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Android 6 Marshmallow update is out now

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Android 6 Marshmallow update is out now

Android Marshmallow is here (for some). There are battery life improvements, greater app permission controls, standardized support for fingerprint scanners, more granular volume controls, USB-C support and new Google Now features, all part of a mix that makes this an exciting upgrade for users. But is your phone actually going to get it?

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Android vs iOS in Encryption

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Android vs iOS in Encryption

Did you as a Consumer thinking of encryption when you decide to buy a mobile? According to a report in The Wall Street Journal about 95 percent of all iPhones are encrypted, compared with less than 10 percent of Android phones, iPhone owners much more likely to use encryption than Android users, Where Most Android phones are not encrypted, either by user choice or manufacturer design.

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Google Opens Project Fi to Everyone in U.S.

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Google Opens Project Fi to Everyone in U.S.

Project Fi is the mobile phone service by Google that relies on Wi-Fi hotspots for connectivity, is now available to everyone without an invite. That is, of course, assuming you have a Nexus 6, 6P, or 5X smartphone. And you’ll still have to be a U.S. customer Relevant Products/Services to take advantage of the offering.

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Google: Android Lollipop Now Running on 21 Percent of Active Devices

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Google: Android Lollipop Now Running on 21 Percent of Active Devices

Google’s Android Lollipop version, which was released last year, is finally running on over 20 percent of active Android devices.

According to the latest Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending September 7, the number of Android Lollipop-based devices logging into the store is steadily rising, while the share of Android KitKat and Android Jelly Bean powered devices is dropping gradually.

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