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3 no-bull points about Android Pay versus Apple Pay

Google's taking on Apple's mobile payments system with one of its own. Here are the three most crucial things to know about how they stack up

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Why the boring Android M is good news for IT

The few changes at worst do no harm to IT and in some cases may make things a little easier or safer

U.S. sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

Here's how Android apps can track you without asking permission

Android phones can be tracked via Wi-Fi -- even if the Wi-Fi is turned off and apps are denied permission to track your location

Microsoft developing Cortana app for iOS, Android

The versions for iOS and Android won't have all the functionality of the Cortana app for Windows

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7 things we’re looking for at Google I/O 2015

Here's a look ahead to next week’s Big Google Thing in San Francisco

Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows and Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a new report

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iOS still rules in security-focused companies

The iOS/Android ratio remains stable, though Windows devices are starting to appear in some sectors

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All eyes on Android at Google I/O

The upcoming conference will focus squarely on Android, with sessions about how developers can utilize its newest features

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What the Google I/O schedule tells us about the future of Android

There are hints of Android M, new voice features, and Android for Work tools sprinkled throughout the agenda

Top 10 tips for building better mobile apps

The differences in iOS and Android make all the difference; follow these tips for successful cross-platform apps

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How to fix the 'insufficient storage' error in Android and iOS

Learn how to fix 'insufficient storage' errors in Android and iOS, and get all the OS and app updates coming to you

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Microsoft woos Android, iOS devs with porting toolkit

At Build, Microsoft unveils plan that lets developers reuse Java, C++, and Objective-C code for Windows

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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

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