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Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Beyoncé, NITE-FUNK, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Beyoncé, NITE-FUNK, Miguel, and more.
Mobile

'Brexit' might impact Samsung, LG, and Acer, and not in a good way

Now that the British public has chosen to exit from the European Union, the decision might negatively impact Samsung's, LG's, and Acer's businesses in the region. This might even force Samsung and LG to leave the U.K.
Mobile

Even though it lost $670 million during the first quarter, BlackBerry still beat expectations

BlackBerry posted its first fiscal 2017 quarter financials, and the numbers revealed the company lost a whopping $670 million during the quarter. Furthermore, device sales continue to decrease.
Mobile

Lenovo Moto Z vs. Moto X Pure: Does Lenovo’s new flagship stand up to last year’s champ?

Lenovo has finally unveiled the Moto Z, one of the most anticipated Android phones of the year. But how does it compare to last year's hit, the Moto X Pure? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at both devices.
Mobile

Google makes it easier, quicker to get articles in Newsstand on Android, iOS

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages are now available on Play Newsstand, allowing users to quickly and easily access articles without having to download those articles from third parties. This should significantly cut down on loading times.
Mobile

Google is building a live support app with screen casting for Nexus phones

Are you a first-time Nexus smartphone owner? Google is developing a live support app that uses screen casting to help Google experts show users how to use their shiny new phone. It's unknown exactly when this app will be released.
Mobile

Android N’s navigation buttons could get a face-lift

Google may be saving some design changes in Android N for the final developer preview, or even the official release. The navigation and home buttons could get a new look, which might also signal the arrival of other features.
Social Media

Google offers VR solution for those who are barred from marching in gay pride parades

Meet #Prideforeveryone, a montage of pride parades in 25 countries across the world that you can access on YouTube 360 and Google Cardboard by way of your smartphone. From Belgium to Brazil, Sao Paolo to Sydney, you can be a part of Pride.
Mobile

Android N's Freeform desktop mode won't be enabled on the Nexus 9 or on the Pixel C

In a strange move, an Android Developer Advocate says Android N's Freeform Mode won't be enabled in the Pixel C or in Nexus devices. The feature turns Android's interface into a desktop mode with floating apps as windows.
Computing

Microsoft may be clearing the way for a new Surface tablet

Microsoft recently confirmed that it will stop manufacturing the Surface 3 tablet by the end of the year. The device is also currently in limited supply, with only one model in stock on Microsoft's store and two models offered by Best Buy.
Wearables

Bye bye, OLED: The 2017 Apple Watch may use a Micro LCD screen instead

Rumors about the Apple Watch 2 are starting to heat up. Reports say it will be more independent, have better fitness support, and come in more styles. The company could introduce the Apple Watch S as a light refresh.
Mobile

Apple's differential privacy won't start until iOS 10 launches, and it will be opt-in

Apple unveiled a technique it is implementing in iOS 10 to boost user privacy when gathering data -- differential privacy. Apple didn't invent it -- in fact, Google has been using the technique in its Chrome browser since 2014.