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Factory resetting a phone isn’t enough, here's how to stop your data being recovered after selling

Factory resetting a phone isn’t enough, here's how to stop your data being recovered after selling

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The old factory reset option in Android phones appears to be less secure than it appears. A software company has shown just how insecure this method is after recovering information from phones it bought second-hand on eBay. The study was carried out by... >>

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

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Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

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Android Silver is thought to be Google's new version of its Google Play edition handsets. While it's still a rumour it's looking more likely as Google Play edition handsets start to vanish from the Play Store. Google Play Edition handsets are made by... >>

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

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The first Android Wear watches are beginning to ship, and that means people are now getting a good look at what these wrist-worn gadgets boast. As part of a twinned teardown of sorts, iFixit, which is known for regularly taking apart new tech devices,... >>

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

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Imagine you're traveling but your smartphone is about to run out of battery. You're probably panicking because you still need to access maps, texts, emails, or whatever else in order to get from point A to point B as well as contact loved ones. Well,... >>

How to make animated GIFs directly from your smartphone

How to make animated GIFs directly from your smartphone

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Do you want a better way to convey your emotions online but can't formulate the perfect response? Simply make and send an animated GIF instead. It's not at all difficult: all you need is a camera-equipped smartphone and an app. GIFs are everywhere. On... >>

ViewRanger is one of first apps to highlight that there’s a point to Android Wear after all

ViewRanger is one of first apps to highlight that there’s a point to Android Wear after all

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Developers are beginning to announce useful and handy apps for wearables now that Android Wear watches are starting to hit the market, and the ViewRanger mapping and navigation app stands out from most of them. Google's new section on the Google Play... >>

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

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Google has finally made it easy for people to find, download, use apps for its new Android Wear operating system. The company has simultaneously updated all Android devices to Google Play Services 5.0 and launched an Apps for Android Wear section on the... >>

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

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With every release of Android Google likes to focus on fixing a certain issue and in Android L it's battery life. Recent testing, by ArsTechnica, of the Android L beta has revealed that Google has had a massive success. The test used the same mobile device... >>

Microsoft Office for Android tablets is coming this year, sign up for early access now

Microsoft Office for Android tablets is coming this year, sign up for early access now

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Microsoft is working on a version of Office for Android that is specifically designed for tablets. The company's productivity suite has been available for Android smartphones as a free download since last year, but Android tablet users have been forced... >>