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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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Five to Try: Sega Forever revives classic games, and Firefox refocuses the mobile browser

Here are this week's hottest Play Store picks.

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Google makes the best Android apps easier to find with Android Excellence

Google is highlighting the best Android apps with a new designation called Android Excellence, which will place the apps prominently in the Play Store.

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HTC U11 vs. LG G6 camera shootout

The LG G6 is our top smartphone camera, but the HTC U11 packs some serious punch. Check out our testing to see if the HTC U11 captures the top spot!

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HTC U11 Review

The HTC U11 is fast and powerful, and it isn't afraid to embrace its fun side.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

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New and Improved Android Auto

We take a look at the new built-in Android Auto experience on the Volvo V90.

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Hands-on with the new Google Assistant.

Google's ubiquitous A.I. assistant is getting better. Say hello to typed queries, seamless app integration and Google Lens.

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Five to Try: DC Comics' Injustice 2 renews the fight, and Socratic does your homework for you

Don't miss this week's most intriguing Play Store picks.

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3 Things I want to see at Google I/O

Google I/O is set to kick off in just a few days, so here are three things we hope to see.

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Google takes a big VR leap with Owlchemy Labs acquisition

Google has announced that it has acquired VR pioneer Owlchemy Labs, maker of popular game titles 'Job Simulator' and 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.'

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Sim-ply fantastic: EA says a new Sims Mobile game is on its way to iOS and Android

Electronic Arts is launching a mobile version of its popular Sims game on iOS and Android, and it looks to bring many of the features from its PC counterpart.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 Camera Shootout

Can the Galaxy S8's improved camera knock the LG G6 off its throne?

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Review: BlackBerry's KEYone phone brings back the keyboard

BlackBerry's new KEYone Android phone, complete with a real keyboard, could win back some of its enterprise customers.

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A deeper look at Samsung's Galaxy S8

Is it time to trade in your mobile device? If you're considering an Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S8 seems to be the popular favorite but is it the right phone for you? Here, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White takes a more...

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Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes.

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Google highlights 60 app and game nominees for second annual Play Awards

Google has unveiled this year's nominees for its annual Play Awards, spotlighting 60 apps and games in a wide array of categories.

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LG G6 vs Google Pixel Camera Showdown

Can the LG G6 dethrone the Google Pixel for the best camera in a smartphone?

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