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16 must-have Android productivity apps

16 must-have Android productivity apps

From basic business tasks to advanced automation, these 16 apps will make your Android device more useful than ever

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Microsoft starts public test of Cortana app for Android smartphones

Microsoft now lets anyone with an Android phone try out its app that brings the virtual assistant from Windows 10 to a non-Microsoft platform; an iPhone version is expected to arrive later this year

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Galaxy Note 5 review: Continuing Samsung's reign as the King of Phablets

Seriously, we didn't think that the Note series could get any better, but it did. This phone-tablet puts even the smaller Galaxy S6 to shame

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5 affordable Android phones you'll actually enjoy using

Looking for a decent unlocked smartphone that doesn't cost too much? You'll be surprised what you can find

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Microsoft fires back at Google with Bing contextual search on Android

'Snapshots on Tap' echoes a feature coming with the next version of Android

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Benchmarked: The Galaxy Note 5 and Edge+ run faster, last longer than the Note 4

Rather than bump up the numbers, Samsung focused instead on optimizing its new phablet and making it more battery efficient

Another serious vulnerability found in Android's media processing service

Rogue applications could exploit the flaw to gain sensitive permissions

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Google releases final developer tools for Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google also reveals new user permissions model

Zero-day flaw in Google Admin app allows malicious apps to read its files

A vulnerability in the Google Admin application for Android can allow rogue applications to steal credentials that could be used to access Google for Work accounts.

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Hands-On with the Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung's throwing another phablet into the ring, but this one's curved on both sides

Samsung banks on classy looks, high perfomance with Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

The two new Android phablets will ship on August 21

HTC to cut work force by 15 percent, amid struggling smartphone sales

HTC is forming new business groups to focus on virtual reality and connected lifestyle products

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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung’s back with its fifth-generation phone-tablet hybrid

Google spotlights, open-sources experimental Android apps

The company wants developers to submit their apps for Android devices, including smartwatches

IBM finds another Android phone bug

IBM security researchers have found a way to exploit an Android flaw that puts more than 55% of Android phones at risk of being taken over by persistent attackers.

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How to buy the perfect Android Wear watch

All the choices of Android Wear can be daunting, but you just have to find the one you want!

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Android Studio focuses on C++ editing

Version 1.3 of the IDE also gets memory and testing improvements

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Newcomer Cyanogen looks to disrupt Android and iOS

Cyanogen OS could have some staying power with prominent investors like Twitter, Qualcomm, and Foxconn

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