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Pushbullet Pro offers more ways to connect your smartphone and desktop (for a fee)

Pushbullet is a service that lets you share content between your computers and mobile devices. Want to see your smartphone notifications on your desktop? Pushbullet can do that. Want to copy a link or a line of text on your PC and paste it on your phone? Pushbullet can do that too. It’s been about […]

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Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch might work with iPhones (eventually)

The Samsung Gear S2 is the first smartwatch running Samsung’s Tizen-based operating system that can be paired with non-Samsung smartphones. The watch can work with most phones running Android 4.4 or later as long as they have 1.5GB of RAM or more. But Samsung might not be stopping there. A spokesperson for the company tells Digital Spy […]

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Microsoft releases open source tool for bringing iOS apps to Windows

Microsoft really wants developers to bring their apps to Windows. Earlier this year the company announced that it would offer tools to let developers of Android, iOS, and web apps into native Windows apps that could be distributed through the Windows Store. Now Microsoft is launching a preview of its Windows Bridge for iOS… and the […]

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It’s a cross-platform world: Apple Music coming to Android

Apple plans launch its first app for Android phones and tablets later this year. The company’s new Apple Music service launches first for iOS, Apple TV, Mac, and Windows. It’ll be available for those platforms starting June 30th. But this fall Apple Music will also be available for Android. The move makes sense: Apple acquired Beats in […]

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How to run multiple Android apps through Chrome with ARC Welder

Google is providing Android app developers with tools that allow their apps to run in the Chrome web browser. But you don’t need to be a developer to use Google’s ARC Welder utility: it lets just about anyone run (some) Android apps on Chrome OS, Mac, Windows, or Linux computers. When I first wrote about ARC Welder, I […]

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BlackBerry Experience Suite will bring more BB features to Android, iOS, and Windows

BlackBerry smartphones have some loyal fans… but there aren’t as many of them as there were a few years ago. So while BlackBerry isn’t ready to stop making hardware anytime soon, it’s not surprising that the company is taking steps to reach potential customers on the phone’s they’re already using… whether those are BlackBerry phones […]

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VLC updates media player apps for Android, Windows, iOS, and more

Cross-platform, open source media player VLC just became even more cross-platformy. Developers released updated versions of VLC for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android as well as for new versions of the app for platforms including Android TV, Windows Phone, and Windows RT. VLC has also returned to iOS. This marks the first time the VLC team […]

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Intel offers new dev tools for cross-platform Windows, Android apps

Intel is releasing a new set of tools that developers can use to create apps designed to run on both Windows and android. The Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience 2015 toolkit (INDE) includes libraries, compilers, setup, debugging, and optimization tools, among other things. Developers can use the tools to target Windows or Android… or both. […]

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Microsoft’s latest PC accessories include a keyboard for Android, iOS, and Windows tablets

Microsoft has just revealed a new set of PC accessories which will be available this fall. They include a new Microsoft Arc Touch Bluetooth mouse, a colorful, but simpler wireless mouse, and an Xbox One video game controller that comes with a cable allowing you to use it with Windows PCs. But one of the […]