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Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

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Whether you are an Android fan, a collector, or merely intrigued, the Mobile World Congress Android pins are back and are sending attendees at the trade show in Barcelona into a giddy frenzy.As Google famously did in 2011, the company has released collectable pin... >>

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

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If you own a Hyundai car and an Android Wear watch, you just got some new functionality between the two, such as being able to remotely control your car. The Android Wear version of Hyundai's Blue Link app has just landed on Google Play, giving drivers... >>

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

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Google is starting to push companies and their employees to use Android smartphones while at work - a place that is overwhelming dominated by iPhone and BlackBerry users. Android is often widely panned as not being secure enough, but Google's Android... >>

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

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Popular - and very minimal - text-editing app iA Writer is now available for Android devices. iA Writer has been available to iOS and OS X users since 2010 and hasn't come to any other platform until now. The Android version, which is optimised for both... >>

HTC One M7 gets a sweet taste of Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One M7 gets a sweet taste of Android 5.0 Lollipop

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The HTC One (M7) has just been updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop, bringing the first metal One up to date. Although HTC missed the 90-day self-imposed timeframe for Lollipop updates on the HTC One M8 (in some territories) it looks like the M7 isn't that... >>

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

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If you want your Android device to perform at optimum level, you better think twice about installing some of the most popular apps available. Social media apps, followed by games and shopping apps, apparently take their toll on mobile devices, putting... >>

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

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Kazam, the British gadget manufacturer, first appeared in November 2013 with a shotgun blast of handsets fired out all at once. It appears to still have plenty of ammunition left with a host of new smartphones and tablets announced ahead of MWC 2015 next... >>

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

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For many Apple iPhone users the coming Apple Watch probably feels like it's been just out of reach for a while. If that wait, or the thought of how much the Watch will cost, is too much there is hope in Android Wear. Developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh,... >>

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

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The introduction of kill switches in mobiles as an anti-theft device has resulted in thefts dropping as it appears to be working. Internationally the kill switch deterrent appears to be working with London reporting a 50 per cent drop in iPhone thefts,... >>

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

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We're not sure if this new photo-sharing app is a good idea, but it's certainly unique. There's a new Android app available from the team behind Locket. It's called Screenpop, and like Locket, it's all about your lock screen. The idea is that your friends... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop tips and tricks: Get to grips with a new Android

Android 5.0 Lollipop tips and tricks: Get to grips with a new Android

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Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a range of changes to Google's OS. Available initially on the Nexus 9 and Nexus 6, but now rolling out to a wider collection of devices, there's plenty of new features to get to grips with. If you're feeling a little lost,... >>

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

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It looks like Apple will do something with the Beats Music streaming service is bought last year. The company decided to build a new streaming service, with features, functionality, and technology pulled from Beats Music, it's claimed. 9to5Mac has reported... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone or tablet?

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone or tablet?

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Google launched Android 5.0 Lollipop in November 2014, making its debut on the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices. At the same time, the code is then released to manufacturers, and the process of updating existing Android devices beings. We've already published... >>

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

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With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but consider this: in 2009 we'd have baulked at native Android Eclair, but HTC made that palatable with... >>

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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Tim Cook has said that Android users just "love" the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, citing that the last quarter saw the highest number of Android switchers over the last three launches. The comments made during the Q&A session of the Apple Q1 '15 earnings... >>

Google brings Android tablets with custom Google Play for Education to the UK

Google brings Android tablets with custom Google Play for Education to the UK

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Google unveiled its Google Play for Education program in 2013 at Google I/O, followed by an autumn launch at various K-12 schools in the US. The company has now expanded that very same program to schools in the UK. Schools that purchase Android tablets... >>

Adobe Lightroom photo-editing app finally comes to Android but won't work on tablets

Adobe Lightroom photo-editing app finally comes to Android but won't work on tablets

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Adobe launched a version of its Lightroom photo-editing software for the iPad last year, and now the company has brought it to Android phones. The new Lightroom for Android app will work on smartphones running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or later but requires... >>

Which mobile platform to choose: Are all the apps you need available?

Which mobile platform to choose: Are all the apps you need available?

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When deciding upon which phone to purchase, it's not always about how many megapixels the phone's camera boasts or whether there is a Qualcomm processor inside. You likely care more about the mobile platform it's based upon and the types of apps available.... >>

Ex-Google engineers made a tablet that looks just like Microsoft's Surface but runs Android

Ex-Google engineers made a tablet that looks just like Microsoft's Surface but runs Android

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Three ex-Google senior engineers have joined forces to develop a new product that looks nearly identical to the Microsoft Surface and runs a modified version of Android. Why? Because they "couldn't stand the drawbacks of the tablets and laptops" on the... >>

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

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Electric child cars just got a billion times cooler. Do you remember how much you wanted a convertible Power Wheels in the 1990s? Well, imagine that car with an Android-powered infotainment system, Bluetooth-based remote control, and more. Oh and, instead... >>

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

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It's the end of an exciting year for tech and Google has unveiled its “best of” list for 2014, which includes Android apps and games. The list is quite similar to Apple’s “best of 2014” round-up that came out earlier this month, though instead... >>

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

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Android Auto is a focus of Google, with recent news that Android M might be a more robust Android Auto offering, designed specifically for car integration. The report from Reuters, citing unnamed sources, says that Google's plan is to step beyond integration... >>

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

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Netflix added social recommendations to its service back in September but only limited to its website, iOS, PS3 and Xbox – now it's arrived on Android including Android Wear. Now that the recommendations feature has been added to Android Wear it will... >>

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

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The smart thermostat from Nest just got a lot smarter, thanks to Google. Imagine feeling a little cold while sitting on your couch, but instead of getting up and turning up the heat or playing with temperature controls buried in a smartphone app, you... >>