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Brave, the browser with built-in ad blocking, tries again on Android

Brave, the new web browser company co-founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, has launched a do-over on Android. The earlier version of the ad-blocking browser utilized an odd user interface involving

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Google debuts Allo, an AI-powered messaging client for Android and iOS

Google already has the messaging apps Hangouts and Messenger, but that didn’t stop it from debuting yet another on Wednesday at the opening of Google I/O 2016. It’s called Allo, and

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A closer look at Android N’s new emoji

Google announced this week that it’s making a bunch of changes to the emoji in Android: namely, it’s finally introducing emoji that look like people, and it’s largely doing away with

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Apple scoffs at rumors that it’s building an iOS to Android migration tool

In early January, the Telegraph reported that major European telecoms are pressuring Apple to create a tool that would help users switch from iOS to Android, and a senior industry source claimed

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WhatsApp for Android blocks links to competing messenger Telegram

After Facebook began blocking links to an allegedly spammy website last month, WhatsAppappears to be doing the same to another competitor. First spotted by Reddit users on Monday, messaging giant

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Has Android Wear Failed Already?

Roughly 720,000 smartwatches loaded with the Android Wear OS shipped in 2014, according to new data from research firm Canalys. (Hat tip to the Wall Street Journal for the original