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Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T Review: Fast and Powerful

September 30th, 2011

This Android phone is a hit in Europe and now, after many long months of waiting, it has finally landed in the US on AT&T ($200 with a two-year contract from AT&T). This version of the super thin phone has a big advantage over its sibling,
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The Amazon Kindle Fire: When Is a Tablet Not a Tablet?

September 30th, 2011

The Kindle Fire could be the break-out Android tablet we've been waiting for, except Amazon doesn't call it a tablet. By Will Greenwald Since its announcement, the tech world has been talking about the Amazon Kindle Fire like it's the next big thing in
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich: Google's Answer to iPhone 5?

September 30th, 2011
Welcome: Android 2.4 Ice Cream Sandwich! Android 2.4 Ice Cream Sandwich is Google's attempt to have a handset and a tablet share the same interface and apps. Ice Cream Sandwich is all about creating what Google terms "one Operating System/OS
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5 great iPhone, iPad, Android holiday stocking stuffer apps

September 30th, 2011

BY TOM PERIĆ Instead of Swiss chocolate, pricy perfume or a corny Christmas tie, consider giving a gift that lacks a physical presence in the stocking, but has a digital existence that keeps delivering long after the holidays.
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Mozilla Releases Firefox 8 Beta, Includes Twitter Search

September 30th, 2011

Mozilla has also added features to the Android version of the browser. Among the new features in Firefox 8 is the addition of Twitter to the list of default search engines that users can access from the browser's toolbar.
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Xobni Makes Gmail and Android Contacts 'Smartr'

September 30th, 2011

This functionality has been partially ported to its new Smartr Contacts app for Android, which was previously known as Xobni for Android, and fully ported to its new Smartr Inbox for Gmail. Both are currently free and just launched in public beta
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Firefox Aurora for Android likes big buttons and cannot lie

September 30th, 2011

While some solid changes to JavaScript rendering and other under-the-hood code have landed in the latest Firefox developer's build, the bulk of what's new focuses on the second version of the recently-introduced Android version of Aurora.
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Amazon's Android-Based Tablet Spells Trouble For Android, Analyst Says

September 30th, 2011

While the Kindle Fire is built around Google's Android software — it can be awful hard to tell. “All the software that sits on top including the user interface, Appstore, Amazon Cloud, Amazon Prime video streaming, and even the Web browser,
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Best Buy slashing HTC Flyer permanently to $299 on 1 October

September 30th, 2011

By Matthew Miller | September 30, 2011, 1:18pm PDT Summary: If you are looking for an excellent Android tablet in a 7 inch form factor then I recommend you head over to Best Buy this weekend for the HTC Flyer. Even though I have an Apple iPad 2,
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Is Nokia's S40 replacement OS a defense against Android feature phones?

September 30th, 2011

The new operating system might help Nokia remain competitive at the low end as Android starts to scale down and become a serious contender in the high-volume feature phone space. Although Android isn't quite there yet, its proven versatility and appeal
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