BlackBerry KEY2 launch is coming on June 7, for all you hardware keyboard lovers

<p style="text-align: center"> </p><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/bb-blurred-keyone.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-491906" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/bb-blurred-keyone-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Developing a new smartphone is a huge investment, which is part of why we see so many phones that are so much alike — if something's working well for one manufacturer and shoppers are responding positively, everybody else is going to want to do the same thing (this is why <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/20/display-notches-good-bad-ugly/">you're seeing notches everywhere</a>). But occasionally we get a phone that's not afraid to play by its own rules, and that's very much what we saw last year with the BlackBerry KEYone.<div class="clear"></div> <a...

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ARCore v1.2 gives devs new tools to create collaborative AR experiences [APK Download]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/arcore-12.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-491899" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/arcore-12-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>While smartphones are increasingly our conduit for experiencing the latest cutting-edge tech, there's a big difference between checking out something that makes for an impressive tech demo, and seeing that technology evolve into something that actually makes the apps you care about better, more capable, or maybe just more fun to use. Augmented reality has slowly been working to prove it's up for making that transition, thanks in no small part to Google <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/15/google-shutting-project-tango/">pivoting away from the hardware-based Tango</a> and to its software-centric ARCore platform.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/11/arcore-v1-2-gives-devs-new-tools-create-collaborative-ar-experiences-apk-download/"...

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Google Clips can now better recognize your weird dances and more

Google Clips’ new features let it better recognize hugs, kisses, and other movements. You can also connect several devices to Clips simultaneously. Released earlier this year, Clips uses AI to automatically capture photos and videos. Google Clips, the device that uses AI to automatically take pictures and short video clips, got a bit better at […]

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Friday 5: How Cardhop makes managing contacts fun [Video]

Cardhop is a utility that’s squarely focused on managing and interacting with contacts on your Mac. Developed by Flexibits, the team behind Fantastical for Mac and iOS, it features a familiar design and interactive natural language elements. In this week’s episode of Friday 5, I explore how Cardhop does the impossible and actually manages to make […]

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Quickly copy a 2FA code in Android Messages notifications

The latest Android Messages update includes a feature that lets you copy 2FA codes right to the clipboard. 2FA (two-factor authentication) codes are the codes companies text to you to prove your identity when logging in to a new system. It doesn’t appear everyone can update to the newest version of Android Messages yet. We […]

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9to5Mac Daily 072: May 11, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/9to5mac-daily-may-11-2018.mp3 more…

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The BlackBerry KEY2 will launch on June 7

BlackBerry Mobile tweeted today on its official @BBMobile Twitter account that the BlackBerry KEY2 – the follow-up to the surprisingly well-received BlackBerry KEYone – will launch in New York on June 7. The image below was sent out with the tweet. The new BlackBerry KEY2 logo (with a numeral “2” rather than “two” spelled out, […]

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Multi-award-winning McAfee offer next level protection

With scammers and malware on the rise, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself online. McAfee Total Protection offers affordable solutions. Using a VPN online helps of course. It’s a great way to stay anonymous online and avoid your data being hacked. What A VPN can’t do is avoid you getting viruses or malware […]

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HP Chromebook x2 pre-orders are live at Best Buy

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chromebook-x2-pre-orders-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-491878" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chromebook-x2-pre-orders-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Pre-orders for <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/09/hps-chromebook-x2-600-detachable-chrome-os-tablet-stylus/">HP's new detachable, stylus-sporting Chromebook</a>, the x2, are now live at <a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=TM20TXf59aU&subid=&offerid=308561.1&type=10&tmpid=13127&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bestbuy.com%2Fsite%2Fhp-2-in-1-12-3-touch-screen-chromebook-intel-core-m-4gb-memory-32gb-emmc-flash-memory-hp-matte-finish-in-ceramic-white-and-oxford-blue%2F6240850.p%3F">Best Buy's website</a>. The hybrid device, which HP bills as the world's first detachable Chromebook, is scheduled to ship on June 7, just a few days before its official June 10 release date.</p> <p><span id="more-491877"></span></p> <p>The base model of the machine comes equipped with an Intel Core M3 and 4 gigabytes of RAM for $600. While the x2 isn't quite as powerful as Google's own Pixelbook, it's competent enough to handle most Chromebook users'...

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