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Google will add Assistant to non-Pixel smartphones this week

After months of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google is opening up Assistant to a bunch of Android smartphones

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LG G6 First Look

Join us for a quick hands-on tour of LG's latest flagship phone.

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Yes, that really is a new BlackBerry keyboard phone

The new BlackBerry is from TCL, not BlackBerry, but includes BlackBerry's Dtek security software as well as programmable keys

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The ultimate guide to increasing your Android phone's battery life

You don't need to buy a new phone to add hours to your battery. All you need is to flip a few switches and adjust your habits

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A trove of new but unexciting Android smartphones to debut at MWC

Older brands like BlackBerry and Nokia to reappear with new devices, as Chinese manufacturers show their updates

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Android: Disable auto-play sound in Facebook videos

Also in today’s open source roundup: SteamVR for Linux is now in beta, and an introduction to the Linux boot and startup processes.

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The 12 worst Android phone gimmicks once hailed as 'innovations'

These were heralded as impressive new gotta-have-it features, but in hindsight, they're pretty useless

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Apple smartphones outsold Samsung's in Q4

Apple outsold Samsung by a narrow margin for the first time in two years, but both are pursued by a pack of determined Chinese manufacturers

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New Windows 10 SDK prods devs to embrace Windows' future

The new Windows 10 SDK is all about moving beyond the Windows legacy, into the Universal Windows Platform, then the eventual multi-OS workflows

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Should you run Linux without a desktop environment?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Second build of ChromX released for desktops and laptops, and is 8 GB too much RAM for a smartphone?

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Google might be gearing up to remove millions of Play Store apps next month

The crackdown by Google, which sets a March 15 compliance date, targets apps with questionable privacy policies

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The Android Wear 2.0 terror and other fake news

The facts about wearables' fit in and risk to the enterprise are a far cry from what the security fearmongers would have you believe

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Arch Linux: A simpler kind of Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Protect your privacy with a VPN for Android, and 4 Linux distributions for Mac users.

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Linux: Kodi 17 media player released

Also in today’s open source roundup: Civilization VI will be released for Linux on February 9, and Google improves web app integration into Android.

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Linux: Does price matter more than freedom?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The best office apps for Android, and 5 awesome Android tips and tricks.

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Google strengthens Android relationship with Intel in IoT

Google's Android Things IoT OS will be coming to Intel's Joule 570x board computer

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