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Adware runs rampant in Google Play, researchers say

One or more antivirus vendors flagged 22 percent of 8000 popular apps as having issues

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There really shouldn’t be an app for that: 13 apps that don't need to exist

These apps are such horrible fails, we must question whether we—as a species—are responsible enough to use mobile devices.

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Review: Google's Chromecast puts (most of) the Internet on your TV on the cheap

The Chromecast is cross-platform, flexible, and incredibly cool. Browsing the Web on your TV finally makes sense.

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Google Play store plagued by short-lived scam apps, says Symantec

A steady stream of questionable applications is flowing daily into Google's Play store for Android devices, according to security vendor Symantec.

Samsung's mobile Ativ line enhanced with new tablets, thin-and-light laptops

Samsung expands its Ativ line with new tablets, thin-and-light laptops, and just a touch of Android.

Nook tablet price cuts extended indefinitely, but why?

Barnes & Noble will keep discounts going on its Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets, citing the “fantastic success” of Father’s Day sales.

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Vine comes to Android, once again proving that people are jerks

Hating another person's mobile OS is in your DNA.

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Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

On Wednesday, Google joined Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. We go hands-on to give it a try.

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Google Play Books puts sideloaded ebooks in the cloud

Google now lets you upload your own PDFs and ePub-formatted ebooks into your Play Books library. Once there, you can sync them across the Web as well as Android and iOS devices.

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Last-minute Google I/O rumor roundup: Maps, Spotify killers, and the Google Galaxy S4

Mere hours before Google I/O 2013 is slated to begin, a flurry of leaks and rumors are flying around the Web.

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