Why I don’t restore backups to my iOS or Android phones

Why I don't restore backups to my iOS or Android phones
I've been buying iOS and Android apps since 2008 and have probably purchased a few hundred on both platforms. Now that it's 2015, I really don't need them all, especially the ones that are outdated or ones that I haven't used in ages. Restoring a …
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How to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy S5 via
Custom ROM developer community The Istanbul Project (TIP) has released a new firmware to the Samsung's 2014 flagship smartphone Galaxy S5. This new firmware is said to be based on the latest AOSP (Android Open Source Project) v5.1.1 Lollipop OS.
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Smartphones aren't selling like they used to (it's an Android thing)
HTC's sales woes were attributed to lower demand for its high-end Android devices, including the HTC One M9, and weak sales in China. The company previously cut its second-quarter revenue forecast and said that it would post its first loss after four …
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Evil NSA runs on saintly Linux, Apache, MySQL

Evil NSA runs on saintly Linux, Apache, MySQL
The United States National Security Agency's (NSA's) XKEYSCORE spookware, revealed by Edward Snowden as capable of sniffing and analysing just about any data from anywhere, runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. So says Snowden amanuensis Glenn …
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AMD Catalyst 15.7 Stable Linux Driver Released After a Long Absence
The AMD developers have announced that a new Catalyst Linux driver, 15.7, has been released and is now available for download. It's been a while since we had a stable version of the Catalyst driver, but it's still not all that impressive. AMD has a …
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Cheaper Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled coming this week
When the Compute Stick first launched in April, Intel said an Ubuntu version would follow. To be clear, this is not Canonical taking Intel's reference design and creating its own version. This is an Intel-branded device loaded with the popular Linux …
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Chinese takeaway, hold the Google: Xiaomi Mi4 LTE Android
Still, the brand uppermost in my mind at the time was Xiaomi, the rapidly expanding Chinese mobe maker that's being called the Chinese Apple (I'm assuming that is meant as a compliment) and that poached Mr Android, Hugo Barra, from Google back in …
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Google yanks fake Android battery monitor
Zscaler has spoiled someone's app-spoofing sting, discovering a fake battery monitor app on Google Play. Worryingly, the spoof app seems to have gotten past Google's self-lauded Bouncer app vetting system. The company reckons the malicious version of …
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Zen Ultrafone Sonic 1 With Android 5.0 Lollipop Launched at Rs. 5999
The budget dual-SIM (Micro-SIM and Regular SIM) supporting Zen Ultrafone Sonic 1 runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution IPS display with 178-degree viewing angle and is powered by …
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The Best App Uninstaller for Android
Installing apps is easy on Android. So easy that you can end up with a ton that you don't need over time. Rather than tediously paging through every app to uninstall them one by one, we recommend Easy Uninstaller. This app allows you to uninstall …
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Three Trailers For Awesome Upcoming Android Games: Rayman Adventures
We're getting some really excellent games on Android as of late, and it looks like the hit parade isn't going to end in the near future. Here are three upcoming titles (in three different genres, no less) to look forward to in the next few months.
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Best new Android widgets (July 2015)
Widgeter is, simply put, a collection of various functional Zooper widgets for your Android device that aim to boost your productivity. They are all minimalistis and pretty good-looking interface skins. There's a grand total of 55 different widgets …
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Streaks Is A Simple Habit Tracker And Daily Reminder For Android

Streaks Is A Simple Habit Tracker And Daily Reminder For Android
Android: Habits are difficult to adopt, so it's important not to overload this hard process with a complex app. Technology needs to get out of the way. That's what Streaks does. Streaks is as simple as a habit tracking app can get. It works on the “Don …
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There's now a YouTube app for Android Wear, because who cares about battery
Catching YouTube on your smartwatch would probably be the worst video experience ever, but at least now you can. Developer Appfour's latest creation is a YouTube player for Android Wear that includes search and Chromecast support. It's actually not the …
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Android customization: Top 3 icon packs for July

Android customization: Top 3 icon packs for July
What continues to amaze me is that just when you think you’ve fully covered what Android’s customization community has to offer, you stumble across more great content. In this instance, we’ve discovered three new awesome icon packs, which will look …
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Android Wallpaper: America the Beautiful
Today’s date is July 4th, which may seem like any other date, but here in the U.S. it’s when we celebrate Independence Day. All across the country there will be parades, BBQs, carnival rides, and fireworks. The one thing that will be at the center of …
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Lastest Online Security News

Beware Aquaman! Sinister superheroes pose Internet security threat
Superheroes might protect you from the evils of the physical world, but according to Intel Security's recent study, their super powers are useless on the Internet. Intel Security recently released its third annual list of the Internet's Most Toxic …
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