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Controversial Apple iOS 9 Feature Will Damage Google – Forbes


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Controversial Apple iOS 9 Feature Will Damage Google
Forbes
Since its introduction in 2012, the contextual data of Google Now has quickly become a cornerstone of Android. Its importance can be seen due to the fact Android Lollipop introduced a dedicated Google Now page to the left of the homescreen and its own …

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Chevy's Taking Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to the Mass Market – Wired


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Chevy’s Taking Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to the Mass Market
Wired
Android Auto and CarPlay, the Google and Apple infotainment interfaces that can be installed in just about any new car, are arriving on the mass market. Chevy will offer both systems on 14 models for model year 2016, it announced today. That starts
Chevrolet To Offer CarPlay And Android Auto In 14 Models Starting This SummerTechCrunch
iPhones and Androids to hit the road in GM carsCNNMoney
Chevrolet offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlayDetroit Free Press
Wall Street Journal –The Verge
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Pebble Time Review: The Smartwatch That Beats Android Wear – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
Pebble Time Review: The Smartwatch That Beats Android Wear
Wall Street Journal
Android Wear is chaotic. It often feels like your watch is buzzing out of control and you’re drowning in phone notifications that keep showing up no matter how often you swipe to dismiss them. Pebble’s new timeline approach, on the other hand, makes
LG Watch Urbane Review: A True Rival For Apple’s WatchForbes
Pebble Time, while no Apple Watch, is a solid sports sidekickMashable
Pebble Time is the best smartwatch for your AndroidBusiness Spectator
Telegraph.co.uk
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Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop Release: Everything We Know – Gotta Be Mobile


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Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop Release: Everything We Know
Gotta Be Mobile
As we approach the end of May we approach the start of the Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop release. With that in mind, we take a look at everything we know so far about Samsung’s upcoming Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Galaxy smartphones. In March …
Galaxy S6 will copy a great iPhone camera feature in Android 5.1 updateBGR
Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Release date for Sony Xperia Z3 and Samsung Gospel Herald
Android 5 Lollipop now seeding on Samsung Galaxy A7GSMArena.com
Droid Life (press release) (blog) –Ubergizmo (blog) –Phandroid.com
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5 Reasons To Buy Android Over Apple's iOS and Microsoft's Windows – Forbes


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5 Reasons To Buy Android Over Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s Windows
Forbes
Sure, it’s a bit of a minefield and you might come across some brands that you’ve never heard off, or incredibly convincing fakes that run a fully working version of Android (no counterfeiter has managed to successfully load a dodgy version of iOS on
Cortana Going Cross Platform And Windows 10 Will Support Android And iOS AnandTech
Microsoft boosts iOS and Android compatibility with Windows 10ExtremeTech
Here’s what Microsoft Cortana will look like on iPhone and AndroidThe Next Web
CNET –Ars Technica (blog) –TechCrunch
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Microsoft Has Hijacked Android In A Hostile Takeover – Forbes


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Microsoft Has Hijacked Android In A Hostile Takeover
Forbes
Microsoft has its own mobile operating system and devices. Thanks to a variety of legal and strategic moves, though, Microsoft also owns a sizeable chunk of its largest competitor. Microsoft already generates significant revenue from Android and it is
Microsoft Office apps to come preloaded on Android tablets from LG, Sony, 18 PCWorld
Microsoft’s Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves betaCIO
Microsoft Continues To Exploit Android’s Dominance In MobileSeeking Alpha
VentureBeat –The Register –TechCrunch
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A Murky Road Ahead for Android, Despite Market Dominance – New York Times


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A Murky Road Ahead for Android, Despite Market Dominance
New York Times
In 2005, Google bought a tiny mobile software company named Android, and almost nobody in the technology industry saw its potential — not even Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman and then chief executive. “One day Larry and Sergey bought Android, and I …
Everything You Need to Know About Android AutoTIME
Chevy bringing Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to 14 modelsThe Verge
GM rolls out CarPlay, Android Auto across 14 modelsUSA TODAY
Forbes –U.S. News & World Report
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Periscope for Android has finally arrived – The Next Web


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Periscope for Android has finally arrived
The Next Web
The app has pretty much all the features you see on iOS, including livestreams you can save to watch later and the ability to broadcast privately. There a few specific enhancements for Android, however. For example, Android users can set up
Android users can finally use Periscope (and it has more features than the Washington Post (blog)
Periscope launches Android appThe Guardian
Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to AndroidThe Verge
TechCrunch –USA TODAY –Gizmag
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From Moonshots to Android M: What to Expect From Google I/O – Wired


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From Moonshots to Android M: What to Expect From Google I/O
Wired
Whatever the name of Google’s next mobile operating system… we probably won’t hear it at I/O. Google didn’t announce Android 5.0 was called Lollipop until October, and to signal that it’s still a work in progress, Google will probably stick with
Google’s Hiroshi Lockheimer On The Present And Future Of Android And Fast Company
Android M: Release timing revealed, along with several key detailsBGR
Hiroshi Lockheimer Confirms Android M is Coming This Year, Yearly Big Droid Life (press release) (blog)
PCWorld –The Cheat Sheet
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LG Watch Urbane Review: Why Android Trails Apple – Wall Street Journal


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LG Watch Urbane Review: Why Android Trails Apple
Wall Street Journal
The Apple Watch is, despite its many talents, a watch first and foremost. Rival Android Wear watches, which made a debut last year, are still frustrating wrist-top computers that happen to tell the time. For more than a week, I’ve been that geek
People are flipping their Apple Watch BOXES for more than some Android Wear 9 to 5 Mac (blog)
LG Watch Urbane Review: Wonderful Hardware But Android Wear Is Still Forbes
REVIEW: LG Urbane Watch – Android Wear is no match for the Apple WatchBusiness Spectator
Telegraph.co.uk –Android Community
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