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Microsoft and Google aren't happy with mutant Android-Windows hybrids

Android and Windows in one device may appeal to users, but Microsoft and Google reportedly aren't happy with the idea of sharing space on the same PC.

Microsoft shakes up Windows Phone with dual-boot Android hybrids and free licenses

Smartphone buyers may soon have a choice between Android and Windows Phone...in the same device.

GamePop, like Ouya, backs away from standalone game consoles

Subscription-based microconsole will try offering its services to cable companies.

on techhive.com

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Google's Android boss announces SDK specifically geared toward wearables

Google’s Sundar Pichai said the company is focused on helping devices work together across all categories.

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Google Play 'night vision camera' app will empty your wallet

AVAST has discovered a malicious app in the Google Play store that subscribes phone numbers to a premium messaging service.

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Android malware detection boosted by university research

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to monitor for Android malware with very low overhead

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Hewlett-Packard quietly rolls out budget-friendly HP 8 Android tablet

The HP 8 is friendly on the wallet, but you definitely get what you pay for.

on greenbot.com

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Tablet slowdown seen after years of breakthrough growth

Tablet shipments will grow 19.3 percent in 2014 compared to last year, a signal that the rate of uptake of the devices is slowing.

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New crimeware tool Dendroid makes it easier to create Android malware, researchers warn

The tool can be used to add malicious functionality to legitimate applications, researchers from Symantec said.

Save songs for offline listening with AirPlay Recorder for Android

AirPlay Recorder allows you to record songs that are playing through iTunes Radio and then stream them directly to your Android device.

Linux group could hasten 64-bit Android for ARM mobile devices

The Linaro consortium is making contributions to the development of the Chrome browser for 64-bit Android