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Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Text, images, and stickers all work in the web version of Android Messages<p>Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature …

Android News

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly!

Welcome to the 241st edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Russia continued its war against Telegram this week. The government there blocked Google Services in an attempt to further block Telegram. This puts an interesting wedge between Google and Telegram. …

Top ten Android phones of all time

Android phones are like Windows computers in the mobile space. Dozens upon dozens of different manufacturers build devices in all price ranges, from …

Phones

Meet the robots of CES 2018

Four Books That Deserved More Attention in 2017

One of the best novels published this year was also one of the most scandalously neglected, at least in this country. I greatly admired “<b>Go, Went, Gone</b>,” by Jenny Erpenbeck (New Directions), the most prominent and serious German novelist of her generation. When Erpenbeck wins the Nobel Prize in a …

22 books to read before they become movies this year

People often moan about the dearth of originality in Hollywood, but it's really fine. Every year, some of the best movies are based on acclaimed books.<p>Sometimes the movies end up being better, but nothing can compare to the depth and storytelling of a good book. So before "The Glass Castle" or …

Books

‘Claws’: The New ‘Breaking Bad’ Takes Place at a Nail Salon

After an endless onslaught of dark antihero dramas, finally something new: ‘Claws,’ a series about a crime ring set at a West Florida nail salon …

Microsoft is placing a big bet on its new Surface family

June 15th is a worldwide expansion<p>Microsoft’s Surface chief, Panos Panay, is <i>pumped</i>, and that’s not an unusual thing.<p>A week after introducing the Surface Laptop to the world, he’s sitting in a room in Microsoft’s Building 88 ready to show off his team’s latest creation: the new Surface Pro. At first …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May

The month that Netflix shows off<p>Normally in these posts I try to put together some sort of competition-style write-up, pitting the services against one another in a streaming free-for-all. That’s not really going to be necessary this time, because May is all about one thing: Netflix bringing back …

10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

Just in case you’re scratching your head wondering what to do this Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite eco-activities that will help …

The earbuds of the future will let you control your phone with just the look on your face

You can do just about anything with your smartphone—if you've got a free hand or two, of course.<p>Sure, there've been great strides in accessibility …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

The 54 most hilariously bad Amazon movie reviews

For the past few years, Joe Grabinski has chronicled the most hilariously bad Amazon reviews of popular movies.<p>Grabinski's "Amazon Movie Reviews" Twitter account has more than 200,000 followers, and it is a pitch-perfect mixture of extremely misguided reviews and just plain wacky ones.<p>Grabinski …

Movies

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are exactly what leaks suggested, and that’s a good thing

Pretty much everything you’ve already read about the Samsung Galaxy S8 is true. And that’s a good thing. Whether by accident or design, the company did a truly abysmal job keeping its new flagship under wraps in the month or so following its likely intended unveiling at Mobile World Congress last …

I tried Samsung's high-end shot at Apple's iPad Pro — here’s what it’s like

On phones, that is.<p>Android's quirks and charms work on smaller screens, because that's where it's most popular, so that's where its myriad developers have lent their focus. When you put Android on a tablet, things get sloppier in ways iOS doesn't. When you try to use that tablet like a laptop, …

LG G6 is a beautiful phone with a supremely fun dual camera

The LG G6 is sitting pretty.<p>This year, smartphones are expected to become little more than big, bezel-less screens, and LG's new flagship has a head …

Phones

The Best Products of MWC 2017

Countless new gadgets and technologies were introduced at Mobile World Congress this year. These are our favorites.<p>PCMag reviews products …

10 Stellar Songs Ed Sheeran Wrote For Another Artist

We're so glad Ed Sheeran is back in our lives. After a yearlong hiatus, the musician came roaring into 2017 with two new songs, tons of incredible …

You no longer have to buy a new car or stereo to use Android Auto

Apple, take note<p>During Google’s annual developers conference this past spring, the company teased a version of its Android Auto software that would run entirely on an Android phone and not require a new car or aftermarket dashboard display. Now the company is starting to roll this software out to …

Everything Google announced at today's Pixel hardware event

Kicking off the show at its hardware launch, Google CEO Sundar Pichai touted the shift from mobile to artificial intelligence that allowed for two-way conversation and natural dialogue. He described Google’s desire to build an ‘individual Google’ for each user before detailing some interesting AI …

Google Home

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

Bots

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Graveyard of Giant Lemurs Discovered Underwater in Madagascar

Bones found deep inside a cave offer an unprecedented look at the ancient primates, some as big as gorillas.<p>Deep below the surface of a water-filled cave in Madagascar, divers and paleontologists have uncovered a boneyard full of extinct giant lemurs.<p>Hundreds of bones dot the silty bottom of Aven …

Five apps that take Chromecast to the next level

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Chromecast(s goog) is primarily used to access video services such as Netflix(s nflx), YouTube and Hulu Plus, but Google’s …

Kelly Clarkson Teases Husband in First Post-Wedding Public Appearance

In her first public appearance since becoming Mrs. Brandon Blackstock two weeks ago, Kelly Clarkson radiated cheer and joy.<p>Then again, she was taping …

Orlando Bloom Speaks Out About Miranda Kerr Split

All’s well that ends well.<p>Orlando Bloom opens up about his amicable separation from Miranda Kerr in an interview with Katie Couric set to air …