Tag Archives: Android

Lenovo’s new $229 Windows tablet and $99 Android tablet aim for the budget-conscious

Lenovo has three new budget Yoga notebooks at Mobile World Congress this year. After aiming for the premium crowd with the Yoga 900S at CES last month, the trio of refreshed Yogas today are designed to bring Windows 10 to the more budget conscious. Lenovo is catering for everyone with two 14-inch models, a 15-inch version, and even a new ...

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Skype group video calling arrives on iOS and Android today

Microsoft promised Skype group video calling for smartphones last month, and now it’s rolling out to iOS and Android today. The software maker will start enabling the option on Skype accounts in Europe and the US today, and expects to complete the roll out over the next week. Microsoft says the feature will be available worldwide in March. Microsoft is allowing ...

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1Password for Android now supports fingerprint unlock

1Password is getting an update today that a lot of Android users have been waiting for. The app has been given a much more attractive look that’s in line with Google’s Material Design style, and — perhaps more importantly — it now supports using a fingerprint scanner to log in. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Remix OS is Android for the desktop, and it works with nearly any PC

Last year at CES, we mocked a company called Jide for creating a blatant Microsoft Surface clone. Well, this year they’ve come back with something new — and they’ve also returned much richer. See, between CES 2015 and today, Jide created a Kickstarter campaign for the Remix Mini, a $ 70 device that can run Android on any screen with ...

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Microsoft’s new Android app will try to convince you to switch to Windows Phone

Microsoft has been working to provide its services across all platforms, including iOS and Android, but its latest app, called AppComparison, might have a pretty small target audience. The description for AppComparison, released to Google Play on Friday, starts like this: “Are you considering changing your Android device to Windows Phone?” As you’ve probably guessed, the app, once installed, will ...

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This could be what Apple Music looks like on Android

Ever since the unveiling of Apple Music, Apple  has promised to deliver an Android version of its subscription music service sometime this fall. With it now being late October, it seems Apple is indeed nearing the launch of Apple Music for Android. Several screenshots published by Mobile Geeks offer an early glimpse at what the app will look like, and it’s ...

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Banks are the next big competitors for Android Pay and Samsung Pay

Eighteen months ago, rulings by Visa and MasterCard gave banks the chance to become big players in the emerging industry of mobile payments. They are finally starting to take advantage. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Microsoft acquires Sunrise, the best calendar app for iOS and Android

It’s official, Microsoft has acquired Sunrise, the maker of one of the best calendar apps for iOS and Android. Rumors suggested Microsoft was willing to pay $ 100 million for the purchase, but neither side is yet disclosing financial terms of the deal. Microsoft made the news official with a new video posted to its YouTube page. The move comes less than ...

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Microsoft Xim turns iOS, Android, and Windows phones into a multi-screen slideshow

Microsoft’s many research teams dream up fantastic concepts on a regular basis, but what you rarely see is an end product direct from the research labs. Microsoft Xim is launching today, built by Microsoft Research’s FUSE labs as an app to simplify mobile photo sharing. Xim is Microsoft’s take on quick Snapchat-like photo sharing without the hassle. What’s unique and unusual ...

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Chromebooks overtake Android tablets and Macs in US business sales

Chrome OS is at last gaining some momentum — among US businesses and schools, anyway. The NPD Group reports that Chromebooks represented 9.6 percent of all computing devices sold through American commercial channels in 2013, or enough to surpass the … Engadget RSS Feed

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