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U.S. Justice Department files lawsuits over counterfeit apps

Four men have been charged with copying Android apps and selling them through online markets.

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Starbucks app teaches users to check security, experts say

The weak protections for customer data in Starbucks' mobile-payment app is a "wakeup call" for consumers who should never assume the apps they use in their smartphones are secure.

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VIPorbit now offering VIPsync and Backup My Stuff services for free

VIPorbit makes it easier to keep all of your contact and calendar data in sync.

How to easily swap files between your PC and Android device with AirDroid

No wires, no headache: Every Android owner should check out AirDroid.

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Bing Translator app adds slightly awkward voice feature

Imagine holding your Surface tablet in front of you while asking for directions.

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Hands-on with GalleryNext, CyanogenMod's eye-catching Gallery app replacement

It's all part of Cyanogen's quest to make Android even more open, and the results are impressive indeed.

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Mobile apps no pot of gold for developers

Just a small fraction of consumer mobile apps will bring financial success to their developers by 2018.

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CES 2014 Fails: The gadgets and goings-on we'd rather forget

An event featuring the Cowardly Lion? A store devoted to the Kardashians? Grumpy Cat headphones? Join us as we grumble about the stinkers of CES 2014.

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Beyond Verbal knows how you're feeling, brings emotion analysis to mobile apps

Machines are becoming more human-like every day: Beyond Verbal is a Web service that can figure out your mood just by listening to the tone of your voice.

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Yahoo buys 'smart home screen' company Aviate

The technology organizes a person's apps based on what they're doing