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Chrome Remote Desktop moves to the web browser and gets a facelift

Chrome Remote Desktop moves to the web browser and gets a facelift

Google launched the new beta version of Chrome Remote Desktop. You can now remote into a computer using just a web browser.
Sprint faces another lawsuit for allegedly underpaying its employees

Sprint faces another lawsuit for allegedly underpaying its employees

A former Sprint employee has filed a lawsuit against the US telecommunications company for overworking and underpaying her.
Latest Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback

Latest Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback

Google says the update is rolling out now for the Home Mini, though you can join the preview firmware channel if you don't want to wait.
Amazon Echo and Music Unlimited coming to 28 new markets

Amazon Echo and Music Unlimited coming to 28 new markets

Amazon has unveiled that is AI-powered speakers and unlimited music service will come to 28 new markets across Europe and South America.
Google recognizes winners of Developer Challenge for Assistant apps

Google recognizes winners of Developer Challenge for Assistant apps

Google is taking the wraps off the winners of the 2017 Developers Challenge. The winners made innovative and creative apps for Google Home and Assistant.
Amazon is putting some Prime Exclusive phones on sale

Amazon is putting some Prime Exclusive phones on sale

Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones are already a great deal, but now you can save more. The e-commerce giant is taking up to $50 off some popular phones.
Google hardware: Where Google leads and where it lags

Google hardware: Where Google leads and where it lags

Google is still relatively new to the hardware game and is finding its footing. But how does it compare to the established hardware giants?
Hoopla’s latest update lets you read Marvel comics from your public library

Hoopla’s latest update lets you read Marvel comics from your public library

With the partnership, you can now read over 250 Marvel comics and graphic novels
Amazon Music Unlimited expands to 28 more countries

Amazon Music Unlimited expands to 28 more countries

Amazon's subscription music service, Music Unlimited, is rolling out in 28 new countries all across the globe. See the full list here.
Android Pay vs Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay: Pros and cons

Android Pay vs Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay: Pros and cons

Mobile Payments are undoubtedly the future, but which is the best? Here's everything you need to know about Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
In defense of the ZTE Axon M

In defense of the ZTE Axon M

The ZTE Axon M has some issues, to be sure. But the idea that ZTE is trying to put forward is a bold and exciting one -- even if not everyone agrees.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo test firmware leaked

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo test firmware leaked

An Android 8.0 Oreo test build for the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has leaked online. Here's what you need to know.
Pixel 2 owners on AT&T get Android Oreo 8.1, HD Voice calling in update

Pixel 2 owners on AT&T get Android Oreo 8.1, HD Voice calling in update

AT&T customers with a Pixel 2 device are getting an update in the next few days that will push their phones to Android 8.1 Oreo and enable HD Voice calling.
Deal: Galaxy S8 Plus with wireless charger and $100 gift card — $724.99

Deal: Galaxy S8 Plus with wireless charger and $100 gift card — $724.99

Amazon has a new offer on Samsung's flagship from earlier this year, including a fast wireless Qi charger and gift card.
Google could launch YouTube “Remix” music streaming service in early 2018

Google could launch YouTube “Remix” music streaming service in early 2018

Play Music and YouTube Red set to merge and combine music and video, as Google looks to break Spotify’s iron grip on the music streaming market.
SoC head-to-head: Snapdragon 845, Exynos 9810, and Kirin 970

SoC head-to-head: Snapdragon 845, Exynos 9810, and Kirin 970

With the three biggest Android SoC manufacturers unveiling details about their latest chips, let's dive deeper to see which comes out on top.
How to use a forensic tool to extract data from a broken Android phone

How to use a forensic tool to extract data from a broken Android phone

How do you get the data off your phone if you have accidentally dropped it and smashed the screen? Find out what is possible and what isn't with this guide.
So, that “check for update” button might start doing something next year

So, that “check for update” button might start doing something next year

The maligned button, found in the Nexus/Pixel settings menu, should work as intended following an update in 2018.
Google rolls out stable Android 8.1 Oreo build to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL beta users

Google rolls out stable Android 8.1 Oreo build to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL beta users

Google is wrapping up the stable Android 8.1 Oreo update rollout with a small patch to users on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL beta track.
Google hits pause on new Google Play accessibility services enforcement

Google hits pause on new Google Play accessibility services enforcement

Google is taking a 30-day break to "evaluate responsible and innovative uses of accessibility services" before forcing updates to some popular apps.