China Taking Over

Oppo expected to expand to the US next year

ZTE, Huawei, LeEco, Lenovo — all of these companies (and then some) have lofty aspirations: they want to dominate the US market. You can potentially add Oppo to that list today.

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Moto 360 Sport Review

Most smartwatches attempt to be fitness trackers, but if you’re serious about fitness, you still need a dedicated device.The Moto 360 Sport is designed to bridge the gap, but can it get Android Wear off the couch?

Fit on the cheap

DEAL: Misfit Ray fitness tracker gets a 30% discount

The Misfit Ray is now $30 cheaper on Amazon, selling for just $69.99. The fitness tracker doesn’t come with a lot of features, but it’s more stylish than most and its battery last a full six months.

Built Like a Tank

The Best Rugged and Durable Android Phone [December 2016]

If you’re heading into these hazardous December months and you want a phone that won’t whimper when it slips out of your hand, then the slate of contenders you should be considering is pretty much set.

Charged Up

GIVEAWAY: Best Power Banks Of 2016

We use Power Banks mainly to charge our device, but some of us have a hard time choosing between the many options, as there are a myriad of companies now selling them

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Android 101: Shortcuts are the best Android feature you aren’t using

If you’re an Android newbie, we’re sure you’ve already figured out how to move around and set up icons on your homescreen to your liking. That’s the easy part. In this Android 101, we wanted to educate you on one of Android’s most underused features: shortcuts.

Xiaomi Goes Global

Xiaomi is looking to expand globally with its Redmi lineup

A new rumor is claiming that Xiaomi will be unveiling global versions of its Redmi 4 lineup of devices which were initially announced back in November. The rumor also claims that Xiaomi is preparing a new version of the Redmi Note 4 and an all new Redmi 4X device.

smartwatch deal

Deal: Moto 360 Sport smartwatch selling for $104 on Amazon

The white Moto 360 Sport has been blessed with a $55 price cut on Amazon, dropping its retail price to just $103.99. If you’re interested in picking up another color option, you’ll need to shell out a bit more. The black Moto 360 Sport is still listed at $174.00 and Flame is listed for $129.88. The …

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From the Forums: How does a longtime iPhone owner transition to Android?

Let’s talk about making “the switch.” Everyone does it, whether it’s from Android back to iPhone or vice versa, or when you first dropped your silly dumb phone for something smart. It can be difficult to adjust to a new digital world even if the fundamentals of these devices remain similar, soo here are a few helpful reminders to help you along.

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7 tips & tricks to get the most out of Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive messaging apps available today. Here are some tips & tricks to help you master this great service