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Hands on with Microsoft Remote Desktop for mobile

Microsoft has come out with its own remote desktop client for Android and iOS devices, but our initial go-round with the software suggests that you might want to consider easier options first.

LG drops a new, high-resolution tablet: the LG G Pad 8.3

Today LG Electronics announced that its latest tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, is officially available for sale in the U.S.

New Aviate app makes Android phones more intuitive

There comes a time in every smart phone owner’s life when the number of installed apps outweighs the brainpower available to the owner to keep them all managed. Enter Aviate, a new home screen management system for Android that aims to keep everything under control, intelligently.

7-inch tablet showdown: Kindle Fire HDX vs. Nexus 7

Two tablets enter, one tablet leaves!

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Latest Android Kit Kat leak shows off new interface

More details arrive regarding the next version of Android as well as for the Nexus 5.

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Twitter optimizes Android app for one tablet -- the Galaxy Note 10.1

A partnership with Samsung resulted in Note-specific features like S-Pen doodles and multi-screen views in Twitter’s new Android app for tablets.

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Lenovo Android laptop confirmed after user manuals leak online

Accidentally leaked user manuals from PC maker Lenovo show that the company is preparing a new laptop that runs Android instead of Windows.

The keys are alright: 6 Android keyboard apps to try

Find a better way to swipe, thumb-type, or dictate your next text message.

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Mad Catz gets its M.O.J.O. working, announces release date for micro-console

The controller manufacturer gets into the console business on December 10 for $249.

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Android isn't 'more secure than the iPhone,' but Google's security woes are overblown

Eric Schmidt is saying crazy things again, but this time, his zaniness highlights a key point: Android's security problem is vastly overblown

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Leaked Google Hangouts text message support could come with a few caveats

Do you really want your Google+ pals to be able to text you?

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean coming to HTC One, EVO, and Samsung Galaxy

While Android 4.4 “KitKat” is knocking at our doors, numerous smart phone manufacturers have announced plans to upgrade the operating systems on their older model handsets, namely to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean release.

Microsoft's Wordament app drags Xbox Live achievements to Android

It's another step towards Xbox assuming Microsoft's all-encompassing entertainment brand, but don't expect this to open the achievement point floodgates if you're on non-Windows systems.

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Microsoft might win U.S. import ban against Motorola Android phones

Motorola will be forced to pay up or stop making Android phones that infringe on Microsoft's patents.