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8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

With just a handful of easy adjustments, your Android phone can become a lean, mean productivity machine.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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Google faces $5B fine over Android browser and search engine ties

Google must stop forcing Android smartphone makers to install its search engine and browser on their phones, the European Union's antitrust authority has ruled.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year four of Amazon's Prime Day sale is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible gems, too. To help you skip straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

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The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

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Microsoft takes first whack at browser ad blocking with Edge on Android, iOS

The company updated the mobile versions of its browser with technology based on eye/o GmbH's Adblock Plus.

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Android and antitrust: What you need to know about the EU Google antitrust case

The Android software in most smartphones is a mix of open-source software and proprietary software from Google -- and the European Union's antitrust authority is concerned that the way Google ties the two together could constitute...

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14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

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iPhone vs. Android: Why the iPhone X notch is showing up on Androids

Apple’s iPhone X, with its all-new design and — dare we say it? — 'top-notch' display, is a clear example of form following function. So why are Android smartphone makers jumping on the notch bandwagon?

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Mingis on Tech: When it comes to Android phones, a notch too far?

The all-screen design of Apple's iPhone X necessitated a 'notch' at the top of the display for various cameras and sensors. So Android phone makers naturally (notchurally?) did the same thing.

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Mingis on Tech: All about Android security

Google's Android operating system sometimes gets unfairly maligned as being weak on security. Computerworld blogger JR Raphael explains why that's a misconception.

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The best privacy and security apps for Android

Forget malware scanners or over-the-top security suites: These are the apps that'll actually improve your security and protect your privacy on Android.

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The best Android file manager apps

From optimizing your phone’s storage to integrating your device with the cloud, these standout Android apps will let you juggle files like a pro.

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Android Oreo: 18 advanced tips and tricks

Turn your productivity up a notch with these next-level tips for Google's Android Oreo (8.0 and 8.1) software.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

Forget Windows Phone: With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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Mingis on Tech: What do we know about Android P?

For many Android smartphone users, Oreo hasn't even rolled out, and yet Android P – Oreo's still unnamed successor – is already on the horizon. Android expert JR Raphael offers insights on what's coming, and why Android upgrades...

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Review: Samsung's new Galaxy S9 phones make excellence routine

The new Galaxy S9 smartphones may not be exciting, but some exclusive enterprise features do make them stand out among other Android rivals.

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Microsoft sets May kill date for OWA apps on iOS, Android

The move riles enterprise users who still rely on older apps to access email because Outlook apps don't cut it for them.

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iOS vs. Android: When it comes to brand loyalty, Android wins

Android smartphone and tablet owners tend to be slightly more loyal to their brand than do Apple iOS device users.

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Tech Talk: The fate of developers (and the future of mobile)

These could be the best of times, or the worst of times to be a developer, given how fast technology (and skills) change. Our experts weigh in on that conundrum – and on what we learned from Mobile World Congress.

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