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13 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

Take advantage of all Maps has to offer by tapping into these easily overlooked features and options.

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Apple warns: Sideloading apps threatens an iCrime wave

An extensive Apple white paper describes the risks of app sideloading to consumers and enterprises.

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Google Keep cheat sheet: How to get started

Get up and running with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

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On app tracking, both Android and iOS have to do better

While Google has announced plans to reset permissions for older, rarely used Android apps, Apple’s app-tracking-transparency efforts in iOS have fallen short of the company’s grand vision.

Google Assistant

3 new time-saving Assistant tricks to try on Android

Your trusty Android Assistant has some sweet new automation options, but it's up to you to find and configure 'em.

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Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

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Apple News for Android? Why not?

Apple's decision to change its App Store rules around Reader Apps may open up new markets for the company.

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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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The most important enhancement you can make to Gboard on Android

Save time and type faster than ever with this 30-second adjustment for Google's Gboard Android keyboard.

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Developers, regulators say Apple's App Store changes don't do enough

Apple has announced a series of slight changes in settlement of a class action by developers, but they don't seem to go far enough.

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13 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data usage 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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Old-fashioned business travel is dead (but don't blame the pandemic)

The norms and habits around traveling for work have changed dramatically in recent years. Here's what's different now — and why.

Android 12 Privacy

How to give your phone an Android-12-inspired privacy upgrade

No Android 12? No problem. You can bring the software's latest layer of privacy protection onto any phone with 12 taps and 20 seconds of setup.

Gboard Android

10 Gboard shortcuts that'll change how you type on Android

Ready to save yourself tons of time and effort? These Gboard tricks for Android are just what the (smartphone) doctor ordered.

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ArcGIS Field Maps + iPhones herald the emerging digital enterprise

The availability of powerful geospatial apps like ArcGIS Field Maps on iPhones and iPads has implications that go far beyond mapping.

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What to do if you receive a FaceTime link

If you use Windows, Android, or Linux, you may in the future receive a FaceTime invite from an Apple-wielding colleague.

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The 3 words that could spell trouble for Android apps on Windows 11

Microsoft's move to make Android apps available within Windows 11 sure sounds splendid on the surface, but these three words should give any tech-observer pause.

Gboard Android Keyboard

A neat new trick to try with Gboard on Android

Attention, Android phone owners: Your on-screen keyboard's got a cool bit of extra customization lurking in its corners.

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