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    Android M Update Means More Transparency, More Privacy for Users

    Looks like the Android platform, considered by many to favor app developers over consumers, will experience some changes with the new “M update.” For starters, the marketing and data collection process should change quite a bit. “In the past, developers were able to collect a large amount of data from each person who chose to …   Read More

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    Good News for Android Developers: ‘Chrome Custom Tabs’ Now Available for Apps

    There’s good news today for Android app developers. With Google’s release of Chrome 45 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, the company also added “Chrome Custom Tabs. The new feature will soon be downloadable from Google Play. Google has partnered with a few apps already, including Feedly, The Guardian, Medium, Player.fm, Skyscanner, Stack Overflow, Tumblr, …   Read More

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    Nearly 200 Million Americans Now Own Smartphones

    Smartphone ownership has never been greater in the United States. That’s one of the key takeaways in the latest report from comScore. A leading provider of digital media analytics, comScore has just released fresh data from its MobiLens and Mobile Metrix, which highlights key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry — in this case for …   Read More

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    Google To Make Major Mobile Announcement September 29th?

    Word on the street is that Google wants to upstage Apple this month. If so, Google will have its work cut out for itself as the iDevice maker is poised to unveil a slate of new and refreshed offerings next week, including the purported “iPhone 6s”. But Google doesn’t want to be disregarded on the …   Read More

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    iGamers, Mobile Casino Lovers Getting a New Kind of App Store

    According to a new report from our sister site mGamingWatch, there’s an app store just for real money iGaming on the way. The team at Betcade is busy talking up the first dedicated Android app store for real money gaming. Betcade will launch the first dedicated Android app store for real money gaming, providing casino …   Read More

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    Is Android a Confusing Jungle? Open Signal Thinks So

    The world Android lives in is a confusing jungle. So says Open Signal, which just released its annual report on “Android Fragmentation,” which takes a look at the complex variety of devices for which developers have to build. “This complexity is both good and bad. If you can imagine your dream phone then someone, somewhere, …   Read More

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    Report: Android Dominates Usage in APAC Region

    Smartphone use in the Asia Pacific region “continues to grow at a pace on par with the rest of the world, with page-view volume on mobile websites and apps approaching global averages.” That’s according to this week’s APAC State of Mobile Advertising report from Opera Mediaworks in partnership with the Mobile Marketing Association. The findings …   Read More

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    Yahoo Launches Livetext as a ‘New Way to Connect’

    Yahoo is at it again — making another bold move in the realm of mobile communications. According to an announcement from the prominent Internet company, Yahoo! Inc. is launching Livetext, a new app for one-to-one live video texting on iPhone and Android phones. Yahoo Livetext exists, the company says, to blend the convenience and ease …   Read More

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    Rumors, We Hear Rumors: Could Microsoft Ditch Windows Mobile and Peddle Android?

    Here at MMW, we don’t truck in rumors… except when they’re kinda juicy. Let’s hear from a writer at ExtremeTech who provided the latest tasty bit: “There are certain tech rumors that make the rounds so regularly, you could almost write the stories in advance. Every year, someone is going to buy AMD, graphene is …   Read More

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    Google Playing a Sweet Tune As Major Competition Looms Large

    In one week’s time, Apple Music will be up and streaming. But Google isn’t standing by and letting Apple enter the streaming music market without as much formidable competition as possible. This week, Google took a step that could be an attractive alternative to some music fans considering a subscription to Apple Music.   Read More