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Motorola re-commits to pure Android under new Lenovo masters

As Motorola ships off from Google, it promises to take some lessons along, while keeping the Moto and Droid lines intact.

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Android Lollipop's new security features will help protect users, but only if they use them

We talked to an expert about whether the new version of Android will help squash the operating system's unsavory reputation.

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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10 apps that save your battery with dark, AMOLED-friendly modes

These apps come with the true-black interfaces that are best for saving power on an AMOLED screen.

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Watch makers will get to tweak Android Wear... eventually

Google takes a slightly softer stance toward OEM customizations in its newest products

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New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

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Google Play Games' new nearby multiplayer capabilities make it easier to play with pals

The new Google Play Games lets players challenge one another if they're in the same room.

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Kill switch semi-engaged: Android Lollipop gets factory reset password protection

To discourage thievery, users will need to log in before wiping their smartphones

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Google makes Android Lollipop official, details Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet

Version 5.0 of Android gets it sweet treat name and a couple of new devices to show it off. Pre-orders start soon.

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How to take a screenshot on your Android phone

Once an arduous task, taking a screenshot is a snap—no pun intended—on modern Android phones.

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Nearly half of all Android devices are still vulnerable to two serious browser exploits

The percentage is much higher in some countries and lower in the U.S, security firm Lookout estimates

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.