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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

Study: FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing. But that's likely to change over time.

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Samsung waves white flag on content push, closes Video Hub

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Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung

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HTC's Q2 earnings rebounds on flagship phone

The company's second quarter net profit was up 80.8 percent

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Google makes way for wearables with Play Services update

New APIs make it easier it to communicate with apps running on Android-based wearables.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines the smartwatch

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

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China's Xiaomi reports booming smartphone sales

The company shipped nearly four times as many smartphones in the first half as it did a year earlier.

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Samsung's S5 mini: Slimmer and slower than S5, but still scans fingerprints

The S5 mini also has the heart-rate monitor and waterproofing of its larger brother

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India a hotbed for next-generation smartphones on the cheap

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have all partnered with local vendors

Google, broadening its reach, tries for a snazzier look

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The company aims for a prettier and more consistent look for software with Android L

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Rare text message worm targets Android devices

The new Selfmite Android malware spreads by sending text messages with a malicious link to the device owner's contacts

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12 Android L features that will help or hinder your portable productivity

Google has begun rolling out the first builds of 'Android L,' the next iteration of Android. We rounded up the 12 features we loved—and disliked—that will affect your potential for productivity.

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Android Studio development platform heading towards full release

A new beta version is now available for download

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Google I/O 2014: Your 5 biggest takeaways from this year's big event

Google I/O is a State of the Google address on all things Googly—and this is how you can interpret what went down.

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Google paves way for 64-bit Android L devices by year end

The first 64-bit tablets and smartphones with Android L could arrive as early as October.

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MIA at Google I/O: Glass, Google+ and other projects we're still wondering about

Google failed to mention some of its most famous (or infamous) products, or how they fit into the bigger picture. And that could be saying something.