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A proper Nokia Lumia device running Android is coming our way, report says

We’ve all heard this rumor before, we’ve heard it numerous times in fact. All that hope and then we get Nokia X which is an abomination of sorts, not an

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display,

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal

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New plug-in allows Outlook users to join Google Hangouts

Google has released a new plug-in for users of Google Apps that allows them to use Google Hangouts for video conference calls from within Microsoft Outlook. Users of the email

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Google jumps over Apple and becomes the most valuable brand

Google became the most valuable brand in the world by leaping over Apple, at least according to Millward Brown’s 2014 100 Top BrandZ report. According to them Google had a 40%

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Microsoft updates OneDrive app for Android

For those who have come to count on the cloud as a baseline file storage method, Microsoft’s OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is a very competitive option, offering 7GB of online storage

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Microsoft sets Office Mobile free on Android

Microsoft has updated its Office application for Android and iOS making the productivity suite free for home users. Whereas it previously required a subscription to the Office 365 service it

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit

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Skype: Our mobile experience could be better

Skype is a very inconsistent experience, especially when compared to it’s iOS counterpart. It seems, however, that Skype are fully aware of this. They just took to their blog to

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Microsoft eyeing Sundar Pichai as next CEO

A new rumor states that Sundar Pichai could be in the running to be the next Microsoft CEO. It seems as though Microsoft hasn’t really been hunting for a new

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The Nokia Normandy is rumored to be an Android device

According to a recent report by The Verge, Nokia has an Android device nearly ready for consumer release. What’s interesting is that Nokia has forked Android, similar to how Amazon

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Microsoft receiving $2 Billion in profit from Android every year

Microsoft’s profit from the smartphone industry should be coming from the Windows Phone platform, or so we thought. Business Insider has obtained information from Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund, who claims

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New Samsung Galalxy Note tablet might dual-boot Android / Windows RT

With companies like HTC already being rumored to be coming out with stock dual-booting tablets with Android and Windows Phone, the rumors are starting to hit on other companies as

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Microsoft wants Windows on HTC Android phones

HTC, hurting worse than ever before, really needs to turn things around…and fast. After changing strategies over the last few quarters, hiring a high-profile pitchman, and selling back Beats stock,

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to