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How to turn an old phone or tablet into a PC productivity tool

That old phone needn't sit in the junk drawer. With the right apps, it can work with your PC to add useful features or speed up tasks.

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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.

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Europe embraces common charger rules to end mobile compatibility nightmare

New rules for radio devices are also approved.

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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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Android snagged 62 percent of tablet market in 2013

Apple can't keep up with overall growth, but is still the biggest vendor by a large margin

on greenbot.com

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Mobile World Congress wrap-up: 3 big trends from this year's show

Our intrepid team of reporters spent the week in Barcelona at the world's biggest mobile trade show, looking at a slew of mobile devices and services. But what topics were on everyone's mind at Mobile World Congress 2014?

on techhive.com

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Analysis: The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+'s gorgeous display is what makes it special

With its cool design and crisp HD display, this tablet unveiled at Mobile World Congress stands out from the Android crowd and might even cause a few iPad users to stray.

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.

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HP ships first 64-bit Windows 8.1 tablets with Intel Atom

HP's ElitePad 1000 G2 will ship worldwide in March for $739.99

Microsoft to drop price of Windows 8 licenses 70% for low-end devices, report says

Boot-to-desktop also to become standard for non-touch PCs, according to anonymous source.