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Android devices are smart mobile devices. They’re actually mini computers more portable than netbooks or laptops. But, their power requirements aren’t as mini as we’d hoped... them to be. Many Android users frequently bewail the battery life of many Android devices.

Yet, used in moderation — and, with energy-saving habits practiced by the user — an Androi...

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The term “loved ones” refers to different things to different people. To some, it includes family and close friends. To others, it includes lovers, boyfriends, and girlfriends.... And, to many others, it can even include favorite gadgets, such as their Android phones. Regardless of the term’s scope, no one ever wants to lose a loved one.

But, accidents happen. W...

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One of the most popular camera and photo sharing apps for Android is Instagram — downloaded more than a million times in less than a day when it was launched in April last year. Already... a big hit on iOS, Instagram for Android has created a huge ripple among Android users.

Although the app sports simple controls and settings, many users still scratch their heads in wonder as to...

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Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct are two of today’s most popular means to share files and data between two mobile devices. The downside to these methods, however, is that they require some setting... up before you can use them.

But, with the help of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, you can skip the setting up part and, in its place, will only need tapping devices against each other. (Fo...

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Since its introduction, Near Field Communication (NFC) is better known for wireless payments. Its commercial application has since expanded to the transportation and retail industries in several... places around the world. Some companies use the technology for secure keycards, business cards, and even for employee use in buying pantry food.

NFC technology use in the mobile industry is also fa...

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Endings are usually accompanied by sadness, but there’s one kind of ending that provokes a smile — the weekend — not only because weekends signal the end of the work week but... also because it’s time for our weekly roundup of the week’s newest Android apps.

Of the hundreds of newly published apps on the Google Play Store this week, we picked 7 that we though...

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Whether you love or you hate Valentine’s Day, you can’t deny that there’s just no escaping it. Thankfully, it’s over for this year and we can put away our sappiness for... another twelve months. Now that the week has come to a close and we only have half a month more to go for February, it’s time to treat yourself (and your significant other) to 9 new irresistible g...

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Fly Day, Swing Day, Date Night, or Party Time — whatever you call Friday, we call it Sizzling Evening here in Android Authority with all these hot apps ready for you to take home. This... week, our sizzling offerings gear up for your creative and adventurous side as we give you a quick review of our hot seven.

Don’t let me keep you folks waiting. Here are our hot picks....

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we can already feel the love in the air. If you’re planning to make things really special for your loved one on February 14, then you’re... no doubt already combing magazines, books, TV shows, and maybe even movies for some ideas. We understand how important it is to impress the one you love, so we’ve put together a list of 15 of the best Andr...

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Whether you like your steak served well-done, medium well, or medium rare, we prefer serving the freshest Android apps hot and sizzling. Here at Android Authority, we believe that getting the... hottest new apps is the best way to start the weekend.

This week, we feature apps that won’t only keep your hands on your phone but also help you discover new places to explore whether alo...