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What if Microsoft caved and allowed Android apps on Windows 10?

Microsoft is still considering allowing Windows 10 to run Android apps next year, but only as a last resort. <i>ZDNet’s</i> Mary Jo Foley reports that …

How do I get Word documents on to my Android tablet securely?

Use an encryption utility that works on both Windows and Android, suggests Rick Maybury<p><i>I would like to be able to transfer several private Word documents, written on my Windows 7 PC, to my Samsung Galaxy tablet and smartphone, and be able to open and edit them. It is important that the documents</i> …

No brainer: Google’s giving you 2GB of free storage to secure your account

<b>Update, February 8, 2016:</b> For Safer Internet Day 2016, Google is giving away another 2GB of free storage for your Drive, Gmail, and Photos. Just head over to this link and go through the quick checklist to take advantage of this win-win offer. You get additional storage (that does not expire) and …

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7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

Report: Samsung to begin US Lollipop roll-out in January

With OEM skins, Android updates are something of a mixed bag, especially among top-tier products: the question isn’t really one of if, but instead <i>when</i>. Motorola, for example, has shuttered its Motoblur skin entirely, and gets updates out the door quickly. Samsung on the other hand, still requires …

The Best Mobile Apps Of 2014

Have all these apps downloaded? If not, you should!<p>There are a lot more to mobile apps than just Angry Birds. The best apps of 2014 are rethinking the way we consume news, socialize, create and consume art, call for help, comprehend scientific principles, and of course, approach our daily work. …

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Alleged images of Galaxy S6 surface, poses next to the S4 and S5

The beginning of each year usually presents a slew of new device announcements, and 2015 will be no exception. Following our coverage of CES 2015, we should begin to start seeing new flagship devices from all of the top device manufacturers. In the past, Samsung has grown accustomed to releasing …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.