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"Young Together." Screenshot: Cult of Android

“Young Together.” Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google’s been releasing some terrific Android ads in recent weeks, and the latest, entitled “Young Together,” demonstrates why its mobile platform is ideal for the big kid inside all of us.

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Hate typing on a touchscreen but can’t bring yourself to buy another BlackBerry? Then you need myType, a durable, foldable keyboard that connects wirelessly to almost any mobile device. Thanks to Cult of Android Deals, it’s now 28% cheaper for a limited time.

Watch videos on your Android? You need VLC.

Watch videos on your Android? You need VLC.

VLC, the popular media player that first made its debut on Android way back in July 2012, is finally out of beta and available in stable form. Creators VideoLAN are still offering a beta version of the app separately for those who like to play with pre-release software.

Android's not winning this fight any more.

Android’s not winning this fight any more.

Coming off a monster financial quarter, things are pretty good in Cupertino right now. But if Tim Cook didn’t have enough to smile about over his morning coffee, here’s one more: Apple has overtaken U.S. sales of Android devices for the first time since 2012.

According to figures pulled by market research team Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the holiday quarter was a massive one for Apple as far as market share goes — with iOS devices picking up 47.7 percent of sales, compared to Android’s 47.6 percent.

Nexus 5 is back in stock on the Google Play Store. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

You can now once again buy a Nexus 5 from the Google Play Store. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The Nexus 5 is back in stock in the Play Store, at least in the United States, after being missing from Google’s online store for a couple of months. 

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