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Why Do Android Apps Want So Much Access to My Data? - Yahoo Tech

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Yahoo Tech

Why Do Android Apps Want So Much Access to My Data?
Yahoo Tech
If you're an app developer for Android, Google says you must declare what parts of your phone your app can use — and you must use Google's wording. So Facebook had to use text that says, “Has access to your phone,” even though what it really means is ...
Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Installs, Is The First Non-Google App To Do SoAndroid Headlines - Android News

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Android Game Console Maker Ouya in Sale Talks With Chinese Internet Giants ... - Re/code

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Re/code

Android Game Console Maker Ouya in Sale Talks With Chinese Internet Giants ...
Re/code
Ouya, the maker of a low-cost Android-based gaming console of the same name, has been engaged in preliminary acquisition talks with multiple big players in China, as well as a few here in the U.S., according to several sources close to the situation.
Android game console maker Ouya reportedly in acquisition talks w/ Google ...9 to 5 Google
The Company That Makes The Cheap Android Gaming Console Ouya Is ...Businessinsider India
Source: Ouya exploring options for both investment in or sale of companyVentureBeat

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Macro Xposed Module Brings Text Expansion to Any Android Keyboard - Lifehacker

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Android Headlines - Android News

Macro Xposed Module Brings Text Expansion to Any Android Keyboard
Lifehacker
Android (root): Text expansion is one of the most useful features of desktop OSes. On mobile, they're a bit more rare. You can use shortcuts in the stock Android keyboard, but if you want expansion everyone, the Macro/Text Expansion Xposed module is ...
Xposed 'Text Expansion' module now available for Android devicesAndroid Headlines - Android News

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Google's Android Wear team: We'll update early and often - CNET

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


The Guardian

Google's Android Wear team: We'll update early and often
CNET
Google is readying "several" updates to Android Wear before the end of the year, with the first coming this week. Some features on the horizon include the ability to pair a smartwatch with a Bluetooth headset, Singleton says. Watches with hardware that ...
Two months with Android Wear: the best smartwatches yetThe Guardian
Android Wear Is Getting GPS And The Ability To Talk To Other Bluetooth ...TechCrunch
Android Wear to support local music and GPS, become runner's best friendArs Technica
SlashGear -Greenbot
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Microsoft Might Be About To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone Software - Business Insider

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


PC Tech Magazine

Microsoft Might Be About To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone Software
Business Insider
Cyanogen is the company behind the somewhat popular CyanogenMod software for Android phones. The open-source modification replaces the Android operating system with a range of extra features and customization options. At the moment, this type of ...
Microsoft Set To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone SoftwarePC Tech Magazine

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Google's sub-$100 'Android One' devices said to be unveiled on September 15 - ZDNet

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


ZDNet

Google's sub-$100 'Android One' devices said to be unveiled on September 15
ZDNet
That, some are saying, can only mean Android One devices are ready to be unveiled — the high-quality but low-cost smartphones first announced at Google's I/O conference earlier this year. Details at this point are sketchy — no word yet on exactly ...
Google Sends Invites for September 15 India Event; Android One Launch LikelyNDTV
On Sept. 15, Google Will Make A Massive Bet Against Apple's iPhone 6 StrategyBusiness Insider
Google's Android One program will make cheap phones less terrible, starting ...ExtremeTech
IBNLive -Forbes -Recombu
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What to look for in Android permissions - TechRepublic

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Android Community

What to look for in Android permissions
TechRepublic
The Android permissions system is a piece of the Android puzzle that has received a lot of flack lately for being too permissive. It's an on or off proposition that tries to keep you from installing a piece of software you shouldn't. You may think it ...
Weak Control adds control to Android devices with mouse and keyboardAndroid Community

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Google set to reveal Android One budget phone hardware in India on ... - Engadget

Monday, September 01, 2014


Google set to reveal Android One budget phone hardware in India on ...
Engadget
Not everyone is interested in paying for premium handsets, and Google knows that in many parts of the world, shelling out five or six hundred dollars for a One, G3 or Galaxy S5 simply isn't an option. The Android One initiative is how Google plans to ...

How to prepare for Android L: Which devices will be compatible with Android L? - PC Advisor

Monday, September 01, 2014


Android Community

How to prepare for Android L: Which devices will be compatible with Android L?
PC Advisor
It's not like Apple with iPhones and iPads, in which there is a strict ordered hierarchy as to which devices will be able to run the new version of iOS. In the Android world you are at the mercy of your phone's manufacturer, and the network operator ...
Leak suggests Nexus 9 will launch with option of Magic casesGeek
Motorola “Shamu” spotted once more in Zauba import dataAndroid Community
The Galaxy Note 4 is not the most exciting Android this yearAndroidPIT.com
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20 best Android apps and games this week - The Guardian

Monday, September 01, 2014


The Guardian

20 best Android apps and games this week
The Guardian
It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store. As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases ...
Best Android Apps of the Week: WhatsApp, Metromile, Nova Launcher 3.1 ...Android Geeks
App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone AppsLifehacker Australia
CloudTag Releases mycloudtag For AndroidLondon South East
Product Reviews -ViewsTimes.Com (press release) (registration) (blog)
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