LG G5 rumor roundup: Everything we think we know so far

< We like the LG G4. It’s a great phone with a fantastic display and quite possibly the best camera on the market. But it’s hardly revolutionary. For a phone that launched after the Galaxy S6, the feature list just doesn’t look as quite as cutting-edge. There’s no fingerprint sensor, no …

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LG details its mid-range Stylus 2 in advance of Mobile World Congress

< LG isn’t waiting for the start of Mobile World Congress to show off the company’s newest stylus-friendly phone. The Stylus 2 won’t necessarily be a direct competitor to the Galaxy Note in that the specs are far more mid-range, but it does have a 5.7-inch screen and improvements to …

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Samsung’s Edge display gets smarter as part of Marshmallow update

< The curved display of the Galaxy S6 Edge and Edge+ will soon perform some pretty nifty new tasks thanks to enhancements Samsung packed into its Marshmallow update. Samsung detailed several new tricks that you can perform, which also helps to explain why you’re only now getting the latest version of …

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Google to shut down Play Store for Education as classroom focus turns to Chromebooks

< The final school bell is about to ring on Google Play for Education.  Google will soon shut down the program, which provided schools with tablets and licenses to bundle app purchases from the Play Store. Google will continue to support those enrolled until the expiration of their contracts. A …

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Gmail for Android adds new features for Outlook.com and Yahoo! Mail accounts

< Google is making another play to make Gmail your all-in-one email hub. The company unveiled a scheme to “Gmailify” your Yahoo! Mail or Outlook.com/Hotmail address if you connect your account to Android’s Gmail app. Instead of just basic email management, Gmail will now incorporate more advanced features, like blocking spam …

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Google preps Pixel C update with fixes for touchscreen response woes

< Google may have finally tamed whatever rebellious code was behind the touchscreen wonkiness some users have run into with the Pixel C. While the Pixel C we reviewed didn’t suffer from the issues as Anandtech encountered with its model, Google nonetheless provided a second unit to the outlet with …

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AirDroid patches a contact card vulnerability that could let attackers steal your phone’s data

< AirDroid is the latest target in the never-ending battle against Android malware. The popular desktop-to-mobile syncing tool recently patched a phone data hijack and malicious code execution scheme, originally uncovered by security firm Check Point. The attack works by sending a message with nefarious code hiding inside of a …

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How to get to Android Marshmallow’s hidden file manager

< If you, like me, are accustomed to micromanaging your files on your computer, the lack of a built-in file manager on smartphones can be a serious pain point. Why do I have to jump from app to app to manage files? Why can’t I do it all from one …

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