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How many times have you arrived at the office and realized that something you’ve been working on at home is still saved on your personal computer? How many times have you left the house without resuming your BitTorrent downloads? In situations like these, having access to your computer from your smartphone can be a life saver.

With Jump Desktop, you can control your Mac, PC, or Linux machine securely and reliably from anywhere in the world using your Android-powered smartphone or tablet. And thanks to Cult of Android Deals, it’s just $2.49 (75%off!) for a limited time.

Popcorn-Time

Popcorn Time, the video streaming app that’s been described as Netflix for torrents, now supports Chromecast on Android. With the app’s latest beta release, you can cast thousands of movies and TV shows wirelessly to your television over your home Wi-Fi network.

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When Android launched Ice Cream Sandwich back in October 2011 it was very unattractive, muddled and disorganized, but Google has never stopped dabbling with Android’s design and now it has evolved into a significantly cleaner, more subtle operating system. However, it looks like the search engine giant isn’t done just yet.

mojoroot

The Android-powered MOJO console from Mad Catz has successfully been rooted, giving users expanded access to the Google Play Store. Setup is as easy as flashing a custom boot image using a Mac, Windows, or Linux-powered PC; there’s no need to overwrite the MOJO’s existing ROM or alter the contents of its data partition.

COS

BlackBerry and Windows Phone might be having a hard time trying to break up the monopoly on mobile software held by Android and iOS, but that hasn’t stopped the Chinese government from having a go with a platform of its own.

Built by a company called Shanghai Liantong in conjunction with ISCAS (Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences), COS — which stands for China Operating System — aims to take on Android and iOS by providing better localization for things like language input and cloud services.

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