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Android Marshmallow adoption rate grows, but still doesn't crack 10 percent

Google's Android is known for its fragmented update system, and the latest figures on the operating system's adoption rates once again prove that to be true. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is running on only 7.5 percent of devices.
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Nextbit Robin, the cloud-based smartphone, is now on Amazon at a discounted price

Founded by two ex-Googlers, Nextbit announced its first commercial product last October, the NextBit Robin. This unique Android phone is now available on Amazon for a discounted price of $300 -- only until May 10.
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How to root your Android phone or tablet in 2016 (and unroot it)

Are you wondering whether to root your Android smartphone? Perhaps you’ve decided to do it and you just need to know how? You’ll find an explanation and a quick guide to Android rooting right here.
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100 awesome Android apps that will turn your phone into a jack of all trades

We've completely overhauled our Android apps list. Here are 100 apps we're certain you'll use every day. We've got apps for every category, whether you're into music, photo editing, or the ins and outs of proper financing.
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Put your hands together for one-handed typing mode in Google Keyboard update

Google Keyboard is a great keyboard app, but it has long been missing one thing -- one-handed mode. Not anymore! Version 5.0 of the app brings one-handed mode, adjustable keyboard height, and more.
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New Android malware disguises itself as a Chrome update

A team of researchers from Zscaler have discovered new malware that hides in the form of an Android Google Chrome update. If installed, it can seriously ruin your day, and can only be cured by a factory reset of your device.
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Suffering from app drawer withdrawal on your LG G5? Here’s how to get it back

LG tried to make the G5 seem more like an iPhone when it ditched the app drawer, but the Android faithful were not pleased. Now the company has issued an update. Here's how to get it back.
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HTC's 2016 Nexus phones may be code-named Marlin and Sailfish

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google might be planning to partner with HTC for two Nexus devices in 2016. It would be the first time Google has partnered with HTC on a mobile since 2010. Here's everything we think we know…
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You can now ‘find a time’ that works for everyone with Google Calendar for Android

Having trouble finding a time to meet with others? Google Calendar for Android is now able to analyze the calendar of those involved in the meeting, and "find a time" to meet. The feature is already available on desktop.
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EU’s antitrust charges against Google followed by similar claim by Getty Images

Getty Images has filed a complaint with the European Union's antitrust committee against Google -- citing that Image Search promotes piracy and stifles competition. Getty says Google's use of high-res images from its site affects its…
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FTC is continuing its probe into Google’s dominant Android OS

Weeks before its developer conference, things are not going well for Google. The FTC is continuing its probe into Google's dominant Android OS, after claims the search giant is stifling competition.
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6 essential apps for embellishing your photography

Photo apps are on the rise. Here are six of our current favorites, so you can add some character and class to your photos before sharing them with your friends, family, and distant admirers.