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Microsoft wants to turn Android apps, iOS apps, and websites into Windows apps

If the strategy is successful, it could be the end of Microsoft’s app gap problem

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21 tips for making Android a better personal assistant

Become an Android email, calendar, and contacts master with these 21 tips for getting the most out of your device

Google makes mobile websites more app-like with Chrome push notifications

The likes of eBay and Facebook will soon take advantage of the feature

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For Android, adware is the threat, not malware

Security alarmists have grossly exaggerated the risk of mobile devices -- and the cost of security breaches

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Ring out Eclipse, ring in Android Studio for Android apps? Not so fast, Eclipse says

While Eclipse tooling is described as less than ideal for Android development, Eclipse forges on with backing for the popular mobile platform

EU hits Google with antitrust charges, starts investigation into Android

The bundling of apps with Android is one of the practices that the European Commission is examining in its new investigation

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Microsoft Office Remote comes to Android, lets you control presentations from your phone

The move to offer Office Remote on Android is another step toward Satya Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" ideal

Google and Intel vow to speed up delivery of Android updates to devices

But only tablets and smartphones made with specs from Intel's Reference Design for Android will benefit

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Best new features on Android Lollipop 5.1

Android 5.1 fixes a lot of what's wrong in 5.0.

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The 5 best new features in Android 5.1 Lollipop

Google fixed a ton of bugs, and it also pushed through a few helpful features that should have been bundled with Lollipop from the start

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10 Android devices that were too weird to succeed

There's breaking the mold with innovative new features -- and then there are these phones

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4 barriers blocking enterprise adoption of Android

The fact remains: iPhones and iPads are a better fit for business use than even the best Android devices

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

Flaw could make nearly half of Android devices vulnerable to an attack that modifies or replaces apps with malware that collects data

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Microsoft pursues Android users, preloading Office on Samsung, Dell tablets

The company's eager to extend its services beyond Windows, but some users may see this freebie as bloatware

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Mobile security: Samsung Knox 2.4 vs. Android for Work

Knox 2.4 is a much more capable security system than Google's Android for Work, but it's not good for BYOD scenarios

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Google's Android for Work and Samsung's Knox promise serious security, but how do they stack up against Apple's iOS and the rest?

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IBM teams with BlackBerry and Samsung to offer governments a secure Android tablet

The SecuTablet is a modified Galaxy Tab S 10.5 bundled with security management software and a hardware encryption module

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