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When you buy a Samsung smartphone, you quickly discover that most of its internal storage is taken up by the TouchWiz operating system. That’s because it’s jam-packed with pre-installed apps and features that Samsung believes we all want — but how many of those apps actually get used?

Not many of them. According to data from Strategy Analytics, the average Galaxy smartphone user spends little time with Samsung’s own offerings, with the company’s most popular app getting just 3.9 minutes of use per month.

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The official United Airlines app has today received a rather nifty update on the Google Play Store, bringing with it an all-new Android friendly design, a revamped seat mapping and allocation system, a new mobile boarding pass display with enhanced multi-passenger view and improved booking search results — which now gives you the option of a list view so you can browse through more flights on the screen.

scam

If you’ve browsed the top paid charts in Google Play recently, you may already be familiar with Virus Shield, a $4 app that promised to protect your Android-powered devices from harmful files. It amassed more than 10,000 downloads during its short time on Google Play, and received a 4.7 star rating from thousands of users.

The only problem is, those users didn’t know that Virus Shield was nothing more than a complete scam.

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Google has introduced a new “People” section to the Play Store that helps users discover new apps, games, and other content based on what their friends like. It presents you with a whole bunch of titles that have been rated or reviewed by the people in your Google+ circles, and suggests other users you may wish to follow.

Coursera Android

The popular education based portal, Coursera has now found a new home on Android with the official app making its way to the Play Store. Previously available only on web and iOS, this has certainly come as good news for Android users.

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