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Sundar Pichai

How Google plans to lock you away from iOS and Windows

Come for the awesome new Android features, stay because...well, it's just getting way too hard to switch.

on greenbot.com

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8 more features we want Apple to 'borrow' for iOS

We recently identified five features in iOS 8 that were cribbed from Android, but why stop there? Apple should nab these others too.

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant to compete with Apple's Siri, Google Now

At Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco this week the company debuted Cortana, a voice assistant for Windows Phone similar to Google Now and Apple's Siri.

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Five must-have apps for March Madness

Whether you want to stream games, watch your bracket, or find a local bar to watch your teams in good company, these apps have you covered.

on techhive.com

The majority of American adults are now smartphone owners

A new poll from Pew finds that 56% of American adults now own smartphones. A variety of other demographic findings may surprise you.

on techhive.com

The Floome smartphone breathalyzer will tell you when it's time to call a cab

Are you okay to drive, or should you take a cab? The Floome will tell you.

Introducing TechHive's Master Mobile Photography Superguide

In the years we've been writing about digital photography, smartphones have increasingly become the camera you have with you. Let us help you take your photos to the next level with TechHive’s Master Mobile Photography Superguide, available for $3.99.

on techhive.com

Microsoft exec talks mobile smack, trashes iOS as 'boring,' Android as 'a mess'

Microsoft's top executive for mobile phones took shots at both iOS and Android today, calling Apple's operating system "boring" and claiming Google's is "a mess."

Apple wins top score for App Store

Apple's App Store had the top score among mobile application storefronts ranked by ABI Research, but Microsoft's Windows Store narrowly beat the field for its degree of innovation.

Mobile maps showdown

Google, Apple, and Microsoft each offer a distinctive take on finding locations with your phone, but which service is the best?

on techhive.com

Windows 8, iPad, and Android: Previewing tech's busy week

The next seven days offer a slew of mobile product announcements and releases, ranging from Apple's anticipated iPad Mini to Microsoft's first tablet, refreshes from Samsung and Google, and a promotion of the first Windows 8 devices.

on pcworld.com