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Google to encrypt data on new version of Android by default

Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.

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The many different stylings of the new Moto X (pictures)

In addition to its 1080p display, 13-megapixel camera, and quad-core processor, the new Moto X has more design options than before.

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Motorola's Moto X sequel has everything we loved about the original and more

If you liked the first Moto X as much as we did, you'll love the premium enhancements of this year's metal-rimmed model.

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TP Vision announced the Philips 9100, a new high-end Android 4K TV, at the IFA show in Berlin.

Philips TVs combine Android, 4K resolution with moody backlighting

TP Vision, trying to find a way to excite TV buyers, reveals three models at the IFA trade show that marry Google's smart-TV technology with lots of pixels.

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Samsung working on its own round standalone smartwatch

Burger King offers smartphones your way, Android L could be Lemon Meringue Pie, and more round smartwatches are coming.

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The many faces of Android (pictures)

For years, Android phone manufacturers have tweaked the stock operating system from Google to give it their own design. Let's take a look at what sets these designs apart from each other.

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Motorola 'Shamu' rumored as the Nexus 6

Newly discovered benchmarks suggest Motorola could be in the running to be the next generation of Nexus smartphone.

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<p>Android L keyboard running on an HTC One (M8)</p>

9 reasons to get excited about Android L (pictures)

Arriving later this year, the next version of Android promises a number of refinements and improvements. Here is a handful of reasons to look forward to the "L" release.

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Motorola's flagship Moto X stays current with Android 4.4.2 updates.

Yup, Moto X in line for Google's Android L update

A Motorola executive confirms that its midrange handset will receive the the next major release of Android.

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Android L builds on Samsung's Knox fortifications

Google spills the beans on how it plans to take some of the Knox enterprise technology and lock it into the next version of Android.

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<p>Android L keyboard running on an HTC One (M8)</p>

Get the Android L keyboard right now

Running Android 4.0 and above? You can get the new-look Android L keyboard without waiting for its official release this fall.

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Android L gives a glimpse of Android's future with a new design, enhanced notifications, and Bluetooth unlocking

Google gives us a preview of the future of its mobile operating system.

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