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Verizon tests a gentler approach to app bloatware, sort of

The LG G3 lets users completely remove (most) pre-loaded software.

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How to enable Developer Options on your Android phone or tablet

This is the first step before you can use ADB, root your phone, or perform other hackery.

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Google Maps' contextually aware Explore button shows you cool stuff nearby

If it's the morning, Google Maps' Explore feature will point you towards breakfast joints; if it's raining, it won't tell you to walk 30 minutes in the rain.

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File-encrypting Android ransomware's extortion attempts mimic FBI

The malware was updated to use FBI-themed alerts and encrypt backup files, researchers from ESET said

Google has to face U.S. privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

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Corral your contacts with Simpler, Contacts+, and more

These apps help you manage—and get the most out of—your network.

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Report: Google spending big to push $100 Android One phone in India

Google is planning to spend millions promoting low-cost Android One phones targeted at developing markets.

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There's almost a million fake apps targeting your phone

Trend MIcro finds hundreds of thousands of fake Android apps in trawl of online stores, forums.

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Leaked screenshots reveal massive Material Design overhaul for Play Store

But will the focus on big, beautiful images come at the expense of user experience?

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Nvidia may launch new Android device capable of playing streamed PC games

GameStream could finally make its debut on a standalone Nvidia tablet.