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Android data tips that will save you money

Cutting back on your Android data use can make your phone bill plummet, and it's easy to do with a few key tweaks. Ready to start saving?

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Will Android P lead to faster upgrades? 3 words to remember

Everyone's talking about how Android P will mark the end of slow Android upgrades, but this saga has more layers than most people seem to realize.

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Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

Android P Annoyances

10 annoying things about Android P (that'll hopefully be fixed soon)

Android P isn't all sugar and diamonds. Can Google get these quirks worked out in time for the software's final release?

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to today

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (before Cupcake) and going all the way to Oreo.

Android P Features

9 new Android P features that'll make you more productive

P is for productivity: These nine new Android P features will help you get more done with less effort.

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In depth: 13 things to know about Android P gesture navigation

After using Google's Android P beta for a day, one thing is clear: There's much more to the software's new gesture navigation system than meets the eye.

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iPhone vs. Android: Why the iPhone X notch is showing up on Androids

Apple’s iPhone X, with its all-new design and — dare we say it? — 'top-notch' display, is a clear example of form following function. So why are Android smartphone makers jumping on the notch bandwagon?

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Mingis on Tech: When it comes to Android phones, a notch too far?

The all-screen design of Apple's iPhone X necessitated a 'notch' at the top of the display for various cameras and sensors. So Android phone makers naturally (notchurally?) did the same thing.

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Mingis on Tech: For Android phones, a 'notch' too far?

The all-screen design of Apple's iPhone X necessitated a 'notch' at the top of the display for various cameras and sensors. Now, Android phone makers are going with the same design. But why?

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LG's G7 ThinQ looks like a company flailing

LG's latest Android effort shows how hopelessly lost the company has become.

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Apple’s iPhone strong as industry enters replacement cycle

Android smartphone manufacturers continue their struggle for share in the value-driven market, while Apple’s iPhones 8, 8 Plus, and X maintain their position.

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20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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A better 'At a Glance' widget for Android

Keep tabs on your calendar and the weather with this enhanced alternative to Google's latest home screen widget.

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iPhone vs. Android: Which is better for you?

Choosing between the two main players in mobile depends on what features and specs are most important to you. Here's what you need to know to make the right decision.

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Android Oreo tips: Learn what your software can do

Google's Android Oreo release is full of fresh flavor for your phone. But some of its most useful touches are all too easy to overlook. Whether you've had Oreo for months or are just now getting a taste, it's time to learn something...

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How to turn your Android phone into a powerful collaboration hub

With the right set of apps, you can turn your Android phone into a collaboration hub — and then stay connected and productive -- wherever you might be.

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How to find handy but hidden Android features

Android's practically overflowing with options, and it's easy to lose track of some useful features along the way. Here are a few handy but hidden capabilities you probably forget to use.

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