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Russian Android users will now be able to choose between Google and Yandex

As part of Google's ongoing dispute with Russian antitrust officials, Google has agreed to no longer require its apps be pre-installed on Android for access to the Google Play Store.
Mobile

Samsung takes steps to block users from remapping the Galaxy S8’s Bixby button

A Reddit user discovered a way to remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8, essentially meaning that users could use it to trigger anything, including Google Assistant. That method has now been blocked by Samsung.
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Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks

Facebook Messenger can be a great way of keeping in touch with friends and family, but it’s easy to miss some of the less-obvious features. That’s why we’ve put together a guide highlighting some of the things you can do with…
Computing

‘Leaked’ Intel slide backs rumors of chipset support for Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 Gen2

A "leaked" slide backs previous rumors that Intel plans to inject Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 Gen2 connectivity into its 300 Series motherboard chipsets. The Wi-Fi aspect may be based on the 802.11ac Wave2 standard supporting gigabit speeds.
Mobile

Got a second? This app from MIT helps you learn a language in your spare time

Through a new series of apps called WaitSuite, a team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory hope to turn brief moments into learning opportunities.
Mobile

22 fast and fluid news apps for iPhone and Android

No matter how you spin it, the days of traditional newspapers and broadcast news are dwindling. Check out our top picks for the best news apps, so you can quickly catch up on the latest headlines from around the global or your local region…
Mobile

Ultra Mobile rolls out new plans that offer more data than ever before

On Monday, Ultra Mobile announced the launch of two new high data plans, which gives users 10GB or 20GB of data every month for the relatively low price of $45 and $54, respectively.
Wearables

Verizon's surprisingly compelling Wear24 smartwatch will launch May 11

With Android Wear 2.0, LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity, NFC support, and water resistance, Verizon's Wear24 watch is one carrier-branded product you shouldn't write off — and it will be available starting very soon.
Mobile

New 360-degree images emerge of the once-elusive Moto Z2 Force

Lenovo is deep in development for the 2017 Moto Z, and already rumors have been surfacing online, including that it could feature an iris scanner. Here's everything we know about the new phone so far.
Wearables

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will “wow” your wrist?

How does the Apple Watch stack up against Google's smartwatch platform, Android Wear? Check out our comparison of the two for a closer look at different smartwatch models, features, prices, and more.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest apps on sale in the iOS App Store.
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Need to get away? 5 ways to book a much-needed, impromptu vacay

Thinking about a summer vacation? You better act fast, as time’s a wastin. These apps not only offer destination ideas, but they can help you find the best deals too.