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Everything New In Android 7.0 Nougat, Explained

Google’s latest version of Android, 7.0 Nougat, launches today around the world. It has some pretty significant upgrades behind the scenes, including a doze mode that should improve your phone’s battery life measurably, but there’s a lot going on with everything from the notifications menu to the way you separate your personal and work apps — so here’s a full list of the changes.


Why The ACCC Siding With The Banks Against Apple Will Not Be In Consumers' Interests

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has denied four of Australia’s banks an interim authorisation to act collectively against Apple and other third party wallet providers (Samsung and Google) in Australia.


Samsung Galaxy Note7: Australian Review

Samsung’s newest phone is its best phone ever. But that’s no surprise — we’ve said that about every flagship Samsung release for the last couple of years. No, what’s interesting is why the new Galaxy Note7 stands out from the crowd — and it’s not because of its world-first iris-scanning biometric unlocking.


Huawei's Honor 8 Is The Latest Cheap Super Phone

The general consensus is the Samsung S7/S7 Edge/Note 7 are the best damn Android phones you can buy right now. They’re also really expensive. Off contract you’ll be dropping at least $1149 to enjoy a gorgeous device saddled with Samsung’s clunky TouchWiz OS. But Huawei just went and made the Honor 8, a phone very similar to the S7 lineup, but at half the price.


Samsung Galaxy Note 7: The Gizmodo Review

You’ve probably seen something like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before. Its screen is huge, the camera takes ridiculously sharp photos, and it has a dorky little stylus that pops out of the phone’s bottom. Since it was first released, the Note has become a staple for people who need (or want) a gigantic phone. But as I’ve found over the last week, the Note has evolved into a phone that almost anyone can love.


This Smartphone Sensor Lets You Peer Right Through Walls

You may never again have use for that stud sensor buried in your kitchen’s utility drawer. A new sensor for Android smartphones called the WalabotDIY promises to let your device peer right through walls, revealing everything from pipes, to wiring, to even unwanted pests hiding between rooms.


The 2016 Nexus: Everything We Think We Know About Google's Next Phones

While there are dozens of phones which run their own flavour of Android operating system, Nexus phones are the purest expressions of Google’s ideas. Google is preparing to launch a pair of new Nexus phones this spring, and thanks to rumours and leaks we’ve already got a good idea of what they will look like.


10 Tricks To Make Yourself A Google Maps Master

Google Maps has been available for more than 10 years now, and since its launch, a huge swatch of features and functions have been added to the service. Are you sure you know all of them? Here are our favourite tips and tricks for getting more out of Google’s mapping service.


Kogan Agora 6 Plus: Australian Review

Known for its low-priced, no-frills smartphones, Australian retailer Kogan last week released its first “high-end” phone, a machine that shares many bullet points with market-leading Android handsets but is sold at roughly a third of the price.


How To Turn Your Smartphone Into Photoshop

You don’t necessarily need Photoshop or a desktop computer to employ eye-catching photo editing techniques. You just need your regular smartphone and a well-chosen app to go with it. Here are some of the best tricks you can do with the gadget in your pocket, with no expert training required.


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