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Google improving Google Translate with Word Lens app acquisition

The company is acquiring Quest Visual, maker of the camera-based translation app

Put an Android phone to use in your Arduino projects

A new Arduino board makes all the sensors in an Android smartphone available to a project.

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Judge throws out New York's request for data on Airbnb

The judge called the subpoena overly broad

Linux group builds 64-bit Android KitKat for ARM developers

Linaro has built a 64-bit version of Android 4.4 for developers to write and test applications for ARM-based mobile devices. Is a Google-authored version coming soon?

Change the voice your Android phone uses for navigation

If you're looking for a voice that's slightly less robotic when your phone is helping you navigate, this TechTip will help.

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How to change the voice on your Android phone

The option is in the phone's accessibility menu

Samsung eyes Russia and India as launchpads for its first Tizen phone

Samsung Electronics is once again getting ready to launch a smartphone based on the Tizen operating system, according to a media report

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Xiaomi becomes China's third-largest smartphone vendor

In the first quarter, Apple ranked as the fourth largest smartphone vendor in China

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Facebook kills Poke and Camera apps

The apps were removed Friday from Apple's app store

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Android on the big screen: We chew up and spit out three Jelly Bean all-in-one PCs

What's a mobile OS doing on a desktop PC? Good question.

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Acer TA272HUL review: Thumbs-up on features; thumbs-down on price

This all-in-one has more features than most will want to pay for.

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Lenovo N308 All-in-One review: You get what you pay for

It's cheap enough, but its specs trail those of the few competing machines in this space.

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HP Slate 21 Pro review: It's built for business, but it's great for the home

It’s like buying a touchscreen display and getting an Android desktop PC for free.

Rapid Review: Android All-In-One PCs

Rapid Review: Android All-In-One PC Roundup

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Marissa Mayer tells you why you should try Yahoo

Speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt, the exec cited News Digest, Flickr and Weather as services worthy of newbies' attention.

AMD finally embraces Android as it looks beyond Windows

The chip maker will bring native Android support to a 20-nm, 64-bit ARM processor next year

Make guacamole the Greenbot way

We love two green things in this world -- the Android robot and guacamole. Here's how we combined the two on Cinco de Mayo.

Samsung wants to talk about your health at event on May 28

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A week after Samsung's event, Apple is expected to launch a health-related mobile app at its Worldwide Developers Conference

Foursquare splinters itself in two, will launch new app called 'Swarm'

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Swarm will provide mobile messaging based on the locations of friends