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Best Android apps

With an ever-growing selection on Google Play, it can be near impossible to cut through all the clut

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News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.

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WhatsApp Messenger

Though you only get a few extra useful features, WhatsApp Messenger is an excellent choice for sending free texts across platforms, even internationally.

By Apr. 19, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Apr. 19, 2013

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Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 is the best update yet, thanks to its revamped design and modern features, but it lags behind iOS and Android.

By Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 14, 2014

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Aviate Beta (Android)

Yahoo-owned Android launcher Aviate groups your apps into collections and show them to you when the time (or location) is right.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Parallels Access

Parallels Access is a must-have for iPad owners who need to control apps on their desktop PC.

By Aug. 27, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Aug. 27, 2013

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Use Clipless to get deals based on your current location

Want access to tons of deal Web sites in the palm of your hand, with very minimal effort on your part? Clipless is a deal app that is worth trying for these reasons and more.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Pebble Watch

With a major software update and new app store, the original Pebble gets a new lease on life -- a less stylish but arguably better value than the newer Steel.

By Feb. 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 10, 2014
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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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Ondot Card Control brings Find My iPhone features to your wallet

A startup out of San Jose, Calif. is handing card holders protection akin to smartphone antifraud services.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Flickr flicks on video capture and more for Android, iOS apps

Photo-sharing app gets spruced up with a friendlier interface, a new video capture, faster search, and an easier way to share your pics.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Viber sends video, images without encryption protection

Researchers demonstrate that a widely used mobile chat app not only sends some kinds of data in the open, it also stores it publicly online.

By Apr. 24, 2014