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7 cool tricks every Android phone user should know [VIDEO]

Since there are so many different things you can do with an Android phone it’s inevitable to be unaware of some basic tricks. We’ve compiled a list of seven cool tricks that every Android user should know.

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Are you buying a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL today? [POLL]

Today is the big day: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now available! We already have ours here at the virtual offices of Phandroid, but we’re wondering if you’ll be picking up one of your own.

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Alcatel Idol 4S review

The Alcatel Idol 4S is a mid-range device with the ambition of playing with the big boys. It has a QHD display, 32GB of RAM and a near-stock version of Android. But is that enough when there are a handful of Chinese flagship smartphone selling for $400 these days?

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Google steps up account security for those who need it

Google has stepped up account security for those who need it most. Users who are at particularly high risk of targeted attacks can now join the Advanced Protection Program.

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How to turn your Android phone into a dash cam

A dash cam is a camera that sits on the dashboard of your car and constantly records video. Since every Android phone has a camera, you already have a dash cam just waiting to be set up.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Review

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is the fourth phone in Samsung’s Active line. It brings an extra layer of toughness to the Samsung Galaxy S7, but this year the difference between the two is smaller than ever.

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We’ve got the Pixel 2! [Q&A]

The Pixel 2 is finally in our hands! We got our first look at the new Pixel back at the Made by Google event, but now we have one of the devices.