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How to watch the Google I/O 2015 keynote live

Not everyone can attend Google I/O, but you can watch all the biggest news as it happens.

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Shazam's expansion to visual scanning is all about marketing

Shazam will be the next contestant in the attempt to popularize QR-like codes embedded in posters, print ads, and postcards.

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Lenovo shows smartphone that lets users interact with projected content

Both products are concept devices

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After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

The models range from the entry-level Spark to the hulking Suburban and even the Corvette, but some cars will get it before others. Here are the details.

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Microsoft's handy Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves beta

Today's release marks the latest cross-platform expansion of one of Microsoft's services.

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.

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5 features we really want Google to introduce with Android M

Android is the dominant mobile operating system, but Google can't rest if it wants it to stay that way.

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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory.

PCWorld News

Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals

The Ohio State University researchers are working with startup Nikola Labs to commercialize the technology

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Infinit improves its iPad user interface, partners with HTC to speed up file sharing

The company's peer-to-peer technology lets users share files between tablets, smartphones and laptops

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What to expect from Android at Google I/O 2015

The date is nearly upon us: Google's annual developer's conference is taking place May 28-29 and it's going to be full of surprises.

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Five to Try: Hexy Launcher shakes up your app grid, plus the only Sunburn you'll actually enjoy

Here are the new Android apps you need to check out this week.

on greenbot.com

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Identify songs and get lyrics on your watch with Shazam for Android Wear

The newest version of Shazam also lets you launch the app on your phone with voice commands.

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Android's Factory Reset tool still leaves sensitive data on your phone

Researchers recovered access credentials, emails, text messages and other sensitive information from wiped Android phones.