will give you up to $200K if you can hack the newest version of Android

Google's new security contest for Android, Project Zero, will see lucky entrants awarded up to $200,000 for disclosing bugs in the company's mobile OS. It launched Wednesday.
Web

Google offers $30,000 scholarship for winner of its Doodle 4 Google contest

Google's annual Doodle 4 Google contest has kicked off. You have to be in grades K-12 to participate, but you'll get the chance to sit on Google's homepage and $30,000 toward a college scholarship.
Product Review

Mio Fuse Review

Are you sporty enough to wear the Mio Fuse?