Game Changer

How BioShock Rewrote the FPS Rulebook

Videogames have a wonderful habit of taking us to unforgettable imaged places, but, to paraphrase Dorothy, there’s no place like Rapture. An undersea metropolis built by Objectivists and, by the time the player arrives, destroyed by deregulation, its decrepit bathysphere tour warmly welcome us to an utterly hostile and sinister environment. But Rapture’s not just …

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7 sneaky ways pickpockets steal your phone (and what you can do about it)

Even the most complicated lockscreen pattern, pass code, or even Face Unlock, can’t protect against someone physically stealing your phone. We’ve written about what to do about lost or stolen phones in the past, but sometimes even the best anti-theft software is no use.

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Android 8.0 Oreo is official

As many predicted, Oreo is indeed the nickname. Google hasn’t done a branded version nickname since Android 4.4 KitKat, but Oreo just made so much sense for Android O.

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The Moto X4 is shiny enough to hurt your eyes

Another set of photos of the forthcoming Moto X4 has leaked. The smartphone is pretty much looking to be a mid-range competitor with a dangerous shine, to boot.

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HTC 10 Review

In order to survive, HTC knew they needed to pull out all the stops. Enter the HTC 10. A fresh new device with a brand new name. HTC has tried to check all the boxes that make a great Android phone, but is it enough to compete?

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10 Best Email Apps for Android in 2017

Whether you’re a person that uses email a few times a week, or a busy executive that gets hundreds of emails a day, here are the best email apps available for Android right now!