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How to make Android and iOS play nicely together

These apps will help you bridge the divide that's inherent to a cross-platform life.

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Instagram unveils revamped icon and interface tweaks

The nostalgic logo is out, with the new app icon embracing the trendy move to flat design and sharp colors.

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How to use an Android Wear watch with an iPhone—and why you might want to

Android watches can't do nearly as much as an Apple Watch (with iOS), but there are upsides.

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Withings Go review: Entry-level fitness tracker tracks swims and sleep on the cheap

This $80 fitness band is versatile and affordable, but super basic.

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Piping those dreams: Android wins it all

It's only a matter of time.

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25% off Nextbit Robin Unlocked Android Phone - Deal Alert

Born on Kickstarter, Robin is the first Android phone that makes running out of space history. With the cloud integrated into Android OS, your onboard storage is merged with the cloud, so you always have the space you need.

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BlackBerry's BBM for Android and iOS adds video chat

BBM on Android and iOS now has video chat.

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21% off LG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone 32GB - Deal Alert

This unlocked, multi-mode phone will work on all US carriers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, as well as most international carriers. It's currently available for $80 off its list price of $429.99.

PCWorld Show Episode 15: Phone-cam shoot-out, laptop fight, and Burning Man for the 1 percent

Jon, Flo, and Gordon talk iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S7 cameras, MacBook Pro vs. XPS 15, and if it's right to have a fully catered Burning Man without dirty hippies.

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7 ways to keep your dying Android phone or iPhone alive

So there you are, running from meeting to meeting on a particularly busy day when you suddenly notice your iPhone or Android phone’s battery gauge is deep in the red. These tips will help staunch the bleeding.

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Google begins beta test of Trips, a new travel companion app

The app is in a limited trial with Local Guides participants, but screenshots give us hints about what Google is working on.

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Uber might charge you extra for making your driver wait

Uber's pilot program will charge passengers a per-minute waiting fee after 2 minutes, or a $10 no-show fee after 5 minutes.

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As tablet sales take a dive, analysts expect smartphone vendors to launch convertibles

A new report from IDC tracks the tablet's ongoing decline, while detachable tablets like Microsoft's Surface rise in popularity. Now smartphone vendors are getting into the act, applying their mobile acumen to compete with PC vendors.

Hackers can track your whereabouts with Waze vulnerability

Researchers from UC-Santa Barbara were able to reproduce the hack by creating thousands of ghost drivers to monitor the whereabouts of the target.

Drone deliveries are arriving at a golf course in Japan

Online retailer Rakuten will start a drone delivery service at a golf course in Japan

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Google preps a new travel app to launch in beta next week

Members of Google's Local Guides program will be the first to get their hands on a test version.

LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7

Having trouble choosing between two of this year's biggest flagships? Let us help.

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Facebook Messenger adds group voice calls

Now you and 49 of your closest friends can have a free, voice call on Facebook Messenger.