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Google Now updated with parking detection, offline mode, and more

Google's Update Wednesday for Android didn't just feature new Google Docs apps, we also got some nice goodies for Google Now users.


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Sony turns Android's learning curve into a game

Experimental UI uses achievements and unlockables to teach users the ropes.

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LG teases massive May 27 launch event: G3 and G Watch inbound?

LG has just slated a press event for May 27 that likely means the introduction of the G3 smartphone and possibly the Android Wear-based G Watch.


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Spotify paints its Android app black, expanding service's dark visual overhaul

After coming to the web, desktop, and iOS earlier in April, Spotify's refresh comes to Android.

Premium 'Android Silver' phones may replace Google's Nexus program

Google will reportedly push stock Android with paid incentives for phone makers and unique features for users.


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F-Secure says 99 percent of new mobile malware targets Android, but don't worry too much

Of all the mobile platforms Android has by far the biggest malware problem—but it's still pretty rare.


Eight apps to make spring cleaning feel less like a chore

It still won't be fun, but your so fresh and so clean (clean) home will thank you.


Survey: Samsung bloatware sits unused

Galaxy S3 and S4 users spent an average of just seven minutes a month on Samsung's own apps and services.

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Watch out Nexus: Cyanogen-powered, $299 OnePlus One finally revealed in full

We already know a lot about the device, but the OnePlus One smartphone running CyanogenMod is finally here.



Google's new, highly targeted app ads react to how you use Android apps

Google has a new advertising program that lets advertisers target you based on the apps you use, how often you use them, and the types of in-app purchases you make.