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Facebook’s Messenger Lite lights up old Android phones – CNET

Messenger Lite can send pictures and videos, but can't yet make voice calls. Facebook Facebook has a tiny, speedy new messaging app designed for owners of older Android phones. Facebook Messenger Lite, announced Monday, takes up a much smaller amount of a phone's storage -- just 10 megabytes -- than the full-fat app that most users have installed ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 detailed on benchmark sites – CNET

The successor to the Galaxy Note 5 (shown here) appears to be described on a couple of benchmarking sites. Josh Miller/CNET Samsung's next Galaxy Note phablet has apparently undergone benchmark testing, revealing some of its core features. A photo of the Galaxy Note 7's specs on the An Tu Tu benchmarking site show the device's name and model number (SM...

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These are the Chromebooks that support Android apps – CNET

Google has announced that the Play store and more than one million Android apps will soon be available to Chromebooks. That means starting in mid-June, you will be able to run apps like Facebook Messenger, Clash of Clans and more right on your Chromebook, Chromebox or Chromebase. The first devices that will support Android apps will be the ...

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Eyes-on with Hulu for Gear VR – CNET

The Samsung Gear VR is rapidly shaping up to be the preferred VR headset for folks who don't have $600-$800 to spend on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Outfitted with the headset and a compatible smartphone, you can enjoy some Oculus-style experiences for a fraction of the cost. The latest: ...

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Krew Mobile unveils affordable phone plan for families – CNET

Krew Mobile The writing is on the wall: Your kids are going to need smartphones. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon -- and for the rest of their lives. That means a big bump in your monthly bill, right? Not necessarily. Newcomer Krew Mobile has put together a family- and budget-friendly smartphone plan: three...

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Add missing places to your Google Maps Timeline on Android – CNET

googleplus The Timeline feature in Google Maps is relatively accurate when it comes to tracking where you've been. It's especially useful if you misplaced a personal item sometime during your day, like a credit card, an ID or your wallet. Google Maps already has a solution for editing locations that are incorrect within your Timeline (businesses that are close...

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Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 gets updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Nvidia just started updating the Shield Tablet K1 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The new gamer-centric Nvidia slab becomes one of the first tablets to be updated to the latest version of Android.Last month when Nvidia launched the new Shield Tablet K1, many mobile gaming fans reacted positively to the $200 Tegra K1-powered tablet, although some were...

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