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5 free Daydream apps that put your charging phone to work

Don't let you phone sit idle while it's charging, make it display useful information.

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Google beefs up Apps mobile management features for Android

A new feature lets admins configure the suite to wipe an account from an Android device that's been inactive for a preset period of time

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Direct-to-Drive attachment saves added to Gmail for Android

Now you don't have to download that attachment to your Android phone! Send it directly to Google Drive instead.

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Why are Xiaomi phones so cheap?

Xiaomi's unique business model is propelling the company outside its home base in China as an up-and-coming smartphone maker.

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Bill reminders land in Google Now

It can remember where you parked, alert you to in stock items, and now Google Now can remind you when a bill is due.

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Getting started with read-it-later apps Instapaper and Pocket

There's so much stuff to read online, but who has the time? Instapaper and Pocket help you time shift your online reading.

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Google Play now accepts PayPal for digital goods

You can't buy a phone from Google Play with PayPal, but you can use the email-centric payment method to buy apps.

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Meet Cider, the platform that puts iOS apps on Android

Columbia University's Cider project aims to bring cross-platform functionality to mobile ecoystems. We talked to one of the students involved in the project.

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HTC's One Mini 2 is another smaller phone with lesser specs

HTC strips the cool camera features and more from the smaller version of its flagship phone.

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