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Mediatek X20 Development Computer

Mediatek's developer board features a 10-core chip and Android Marshmallow

The Mediatek X20 Development Board, now shipping for $199, could be used as an Android PC

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Is the Linux kernel a security problem?

Also in today's open source roundup: Chromebook Pixel 2 gets Android apps, and 6 open source fitness apps for Android

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Majority of US users opt to stay with Galaxy Note 7 after recall

Samsung said 90 percent of owners are opting for new Note 7 smartphones after the recall

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Android user reviews the iPhone 7

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews OpenMandriva Lx 3.0, and how to restore apps and settings to a new Android phone

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Does Microsoft really love Linux?

Also in today's open source roundup: AnandTech reviews the HTC 10 Android phone, and the story of Linux began 25 years ago

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Rapid review: Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod

Hands on with the Hasselblad True Zoom camera Mod for Motorola's Z Droid smartphones.

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Pokemon Go might be released for Android Wear

Also in today’s open source roundup: Samsung will gimp Note 7 batteries, and 5 Linux server distributions.

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Microsoft Intune to support Android for Work

Microsoft takes another step to embrace the others' enterprise mobility management protocols

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Google offers $200K for top prize in new Android hack challenge

Researchers can submit entries for limited-time 'bug chain' contest from now until March 14, 2017

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Sunrise calendar is dead, and only some features live on in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook for iOS and Android still hasn't achieved feature parity with Sunrise

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The IT lowdown on iOS 10, Android Nougat, and MacOS Sierra

Management controls gain a subtle set of enhancements, and users get conveniences that honor IT security requirements

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Is Debian the gold standard for Linux security?

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Apricity OS 07.2016, and 10 big improvements in Android 7.0 Nougat

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When will Super Mario Run be released for Android?

Also in today's open source roundup: Android 7.0 Nougat review, and 7 features that the iPhone 7 borrowed from Android

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Google squashes another Mediaserver bug in Android

Google's monthly security update included a patch for a Stagefright-like vulnerability that could crash Android devices by loading a JPEG file

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Remembering Loki's Linux games from the '90s

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Peppermint OS 7, and should you switch from iOS to Android?

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Google's 3-level Android patch could cause confusion

Google released over 50 security fixes this month, with eight of the patched vulnerabilities rated critical

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Galaxy Note 7: A fabulous business smartphone with few flaws

If Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 isn't already on your radar, you're simply not paying attention

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Google patches critical bug on Android Nexus 5X devices

The vulnerability, which Google has patched, could let attackers obtain the password for locked Nexus 5X devices and access device contents

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