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Meerkat’s Android app is now available for everyone

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Meerkat’s Android app, previously available as part of a closed beta program, is now available for all Android users

With this latest update, Meerkat beat Twitter-owned rival Periscope to Google’s mobile platform. Meerkat was the first to launch on iOS as well — in February 2015 — while Periscope launched under Twitter’s wing in March

Shortly after launch, Periscope promised an Android app as well, but it still hasn’t delivered

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Meerkat’s Android app is now available for everyone

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Meerkat’s Android app, previously available as part of a closed beta program, is now available for all Android users

With this latest update, Meerkat beat Twitter-owned rival Periscope to Google’s mobile platform. Meerkat was the first to launch on iOS as well — in February 2015 — while Periscope launched under Twitter’s wing in March

Shortly after launch, Periscope promised an Android app as well, but it still hasn’t delivered

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How developers really feel about Microsoft welcoming iOS and Android

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Microsoft caught many off guard Wednesday when the company announced it would be embracing almost all developers in Windows 10, even if they develop primarily for competing operating systems.

In a significant departure from its previous mobile strategy, Microsoft is now welcoming iOS and Android developers to Windows — part of its more ambitious plan to get Windows 10 on one billion devices within “two or three years,” as Microsoft’s executive vice president Terry Myerson noted.

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Microsoft shows off new visual features in Windows 10, new Windows Store options

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Aereo Glass is back! At its annual Build conference, Microsoft showed off some new features of Windows 10, including a more transparent look and feel.

Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, the corporate vice president of the operating system group, showed off a bunch of new Windows 10 features — including updates to Cortana and Microsoft’s new web browser, Microsoft Edge (nee Project Spartan).

One of the big…

The LG G4 vs. its biggest Android competition

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2015 is shaping up to be an excellent year to be an Android user

Just about every major smartphone company has stepped up its game in terms of bold premium designs and high-speed performance. We’re also seeing some of the biggest leaps in camera picture quality, which makes us so happy.

Up until now, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 has been the undisputed top-of-the-line Android smartphone you could buy. But on Tuesday, LG came out in full…

Hands on with the LG G4: Hot leather, sweet camera

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We’ve seen plenty of new Android phones since the start of the year, and now comes time for LG’s big move: the launch of its much-leaked new flagship, the LG G4.

Samsung grabbed big headlines when it released the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge — its best smartphones ever — so LG has its work cut out for it if the company wants to stand out. After a first look at the LG G4, though, the company’s designers did a good job of finding ways to offer things you can’t get from other phones, Android or…

Facebook Messenger Launches Free VOIP Video Calls Over Cellular And Wi-Fi

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There’s an Android bot peeing on an Apple logo on Google Maps

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Sick of all the Apple Watch news today? You’re in luck, because we have something completely different for you. An image of an Android mascot, also known as an Android bot or Bugdroid, peeing on an Apple logo has been discovered on Google Maps

Marked south of the Pakistani town of Rawalpindi, the image, first noticed by Team Android, can only be seen on the Map view in Google Maps — switch to Earth (satellite) view, and it’s gone

Twitter Launches Highlights For Android To Summarize The Day’s Tweets

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Android Wear gets huge update to take on Apple Watch

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Google’s smartwatch platform Android Wear received its biggest software update to date on Monday as a part of a greater move to take on the Apple Watch.

And the update is a good one: there’s more customization (new watch faces and bands), Wi-Fi support, hand gestures and an awesome feature that lets you draw emoji to send to friends.

While the news may not be revolutionary, it shows that Google is actively trying to…