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How to enable LastPass to save passwords for Android Oreo autofill

If you want to use Android Oreo's autofill feature, Jack Wallen shows you how to make use of a third-party password manager to make it more …

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

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How I turned my Samsung Galaxy S8 into a Microsoft phone

Microsoft's new mobile effort revolves around bringing the best of Windows 10 to Android and iOS. Now that Windows 10 Mobile is all but dead, it's …

Best affordable Android smartphones you can buy [November 2017]

There are new smartphones hitting the market constantly, but which is the best to pick up when you’re trying to save a buck or two? We’ve seen a lot of big releases in the budget market lately, so let’s take a look at all of the best affordable Android devices you can buy today.<p>NEW FOR NOVEMBER:<p>HTC …

Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Best Android Smartphones

Know someone that’s still rocking a phone from 2013? Is their Galaxy S3 screen finally going out? Hook them up with a new smartphone. It’s a big …

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WASHINGTON, DC, is a revealingly gossipy place. A favourite tale of the Donald Trump era involves a pact that the generals working for the president …

Google launches YouTube TV app for big screens

Building on the successful entry of their YouTube TV service into the streaming television market, Google announced yesterday that they have launched …

Smart TV

[Deal Alert] Pick up an unlocked 32GB Moto E4 Plus for $170 ($30 off)

If you're in need of a cheap phone, then this deal is for you. The Moto E4 Plus (32GB) is on sale for $169.99 at various retailers, meaning that you …

Here are the 4 geopolitical hotspots of 2017

This makes maps a vital part of our work, here at <i>This Week in Geopolitics</i>. So we have decided to showcase some of the best maps our graphics team (TJ Lensing and Jay Dowd) made in 2016.<p>These four maps help explain the foundations of what will be the most important geopolitical developments of 2017.

The Ultimate Guide to DIY DNA Testing Kits

Workout not working out? Digestion just so-so? April Long subjects her genes, microbes, and bloodstream to the latest raft of DIY testing kits, which dive deeper than ever into what makes us tick.<p>Over the last few months, I've been doing some serious navel gazing. Well, more like …

The 2016 clown panic: 10 questions asked and answered

It’s probably all okay<p>Now that schools have sent warning letters home to parents, the Great Clown Panic of 2016 can no longer be ignored. Across the nation lurk incredibly creepy (and potentially dangerous) clowns. To help with this dire situation, here is what we know about how we got here, how …

A Wharton professor recommends 8 new books to read this year

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer Adam Grant originally appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>I have two rules for a great book: Make me think and make me smile. I spent part of the summer reading advance copies of the fall's top nonfiction releases, and here are eight that sail over the bar:

Here's the perfect launcher for your oversized Android phone

If you’re rocking a large Android phone like the Nexus 6 or the recently-introduced Mi Max that I’m currently reviewing, you’re probably wondering how to make use of all that expansive screen real estate to get the most out of your device.<p>You can start with your homescreen: who needs massive icons …

Android malware infects 85 million devices

A new malware has infected 85 million Android smartphones, generating around $300,000 each month in fraudulent ad revenue for its creators, according to Check Point.<p>The malware, dubbed "HummingBad," was first spotted in February and likely sprouted from a company in China. It infects Android …

This alarming government video says 'when you travel, you have no privacy, and all your communication might be watched'

The video is a little bit corny, but what did you expect from a government video? The staged video follows a fictitious traveler journeying into an English-speaking country where he finds himself under surveillance.<p>"Many of the same measures intelligence officials take to mitigate threats from …

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Android will now tell you which apps you should uninstall

Since phones with 16GB of storage are tragically still a thing (and because <i>Guitar Hero</i> takes up 2GB on its own), apps can be a real storage headache. …

How to save your Android phone from bad skins and crappy OEM software

Crappy interface got you down? No problem! We can whip your phone into shape.<p>Android skins seem to get more annoying every year. The skins themselves …

Remix Mini Android PC: The best of both computing worlds

We’d like to introduce you to the world’s first true Android PC with Remix Mini, offering an entirely unique PC experience.<p>Now you can work and play with the entire Android app ecosystem while utilizing a range of previously unavailable PC features like a taskbar, multitasking on various windows, …

Google Drive for Android is now a lot more useful

What makes Google’s suite of apps and products so appealing has a lot to do with how well they all work together.<p>However, for far too long Google has kept its Drive app on Android mostly limited to basic management functions. Thankfully, with the latest update, that’s all changed so you can now …

Microsoft Tests Bluetooth App That Unlocks Windows 10

Microsoft is beta testing a Bluetooth app designed to unlock your Windows 10 computer using your phone. The move is the latest by a tech titan to …

The 25 Best Free Android Apps

From bleeding-edge productivity to fun with friends, presenting 25 great, no-cost additions to your home screen.<p>It’s time to load that Android-powered slab of glass and circuitry up with a heaping helping of download-worthy apps.<p>Of course, it’s downright impossible to individually tickle everyone’s …

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 5 wireless chargers

Charging with cables is usually faster, but that is about the only advantage it has over wireless charging technology. Nothing beats being able to just drop your phone on a platform and letting it juice up. It’s seamless and easy. And if you do it right, you never have to plug in your device …

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy Note 5 begins its rollout

With Samsung having pushed the Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge recently, it was never going to be long before the new software landed on the Note 5. Today, <i>SamMobile</i> reports that some Galaxy Note 5 users internationally have started seeing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow become available …

Android Marshmallow problems: troubleshooting guide

The Android Marshmallow update may have only rolled out to just over one percent of Android devices but that number is about to pick up significantly, with Samsung releasing Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 and LG pushing it out for the G4 and G3. Nexus users and Moto X Pure Edition owners have been …

Chromer Opens All Of Your Links In A Chrome Custom Tab

Introduced at Google I/O this year and implemented in the stable version 45 of Chrome, Chrome Custom Tabs aim to make browsing from third-party apps …

Shatter-proof Droid Turbo 2 dropped from 900 feet

Motorola initially announced its shatter-proof display Droid Turbo 2 (also known as the Moto X Force) with a drop test and it was only a matter of time before other people starting putting the smartphone through some tougher tests. Youtube channel <i>UnlockRiver</i> has taken the challenge quite a bit …

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New Samsung Lollipop firmware now shows your Android security patch level

While Samsung has committed to monthly Android security patches for many of its high-profile smartphones, so far only devices on Android 6.0 …