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How Google can clean up its messaging mess after Allo's shutdown

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Allo and Hangouts for good, as it again refocuses its messaging strategy on the remaining apps. Here's a simple way for Google to fix it once and for all.

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5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster)

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855 chip, and other than the obvious speed boosts, here are the coolest ways it will change the next crop in Android phones.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google Pixel 3 XL review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

Apple’s latest iOS update has already overtaken its 2017 predecessor and is now running on 70% of all iOS devices, according to new data.

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Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style

If you want a case for your new Galaxy S9, check out our list to find the one that's right for you.

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Best Black Friday Android deals 2018: Google Pixel 3, Galaxy Note 9 and S9, and more

Black Friday is a great opportunity to pick up a brand new Android phone for a great price. Here are the best deals we've found so far.

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Blackview BV9600 Pro unboxing

Gordon unboxes the BV9600 Pro - a supposedly indestructible smartphone from Blackview.

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iPhone XR vs Android’s best: A razor-thin margin of victory

Can Apple's newest iPhone stand up to the best Android handsets of the year—the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL, and OnePlus 6T? We break it down by design, display, performance, camera, battery life and more.

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OnePlus 6T tips: The 10 features to check out first

OnePlus may not be a "mainstream" phone manufacturer like Apple, Samsung or Google, but its 6T is filled with innovation. Here are the features to check out first.

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If you think the Pixel 3 XL is ugly, take a look at the double-notch Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has two notches, and we can't look away.

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OnePlus 6T review: Android's rebel phone goes mainstream—with a punkish purple streak

The 6T is the first OnePlus phone to be sold in a carrier store, and it makes a strong first impression.

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Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge

Expand your Android security knowledge with this comprehensive collection of level-headed resources.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors: It won't have a notch but it might have... a hole?

Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S10 phones due to land in early 2019.

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Best Android antivirus? The top 13 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 13 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

It's time to explore the cool Pixel-exlusive features you don't get on other Android phones.

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Samsung's folding Galaxy phone reveal was a giant disappointment

Samsung used its developers conference to show off its latest breakthrough: a folding screen phone that may or may not be an actual phone.

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Best Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases: Top picks in every style

With an all-glass back, the Google Pixel 3 is more fragile than ever, so you'll want one of these cases to keep it looking its best.

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Google offers Pixel 3XL users free Play Store credit, promises bug fixes 'in the coming weeks'

Google has some good news for Pixel 3 owners: fixes are coming and free Play Store credit can be claimed.

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