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This week’s top stories: YouTube’s Material reDesign, new Android phones, CyanogenMod + Honor 5X, more


In this week’s top stories: The best Android phones you can buy (May 2016 edition), we go hands-on with CyanogenMod on the Honor 5X, the latest Android phone leaks, and we show you how to enable YouTube’s new Material reDesign on the web.

Head below for all of the handy links to this week’s most shared stories and videos.

YouTube |

YouTube is finally getting the Material Design redesign on the web that Google has brought to the majority of its other apps and services across platforms. It’s not on by default for everyone, but we show you how to enable it.

Android |

After you check out our guide to the best Android phones you can buy for May, head below to get the latest Android device news from this week including a 4th-gen Moto G leak, Galaxy Note 6 rumors, details for the upcoming 5.7-inch Huawei Honor V8, and much more.

Alphabet |

And we end things with some company news surrounding Google’s VR and self-driving car projects, as well as the latest app updates and releases and this week’s tops videos:

Apps |

This week’s top videos |

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.