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Remix OS's desktop-friendly flavor of Android hits PCs with mouse support and windows

Remix OS for PC goes where stock Android hasn't with windowed apps, a taskbar, and proper mouse support.

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Google Maps' secretive new Driving Mode wants to guess where you're going

Google just released a new version of Maps for Android with a hidden feature called Driving Mode that wants to figure out where you're going and feed you navigation tips during your trip.

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Android malware steals one-time passcodes to hijack accounts protected by two-factor authentication

One-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking applications, are being intercepted by a malware program for Android, according to new research from Symantec.

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The best Android weather apps

Keep tabs up with the forecast with the most accurate and well-designed weather applications for your phone, tablet, or watch.

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Google shows off 'what's hot' and other suggestions in search bar experiment

Next time you go to do a search on Android, Google may throw up a few more options for you to explore.

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Google I/O 2016 will take place May 18-20 in Mountain View

Google's changing venues this year and keeping its annual developer's conference closer to home.

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Report: All 2016 Moto phones will have fingerprint sensors, five-inch screens

Parent company Lenovo doesn't want its mobile lineup to lag behind when it comes to core features and design.

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Report: Google Play Services to finally land in China this year

Google desperately wants its apps and services in China, and such a move would go a long way towards making that happen.

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Google Fit update enables workout tracking directly from Android Wear

Leave the phone in your pocket as you can now start a walk, run, or biking session right from your smartwatch.

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Five tips to get more out of the Google Phone app

Google’s dialer is a smart search companion, contact manager, and all-around phone toolkit.


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Touchjet Wave turns your living room television set into a giant Android tablet

Forget a 10-inch tablet. This little device turns your TV into a 50-inch Android device.

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant Android tablet for only $200

A little arm above your TV tracks your fingers and uses that to approximate touch input.

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Hello Moto: Parent company Lenovo to rebrand Motorola

The storied name associated with the first cellphone will be no more, instead to be renamed 'Moto by Lenovo.'

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Five to Try: Candy Crush begins a Jelly Saga, and NBC's Seeso streams funny TV

CES week is all about gadgets, but some new Android apps are worth exploring too.


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Google banishes 13 militant, malware-sporting apps from the Play Store

The 'Brain Trust' malware family not only gains root access to your device, but can assign five-star reviews to its infected apps.


Biz Stone's Q&A app Jelly to be reborn as Q&A app, only better

If at first you don't succeed, try an un-pivot. That's Jelly co-founder Biz Stone's approach in the hopes his team can rejuvenate the Q&A service.