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Emails show Google helped Samsung pay for Apple trial

In the latest spat between Samsung and Apple, Google was tapped by their largest OEM to help out. Many believed that would involve testimony from various Googlers, but emails introduced in court today note that Google offered more than that. Via deposition, a Google attorney admitted they helped shoulder the financial burden as well as provide testimony.

Samsung exec comments on future for Tizen, Android

Samsung’s move away from Android has been narrowly viewed as inevitable. Until now, their Tizen platform was a lot of innuendo, relegated to closed-door meetings with potential partners. Now that it’s seen the light of day with Samsung’s wearables, and a few Tizen smartphones are coming this fall, the scope of whether or not Samsung will leave Android widens. Recent comments from Samsung only spark further debate.

Happy Earth Day! Five ways to go paperless with Android

Earth Day is here, and it has us thinking: are we doing enough for our environment? There are lots of really simple things we can do, and one of them is to go as paperless as possible. By eliminating or reducing the amount of paper and plastic we produce or are responsible for, we can have a positive impact on our environment. Below are some tips to help you go paperless, using your Android device as a backbone.

Samsung Galaxy S5: Kids Mode

Kids Mode begins as a widget and ultimately ends up a way to child-proof your Galaxy S5. Samsung touts Kids Mode as offering "fun and safe content for children." It comes with a few preset options, and parents also have the ability to whitelist other apps. Perhaps key here -- this is all PIN protected, which means you don't have to worry about your important files being moved and/or deleted.

Verizon LG G Pad 8.3 LTE review

LG released the G Pad 8.3 in the US back in October of 2013. The initial release was a WiFi only model, and that was followed up by a Google Play edition. The GPe model was also WiFi only in terms of connectivity, however a cellular connected model has since come available through Verizon Wireless. We've been playing with a review unit for the past few weeks, and at risk of offering a spoiler in the beginning, we can say there hasn't been any disappointment.

New dialer app possibly leaked by Google’s Twitter account

With Android 4.4.3 incoming, it leads some to wonder what is in store for us. With all the chat about ugly apps lately, we’re sure to see some UI tweaks from Google. They may have tipped their hat a bit early via Twitter, where some tech support led to a glimpse at what oculd be the new dialer.
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