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All about Android upgrades (and why they're late) | TECH(talk)

The release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. So why does it take so long for device makers to roll them out?

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 4: Debugging tools and productivity plugins

Use built-in tools and plugins to improve code quality and boost productivity in Android Studio

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 3: Build and run the app

Build your app with Gradle, then run it with the Android device emulator. This update includes troubleshooting advice for the Android device emulator

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 2: Explore and code the app

Write your first animated Android app with Android Studio's Project editor

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 1: Installation and setup

If you're new to Android Studio, start here: Part 1 walks through installing Android Studio 3.x and launching your first Android project

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Have we already reached 'peak smartphone'? | TECH(talk)

First it was Apple's earnings miss (because of slower-than-expected iPhone sales). Then other smartphone makers reported lackluster sales. One analyst calls the market a 'mess.' So what's going on – and what does it mean for...

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22 top tips for Google Keep on Android

Turn Google's note-taking app into a powerful mobile productivity tool with these easy-to-follow tips.

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Android Pie: 30 advanced tips and tricks

Get the most out of Google's Android 9 software with these easy-to-follow productivity-boosting tips.

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It’s been the worst year ever for smartphone shipments. Here’s why

Smartphone shipments are down, and a lot of the decline has to do with high prices and growing consumer frustration. One expert calls today's smartphone market a 'mess.'

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Best Android antivirus? The top 13 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 13 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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Q&A: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid...

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge

Expand your Android security knowledge with this comprehensive collection of level-headed resources.

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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify security and save you time on Android, Chrome OS, and even Mac and Windows. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

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iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

Apple’s latest iOS update has already overtaken its 2017 predecessor and is now running on 70% of all iOS devices, according to new data.

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Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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The best email and texting apps for Android

Give yourself an edge in business communication with these exceptional Android messaging apps.

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16 wireless chargers for iPhones and Android devices

We've compiled a list of Qi-enabled chargers – including the new Google Pixel Stand – designed for use with Apple's latest iPhones and various Android devices.

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