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Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime getting Android 7.0 Nougat update in UAE, not India: Report

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime getting Android 7.0 Nougat update in UAE, not India: Report

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Stranger Things brings 16-bit game to Android devices

Stranger Things brings 16-bit game to Android devices

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The highly anticipated season 2 premiere of the Netflix hit Stranger Things is almost upon us. To keep the excitement going, they have released a mobile game that can tide you over until October 27. And of course, since the show has given us so much 80s nostalgia, the game is in an also-nostalgic 16-bit

‘Batman: The Enemy Within’ now available for Android, other gaming consoles

‘Batman: The Enemy Within’ now available for Android, other gaming consoles

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The new ‘Batman: The Enemy Within’ episode is now available for Android gamers. Actually, the Android community isn’t the only group benefitting from this announcement as episode two is also ready for iOS, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and PlayStation 4. One the first episode is free for mobile players but we’re glad to know that

Pure Android smartphones that you can buy in India right now, and not regret

Pure Android smartphones that you can buy in India right now, and not regret

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Pure Android smartphones have their own benefits that third-party smartphones lack. Here's a buffet of those worthy smartphones for you.

Smartisan Nut Pro review: Android smartphone enhanced with drag-and-drop, text editing and smart sensor

Smartisan Nut Pro review: Android smartphone enhanced with drag-and-drop, text editing and smart sensor

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When it comes to global recognition, five-year-old Chinese phone maker Smartisan isn’t on the same level of smaller Chinese brand Meizu or upstart brand OnePlus – let alone the big boys Huawei and Xiaomi. Despite this, Smartisan has a cult following. In May, 4,000 paying fans filled Shenzhen Stadium, in the city over the border from Hong Kong, to watch the company’s launch event (I was there, and I saw scalpers outside the stadium).

Google Pixel 2 XL hands-on review: Can this Android heavyweight upset the Apple cart?

Google Pixel 2 XL hands-on review: Can this Android heavyweight upset the Apple cart?

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Google maintains that power, speed and style are identical across both its new Pixel handsets, but the larger 6-inch XL version will likely draw the most interest when it finally appears in the UK on November 15. At a special Google event in central London ...

[Late to the Party] Verizon and T-Mobile update Samsung Galaxy Tab E to Android Nougat 7.0

[Late to the Party] Verizon and T-Mobile update Samsung Galaxy Tab E to Android Nougat 7.0

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Manufacturers are gearing up to bring Android 8.0 Oreo to devices, but we frequently forget that there are plenty of them still being sold right now that haven't had a taste of Android 7.0 Nougat. Up until just recently, Verizon and T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Tab E were among the devices stuck on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. But now those of you with carrier-branded units can enjoy all the features Nougat brings.

Google Store wipes Android Wear watches clean out of the site

Google Store wipes Android Wear watches clean out of the site

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The LG Watch Sport and Watch Style are still technically on the Google Store page, but they are no longer available to purchase from there.

Google may be putting together an emulator for Android Automotive in the Android SDK

Google may be putting together an emulator for Android Automotive in the Android SDK

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You might remember our intermittent coverage of Android Automotive — not to be confused with the near-identically named Android Auto. The (really) short version is that Android Automotive is a full Android implementation in a car, rather than just a dumb projection of your phone. And, according to the folks at XDA, Google might be building an emulator for it in the Android SDK.

Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy X Leak, Nokia's Surprising Promise, Microsoft's Android Advances

Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy X Leak, Nokia's Surprising Promise, Microsoft's Android Advances

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This week’s Android Circuit includes Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, why one camera lens for the Pixels is enough, the availability of Samsung’s Galaxy X, Android Oreo’s market share, Nokia’s Android P updates, leaked details of Huawei’s Mate 10, and Microsoft’s Android launcher.

PlanGrid (YC W12) Is Hiring Android, Full Stack, Infrastructure Engineers and More

PlanGrid (YC W12) Is Hiring Android, Full Stack, Infrastructure Engineers and More

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Android TV: What Happened To The Pixel Player?

Android TV: What Happened To The Pixel Player?

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So what happened to the Pixel Player? This week Google held an event where it showcased its forward-thinking hardware portfolio and there was two clear absentees from the gathering, a new smartwatch and a new Android TV device. The future of both Android Wear and Android TV have been the subject of much speculation of

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