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iPhone Vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ
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iPhone vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ

From customization to voice assistants to battery life -- a quick look at the key differences between Apple's iPhone devices and Android phones.

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse
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8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

Follow these eight steps, and your Android phone will be primed for productivity and ready for business.

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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64% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 64% to just $18.

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Google adds Recaptcha API to Android to block the bots

The revised method for distinguishing people from malware bots should make it easier for mobile users to prove they are human

HTC U11 vs LG G6
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HTC U11 vs. LG G6 camera shootout

The LG G6 is our top smartphone camera, but the HTC U11 packs some serious punch. Check out our testing to see if the HTC U11 captures the top spot!

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HTC U11 Review

The HTC U11 is fast and powerful, and it isn't afraid to embrace its fun side.

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Kotlin’s a rising star in language popularity index

Other languages on the move include R, Hack, and Rust, while Python cements its position as the king of there dynamically typed languages

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Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms

The integration of Xamarin tools into Visual Studio, plus new tools for cross-platform testing, have transformed the Windows-only Microsoft IDE into a universal tool

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35% off Anker Phone Camera Lens Kit With Fisheye, 0.65x Wide Angle, 10x Macro - Deal Alert

This multi-functional camera lens kit works on most standard sized smartphones, and brings even more life to your photos with 180-degree fisheye, 0.65x wide angle and 10x macro lenses.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

Is Steam bad for Linux gaming?

Also in today’s open source roundup: What does Fuchsia mean for Android? And It's FOSS reviews Antergos Linux.

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Google endorses Kotlin for Android development

Android Studio 3.0 IDE will include this first addition to Android’s official languages

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New and Improved Android Auto

We take a look at the new built-in Android Auto experience on the Volvo V90.

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Hands-on with the new Google Assistant.

Google's ubiquitous A.I. assistant is getting better. Say hello to typed queries, seamless app integration and Google Lens.

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At Google I/O, all eyes on Android Auto and Android TV

Developers from around the world are gathering on the lawn at the Shoreline Amphitheater. Excitement for the annual Google I/O conference is a given, but this week’s announcements will undoubtedly keep developers on their toes. Any...

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What developers can expect at Google I/O 2017

Android O is the main focus, but Google will also dig into machine learning, web payments, web applications, and the internet of things

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Save 56% on Samsung's Wireless Charging Pad - Deal Alert

With this accessory, you can charge your compatible Galaxy smartphones, and other Qi-compatible devices, without the need to plug your device in to a wall charger or USB port.

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