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The Best Android Phone for Kids [September 2016]

After doing some soul searching and deciding whether your child is ready to get their own smartphone, you’ll want to use this list of the best Android phones for kids as guidance on where to go for buying them their first one.

Hands-on

A look at the new features in Android O [VIDEO]

We don’t know the name of Android O yet, but we got our hands on the long list of new features. For a first release, there’s a good amount of new stuff to check out.

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Re-predicting Android’s OS dessert names beyond Kit Kat

In 2009, Android enthusiasts got their first tastes of Cupcake and Donut. With Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jellybean, and Kit Kat now in the books – just for fun – I’m revising my predictions.

Benchmarks

Snapdragon 835 tops all competitors in benchmark tests

Chipset manufacturers love to talk a big game about how their chips are the fastest and most efficient in all the lands. And more often than not, that is true for at least a short amount of time. So, it’s no secret that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 follows that same track. It’s the newest, freshest, biggest …

For the Fanatics

LG V20 Review

The LG V20 is the successor to the V10. Once again, the unique Second Screen has been invited to the party, along with Android Nougat and pretty much everything else you can imagine.

Compatible devices only

Sony helped Google improve wireless audio quality in Android O

Sony helped Google improve wireless audio quality in Android O thanks to their LDAC audio coding technology. Sony’s technology allows for drastically higher bitrates to be transferred over Bluetooth and while all Android OEMs can now take advantage of this, there’s just one small catch…