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Chinese vendors triple smartphone share in India

South Korea's Samsung, however, remains at the top of the pile

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Google to support new Vulkan 3D rendering API in Android

Developers can opt for this new graphics tool or also use the OpenGL ES 3.2, which is based on a standard Android already supports.

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Foxconn to invest $5B to set up first of up to 12 factories in India

Foxconn is responding to India's bid to attract manufacturers to the country


Zimperium Labs launches Stagefright detector app in Play Store

The group that discovered the vulnerability will tell you if your device is vulnerable, and of course try to sell you some service if it isn't.

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10 embarrassingly lazy things you do with your phone

Texting your roommate to get you something from the kitchen? Check.

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Google turns your Android phone into a Hangouts presentation powerhouse

First your phone was a presentation remote for Chromecast and Airplay, now you can add Hangouts to that list.

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Why Chrome, Gmail, and other Google services are still better on Android than iOS

While Google brings all its core apps over to iOS, there are still several key advantages to using them on Android devices.

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10 Do's and don'ts for every Android user

These are the rules that anyone with an Android phone should live by.

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Struggling HTC sees promise in virtual reality, fitness devices

HTC posted a $257 million loss in the second quarter

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Pics of Microsoft's alleged 'Lumia 950 XL' flagship phone leak to Web

The Lumia 950 XL phone, with a 5.7-in. display, will reportedly be announced in September or October alongside the Lumia 950, with a 5.2-in. display.

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Google announces monthly Nexus security updates, but that won't fix Android's security issues

The Stagefright vulnerability may have been fixed for Nexus devices, but what about all the other Android phones and tablets out there?

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OpenSignal report: Samsung dominates as Android grows ever more fragmented

The annual OpenSignal report is a comprehensive look at the popularity, and complexity, of the Android ecosystem.


Nexus phones, and four Sprint Samsung phones, get the first Stagefright fixes

Sprint may be dead last among the top four when it comes to subscribers, but it's leading the pack at patching the Stagefright exploit.


The best Android Wear watches

Can't figure out which of the dozens of Android Wear watches are worth a spot on your wrist? We can help.

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Nine months after launch, Lollipop is only on 18 percent of Android devices

The latest platform distribution numbers show how dismal Android's OS fragmentation really is.