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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.

Holiday Gift Guide

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.

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What to do if I forget my lock pattern? [Android 101]

The Android pattern lock is an extremely handy way to put a layer of security on your device. However, unlike a pin code or password it can be easy to forget. What do you do then? We’ve got the answer for you.

New Gestures Included

Android 7.1.1 arrives today for Pixel and Nexus phones

The early days of each month have become exciting thanks to Google. We’re always guaranteed a security patch for Nexus and Pixel phones, and sometimes there may be minor goodies on the way, as well. Such is the case today, with Android 7.1.1 now rolling out alongside December patches.

Act Fast!

Sprint extends 3 free lines deal for a limited time

This Black Friday, Sprint hooked customers up with a nice deal. Folks on a family plan with more than 2 lines could get their 3rd, 4th, and 5th lines for free. That deal is now being extended.

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Don’t be this girl: Hide porn from your Android phone’s browser history

You might want to think twice the next time you’re feeling a bit aroused and want to check some porn sites out on the go, or you could end up like the young, unfortunate catalyst for what has quickly become a very embarrassing joke. Read on for tips on how to make sure your porn (or anything sensitive) stays out of your Android phone’s browsing history.

Happy Belated Black Friday

Get a free 32-inch TV with an LG V20 or LG G5 at Best Buy

It seems Best Buy didn’t get the memo that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over. The company is offering a nice deal for both the LG G5 and LG V20 that will net you at least one big freebie: a 32-inch LG Smart TV.

A Classic Throwback

We would love it if this was BlackBerry’s new QWERTY phone

Another Weibo leak offers up a potential first look at a forthcoming smartphone, and this time we get a look at a very interesting option from BlackBerry. The purported device is said to be the keyboard-donning BlackBerry Mercury.

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How to turn off iMessage when switching from iPhone to Android

Have recent major Android releases like the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5 lured you away from your iPhone? Unfortunately, a side effect of the changeover might cause your new device to be unable to receive text messages.

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honor 5X review

If there’s anything history has taught us, it’s that it’s really hard for manufacturers to build a great smartphone for under $200. Somehow Huawei managed to do this with the honor 5X which on paper, appears to be the best budget Android device on the planet. But is it? Find out in our review.