Which apps are hogging space, consuming mobile data, and sucking the life out of your Android smartphone?
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No search result is a passive reproduction of data from a "public domain". Google makes the public domain public. Search underpins a massive profit-making machine.
If you've ever bought a Windows PC or Android smartphone or tablet from one of the big name vendors then chances are that you are familiar - perhaps even intimately familiar if you've ever tried removing it - with crapware.
Chinese hardware manufacturer Lenovo has come under fire for allegedly shipping consumer Windows laptops with software that hijacks secure website connections, as well as inserting ads into search results.
Processors and RAM are fixed entities in a PC, but right from day one data is incessantly eating away at your storage space. And it's not just your data (which you can manage) but endless gigabytes of temp files and cached junk.
Your selling or otherwise planning on getting rid of your existing Android smartphone or tablet, but you want to make sure that all your data has been securely deleted. Here's what you need to do.
A search for a good $100 tablet turned up not one but two from a major brand. One runs Windows 8.1 and the other Android.
The idea of using Apache Solr as a standalone primary data store may not be new but it is building momentum, according to Lucidworks' Will Hayes, CEO of the open-source search engine's commercial sponsor.
The top three Google products cited in data removal requests from federal agencies came down to Blogger, Search and YouTube.
Jealous of the tight integration between iOS and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Feel left out because you use an Android device on Windows? Wish there was an easy way to send files to your Android device? You need AirDroid 3.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
The Windows Phone personal assistant is now available in four new countries, with European jokes and football data onboard.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
Early data from StatCounter indicates that Yahoo could get a usage bump from a deal to be the default search provider.
Millions will take part in Black Friday deals this Friday and many of these shoppers will have their smartphone in hand. Google updated their mobile search results to help make your day successful.
Protecting data files through backup or mirroring procedures is an important, but mundane, part of enterprise IT life. Catalogic believes that its approach to this process could both make life easier for IT administrators and offer enterprises greater insight into its data and how it is being used.
Researchers are warning genuine apps can be easily replaced with fake apps, which can be used to vacuum up a smartphone user's entire store of data.
Nokia's working on a new technology that could curb the amount of data idle apps use, and so make smartphone batteries last longer.
The Indian Air Force is the latest party to react to allegations against Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi regarding the transfer of International user data to Beijing.
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