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Missed Call Reminders Android

How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

Make missed calls much easier to manage with this simple Android enhancement.

Chrome for Android Tips

18 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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iOS apps on Macs? Gee, that feels familiar...

Welcome to the world of cross-platform convergence, Apple. Come on in — the water's fine.

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WWDC: No new hardware, but Apple’s platform advantage grows

Apple’s focus on software significantly expands what its existing solutions can already do and extends fresh developer opportunities.

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Gmail vs. Inbox: 8 productivity features Gmail still can't match

Gmail is better than ever, but its "experimental" email sibling has some organizational advantages that are tough to give up.

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14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

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Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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iPhone vs. Android: Which is better for you?

Choosing between the two main players in mobile depends on what features and specs are most important to you. Here's what you need to know to make the right decision.

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Allo, goodbye: The craziest thing about Google's latest messaging pivot

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Apple Health Records

A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

Apple's Health Record app allows patients to pull in their healthcare info from multiple providers onto a single record they can share with clinicians, regardless of where they work. Here's how that's working for two hospitals.

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The best password managers for Android

Not all Android password management apps are created equal -- so which one makes the most sense for you?

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7 questions to ask your EMM provider about GDPR compliance

Protecting data on mobile devices is key to complying with new EU privacy regulations going into effect in May. With the deadline looming, here’s what you should be asking your EMM vendor.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

Forget Windows Phone: With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.

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Microsoft sets May kill date for OWA apps on iOS, Android

The move riles enterprise users who still rely on older apps to access email because Outlook apps don't cut it for them.

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Tech Talk: The fate of developers (and the future of mobile)

These could be the best of times, or the worst of times to be a developer, given how fast technology (and skills) change. Our experts weigh in on that conundrum – and on what we learned from Mobile World Congress.

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10 useful iMessage apps for busy people

This collection of useful iMessage apps, including iTranslate, Dropbox, OneDrive and Square Cash, should help you get things done more easily when you have other things to do.

Swype Keyboard Eulogy

So long, Swype: A eulogy for a mobile keyboard pioneer

Swype hasn't been spectacular in a long time, but its impact on Android and mobile typing in general is undeniable.

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