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The Best New Android Feature is a Smarter Lock Screen

Brand new design, better battery life, seamless device switching! The newest version of Android brings a lot to the table. But its best feature is a little further under the surface: Smart lock screens that will let you be super secure without ever entering a PIN again. Read More >>

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Yep, The Google Nexus 6 is Officially Massive

The rumours were true -- Google's officially gone "full phablet" with the Nexus 6. A 6-inch monster of a phone, it's the company's latest hardware showcase for its mobile operating system, with the Nexus 6 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. Yep, that sweet-toothed naming convention continues. Read More >>

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Check Out Android L in Action on a Samsung Galaxy S5

It's been months since Google first gave us a glimpse of Android L and the Material Design manifesto. But now, the slick-looking operating system is finally getting close to primetime. At least that's how this new video from SamMobile of a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L makes it seem. Read More >>

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Nexus 6 Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know (Updated)

The Nexus line is Google's Android champion, the annual display of Android in its purest form. As we get closer to this year's refresh, rumours are beginning to flesh out what the Nexus 6 is going to look like. Here's what you can expect from the next great Android phone. Read More >>

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Google Follows Apple in Encrypting Phone Data by Default

Last night, Apple head-honcho Tim Cook announced that iOS 8 willencrypt all your personal data,by default making it harder for the NSA to root through your stuff. Now, in a totally coincidentally timed move, Google's announced that Android L will do the same. Read More >>

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Seven GIF Glimpses Into Android’s Beautiful Future

The newest version of Android (Lemon Meringue Pie?) is on its way, bringing with it a whole new look for Google at large. For now it's just a beta, but designers are already playing with Google's new guidelines. So far, so good. Read More >>

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HTC, 64-Bit Tegra Chip and Android L Tipped for Nexus 8 Dream Team

More rumours regarding the long anticipated Nexus 8 tablet have arrived, this time suggesting it'll be a premium model made by HTC, with the maker ditching its Sense UI in favour of a stock Android L approach. Read More >>

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Google May Bring Multiple Accounts to Your Smartphone With Android L

Having multiple accounts on desktops and tablets seems like common sense. After all, we don't need nosey housemates or tablet-savvy children who sometimes act like nosey housemates interfering with our sacred apps and digital configurations. With Android L, it looks like Google is extending the same logic to smartphones. Read More >>

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An Apple a Day: iOS 8, Android L and the Mobile Race to Track Your Health

Fitness bands, heart rate trackers, sleep monitors -- the world of tech is no stranger to health-focussed gadgets. But when two of the world's largest technology companies, Apple and Google, reveal that they are to make a significant effort to enter into the world of health tracking themselves, it's time to sit up and take note. Read More >>

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Google’s Moving Toward More of an Apple-Like Release Schedule

Google's moving toward more of an Apple-like release schedule for its operating systems, so the new L release of Android isn't coming out for real for a while. But there will images for the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 that developers—or endeavouring nerds—can download, starting tomorrow. Read More >>

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Google’s New Look for Android is Leaking Out Onto the Web Too

Google just showed off the new look that the next big release of Android—the "L" release—will have. But the new card-based look isn't just for your the operating system on your phone or tablet. It's going to leak out onto the web as well. Read More >>