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Rand Paul’s new app has a ridiculous ‘Space Invaders’ Easter egg

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Apparently not content with being out-weirded by Donald Trump, Rand Paul just gave us a bizarre reminder of his ambitions for the 2016 presidential race

The Kentucky Senator’s campaign released a new app Wednesday with one very strange (and hilarious) Easter egg hidden inside.

The new app (iOS and Android) has much of what you’d expect from a presidential candidate: a feed of campaign-related news, opinion polls, links to donate…

You can now have an entire conversation in Kanye West emoji

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I’m sure your emojis look great and imma let you finish but … Kanye West emojis could be the greatest of all time! A just-released keyboard app lets you express your inner Yeezy in modern parlance, a.k.a. emojis.

The app, first spotted by Complex, could come in handy for pledging your support for Kanye West’s planned presidential run in 2020. West announced his intention to run during a rambling monologue onstage at MTV’s Video Music Awards. You can download the app here.

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Don’t be fooled by Sony’s 4K smartphone; it’s 100% hype

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I love Sony. Even when Sony is failing, I love the Japanese company because it designs some of the best consumer electronics products money can buy. Heck, even Steve Jobs admired Sony’s ethos.

But the company’s newly announced Xperia Z5 Premium Android smartphone and its world’s first 4K display is completely outrageous and virtually indistinguishable from a smartphone with a lower-resolution QuadHD or Full HD display — to the naked eye, at least.

Google Docs now lets you type with your voice

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Getting stuff done in Google Docs just got a lot easier.

Google unveiled a series of new features for Docs, Sheets and Slides Wednesday, including voice typing and new collaboration tools for Docs. The new features are aimed at students but available to anyone who uses the company’s productivity suite.

Google Docs now supports voice dictation from Chrome and the Docs iOS and Android app. When the feature is enabled…

Google Docs now lets you type with your voice

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Getting stuff done in Google Docs just got a lot easier.

Google unveiled a series of new features for Docs, Sheets and Slides Wednesday, including voice typing and new collaboration tools for Docs. The new features are aimed at students but available to anyone who uses the company’s productivity suite.

Google Docs now supports voice dictation from Chrome and the Docs iOS and Android app. When the feature is enabled…

Don’t be fooled by Sony’s 4K smartphone; it’s 100% hype

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I love Sony. Even when Sony is failing, I love the Japanese company because it designs some of the best consumer electronics products money can buy. Heck, even Steve Jobs admired Sony’s ethos.

But the company’s newly announced Xperia Z5 Premium Android smartphone and its world’s first 4K display is completely outrageous and virtually indistinguishable from a smartphone with a lower-resolution QuadHD or Full HD display — to the naked eye, at least.

Asus’ new Zenfones emphasize battery life and photos, not screens

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BERLIN — Rather than join everyone in bumping up screen resolutions, Asus is giving users what they really need: More battery life and better photos.

At the IFA trade show, the electronics company announced a family of new Zenfones, including the Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Zenfone Max, Zenfone Selfie, Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone 2 Laser.

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As previously detailed, the Zenfone Max is all about…

Asus’ new Zenfones emphasize battery life and photos, not screens

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BERLIN — Rather than join everyone in bumping up screen resolutions, Asus is giving users what they really need: More battery life and better photos.

At the IFA trade show, the electronics company announced a family of new Zenfones, including the Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Zenfone Max, Zenfone Selfie, Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone 2 Laser.

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Image: Lance Ulanoff/Mashable

As previously detailed, the Zenfone Max is all about…

With Nextbit’s new low-cost Android, the sky’s the limit on storage

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The pack of low-cost Android alternatives just keeps expanding

San Francisco startup Nextbit is the latest to throw a new device into the mix with Robin, a reasonably priced Android phone with flagship-worthy specs. The handset, which made its debut on Kickstarter Tuesday, offers an approach to storage that its creators say could help fix device storage problems for good.

Robin boasts similar specs to the much-hyped OnePlus 2. The handset is…

Motorola’s new Moto 360 smartwatch leaks on Twitter

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Sport versions of the second-gen Moto 360 smartwatch have leaked on Twitter, adding two more models to Motorola’s already roster of Android Wear watches

The watches show up in what look to be white, orange and black rubber straps. It’s not yet clear if you’ll be able to swap out bands if you want to class-up your sport version. The sportier Moto 360 will launch in November, but the second-gen “regular” Moto 360 will come out in…