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Android Now Offers Routine Malware Surveillance For Your Phone

It’s no secret that Android apps can get a little shifty, but having the freedom to explore that is part of what makes Android great. Now Google is helping you stay even safer by keeping a constant eye on whether or not any of your apps are doing anything they shouldn’t be.


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Could This Be The Clean New Look For Android's Built-In Calendar App?

The folks over at Geek.com got this sneak peek at a significantly updated test design for Timely, Google’s stock calendar app. If this is the final version that Android users will see, it will be a nice update.


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A Calorie-Tracking Image Recognition App Keeps Portions Under Control

Worried that you’ve piled your plate too high at the buffet? Researchers at SRI — the folks who created Siri before Apple bought it — are working on a new app that uses image recognition and clever AI to provide a fairly accurate estimate of the calories you’re about to consume.


Adobe Lightroom Mobile Review: Edit RAW Photos On Your iPad, Sort Of

Adobe’s Lightroom is a staple in the editing workflow of most photographers. The new, much-anticipated mobile version shows off a clever workaround for handling RAW files in a simple, if limited, interface.


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Uber And GoCatch Are Set To Be 'Regulated' In New South Wales, But What Does That Mean?

Sydney is an awful place to get around on the roads, mostly because cab drivers in the city are a nightmare. Apps designed to improve the experience like Uber and GoCatch set up shop here a while ago and have spent their time thumbing noses at the taxi industry in New South Wales because of the poor service they offer. But brace yourselves: regulation of these taxi apps is coming. The only problem? Nobody really knows what that means.


From Sexting To Sacraments: How Mobile Apps Are Taking On Religion

At this point, our entire lives could be boiled down into a series of apps. Schedules, diets, friends, family, play — it’s all there in a set of brightly coloured, easy-to-digest icons that have come to define the way we see ourselves. And though it may be hard to reconcile, even religion is no more than a Google Play or App Store click away. The salvation of your eternal soul is now downloading.


Google's Vision For The Future Of Android Is Confusing

As an operating system for mobile devices, Android has been around for a long time. Since the HTC Dream in 2008, there have been dozens of major and minor tweaks to its design, features and intent; it has morphed from a basic touchscreen OS for making calls and sending text messages to a tablet platform, a constantly-updated barebones kernel and a mobile productivity powerhouse. Google’s plan for its next great Android update, though, has us a little puzzled.