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Great second opinion from +Alex Dobie
 
The Android Central HTC One M9 review is our collective, in-depth guide to HTC's 2015 flagship, covering everything from hardware to software to camera quality. However with a major Android device like this, it's worth presenting a second opinion. The HTC One M9 is the latest in a line of… #android
The Android Central HTC One M9 review is our collective, in-depth guide to HTC's 2015 flagship, covering everything from hardware to software to camera quality. However with a major Android device like this, it's worth presenting a second opinion. The HTC One M9 is the latest in a line of highly successful phones for HTC. 2013's M7 and 2014's M8 were among the best Android phones...
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No 500GB model, folks.
NVIDIA got some hopes up earlier today when it posted a Shield Android TV with 500GB of storage. Unfortunately, the version — which is made as a development kit — was put up in error alongside the actual shipping device, which will cost $199 and have just 16GB of storage.We received the following statement from NVIDIA on the matter: A SHIELD partner development kit was erroneously...
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500GB 16GB
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A few (mostly good) thoughts on things after a few weeks of use.
 
Our Samsung Galaxy S6 review stands as our collective definitive take on this year's phone. But that doesn't mean it's not worth getting a second opinion. And I'm an interesting choice for it, having mostly ignored Samsung devices the past couple years. But this year's different. This is… #android
Our Samsung Galaxy S6 review stands as our collective definitive take on this year's phone. But that doesn't mean it's not worth getting a second opinion. And I'm an interesting choice for it, having mostly ignored Samsung devices the past couple years. But this year's different. This is the year I find out what I've been missing. And so I've been using the Galaxy S6. A lot. Almost...
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Phil How's your Google Now holding up, It's totally dead on mine, First OK Google Now disappeared, now I have now cards whatsoever tried everything even a factory reset.  I can't justify returning this phone yet, but the bugs are starting to mildly annoy me.
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Google's Project Fi isn't so much a revolution in pricing as it is a rethinking of how a carrier should work. Not many people have a strong liking for the way their current mobile carrier operates. You can find the same stories about bad customer support, data speeds and phones related to… #android
Google's Project Fi isn't so much a revolution in pricing as it is a rethinking of how a carrier should work. Not many people have a strong liking for the way their current mobile carrier operates. You can find the same stories about bad customer support, data speeds and phones related to all of the major carrier in the U.S., and Google's hoping to get some of those disgruntled...
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Well, the best feature for me is bouncing between two networks for the cost of one. Right now I carry two phones: one on Sprint and one on TMO so that I have a days connection no matter where I am.
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Can't decide whether to be impressed or saddened by how these comments went off the rail. Keep up the great work, folks. :|
 
Even Beyonce can't make the Apple Watch look like something other than a smartwatch. I don't care how many thousands of dollars it cost.
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They should have released the gold one ti the public to it seems like apple is saying f you public your not good enough to wear the gold one 
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Someone on reddit was (rightfully) complaining that three pings of the +Android Central account went unanswered.

But in my defense ...

There's got to be a better way.
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+1 many of your posts? Classic
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FYI, they are getting ready to release a new album after many years, along with Mike Patton. https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Faith_No_More_Sol_Invictus?id=Bxcdb2mm53zaezrapsge7jrlonm
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So I get notifications sounds in Hangouts on Chrome (OSX) just fine. 

But I can no longer get audio when placing or receiving a phone call. Or using something like UberConference.

Anyone else?
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Leaving this here as all our Apple Watch-wearing friends suddenly discover the same thing — airports aren't set up for boarding passes on watches.

(Thanks for the reminder, +JR Raphael)
We test out Delta's Android Wear boarding pass — so you don't have to We were promised the future. This this one square inch of real estate on our wrist (OK, a little more than that) known as Android Wear was promised to be the future of mobile, and the start of the wearables era. But when it comes to using the likes of the Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch and Moto 360 as your mobile...
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Works just fine for me, just need to wear the watch face on the inside of the wrist so you can lay the face down easy. But always works on Delta. 
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Something doesn't seem right here ...

The issue appears startlingly straightforward: an attacker could focus on collecting data coming from the Android devices’ fingerprint sensors rather than trying to break into the trusted zone, according to Wei and Zhang, who are presenting their findings at RSA Conference tomorrow. Any hacker who can acquire user-level access and can run a program as root, the lowest level of access on computers and smartphones, can easily collect fingerprint information from the affected Android phones, they said. On the Samsung Galaxy S5, they wouldn’t need to go as deep, with malware needing only system-level access.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 running any Android version below Lollipop 5.0 contains a bug that would allow a hacker to bypass protections of fingerprint data, according to FireEye researchers. The information could be used to create an image of that fingerprint for further attacks, they claim.
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+Daniel Marchena oh God I hope no one is storing raw fingerprint info without hashing. That is probably the worst idea imaginable. 
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I'm not seeing anything here that hasn't been done by basically every dialer and through manufacturer custom implementations already.

Or am I missing something?
Make your phone smarter with Hello. Built by Messenger just for Android, He...
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Why? The stock contacts apps works just fine on my Nexus 6. 
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Figured new GMS would help. :)

(Kudos to those who made it happen!)
One of the most popular current phones out there now plays nice with Google's in-car Android product. Just a couple of days after we sent word that the Galaxy S6 — and a few other popular phones haven't been working properly with Android Auto, a fix has arrived. It's not a huge shock that the latest version of Google Play Services (which manages a variety of Google apps on your phone...
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this is good one. android auto.
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Can't beat Starbucks inside the hotel. Rooms were clean. Internet speed left a lot to be desired.
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Great dive bar in Hell's Kitchen.
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Smack in the middle of town, security lines are quick. Not much in the way of amenities, but you're not likely to be waiting long. Can be oddly warm inside in the mornings.
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Better bar than restaurant, but the sandwiches are HUGE. Can be too loud when there' sa band inside.
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LOVE Dr. Ellis! :)
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Don't judge me.
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Food's just so-so, but a lot of beer, TVs and good fish tacos.
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