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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to Pie

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2018's Pie.

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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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The state of wireless charging: 2018 and beyond

While direct-contact pads have been the focus of wireless charging lately, the future might actually be more ethereal. Literally.

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Why SMS and voicemail are making a comeback

Assumed to be smoldering on the ash heap of history, SMS and voicemail are finding new life with new technology.

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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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Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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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 travel apps for Android

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

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Mingis on Tech: BlackBerry's Key2 phone is for 'masters of the universe'

BlackBerry's newest smartphone sports a more-than-full-featured physical keyboard – naturally – and is aimed at those who want to really want to get work done, says Dan Rosenbaum.

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Why mobile satellite is flying high

After decades of stagnation, mobile satellite connectivity is suddenly made new by fresh innovation.

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Supreme Court: Your digital location is protected by the Constitution

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court Friday affirmed that law enforcement must obtain a warrant to access mobile phone location data collected by wireless providers – a win for consumer privacy.

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Cisco's buying July Systems to bolster its Wi-Fi application options

Cisco says July Systems offers an enterprise-grade wireless location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.

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Apple wins praise for adding 'USB Restricted Mode' to secure iPhones

Amid reports that two forensic companies have been helping law enforcement and government agencies break into locked iPhones, Apple rolled out a new feature in iOS 12 to prevent further intrusions. Privacy advocates applauded the move....

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Apple bans cryptocurrency mining apps on iOS to protect mobile users

Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.

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Why dual-screen laptops are twice as good

Dual-screen laptops are better tablets than tablets, better laptops than laptops – and better desktops than desktops.

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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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Apple's Health Record API released to third-party developers; is it safe?

At its Worldwide Developer's event this week, Apple said the API for its Health Records platform has been released to developers and researchers so they can create apps for the medical information sharing platform. Once data is ported...

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