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Cortana learns how to keep you on track, even if you forget to ask

We've all forgotten to do things that we promised to do. Luckily, we have these fancy personal assistants to help us stay on course. Cortana, Microsoft's offering (and whose name is way cooler than the actual product), is learning via machine learning to remind you of things... without you even asking.

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[The Android Police Files #6] Plz Bro I Need Kitkat 4.4 Stock Android Apk File For My Galaxy S4

Nearly two months have passed since our last installment of the Android Police Files, so I'm not going to spend much time on the introduction this time around. You already know what you're in for. Below are eight emails that several people out there mistakenly thought contained either legitimate questions or useful information of some kind. Unfortunately, grammar or common sense (but usually grammar) got in the way. Anyway, you've been more than patient, so without further ado, I present to you our sixth installment.

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Letter #1

Subject: (no subject)

Text:

Hai bro i want to ask you a question may i

want to know which 3D games would run on my android phone it has 204 mb ram and 1Ghz processer

Bro, are you aware that requesting my permission to ask a question is, in itself, asking a question?

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[The Android Police Files #5] I Really Need A Phone Bad I Pray I Can Get One From You, SOON BACKANSWER!

With all of those Christmas gifts and family gatherings come loads of trash that need to be tossed out the day after. The same can be said for email. We've received quite a few messages since our last installment of the Android Police Files, and while many of them were helpful tips and other notices, some were not so useful. We trashed as much of it as we could, but some items we felt were better off dragged out onto the sidewalk for the public to see.

So take a gander, and hopefully you will get more joy from these nuggets than we did.

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[The Android Police Files #4] No, This Isn't The Artem You Are Looking For, And Please Stop Asking Us About Eric

It's been hectic around here lately, but now that the Nexus 5 has finally launched, we can give the rumors a rest and turn our attention to other matters. For starters, we have another batch of your emails, so finish that soda, pull over to the side of the road, and turn off the stove, because you're in for a treat. Don't say we didn't warn you.

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Letter #1

Subject: Refurbished Samsung Galaxy TAB II P5100

Text:

Interested in the above model.
If any, how many do you have?
I'm interested in a bulk order of 100 units.

While we wish we could afford to stock up on large quantities of every Android device ever released, we can't.

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[The Android Police Files #3] Baffling Lawyers, Video Earrings, Dangerous Open Source Software, And So Much More

Gather 'round, folks. This is the third installment of Android Police Files and the first to contain letters submitted after we started the series. As you would expect, many emails we receive come in the form of questions, and some submitters keep their requests short and sweet. Unfortunately, we couldn't satisfy some of them even if we wanted to.

But we do our best. We really do. If we weren't here to serve, we would throw our wisdom up behind a pay wall. So without further ado, here are your questions.

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Letter #1

Subject: Jeremiah Rice

Text:

Hello, Could you please ask Jeremiah Rice to email me or phone me???

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[The Android Police Files #2] Maybe People Would Be Less Confused If We Changed Our Name

Here it is, the second installment of Android Police Files. We're still getting a steady stream of email, and while we can't post them all, we've hand-picked eight more to share with our darling readers. As you're about to see, many people can't seem to grasp what it is we do. We're not crime fighters, nor are we IT ninjas. We blog. Still, that doesn't mean we don't try our best to help out. We think our advice is useful, but we'll let you be the judge.

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Letter #1

Subject: Privacy policy

Text:

I want to report about my phone..i wanna show some apps appear in my phone and send all my info and control all my phone..if you guys can't do or check, i will call 911 or send my phone to police station..thanks a lots

We can't do or check, so feel free to go to the police.

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[The Android Police Files #1] No, We Don't Work For Android, And We're Not Really The Police

We get a lot of mail over the course of each day, but some inquiries and tips are simply better than others. Below is a batch of what we consider the cream of the crop. If there's anything to take away from these letters, it's that people assume we have more power than we do. We can't remote login to your Android devices, even if you ask nicely, and if we knew the reasons behind every delayed online purchase, we'd be much happier people. Still, we're flattered you reached out to us. Some of your requests are so priceless that we just have to share them with the world, but don't worry, we'll never publish any identifying information.

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