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I dumped all of Google's messaging apps for Pulse. Here's how (and why) I did it

I'm tired of waiting for Google to figure out what it wants to do with its suite of messaging apps, so I dumped them all for Pulse. And I've never been happier.

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Kotlin improves code compilation, now requires JDK 8

Jetbrains' statically typed JVM language also offers several bug fixes and other small changes

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This extremely soft, high-quality and machine-washable microfiber material absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate...

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Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes.

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Google cooks up a tasty update to Home with step-by-step recipe instructions

An update rolling out to Google Home this week will let you get step-by-step instructions for more than 5 million recipes from Bon Appétit, the New York Times, Food Network, and others.

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How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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Samsung DeX review: 7 productive days using the DeX dock and a Galaxy S8+ as a desktop PC

Offering a full HD desktop with resizable windows, Samsung's dock turns the Galaxy S8 and S8+ into a surprisingly able PC replacement.

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Huawei, Google supercharge Android with new Raspberry Pi-like board

Prepare to run Android at blazing fast speeds on a new Raspberry Pi-like computer developed by Huawei.

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Google tweaks Android Messages to make it easier to start a one-on-one conversation

The latest update to Android Messages brings a useful interface tweak that eliminates the extra tap to start a solo conversation and adds a new group messaging button.

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Google's 'Copyless Paste' feature aims to take the pain out of copying text on Android

A new feature in the Google Chrome Canary build called Copyless Paste will provide contextual suggestions based on the things you've recently searched.

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Xiaomi might release a Mi phone in the U.S., but not until 2019

In an interview, Xiaomi's global vice president says that the company is hoping to release a U.S. phone 'in two years, if not sooner.'

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Google Maps vs. Waze: Which should be your go-to map app?

Each app offers unique features to help you conquer survive the commute home. Which should you use, and when?

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Google Fit update finally brings strength training feature to all Android Wear 2.0 watches

An update to the Google Fit app on Android Wear 2.0 brings strength training, which will automatically detect your workout and count your reps.

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Google highlights 60 app and game nominees for second annual Play Awards

Google has unveiled this year's nominees for its annual Play Awards, spotlighting 60 apps and games in a wide array of categories.

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Seeing red: Samsung to offer software fix for tinted Galaxy S8 displays

In response to customer complaints about overly red Galaxy S8 displays, Samsung will be pushing out a software update soon that provides "a further enhanced ability to adjust the color setting."

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Smartphone camera showdown: Google Pixel vs. LG G6

It's a tight race, but LG takes the Best Smartphone Camera crown from Google.

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LG G6 vs Google Pixel Camera Showdown

Can the LG G6 dethrone the Google Pixel for the best camera in a smartphone?

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LG G6 Review

LG reinvents its flagship handset with the G6.

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