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The 6 best phablets money can buy

Phablets used to be a novelty, but now they're exceedingly popular, and it can be hard to know which ones are best. We've put together this list of the best phablets around to help you choose which whale of a phone to buy.
Mobile

Google may offer an Android Nougat home-screen launcher just for Nexus devices

Google may be working on a home-screen launcher exclusively for Nexus devices. It does away with two longtime Android staples: the Google search bar, and the circular app drawer button.
Computing

Turn your smartphone into a laptop for only $100 thanks to Superbook

Need a laptop but don't need anything overly powerful and don't want to spend a ton of money? Superbook turns your Android phone into a laptop for less than $100. The device allows you to access all the files on your phone.
Mobile

Apple increases tablet market share despite continuing decline in sales

The tablet market is in decline -- so much so that the tablet market has just seen decline in its seventh straight quarter. Despite the decline, however, Apple has managed to increase its market share.
Computing

The five best apps for syncing your Android phone’s notifications to Windows

Ever wish you could reply to texts from your computer rather than your Android device? If you own an Android phone and Windows machine, these five apps will take care of the heavy lifting on your behalf.
Mobile

Waze beta feature reminds parents to take their kids out of the car

Waze aims to help reduce incidences of child fatality and heat stroke from being left in hot cars. Its new feature reminds parents to take their kids out of the car at the end of a trip.
Mobile

How to share apps, videos, games, and more with your family on Android

Want to share Android apps, games, and other content purchased from the Play Store with your family? Google has finally launched the Play Family Library -- here's how to set it up and use it.
Mobile

7 best Micro USB cables to keep your gadgets powered

A Micro USB cable is a mainstay for any Android user looking to charge their device. Check out our favorite models, whether you want something reliable, tough, feature-packed, or simple, we’ve got you covered.
Mobile

Scan business cards and sign your name with Google Docs add-ons for Android

Google is bringing Google Docs add-ons, plug-ins that add third-party functionality to search giant's productivity tools, to Android. They may come to iOS in the future, depending on "demand."
Mobile

The Nextbit Robin is available in a fiery new color, but only for a limited time

Founded by two ex-Googlers, Nextbit announced its first commercial product last October, the NextBit Robin. This unique Android phone is now available on Amazon for a discounted price of $300 -- only until May 10.
Mobile

VisualRuler uses your iPhone’s camera to measure objects in the real world

Did you forget your tape measure at home but need to know if that discarded futon will fit in your hatchback? If you’re an iOS user, VisualRuler can help. Simply snap a photo of an object, and the app will measure it for you.
Mobile

Huawei is coming for Samsung with 60.5 million phones shipped in 2016 so far

Huawei says smartphone shipments have jumped 25 percent in the first half of this year. That has contributed to a global revenue of $11.6 billion in the same time frame -- a 41 percent jump from last year.