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Google Launches U.K. Android Pay Holiday Promotions

Let’s face it: 2016 was a depressing year. David Bowie. Brexit. Harambe. But it isn’t over yet, and Google is shining a light into the dark abyss with a new gift-giving promotion. On Tuesday, the search giant announced “Shop, Tap, Reward,” a rewards program that will see Android Pay users …

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AirDroid Android App is Vulnerable to Attack

If you’re an Android user, you may have heard of AirDroid, a souped-up remote control app that lets you wirelessly connect to an Android phone or tablet. It’s impressively robust: you can respond to text messages directly from your PC, dismiss or answer an incoming call, silence notifications from certain apps, …

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The 6 Best Weather Apps for Android

Your local weatherman is always the best person to tell you what the weather’s going to be like, but what happens when you’re on the road, away from home, or can’t get to the TV? That’s where weather apps come in. Apps are a great way to get the latest …

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AirDroid Android App is Vulnerable to Attack

If you’re an Android user, you may have heard of AirDroid, a souped-up remote control app that lets you wirelessly connect to an Android phone or tablet. It’s impressively robust: you can respond to text messages directly from your PC, dismiss or answer an incoming call, silence notifications from certain apps, …

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The 6 Best Weather Apps for Android

Your local weatherman is always the best person to tell you what the weather’s going to be like, but what happens when you’re on the road, away from home, or can’t get to the TV? That’s where weather apps come in. Apps are a great way to get the latest …

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Android Auto Will Soon Respond to "OK Google"

Android Auto, Google’s platform for connected cars, got a major update earlier this month. Previously, Google’s answer to Apple’s CarPlay required a fancy (and expensive) heads-up entertainment console, but that’s no longer the case — you can use any old Android smartphone or tablet as an Android Auto unit. And soon, …

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Official: Nokia Android Phones Coming Early 2017

New phones are coming from Nokia. We’ve known it was happening for a while, but official information was always lacking, until now. The agreement between Nokia and HMD Global announced in May 2016 has been finalized, and is in effect. It means HMD Global can use Nokia’s brand name and …

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'Gooligan' Android Malware Affects 1 Million-Plus Accounts

Android smartphone manufacturers aren’t the best at updating smartphones to the latest software from Google — that means older devices are more susceptible to attacks thanks to public vulnerabilities that haven’t been patched. Chances are your Android phone is running an older version and unfortunately, there is a malware campaign …

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Microsoft's Solitaire is Now Available on iOS and Android

Of all the time-wasting tools we have used to chip away a few of the day’s hours, Solitaire is the granddaddy. Now that old friend is bursting forth into the 21st century, as Microsoft made it available on both iOS and Android for the first time. Although there are certainly many …

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Microsoft's Solitaire is Now Available on iOS and Android

Of all the time-wasting tools we have used to chip away a few of the day’s hours, Solitaire is the granddaddy. Now that old friend is bursting forth into the 21st century, as Microsoft made it available on both iOS and Android for the first time. Although there are certainly many …

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