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New Google prompt vastly simplifies two-factor authentication

The feature will be built into Android with a Play Services update and work on iOS through the Google app.

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The best apps to help you relax and reduce stress

Instead of only stressing you out, your phone really can help you get some peace if you use the right apps and strategies.

on greenbot.com

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How to find out if you have the latest Android security patch

Software updates don't always guarantee you're up to speed with security. Here's where to look.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active review: The rugged flagship phone for clumsy fingers

Some phones are built like fragile little flowers. This one is built to withstand a rough-and-tumble lifestyle, though it's not entirely life-proof.

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How to enable Android notifications on the Windows 10 preview

The feature is a work in progress, but it offers a hint at how your PC might integrate more deeply with an Android phone.

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Five to Try: Evie rethinks the Android launcher, and Minecraft gets friendlier than ever

Snag these hot new and updated apps for the weekend ahead.

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SwiftKey Beta saves your copied text in new clipboard feature

Tired of re-copying the same text? SwiftKey's new clipboard may vastly simplify your life.

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Google Now on Tap test brings quick actions and nearby places

It appears to be an A/B test for now, but if you're one of the lucky ones, Now on Tap may get a lot more useful.

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The Google Play Store is going live on the Asus Chromebook Flip

It's the first in a long list of Chromebooks scheduled to get access to Google Play's catalogue of over one million apps.

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11 ways smartphones make real-life conversations better

Are smartphones killing conversations, or enhancing them?

on greenbot.com

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Twitter is bringing an in-app Periscope button to all

Next time you're about to fire off a tweet, you can instead decide to go live with just a couple of taps.

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AT&T Wi-Fi calling finally coming for Android, starting with the LG G4

It's a rather unusual choice for such a key feature, but AT&T says that it's coming to more Android devices soon.

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LG's new X Power packs in the juice with a 4,100 mAh battery

It's part of a batch of four new phones marketed towards those who crave longer battery life and a slim build.

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Asus challenges Apple's iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8

At $249.99, Asus' new ZenPad Z8 tablet with Android could make one ponder why they should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399.

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We asked developers what they think about Android apps on Chrome OS

While bringing the Play Store to Chromebooks presents a lot of opportunity, in some ways it means heading back to the drawing board.

on greenbot.com