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Android 5.0 Lollipop to hit the wild on November 3

Google tells developers to step on the pedal if they want their apps ready for the Android 5.0 release.

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Google unveils Inbox, a new Gmail app that reorganizes and reformats your mail

Starting with an invite-only beta, Inbox brings the intelligence of Google Now to your Google mail.

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'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

An initiative called 'Microsoft Garage' unleashes small-scale apps on rival platforms.

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Nokia Here Maps Beta now available for anyone with Android 4.1 or above

Check out the offline navigation feature for real-time directions while disconnected from your network.

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Five Free Mobile Apps Every IT Professional Needs

Embracing the shift to apps can help your IT team stay up to date with any issue.

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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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Flappy Bird clone found hidden in Android 5.0 Lollipop's settings

Frustrate yourself all over again with an Androidified version of the hit mobile game.

App Invasion: Meet Flic, the iOS photo manager for lazy people

People have been calling Flic the Tinder of photo apps, and that’s the perfect description: Use gestures to quickly clear out your Camera Roll and keep only the photos that matter.

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That mysterious Android 5.0 icon is an updated messaging app, but Hangouts is still there

Hangouts is banished to a folder in Android Lollipop, with the new Messenger app now handling SMS and MMS conversations.

Optimize Your Tablet For Movies on The Go

Your tablet is a portable portal for watching movies anywhere you want. Here's how to get the most out of every one of them.

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Anonymous app Whisper allegedly tracks user location, shares data with government

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.

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Chrome Beta for Android adds reader mode for clutter-free articles

The new feature is a little buggy, but it's a hint that Google may finally be playing catch-up to a long-standing feature offered by competitors.

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Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for smartwatch typing

Typing on a small screen: Nightmarish. Writing one letter at a time? Doable, if not especially fast. That's the goal with Microsoft's experimental app.

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The best RSS apps and widgets for Android

Quit hopping between 10 different news apps and get all your feeds in one place.

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First look at Creative Cloud Libraries, connecting Adobe's desktop and mobile apps

Sharing content, brushes, and color palettes between Adobe apps has never been easier, and Creative Cloud's newest mobile apps let you fill your Libraries with inspiration from anywhere.

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Google clears path for 64-bit apps with new Android emulator

Developers now have a key tool for getting their apps ready for Android L.