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BlueStacks marries Android to Windows

April 29th, 2011
by Seth Rosenblatt If you're struggling to decide between Android or Windows, BlueStacks has a solution for you: choose both. The unique piece of software ties a matrimonial knot between a full version of Android and your Windows machine, allowing you
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Motorola Xoom should see second software update soon

April 29th, 2011

On Thursday, Droid-Life was first to report that an HMJ078 update was expected to start hitting the Android 3.0 tablet today. The site even grabbed a screen capture of the enhancements and new features. Among the list of coming changes were
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Google faces $50 million lawsuit over Android location tracking

April 29th, 2011

Last week developers also revealed that Android devices keep a similar cache of cell tower and WiFi data, though Android limits the amount of data to 50 recently accessed cell towers and 200 recently accessed WiFi networks. Like iOS devices, a person
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GameStop's Streaming Client Coming to Android

April 29th, 2011

GameStop apparently plans to stream games to Android devices thanks to its new Spawn Labs acquisition. Last month GameStop revealed that it acquired Spawn Labs to gain access to its proprietary streaming technology. The retailer also said it entered an
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Google Will Reveal A Revamped Version Of Google TV Soon (GOOG)

April 29th, 2011

Android apps. Google has already said it will soon be possible to run Android apps on Google TV. This source believes that Google will build a TV-specific version of the Android Market right into the Google TV interface, giving developers a lot of
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Motorola Tablet Sales Hint at Android Challenge

April 29th, 2011
Surging sales indicate the Android-based device could gain some ground in an increasingly-competitive market dominated by the iPad. The better than expected Xoom sales hint at the possibility of credible Android-based threats to Apple's
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HTC Droid Incredible 2 (Verizon Wireless)

April 29th, 2011

The Android device has a solid construction and features an 8-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture. The bad: The smartphone lacks 4G support and isn't running the latest Android software. The bottom line: Though the lack of some features is
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Google Brings Video Chat to Android, But You Probably Can't Get It Yet

April 29th, 2011

By Mike Isaac On Thursday afternoon, Google announced the debut of video and voice chat for the Android operating system. In other words, you'll soon be able to make calls through Google Talk over Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G data networks (if your carrier
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Android 3.1 gets namechecked by Adobe Flash Player 10.2, will be

April 29th, 2011

Remember how Adobe said Flash 10.2 wasn't living up to its full hardware- accelerated potential on Honeycomb thus far? Well, it seems the company's fo.
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[WTF] Microsoft Sues Barnes & Noble, Reminds Us Why MS Is The Devil

April 29th, 2011

Last month, Microsoft took bookseller Barnes & Noble, the company responsible for the Nook and Nook Color, to court over some patents infringed because B&N used the Android operating system in the Nook and Nook Color. This is definitely nothing new in
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