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Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit
Privacy Concerns

Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit

Android users said the company violated its own privacy policy by disclosing their names, email addresses and account locations to third parties without permission.
Use Any Android App on Your Mac With This Application
Apps

Use Any Android App on Your Mac With This Application

It seems sacrilegious, but you'be probably felt the desire to use an Android emulator on your Mac. With this app, you can.
Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.
Google Maps

Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.

If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Laura Entis
BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device
Competition

BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device

Sources say the move is an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.
20 Productivity Apps to Keep You On Task (Infographic)
Infographics

20 Productivity Apps to Keep You On Task (Infographic)

Not on your A-game at work lately? Try a few of these killer efficiency apps to get your edge back on the clock.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.
Technology

Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.

HidrateMe has been called 'the most pointless Kickstarter project yet,' but we think it's a brilliant. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Announces Android M, Which Is All About 'Polish and Quality'
Android

Google Announces Android M, Which Is All About 'Polish and Quality'

The M operating system is focused on refining the entire Android experience.
Google Lifts the Veil on Android Pay, Its Apple Pay Competitor
Mobile Payments

Google Lifts the Veil on Android Pay, Its Apple Pay Competitor

In many ways, Android Pay is the evolution of Google Wallet.
Leena Rao
What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015
Google

What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015

A taste of what to expect when the show starts in earnest tomorrow.
Little Interest From Software Developers in Microsoft's New Apps Plan
Windows Phone

Little Interest From Software Developers in Microsoft's New Apps Plan

To boost sales of its phones and new operating system, Microsoft said it would provide tools to make it easier to design apps for Windows based on apps that run on Android or Apple.
Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps
Windows Phone

Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps

It's a bid to attract users to its unpopular mobile devices.
Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices
Mobile

Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices

The Trusted Voice Smart Lock option is being rolled out as part of the Google Play Services 7.0 update
Nina Zipkin
Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator
Investors

Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator

Android co-founder's new effort raises money.
Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits
Legal Issues

Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits

The case accused the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google's own applications the default option.