High-resolution photos of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 5 has been leaked, shows the device in its full glory. The construction of the new Galaxy Note 5 is, as expected, similar to the Galaxy S6 in that it features a metal frame and glass front and back that gives the handset a more solid appearance and feel than the plastic used historically.

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Security researchers at Zimperium have some bad news for Android users out there who regularly send and receive multimedia messages. According to the researchers, a major security hole exists in the Android platform which could potentially allow malicious individuals to gain access to a device though simply sending a seemingly innocent text message to the targeted number. Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system on the planet, accounting for approximately 80% of smartphones in existence, so it isn’t difficult to understand why this is a serious cause for concern.

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Google has long had something of a P.R. problem as far as privacy is concerned, and while some of it can be labeled as people getting a little carried away with themselves, there is no doubt that the amount of information Google has about us makes it easy to be a little uncomfortable with it. With so much location data also being piped into Google via our smartphones, the company has a pretty good idea of where we are and what we are doing almost all of the time.

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It’s natural to assume that once you’ve deleted an app from your Android device, the functionality contained within it will cease to exist as well. However, it would appear that in some instances, namely when Google Photos is involved, merely making the conscious decision to remove the app from your phone or tablet is not enough to prevent the search engine giant from receiving uploads of your treasured Android device’s photos / videos and storing them against your account.

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Google has stealthily released a new app onto the iOS App Store, with Ivy being the latest to appear on Apple’s platform. The app, free to download and curiously missing from Google’s own Play Store for Android, Ivy is an experimental big number calculator that may look like something from the 1980s but certainly shouldn’t be confused with a cheap calculator emulator.

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Android M Developer Preview 2 download for Nexus 5, 6, 9 and Nexus Player is now available. The update is available as an OTA update as well as full system images for the aforementioned devices.

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Google is a little bit obsessed with trying to make sure that the experience of using its Android and Chrome OS devices is as enjoyable as possible. To that end, the company has been carrying out tests that it hopes will show the latency endured when a user touches a screen, with the time taken between press and something being drawn on screen being measured. Google may not have been making too much noise about this testing process and you can be assured that other companies are doing the same thing with their platforms, but Google is the first to give us a look behind the curtain.

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Here’s how you can undo / unsend an email message in Gmail using the native ‘Undo Send’ feature. More details and step-by-step guide on how to use it can be found right here.

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Apple took on the big names in the music streaming space when it announced Apple Music at WWDC this year. However, that doesn’t mean that Apple’s competitors in this space will just sit and not do anything. Today, the Mountain View company announced its free music streaming tier to the already-rich Google Play Music, which will basically serve as a curated, ad-supported radio station selection for non-subscribers (read: free users) of the search giant’s music offering. The new free tier of Google Play Music is all set to take on Apple’s iTunes Radio service, and the upcoming Beats 1 radio station, which is going to be a part of Apple Music.

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Android Wear 5.1.1 update for Moto 360 is available to download. The update has started rolling Over-The-Air (OTA) now. More on what’s new and how to check for update is detailed below.

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Here’s a features comparison between iOS 9 Siri Proactive Assistant vs Android M Google Now on Tap. Which one’s better?

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Google today announced YouTube Gaming, a service that will go live later this year allowing gamers to watch and stream content both on mobile and the Web. More details on Big G’s new service can be found right here.

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Here’s iOS 9 vs Android M side-by-side comparison showing visual differences along with new features in Apple’s and Google’s upcoming operating system for phones and tablets.

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Android is undoubtedly an extremely powerful and popular choice when it comes to choosing a mobile platform. Depending on which metric you choose to measure by, it’s also the most popular mobile operating system globally. With that said, some individuals can easily be put off from adopting Android as their platform of choice due to the sheer volume of devices available that run the open-source operating system. If you fall into that category, and find yourself prolonging the decision due to an indecisive nature, then Google’s new phone selector tool could serve up a solution.

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The world of high definition video is always changing, but with 1080p video, the current standard as far as Blu-ray and most streaming services are concerned, things have settled down a little after years of HD content scrambling to get a foothold. Nowadays that battle is being fought by 4K video, and while televisions are available that offer such a high resolution – some of which are even curved and feature OLED displays – 4K video is still some way off being the norm for the vast majority of people.

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Google Chrome may be almost every user’s go-to browser given the obvious advantages, but the piece of software does leave some improvements to be desired, especially on the battery consumption front if you’re using a notebook. This is exactly what the team at Google has targeted to fix, as Chrome gears up to offer smart Flash content playback, improving the battery life of your notebook.

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Here’s how to download and install Android M home launcher with app drawer on any Android device right away in a few simple steps.

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The 10 hidden secret features of Android M that you likely don’t know about. Google didn’t show these features on stage at their I/O 2015 conference either. Check out our full list.

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LG G4 Video Review

By | June 4th, 2015

This is LG G4 video review, one of the best flagship Android smartphones of the year 2015. Check out our video review, camera samples and more.

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If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a brand new Nexus 6 smartphone then there has never been a better time to make the jump, with Google now offering its own 6-inch monster for a discount as part of its ‘Dads and Grads’ promotion.

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