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Google Voice gets a much needed facelift and new features

Google has officially launched a refreshed version of its Voice app after accidentally leaking news about the upcoming update two weeks earlier. This is the first major update the VoIP calling service has received in five years, bringing a more…

Meizu Pro 6 Plus Review

The Pro 6 Plus is the highest-end smartphone currently sold by Meizu. It’s a true flagship, featuring the same Exynos SoC as seen in the Samsung Galaxy S7, a large 5.7-inch 1440p AMOLED display, a beautiful aluminium unibody chassis, and a 12-megapixel camera with OIS and laser autofocus. Despite packing top-end specifications it is priced to undercut most of its competition.

Super Mario Run hits Android in March

Super Mario Run is coming to Android earlier than most people expected. The popular title, Nintendo's first true game on mobile platforms, was originally released as an iOS exclusive on December 15th, 2016, and many figured it wouldn't hit Android for…

Make the next Android app hit with these 5 courses

Android is the world’s most popular computing platform, so learning how to develop for it is a wise choice for the aspiring programmer. Get your app-building career off on the right foot with the Professional Android Developer Bundle. This five-course…

Android Wear 2.0 is coming in early February

An email sent out to Android Wear developers has revealed that Android Wear 2.0, a major upgrade to the platform announced at Google I/O back in May 2016, will be released in early February 2017. Previously the update was expected…

Asus doubles down on camera and battery with ZenFone 3 Zoom

Asus has unveiled the ZenFone 3 Zoom at CES 2017, a mid-range Android smartphone that focuses heavily on delivering the best camera experience. The device looks much more impressive than its disappointing predecessor, borrowing elements from the latest iPhones while…

Shortcut Extravaganza: Windows, Mac, Chrome, Firefox, Android, iPhone & More

#ThrowbackThursday What’s more appealing than a shortcut? It's a quick way to take a task and make it less painful and easier to accomplish. If you save three minutes a day for a year, that’s a little over 18 hours. You could binge-watch the entire show Freaks and Geeks with four hours to spare. So, shall we get started?

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Nexus phones set to receive Android 7.1.1 on December 5th

Google has kept relatively quiet about when Nexus device owners can expect an update to Android 7.1.1, aside from saying it will be available in early December. Rather than waiting for Google to provide additional information, Vodafone Australia has published…

The Best Tablets: Lower prices make tablets attractive entry-level computing devices

Exploding tablet sales are no more. This could be explained by a number of factors, among them that smartphones are now larger and faster, while laptops are thinner and lighter than they used to. The good news for consumers is that prices have never been better. Tablets remain an attractive form factor for numerous uses and with the price of a top notch tablet below $400, they are more accessible than ever before.