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7 Android Marshmallow features taken from iOS

Google's latest Android update includes a bunch of 'new' features that iOS users have been enjoying for years

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Apple slates Sept. 9 for this year's iPhone intro

For the first time Apple will open the webcast to a Windows browser -- for those who have upgraded to Microsoft's Windows 10

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Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level

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Samsung's choice: Blingy Galaxy S6 Edge+ or fatally flawed Note 5

The phablet follow-ups to the high-quality Galaxy S6 lineup fall short where they shouldn't

16 must-have Android productivity apps

16 must-have Android productivity apps

From basic business tasks to advanced automation, these 16 apps will make your Android device more useful than ever

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Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr

AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot reportedly stuffs extra ads into Web pages

A Stanford computer scientist said the practice poses privacy and performance risks

Why Node.js beats Java and .Net for Web, mobile, and IoT apps

Speed, scalability, productivity, and developer politics all played a role in AnyPresence’s selection of Node.js for its enterprise development platform

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Microsoft starts public test of Cortana app for Android smartphones

Microsoft now lets anyone with an Android phone try out its app that brings the virtual assistant from Windows 10 to a non-Microsoft platform; an iPhone version is expected to arrive later this year

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Galaxy Note 5 review: Continuing Samsung's reign as the King of Phablets

Seriously, we didn't think that the Note series could get any better, but it did. This phone-tablet puts even the smaller Galaxy S6 to shame

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Apple will replace defective iSight rear cameras on Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has acknowledged a manufacturing defect with some of the iPhone 6 Plus models sold late last year, causing photos to look blurry

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Brace for these 5 big changes in Bootstrap 4

An alpha is out for the next version of the popular Web design framework, so here's what designers interested in migrating from Bootstrap 3 need to keep in mind

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5 affordable Android phones you'll actually enjoy using

Looking for a decent unlocked smartphone that doesn't cost too much? You'll be surprised what you can find

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Microsoft fires back at Google with Bing contextual search on Android

'Snapshots on Tap' echoes a feature coming with the next version of Android

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Vulnerability in enterprise-managed iOS devices puts business data at risk

A vulnerability in the iOS sandbox for third party applications, like those installed by companies on their employees' devices, can expose sensitive configuration settings and credentials

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Benchmarked: The Galaxy Note 5 and Edge+ run faster, last longer than the Note 4

Rather than bump up the numbers, Samsung focused instead on optimizing its new phablet and making it more battery efficient

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Samsung to appeal Apple patent loss to Supreme Court

If the court declines the case, Samsung will have to pay Apple around $400 million in fines for infringing its patents

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Amazon, Microsoft strengthen tools to store app and enterprise data in their clouds

Vendors race to appeal to IT departments that want to move from in-house systems

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