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Firefox Android

6 big reasons to try the new Firefox Android preview

Even if you're mostly content with Chrome, Mozilla's latest Android effort deserves your attention.

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Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

From managing files on your phone to seamlessly syncing folders with your computer, this guide will turn you into a certified Android file master.

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7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

The new Office mobile app for iOS and Android is designed to help users complete 'microtasks' while on the go and combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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UEM to marry security — finally — after long courtship

Machine learning will be key in evaluating whether a mobile device and its user should be allowed to connect to a corporate application or data silo, as user behavior becomes a part of overall endpoint security.

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How to back up Android devices: The complete guide

Make sure all your important data is always synced and protected with this easy-to-follow Android backup guide.

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Move over, Google: Microsoft's the new Android trailblazer

Want a sneak peek at Android's most interesting improvements in 2020? Look to what's happening at Microsoft (yes, Microsoft!) right now.

Google Hangouts 2020

Welcome to Hangouts hell

Think Google's messaging apps were confusing before? Just wait till you see what 2020 has in store.

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10 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

You can sync reminders between an Android device and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more — if you have the right apps.

Package Tracking Android

The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

Want insanely simple, accurate, and automated package tracking on Android? This crafty hack is for you.

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How iPhones can help manage 'always-on' work-related stress

Here are eight ways iPhones can help manage workplace stress, prevent burnout and bolster productivity.

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21 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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6 efficiency-enhancing Android apps

Don't waste time getting around in Android. These tools save you time so you can get straight to work.

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Microsoft Word for Android (and iOS) cheat sheet

Word isn’t just for the desktop anymore. Here’s your guide to creating, editing, and collaborating on documents in Microsoft’s Word mobile app.

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Review: 4 business card scanning apps for Android and iOS

Nobody wants to type business card data into contacts, so it usually never gets entered at all. With these apps, your phone can do the heavy lifting for you.

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The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

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Why Apple beats Google in the smartphone 'radar wars'

Apple and Google each rolled out new phones with innovative radar technologies. Google's is cooler, but Apple's is world-changing. Here’s how they compare.

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13 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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10 top tips for saving your smartphone’s battery

While we've come to depend on smartphones for much of our daily lives, too often we run apps, services or systems that unnecessarily hit battery life.

Android 10 Features

How to get Android 10's hidden features on any phone today

Try out two of Android 10's most interesting and elusive elements — no matter what version of Android you're running! — with these easy-to-follow steps.

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The best Android file manager apps

From optimizing your phone’s storage to integrating your device with the cloud, these standout Android apps will let you juggle files like a pro.

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