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Android@Mobile World Congress: It's all about the ecosystem

February 29th, 2012

Each and every day, we are humbled by the trajectory of Android and our partners. With a year-on-year growth rate of more than 250%, 850000 new Android
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Exent's GameTanium Mobile launches for Android tabs

February 29th, 2012

Game provider Extent has brought its subscription platform to Android tablets and offers unlimited access to titles such as Fruit Ninja, Baseball Superstars and T-Racer HD. The service rolls in at a cent under six dollars a month, and there's a
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Apple, Android Mobile Tablet Security A Moving Target

February 29th, 2012

By DONNA HOWELL, INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY Posted 06:07 PM ET The need for better security is clear, evidenced by Google 's (GOOG) rollout this month of the Bouncer safety service built to patrol its Android Market for potentially malicious apps.
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Samsung's Android Dominance Puts Squeeze on HTC and Motorola

February 29th, 2012

29 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc.'s Android has surged past Apple Inc.'s iPhone to become the biggest smartphone platform, attracting a crowd of phonemakers. Yet Samsung Electronics Co.'s growing dominance may threaten the software's success and crimp
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Ads Now Heading to Twitter for iPhone, Android Timelines

February 29th, 2012

By Angela Moscaritolo Twitter users will soon begin seeing advertisements in their timelines when accessing the social network from their iPhone or Android device. Twitter announced Tuesday that it plans to expand its ad program in the coming weeks to
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Why Android Smartphones Are Winning — And Tablets Aren't

February 29th, 2012

COMMENTARY | It's no surprise more Android smartphones are being sold worldwide every year than iPhones, at least, when you add the numbers and count every Android smartphone from every vendor. Apple sells more iPhones than any other company and makes
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Siri vs. Android: Which Is Better at Understanding Voice Commands?

February 29th, 2012

Motorola created a bit of a stir yesterday when it released a video compared Android's Voice Actions on the Atrix 2 with iOS's Siri on an iPhone 4S. Fanboys screamed foul in the comments, so we decided to test it out for ourselves.
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RSA: SonicWall Announces MobileConnect for Android

February 29th, 2012

At the 2012 RSA Conference SonicWall announced MobileConnect for Android, a free app that allows secure connection to a SonicWall firewall or SSL VPN appliance from an Android smartphone or tablet. Dmitriy Ayrapetov, Product Line Manager,
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Mobile Linux: It's Not Just Android Anymore

February 29th, 2012

By Katherine Noyes, PCWorld The mobile world has been good to Linux, whose Android derivative has enjoyed a success that few could have predicted just a few short years ago. And indeed, until very recently, Android was Linux's main contender in the
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Schmidt: Android Customization 'Fine' But Not the Best Choice

February 29th, 2012

By Chloe Albanesius BARCELONA – Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt today said he does not have a fundamental problem with device makers creating their own customized versions of Android, but argued that Android as it was envisioned by Google is
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