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Samsung's HomeSync Android TV box seems costly

The $300 Samsung HomeSync is an Android-based set-top box that acts like a big-screen extension for Samsung's Galaxy phones and tablets.

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Hands on with Monsieur bartending robot

Why leave your cocktail to chance? The Monsieur bartending robot, powered by an on-board Android tablet, can mix a drink for you.

Fake AdBlock Plus app removed from Google's Play store

Google has removed an application from its Play store that purported to be AdBlock Plus, a well-known application that blocks online ads.

Ads may hit Gmail's Android app soon, teardown reveals

A thorough examination of a leaked version of the next Gmail Android app suggests ads are finally hitting your mobile inbox.

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Google Open Project beams Android apps to any Net-connected display

A new Google research project has developed a hardware-free way to project your smartphone screen to a connected display.

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Hands-on with Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon's next-generation 7 and 9-inch tablets

Loaded with more pixels than you'll know what to do with, the new Fire tablets also include 'X-Ray' features for second-screen TV viewing and a 'Mayday' button for real-time video tech support.

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5 launcher apps to give your Android phone a fresh new look

You don't need a new phone—you just need a phone makeover.

Rapid Review: Kyocera Hydro Elite

The low price point may tempt you, but if you really want a good phone that’s comfortable outdoors, you’ll want to look to its more capable competitors to get the job done right.

Google makes Quickoffice free, throws in an extra 10GB of storage

The productivity suite for iOS and Android, which Google acquired last year, lets users create and edit Microsoft Office files on their mobile devices.

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Cyanogen goes corporate, aims to build a better Android

ROM maker Cyanogen Inc. now looks to be the third major mobile OS.

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Nexus 7 4G LTE? Not so fast, Verizon says

Warning consumers. For now, at least, Verizon will not activate the new Nexus 7 on its network.

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Google now lets you change your password remotely on an Android device

If your phone is stolen, you can lock it, and change its password, from a website.

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Nokia tried on Android for size before the Microsoft buyout

The harrowing tale of how Nokia once considered ditching Microsoft for Google.

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Google Drive for Android gets an interface makeover

A new UI, and a handful of new features, are included in the latest Drive update.

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LG G2 review: An Android phone like any other

Stop us if you're heard this one: It has great specs, a plain design, and lots of minor annoyances.

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Email spam campaign distributes Android scareware

Android malware is following in the footsteps of Windows malware with attackers adopting some of the same distribution and monetization techniques despite the major differences between the platforms.