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10 things Android had before iOS

iOS users like to brag about how their platform is making waves. More like riding the waves created by Android!

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Good luck scoring any points in Android's 'Flappy Droid' easter egg

Android Lollipop contains a hidden Flappy Bird clone. Here's how to find it and destroy your productivity.

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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.

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Google Inbox is lousy; try it for yourself and see if you agree

Google opens up Inbox to all for 24 hours, although I feel that the existing Gmail is still a better solution.

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Microsoft said to invest in Android maker Cyanogen

Cyangoen's CEO, who said last week he intends to take Android away from Google, may have a new ally today.

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Boosted by iPhone 6 sales, Apple ties with Samsung for top smartphone rank

Samsung is losing market share to Apple and Chinese vendors.

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Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user

The company's new Mangement Suite also includes a secure browser and an enterprise app store

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Sony Mobile said to be planning 1,000 more job cuts

The staff reduction is reportedly an attempt to return Sony's smartphone business to profitability.

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Mobile World Congress rumor mill churns with reports of better screens, cameras

New flagship smartphones are getting 1440x2560-pixel screens

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Oops, you downloaded malware on your Android phone

Is your Android device suddenly spamming you with ads? Maybe you shouldn’t have downloaded that one-star Flappy Bird knockoff.

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Motorola returns to the Chinese market with a focus on smartphone design

The company is positioning itself as a design-centric brand rather than a cost-effective one.

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How to find songs by sound with Google Now's sound search

The songs you’ve used the Google search microphone to discover are tucked away in a couple of spots; here’s how you find them.

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The 5 best features Android should steal from iOS

Both Google and Apple copy each other, so they may as well take the best of what each operating system has to offer.

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Chinese smartphone brands conquer more of the market in 2014

Samsung and Apple, however, remained the two leading brands

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Even Google makes mistakes: 4 Android features that failed

Most of what Google does with new versions of Android works out well, but some new features are flops.