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New Windows 10 SDK prods devs to embrace Windows' future

The new Windows 10 SDK is all about moving beyond the Windows legacy, into the Universal Windows Platform, then the eventual multi-OS workflows

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Should you run Linux without a desktop environment?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Second build of ChromX released for desktops and laptops, and is 8 GB too much RAM for a smartphone?

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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This extremely soft, high-quality and machine-washable microfiber material absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate...

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Google might be gearing up to remove millions of Play Store apps next month

The crackdown by Google, which sets a March 15 compliance date, targets apps with questionable privacy policies

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The Android Wear 2.0 terror and other fake news

The facts about wearables' fit in and risk to the enterprise are a far cry from what the security fearmongers would have you believe

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Arch Linux: A simpler kind of Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Protect your privacy with a VPN for Android, and 4 Linux distributions for Mac users.

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Linux: Kodi 17 media player released

Also in today’s open source roundup: Civilization VI will be released for Linux on February 9, and Google improves web app integration into Android.

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Linux: Does price matter more than freedom?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The best office apps for Android, and 5 awesome Android tips and tricks.

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Google strengthens Android relationship with Intel in IoT

Google's Android Things IoT OS will be coming to Intel's Joule 570x board computer

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The best office apps for Android

Microsoft finally got serious about mobile, and Android office contenders have been forced to keep up

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13 top Chromebook tools for business

From collaboration apps to developer extensions, powerful add-ons help Chromebooks users get real work done

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Review: Huawei's Mate 9 gives good value for the price

Huawei's Mate 9 Android smartphone may not be flagship-level, but it offers a large 5.9-in. display and a lot of good tech for less money.

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Wine 2.0 released: Run Windows apps in Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Android users can download Netflix content to SD cards, and Pokemon Duel game available for Android.

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Google begins live testing of Instant Apps that load without installation

The feature will let users interact with parts of an app even if they don't have it installed on their phones

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The essential Android business apps

Your phone is now your digital briefcase, your ever-present business companion

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What Android Wear 2.0 needs to be a hit

Google's upcoming smartwatches are going to have to deliver a "wow" experience to make Android Wear a hit.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over 90,000 developers acted based on alerts issued through the Google Play App Security Improvement program

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