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Google defends policy that leaves most Android devices unpatched

Google defended its decision to stop patching WebView, a core component of Android, on versions older than 4.4, aka "KitKat."

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Dell Venue 8 7000 vs. Nexus 9: Which Android tablet is right for you?

Two noteworthy Android tablets -- both in the 8-in. range, both $400. So which should you get?

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Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A distinctive and premium Android tablet

With its striking design, premium materials and stellar display, Dell's Venue 8 7000 isn't your average Android tablet.

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HP Pro Slate 12 tablet its first with Concore Glass, Duet Pen tech

Hewlett-Packard hopes to bring momentum into the faltering market for large-screen Android tablets with the new Pro Slate 12, which stands out with a rugged 12.3-inch display and its ability to digitize notes from regular paper.

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Broken Lollipop: 5 things that need to be fixed ASAP with Android 5.0

For all of its positives, Android 5.0 has some pesky defects that need to be addressed.

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Apple users: How healthy are your iOS 8 Health apps?

A new report will make it much, much easier to figure out which health apps are healthy and which are not.

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Google Glass DEAD (ish): Glassholes find Fadell's phoenix nest

Methinks la GOOG doth protest too much: Nobody wants a glasshole pointing a pervy camera in their face. Google insists the wearable project isn't dead, shoving it in Fadell's Nest org. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers wink at you. OK, Glass?...

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Hands on: Dell's Venue 8 7000 tablet makes an awesome first impression

It may have a painfully dull name, but Dell's new Android tablet deserves your attention.

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Hands on with the Xiaomi Mi Note

Chinese Handset maker Xiaomi took a few jabs at Apple on Thursday when it unveiled its new 5.7-in. phablet.

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Mi Note phablets vs. iPhone 6 Plus (Xiaomi CEO MOCKS Apple)

Xiaomi's aggressive move: OMG, that's incredibly inexpensive for a premium, 5.7-in smartphone. Xiaomi unveils its incredibly low-priced flagship Android phablets, the unoriginally-named Mi Note and Mi Note Pro. Apple's equivalent...

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Samsung's first Tizen phone arrives in India at $92

Samsung Electronics started selling its first Tizen smartphone in India, priced at $92.

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Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store

As Google gets ready to ship the Lego-like Project Ara smartphone later this year, the company wants to ensure relevant hardware is available to coincide with the device's release.

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Samsung toning down TouchWiz on the Galaxy S6? Gee, that sounds familiar

A new report says Samsung is going back to the basics with software for its Galaxy S6 phone. Is anyone else feeling a serious sense of déjà vu?


Google stops patching core Android component in 60% of devices

Google has stopped patching a core component of Android in versions older than "KitKat," a security researcher said today, as he urged the company to reconsider the policy that could leave more than 60% of all Android users vulnerable...

Samsung's Galaxy A7 packs bigger screen, more processing power

Samsung is coming out with a new phablet that will incorporate a metal frame and comes at "competitive price point," according to the electronics maker.

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The million-dollar question about Android TV

A giant unknown about Google's new home entertainment software. Could this be a make-or-break factor?

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iPhone 6 boosts iOS market share; Android slips

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus continued on a sales tear in November, prompting a surge in iOS's smartphone user share in all but one of the countries monitored by Kantar Worldpanel Comtech.

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China's OnePlus targets flagship phones from big players

OnePlus is among the Chinese smartphone makers rising fast, and could end up luring U.S. customers with the promise of cutting-edge devices at prices that undercut the competition.

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