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Samsung has to answer in court for Android update policy

A couple of years ago, a Dutch consumer advocacy group put the screws to Samsung by suing them over the company’s update practices. A Dutch court has actually decided to hear the case out. Samsung will effectively have to defend their stance on software updates.

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OnePlus 6 leaked with wood(?) finish and headphone jack

With the OnePlus 5T now officially discontinued, fans of premium, high-end Android phones that wont break the bank turn their sights to the OnePlus 6. We’ve seen a few leaks tipping off its design — it’s even said the recently announced Oppo R15 could launch elsewhere as the OnePlus 6 — but we never had …

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How to take better photos with your Android phone

Stop using haphazardly applied filters to mask your subpar shots photos. Here’s how to get the most out of your Android phone’s camera from shot to share.

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10 Best RSS Readers for Android in 2017

It doesn’t matter if you’re a diehard newshound with 100 sources or a casual reader, here are the best RSS readers for Android right now!

SORT OF

Instagram is kinda, sorta going back to a chronological feed

In a huge announcement that can only be described as hell freezing over, Instagram announced that they’re kinda, sorta going back to a more chronological feed. They’re also fixing one of the most annoying behaviors of the app. Find out in the post.

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15 Google Maps tips & tricks everyone should know

Google Maps is one of the most powerful smartphones apps available today. There is tons of information at your fingertips. If you use Google Maps a lot you might be missing out on some great features.

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40+ Apps for new Android users

We are hot on the tails of the release of several big-name Android flagship phones. These devices will carry the torch for their respective companies for most of this year. Whenever a new crop of devices gets launched a flood of new users enter the Android world. One of the first things new users will do is search the Google Play Store for apps to download.