6 Ft. MicroUSB + iOS cable: One cord to rule them all, $21

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How many times have you been asked if you have an extra phone charger only to be given an eye-roll from an Apple fanatic after offering up your microUSB? Or how many times have you had to make the Awkward-Seal-meme face when hearing some Android zealot belittle an Apple customer by calling them ...

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Monument Valley goes free on the Amazon App Store

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The popular puzzle game with excellent graphics, Monument Valley, has gone free, and we have the details on how you can get it on your device of choice.

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Backup and restore your Android apps via Chrome with Helium

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Koushik Dutta is known quite well around the Android community. From the ClockworkMod ROM Manager, to AllCast (which is making it’s way to iOS), and Helium. Formerly known as Carbon, Helium is an application that is designed to help you back up and restore all of your Android apps without ...

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Android tablets make up ground in business activations

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With iOS continuing to dominate the mobile space on the business side, many will be surprised to see Android gain market share amongst business users in the tablet space. According to a recent quarterly report by Good Technology, Android tablets made up 11% of business activations in Q3 2014. ...

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iOS vs Android represented in a visual interactive map

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Here we revisit the age-old debate of the two most popular mobile operating systems and which has the upper hand over the other. We all know that they both have their advantages and disadvantages, where both excel in their different use cases, but what about pure user base? The visual displayed ...

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Google’s Copresence: Sharing for all

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After breaking down an update to Google Play Services APK, Simon Tucker found Chrome APIs along with a series of photos for Copresence. In an email tip, Simon Tucker explains his findings to TechAeris. Google is going to launch a service titled “Copresence” in the coming weeks. The goal of the ...

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Pushbullet get Material Design update

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Pushbullet for Android has been updated to version 15.0.1, which now introduces material design for the app. Naturally, it looks fantastic and very, very Googly. It brings UI changes such as the floating action button, animations when opening sidebars, material design action toggles, and an ...

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Switching from iOS to Android: A helpful guide

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When I made the switch from iOS to Android, it was pretty easy. I was already using Google services for as much as I possibly could. It was part of the reason I decided to switch. Why use Apple products to access Google services when I could use Google products to access Google services? So... ...

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Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: The battle of the phablets

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So Google have now announced their new flagship device, we can finally see their response to Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus. For most, the decision on which device to get is simple as it is the platform that dictates the buying decision, but for some, platform doesn’t play as an important ...

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Smartphones in one year: Project Ara (Opinion)

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Smartphones have come a long way since their inception; though the idea of a portable device with internet connectivity and calling features has been around since the 1980s, it was not well received until 2006, with Blackberry’s new devices such as the Curve and Pearl. It revolutionised ...

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Security: Android vs iOS and does it matter?

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Security on our personal devices has never been a bigger issue. From the NSA, to malware, users have never been more aware of security concerns. Today, we’re going to look to see if there is a better option between Android and iOS. Now, before everyone gets up in arms and calling their ...

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Battle of the Phablets: iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus One

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Perhaps bigger is better? Apple have finally jumped on the band wagon and released a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 called the ‘Plus’, but how does it stack up against the Phablets already on the Android market? We’ve taken the latest and greatest 5.5-inch+ Phablet devices on the market to ...

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Photo editing app Afterlight comes to Android

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One of the best photo editing apps on iOS has made its way over the fence, and now Afterlight is available on Android. Boasting numerous filters and adjustable effects, together with textures, frames, and even some Instagram inspired special filters, Afterlight is packed with functionality. ...

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Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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Recover your stolen gold in Leo’s Fortune, now available on Google Play

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One of the most critically acclaimed platform adventure games on iOS – Leo’s Fortune – is now available on Android, although it wasn’t actually supposed to release until tomorrow. If you don’t have an iOS device, you may still be familiar with the game as it was briefly shown ...

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