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Satechi Smart TV Box review: Android-based set-top box does a lot, but doesn't make it easy

It can handle nearly anything your phone can do, but the learning curve is long.

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UbiSpeak combines voice and text messaging in a single app

Developer of the Ubi voice-controlled computer announces a free Android and iOS app that lets you create text messages with your voice.

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Deal alert: HTC offers the Nexus 9 for $199, a 50 percent discount the day after launch

This deal is good for today only as part of HTC's Hot Deals, which occur every Tuesday leading up to Black Friday.

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Google Nexus 9 review: A powerful tablet made for everyone

The Nexus 9 may be geared towards developers, but its big screen, powerful 64-bit processor, and stereo sound are a joy for anyone willing to drop $400.

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Google 'Copresence' could be a cross-platform AirDrop rival

Google may be getting ready to put its Bump acquisition to good use with Copresence, a service for trading files between devices.

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Supremely svelte Oppo R5 claims 'world's thinnest smartphone' crown

But a package that tiny requires compromises, as it has paltry storage and no headset jack.

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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

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Google Play Games' new nearby multiplayer capabilities make it easier to play with pals

The new Google Play Games lets players challenge one another if they're in the same room.