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Best Android phones (December 2016): our picks, plus a giveaway

by Team AA 4 days ago745 comments

Android Nougat on the OnePlus 3 is impressive, even in beta

by Kris Carlon 2 days ago17 comments

Moto puts smartwatch development on the back burner

by Jimmy Westenberg 4 days ago8 comments

OnePlus 3T review

by Lanh Nguyen 2 weeks ago46 comments
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Top Japanese university bans all watches from entrance exams

Kyoto University has announced it will prohibit all watches from entrance exams next year. What does this mean, and why does it matter? Let's take a look.
by Matthew BensonDecember 15, 20158

UPDATE: Back in Stock! Nexus 6P Special Gold Edition now on sale in Japan

The Japan-exclusive Nexus 6P Special Edition (Gold) variant is now avaliable in the Land of the Rising Sun, in a 64GB configuration and retails for $665.
by Matthew BensonDecember 11, 20154

Galaxy announces the Gear S2, Gear S2 Classic and a new Galaxy A8 variant for Japan

Today, Galaxy - known overseas as Samsung - announced the A8, Gear S2, and Gear S2 Classic for Japan. Still no sign of the Note 5, S6 Edge+ or Tab S2.
by Matthew BensonDecember 9, 20158

NTT DoCoMo conducts first real-world 5G trials in Japan

Japan's NTT DoCoMo has conducted its first real-environment test of its 5G network at commercial complex, producing speeds in excess of 2Gbps.
by Robert TriggsNovember 26, 20154

Nexus pricing got you down? At least you’re not living in Japan…

Google's new Nexi cost more overseas than in America. In Japan specifically, one carrier is selling the 32GB Nexus 5X for $781 full retail price. A pretty penny!
by Matthew BensonOctober 20, 201521

MIA: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ won’t reach Japan

With all the major carriers now having played their new product hand, Samsung is the only major player glaringly absent, save for one sole budget exclusive.
by Matthew BensonOctober 9, 201517

The Nexus devices will be offered by carriers in Japan (joining Canada and the UK)

Three of Japan's mobile carriers will sell Google's new Nexus devices, including one offering the Gold 6P. Will other countries and carriers follow suit?
by Matthew BensonOctober 8, 20159

Google Play Newsstand and Play Music reach new countries – Japan, Thailand and Malaysia

It seems Google chose an odd day to announce availability of Play Newsstand and Play Music in new markets. It's still good news, so let's see what's going on!
by Edgar CervantesSeptember 30, 20157

Nexus 6P Special Edition: Japan gets an exclusive Gold color variant

In a rather surprising move, a "Special Edition" of the Huawei Nexus 6P has been found. The device will be made in a Gold color variant, for Japan.
by Matthew BensonSeptember 29, 201510

Android game streaming coming to YouTube “soon”

YouTube has announced that a future update to YouTube Gaming will enable streaming directly from Android phones.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 17, 20158
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