Its plastic body means it feels far from premium, but the on screen experience is still strong and there's plenty of grunt under the hood to keep everything running smoothly. You'll also find Android 4.4 KitKat now residing on the handset and the price has dropped since the S5 appeared, making the Galaxy S4 a more affordable option. Quick verdict It may be over a year old now, but if your budget can't stretch to one of 2014's flagship devices the Galaxy S4 is still a very capable device. The heavy TouchWiz overlay and vast array of Samsung bloatware may put some people off, but you're unlikely to be disappointed considering the lower price. Compare the best Samsung Galaxy S4 deals 9.
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Native Outlook Web App preview now out for some Android phones | Ars Technica
As with the iOS app, OWA for Android provides e-mail, calendaring, and contacts all in a Metro-styled application. The two apps are nearly identical in capability; you can search for locations for appointments using Bing Maps, e-mails that appear to be discussing a meeting can create the relevant calendar entries, and there's support for Microsoft's Information Rights Management content protection. Microsoft Microsoft The app also supports some amount of remote management; administrators can remotely wipe the app while leaving everything else on the phone untouched. The Android version has one feature not found in the iOS version. On Android, the OWA app can sync with the phone's built-in contacts list, and this syncing is bidirectional. If you update the contact using the phone's contact editor, those updates will be reflected in OWA.
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US Android Users on Average Engage 138 Minutes Daily with their Smartphones - MarketWatch
Bonny Joy, Chief, Consumer Telemetry Platforms, said: "The three big categories are social, communication, and browsing - together they account for nearly a third of the time spent. Our analysis on the top 25 apps across each of the categories shows games and lifestyle segments are among the most vulnerable in maintaining mindshare as they are quick to come and disappear from our rankings." Barry Gilbert, Vice President, said: "Without doubt time spent on mobile is on the upward trajectory. Our data shows that of the total time spent, the gain is attributed primarily to the increased usage in social, communication and browsing categories." AppOptix addresses the contextual nuances of the consumer behavior through a full-suite of tools, including dashboards, reports, and leading analyst insights on device brands, operators, models, and apps. About Strategy Analytics Strategy Analytics, Inc.
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