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Microsoft's handy Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves beta

Today's release marks the latest cross-platform expansion of one of Microsoft's services.

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.

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5 features we really want Google to introduce with Android M

Android is the dominant mobile operating system, but Google can't rest if it wants it to stay that way.

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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory.

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Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals

The Ohio State University researchers are working with startup Nikola Labs to commercialize the technology

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Infinit improves its iPad user interface, partners with HTC to speed up file sharing

The company's peer-to-peer technology lets users share files between tablets, smartphones and laptops

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What to expect from Android at Google I/O 2015

The date is nearly upon us: Google's annual developer's conference is taking place May 28-29 and it's going to be full of surprises.

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Five to Try: Hexy Launcher shakes up your app grid, plus the only Sunburn you'll actually enjoy

Here are the new Android apps you need to check out this week.

on greenbot.com

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Identify songs and get lyrics on your watch with Shazam for Android Wear

The newest version of Shazam also lets you launch the app on your phone with voice commands.

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Android's Factory Reset tool still leaves sensitive data on your phone

Researchers recovered access credentials, emails, text messages and other sensitive information from wiped Android phones.

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Torque G02 smartphone doesn't mind a saltwater dunk

The Torque G02 can be used for texting on a surfboard to snorkeling selfies

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6 great Google Chrome gestures for Android and iOS

No need to dig through menus or take aim at tiny buttons to make the most of your tabs and webpages. Just try these tips.

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How to restart your Android phone into safe mode

Is it an app that's acting up? Or is it Android itself that's causing you headaches? Find out for sure with Android's safe mode.

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Sling TV lands on Android TV with $50 Nexus Player discount

Google's television platform is getting a little more hospitable to people who've ditched cable TV.

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Learn by doing and exploring with the 20 best Android apps for kids

These are the best educational tools, games, and creative apps that will keep your child's mind curious and engaged during screen time.

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