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How to flash the factory image for Google's February security update on Nexus devices

Android Marshmallow is finally here. This means that if happen to have a Nexus device, you will be getting an update in a few weeks. Why wait? This guide will get the most recent version of Android Marshmallow on your device right now.
Computing

How to send free text messages from your PC

Texting is a fact of life, but that doesn't mean you always have to have your phone handy. Here are the best ways to send text message from your computer, whether you prefer to use your favorite email client or Windows 10.
Gaming

Nintendo’s first mobile app will debut in March, alongside a new user account system

Nintendo has revealed plans to launch a unified user account system across all of its gaming platforms, putting it on equal footing with Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network services.
Computing

Drag your 32-bit system into 2016 with Android-based Remix OS

If you have an old system that's feeling a bit left out as of late, Remix OS now has a 32-bit version that brings the Android desktop experience to even the most jaded computers, as long as they have a USB port.
Mobile

BlackBerry closes the door on BB10 in favor of Android, but refuses to lock it

BlackBerry continues to say that BB10 isn't dead, but the comments from executives only reveal Android handsets in the pipeline. Will the company make up its mind? Or did they already?
Mobile

Stop the temptation: Protect your Android phone against unwanted in-app purchases

It's all too easy for little ones to rack up a giant bill using in-app purchases on Google Play and your Android device, so make sure your account is properly protected. Here's how to make sure a massive bill doesn't unexpectedly arrive.
Mobile

Apple’s iPhone is still king in the U.S. and China, despite slowing smartphone demand

Despite sluggish sales growth over 2015, Apple's iPhone has reclaimed the throne in the China, surpassing local rivals Huawei, Xiaomi, and ZTE. The iPhone 6S was the most popular device in the region, followed by the iPhone 6 Plus.
Gaming

Downwell brings Spelunky-styled action to Android

Critically acclaimed indie action game Downwell is now available for Android devices courtesy of a new port from creator Moppin and indie-focused publishing label Devolver Digital.
Mobile

Finally! Google Hangouts 7.0 speeds up quick replies on Android

The new Hangouts for Android, version 7.0, adds a much requested feature: quick replying from notifications. It lets you create home screen shortcuts to conversations, too. The update is another big one for hangouts.
Mobile

Nexus prices slashed: Now pay just $300 for a Nexus 5X and $460 for a Nexus 6P

Do you want one of Google's newest Nexus smartphones? Regardless of whether it's the Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P that has caught your eye, we've got all the latest prices to make sure you get the best deal.
Mobile

LG just misses 60 million sales in 2015, mobile business struggles to reach profitability

LG's fourth quarter report shows the South Korean firm is still struggling to make its mobile business profitable, as it narrowly missed 60 million sales in 2015. Operating profit and sales were down on last year, but total sales were up…
Computing

Dust off that old netbook: Remix OS will support 32-bit processors, new version out now

Remix OS for PC has just received its first update, bringing a battery indicator for laptop users while hinting at a 32-bit version set to arrive in the near future. Unfortunately, a clean install is required for the update.