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TiVo's Android app now lets you stream recorded TV shows

You can now watch your backlog of programming on your Android phone or tablet.

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PSA: Amazon's giving over $135 in paid Android apps away for free

There are some gems in there, too, like OfficeSuite Professional 7, Autodesk's SketchBook Pro, and Threes!

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Score one for useful Google Glass apps: This one serves as light meter for cameras

Google Glass becomes more useful than creepy in professional settings. The new Light Meter app could be a boon to photographers, assuming they’ve already ponied up for Glass.

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Bug infects Apple's iOS 8 HealthKit, delaying third-party app launches

The iOS 8 feature plays a key role in Apple's health tracking ambitions

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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Pandora for Android gets a flatter, cleaner looking interface

The popular music app has been long overdue for a UI makeover.

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Microsoft makes an Android Wear app for OneNote

Android Wear users can now log their thoughts in Microsoft's cloud

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Shazam for Android adds Google Play Music streaming, purchasing

Now when you hear that killer track you can buy or stream it from Google's service.

Privacy lapses riddle majority of mobile apps, data protection authorities find

One in three applications request excessive permissions, and privacy information is inadequate in 85 percent of them, a study found

An app to check your cholesterol is the latest way smartphones are evolving into medical devices

Checking your cholesterol is the latest way to replace your doctor with your smartphone as the mobile medical industry keeps on climbing.

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What web? Chromebooks get their first Android apps

Google takes another stab at bringing desktop-style apps to Chromebooks.

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Android app refund window officially upped to two hours in Google Play Store

In early August, it seemed like Google Play's return window increased to two hours. Now it's official: it has.

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Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant Video finally arrive on Android phones

Prime subscribers can now tap into Amazon's video library, but only on smartphones for now.

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5 apps business travelers shouldn't leave home without

These travel apps help you plan routes, book flights, and even remember your socks.

Instagram, Grindr, and more popular Android apps put user privacy at risk, researcher says

Instagram and Grindr stored images on their servers that were accessible without authentication