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Will Google’s Fitbit takeover dethrone the Apple Watch?
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Will Google’s Fitbit takeover dethrone the Apple Watch?

Search giant buys fitness watch maker for $2.1bn pending regulatory approval
4 Nov 2019
Instagram: all the new features in the latest update
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Instagram: all the new features in the latest update

Photo sharing app adds iOS 13 ‘dark mode’ and ditches ‘Following’ tab
9 Oct 2019
Android 10: new features, compatible devices and beta signup
Android 10
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Android 10: new features, compatible devices and beta signup

Search giant’s mobile software is now available. Here’s everything you need to know
26 Sep 2019
Google rivals refuse to pay for a slice of the search market
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Google rivals refuse to pay for a slice of the search market

Following a record £4.3bn EU antitrust fine, the search giant’s hunt for competition gets off to a rocky start
19 Aug 2019
Huawei Harmony: what we know about the Android rival
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Huawei Harmony: what we know about the Android rival

New operating system will be ‘faster and safer’ than Google’s software, but won’t appear on smartphones immediately
9 Aug 2019
Google blocks Huawei’s Android licence: what we know so far
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Google blocks Huawei’s Android licence: what we know so far

Decision comes after Donald Trump declared US national emergency over fears of IT attacks by ‘foreign adversaries’
20 May 2019
Google foldable phone: everything we know so far
Google Android Q
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Google foldable phone: everything we know so far

Search giant’s product chief confirms prototype folding handsets are in the works
10 May 2019

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Google I/O 2019: Pixel 3a, Maps AR, Android Q and more
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Google I/O 2019: Pixel 3a, Maps AR, Android Q and more

The firm’s annual tech conference is now under way - here are the biggest product reveals
8 May 2019
Google Fuchsia: Android app support, release date and more
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Google Fuchsia: Android app support, release date and more

Tech giant’s rumoured mobile update may create product ecosystem similar to Apple’s range
3 Jan 2019
Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment claims
Google chief Sundar Pichai was reportedly briefed on data breach leading to closure of Google+
In Brief

Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment claims

Around 1,500 workers are expected to take part in the protests
1 Nov 2018
Android creator ‘paid £70m’ after sexual misconduct case
Andy Rubin
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Android creator ‘paid £70m’ after sexual misconduct case

Google claims it has fired 48 people over sexual harassment complaints since 2016
26 Oct 2018
Razer Phone 2: a giant-slaying smartphone?
Razer Phone 2
In Review

Razer Phone 2: a giant-slaying smartphone?

New gaming handset features an improved camera - and an inflated price tag
11 Oct 2018
Android 9 Pie: what’s new and when does it come out?
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Android 9 Pie: what’s new and when does it come out?

Google Pixel users can download the new operating system from today
7 Aug 2018
Google fine: Trump accuses EU of ‘taking advantage’ of US
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Google fine: Trump accuses EU of ‘taking advantage’ of US

Tech giant was handed a £3.9bn penalty for breaching EU antitrust rules
19 Jul 2018
OnePlus 6: price, specs and reviews
In Review

OnePlus 6: price, specs and reviews

All-new bezel-free screen and revamped camera debut on eagerly anticipated smartphone
17 May 2018
Jet set: the seven best travel apps
Grand Canyon
In Review

Jet set: the seven best travel apps

From tracking flights to finding a nearby gym, these apps aim to make travelling a lot simpler
22 Mar 2018
Tech trends 2018: bitcoin, driverless cars and more
VR headsets
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Tech trends 2018: bitcoin, driverless cars and more

Everything you need to know about the hottest devices and services in the pipeline
30 Jan 2018
Phone maker offers 42% discount to show ads
Wileyfox phones can show ads on their home screens
In Brief

Phone maker offers 42% discount to show ads

Wileyfox cuts price of new phones in exchange for home-screen ads
6 Dec 2017
Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows 10 Mobile
Windows 10 Mobile
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Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows 10 Mobile

A low volume of users is one of many reasons for the platform’s demise, says software vice president
9 Oct 2017
LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: How do they compare?
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In Review

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: How do they compare?

While they may be similar in size, their cameras and screens are very different
1 Sep 2017
Android Oreo begins public testing
Android Oreo
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Android Oreo begins public testing

Named after the famous chocolate biscuits, the new software will feature picture-in-picture modes, redesigned emojis and notification dots
22 Aug 2017
Connect Modular 45: TAG Heuer's 'beautiful' smartwatch
TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
In Review

Connect Modular 45: TAG Heuer's 'beautiful' smartwatch

Customisable faces offer a library of Swiss watches in one device
17 Aug 2017
Google develops a data-friendly 'Search Lite'
Google
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Google develops a data-friendly 'Search Lite'

New app supports offline features for markets with poorer mobile networks
17 Aug 2017
Google Pixel 2: Leaked image hints at bezel-free design
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Google Pixel 2: Leaked image hints at bezel-free design

Upcoming smartphone could axe visible antenna bands and boast a larger rear-facing camera
13 Jul 2017
iPhone at ten: Twitter reacts to the mobile's past decade
iPhone at 10
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iPhone at ten: Twitter reacts to the mobile's past decade

Apple fans celebrate ten years of iPhone - but rivals seem less cheerful
30 Jun 2017
Google to launch Android Wear 2.0 'in coming weeks'
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Google to launch Android Wear 2.0 'in coming weeks'

Two new smartwatches released running software ahead of its universal roll-out to older devices
10 Feb 2017
Android devices hit by 'cutting edge' malware attack
A picture taken on September 21, 2016 shows a statue donated by Google during its inaugurationin Montelimar, as Google decided to launch a new version of the android operating system called A
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Android devices hit by 'cutting edge' malware attack

New variant of HummingBad software from 2016 reportedly found in 20 apps on Google Play store
24 Jan 2017
Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Best Android phone 2016
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Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Best Android phone 2016

How does Google's new Pixel weigh up against 2016's top Android phone?
24 Oct 2016
PlayStation games could be coming to smartphones
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In Brief

PlayStation games could be coming to smartphones

Sony reportedly planning to release classic titles on iOS and Android after success of Pokemon Go
17 Oct 2016
Google Allo: What can the WhatsApp rival do?
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In Brief

Google Allo: What can the WhatsApp rival do?

New messaging service is the smartest chat app you can download - but not the most secure
21 Sep 2016
Lenovo Yoga Book: A tablet you can genuinely scribble on
Lenovo Yoga Book
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Lenovo Yoga Book: A tablet you can genuinely scribble on

Pen and paper at the ready – this new tablet has the most natural writing feel out there
1 Sep 2016
OnePlus 3: Reviews and specs for bargain smartphone
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OnePlus 3: Reviews and specs for bargain smartphone

Brand-new flagship smartphones such as the iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy S7 are always expensive, but one phone-maker has carved out a niche
31 Aug 2016
Google Duo: The rival to Apple's FaceTime
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Google Duo: The rival to Apple's FaceTime

Internet giant's new video-calling app is said to be the simplest yet and comes with added human touches
16 Aug 2016
Pokemon Go cheaters receive lifetime bans
Pokemon
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Pokemon Go cheaters receive lifetime bans

Game developer Niantic clamps down on third-party apps accused of 'breaking' the game
16 Aug 2016