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A look at the Android Market (aka Google Play) on its 10th Anniversary

A look at the Android Market (aka Google Play) on its 10th Anniversary

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Google Play has generated more than twice the downloads of the iOS App Store, reaching a 70% share of worldwide downloads in 2017, according to a new report from App Annie, released in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Android Market, now called Google Play. The report also examined the state of Google Play’s

8 oddball accessories to bring your iPhone or Android photos to the next level

8 oddball accessories to bring your iPhone or Android photos to the next level

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With the rise of smartphone cameras comes an explosion of accessories aimed at enhancing your photography skills. Here, we take a look at a few, from add-on grips to entire camera units designed specifically to work with iOS devices.

Android: a 10-year visual history

Android: a 10-year visual history

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Google’s Android operating system has undergone a pretty incredible metamorphosis since it debuted on the T-Mobile G1 on October 22nd, 2008. A decade might seem like a long time, but on the scale of the PC's growth, it's a blink of an eye. You could make a pretty convincing argument that no consumer technology in history has evolved as quickly as the smartphone, and Android has been at the very center of that evolution.

Certification Reveals Triple-Camera And Android Pie For Honor Magic 2

Certification Reveals Triple-Camera And Android Pie For Honor Magic 2

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Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has a new flagship smartphone in the pipeline called the Honor Magic 2 which will be unveiled later this month. A certification for the device has revealed some of the details that have been previously rumored. They include a triple-camera system at the back and the possibility that this device will ship with Android 9 Pie, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, out of the box.

Pixel 3 XL Review: Flawless Camera, Great Android Experience

Pixel 3 XL Review: Flawless Camera, Great Android Experience

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It is good to see Google taking serious note of the flaws in the Pixel 2 XL and changing vendors (from LG to Samsung) for this year's Pixel 3 XL.

Honor Magic 2 certification confirms three rear cameras, Android 9 Pie, and more

Honor Magic 2 certification confirms three rear cameras, Android 9 Pie, and more

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With just nine days to go until the Honor Magic 2 is announced, the bezel-less smartphone has been spotted on a TENAA listing in China and, rather unsurprisingly, it reveals every last specification.

Ghostbusters World is Pokémon GO with ghosts, and you can play it now on Android

Ghostbusters World is Pokémon GO with ghosts, and you can play it now on Android

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We knew Ghostbusters World would be releasing soon thanks to its recent pre-registration listing, and as of this morning, the location-based augmented reality ghost collection game is available for download from the Google Play Store. So put on your proton pack and grab your Tobin's Spirit Guide because this time you’re the one who’s gonna be called.

How to Move Android Apps to a Micro SD Card and Clear Space

How to Move Android Apps to a Micro SD Card and Clear Space

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You try to install a new app and the Not Enough Space warning pops up. All those games, photos, and 4K videos have finally taken their toll. If your phone has a memory card slot, then the solution is easy. A microSD card is a cheap way of expanding your phone’s storage, and you can move apps to an SD card on Android to free up space. How you do it depends on what Android version you’re using. We’ll take a look at them all in this guide. Using a microSD Card on Android Before you get started, consider a...

Chrome OS is skipping Oreo, going straight to Android 9 Pie

Chrome OS is skipping Oreo, going straight to Android 9 Pie

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Chrome OS is languishing on Nougat, but not for long. Android 9 Pie is coming soon, skipping right over Oreo.

Google Boosts Android Security with Protected Confirmation

Google Boosts Android Security with Protected Confirmation

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Google further improved the security of Android with the inclusion of a new API in the latest operating system release.

The most exciting Android phone of the year won’t be available in the US

The most exciting Android phone of the year won’t be available in the US

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The most exciting Android phone of 2018 isn’t the Pixel 3, even if it does offer access to Android Pie right now in addition to that great camera. It’s not the Galaxy Note 9 either, with its beautiful Infinity Display and built-in stylus, or the upcoming OnePlus 6T that will probably deliver the fastest Android experience around. In fact, the most exciting Android phone of 2018 is the one that’s not even going to be sold in America.

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Come With Android Protected Confirmation

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Come With Android Protected Confirmation

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Google Pixel 3's 'Now Playing' music identification feature is also making way to Pixel 2 handsets.

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