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GIVEAWAY: Best Smart Thermostats of 2016

Smart thermostats allow you to control the temperature of your home from your phone, save energy, and create cool recipes and actions with the internet. And when you get more home automation devices the smart thermostat can be used as the central hub.

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Android Phones with the Best Battery Life [December 2016]

Phones are launching with better battery life each and every day, whether that’s due to physically bigger batteries or simply better software optimization. In any case, we’ve gone and ranked those which are proven to last the longest.

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Google Now feed gets split into two with latest update

Google is cleaning up the flow of information in the Google app. Instead of all your news, updates, personal information, etc sitting in a long list of cards, they are now split off into 2 lists.

OTA Updates

HTC One M9 gets Nougat update today

Christmas is a bit early for HTC One M9 owners. The handset is getting Android 7.0 Nougat today, with HTC’s USA Twitter account signaling the start of the rollout

OTA Updates

Samsung Gear S3 update improves GPS performance

The Samsung Gear S3 is getting a new upgrade today. A 14MB file is headed for the smartwatch, with its main benefit being directed toward those who use the watch’s GPS.

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Huawei Mate 9 video review

Our video review of the Huawei Mate 9 is here! It may not be as appealing as the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, but it’s still one of the best smartphones of 2016.

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How to FaceTime on Android (or the best alternatives)

If you know a lot of people who use iPhones you probably hear a lot about FaceTime. Android users can’t use FaceTime, but there are plenty of awesome apps for making video and VOIP calls. Here are a few of our favorites!

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How to block calls and texts on an Android phone

There’s a reason why “how to block calls and texts” is such a common question. Unwanted messages are annoying, and there’s really no single straightforward fix. We’ll show you the best ways to block those pesky spammers and ex-girlfriends.

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GIVEAWAY: Best Smart TVs of 2016

In the market for a new TV this holiday season? Here’s a quick look at some of the best TVs released in 2016 covering the spectrum from the best money can buy to more budget-conscious options.