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Fancy using Android on your computer? Android-86 released first build of Nougat for the PC

Android-86 has released its first build of Nougat for PC. What does that mean? You can now use the latest version of Android, great new multi-tasking features and all, on your computer.
Mobile

Google Play Store's Early Access feature gives beta apps a chance at exposure

Google's giving developers who offer public betas favored placement in the Play Store. Starting in September, Android devs can submit apps for consideration in a curated selection.
Mobile

ZTE’s Nubia Z11 will arrive in Europe in September

ZTE has finally unveiled the Nubia Z11, offering an edge-to-edge display and excellent specs. It comes to select European countries in September, and it will come to more countries at a later date.
Mobile

Google's new In Apps feature surfaces your Gmail, Spotify data in Search

Google's In Apps feature, a new addition to the Google Search app on Android, makes it easier to quickly parse installed apps for contacts, music, notes, appointments, reminders, and more.
Mobile

Asus reintroduces the world to the 9.7-inch ZenPad 3S 10 at IFA 2016 in Berlin

Asus announced the ZenPad 3S 10 in all its glory earlier this month, in August, but it took IFA 2016 in Berlin as an opportunity to reintroduce the 9.7-inch Android wonder to the world.
Mobile

Blu’s new Pure XR smartphone offers an octa-core processor and 3D Touch

Blu's new Pure XR packs impressive specs at a palatable price point. A few of the highlights include an HD screen, 3D Touch, an octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage.
Mobile

Google’s Indie Games Festival reveals Android app finalists

Google is hosting its first-ever Indie Games Festival in San Francisco next month, giving mobile gaming fanatics a chance to check out a slate of 30 Android games prior to their public release.
Mobile

Your Android might be controlled by a malicious Twitter account

According to a recent blog post from ESET, there's a new kind of mobile malware that makes use of Twitter to control an Android device-based botnet. It's the first known mobile malware to use this kind of social media account.
Mobile

Get the most out of Android 7.0 Nougat with these tips and tricks

Android 7.0 Nougat is here, but only for a handful of Nexus devices, the Pixel C, and Android One's General Mobile 4G. Take a look at some of our tips and tricks to stay on top of Google's latest flavor.
Mobile

‘It Just Works?’ Not quite: iPhones crash more than Android phones, study finds

Crashes on iOS devices doubled in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new study. The cause? Possibly the initially buggy iOS 10 Beta, as well as social networking app incompatibilities.
Computing

Maru OS wants to turn your phone into a desktop with its latest open source build

Maru OS, the bite-sized Android add-on that lets you to run desktop apps from your phone, just went open source, and it's got big plans for the future.
Mobile

There goes another Google app: Device Assist is pulled from the Play Store

Another Google app bites the dust. You probably haven't heard of this one, though, as Device Assist primarily offered troubleshooting tips and tricks for Android One, Nexus, and Google Play Edition devices.