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Apple Drops Android Support in Chomp App Discovery

April 30th, 2012

App discovery service Chomp has dropped support for Google's Android platform, including the actual Android app for the service and the ability to search for Android apps on Chomp's website. The move comes under Apple's stewardship of Chomp,
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Oracle and Google Await Verdict After Final Battle Over Java Copyrights

April 30th, 2012
Oracle is trying to show that Google violated Oracle's copyrights when it built a new version of the Java platform atop Android, and on Monday, Jacobs sought to drive home Oracle's case by tossing this rhetorical question at a California jury.
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Microsoft's Nook Deal Boosts B&N, Challenges Android, Doesn't Help Consumers

April 30th, 2012

By Joe Brockmeier / April 30, 2012 09:57 AM / View Comments So much for Barnes & Noble's standing up to Microsoft's "anticompetitive scheme" against Android. One year after their nasty patent spat flared up, Microsoft and B&N have buried the hatchet
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Pocket 4.0.2 (for Android)

April 30th, 2012

Pocket is the easiest, fastest Android tool for clipping Web content for offline consumption, on a variety of devices and platforms. Also handy for taking stock of items you come across online. Ever wish you could indulge in your Web browsing addiction
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Scalado Album (for Android)

April 30th, 2012

Scalado Album replaces your Android's stock image album with one delivering super-high resolution and fast navigation. It's a visual treat, and a superior album for those running anything less than Android 4.0. You won't notice how dull your stock
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Samsung Canada Offers Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade

April 30th, 2012

By Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ – Samsung Electronics Canada is pleased to announce the availability of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) software upgrade for Samsung GALAXY devices. The upgrade will be available
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Windows Phone Is 'Beautiful', Better Than Android: Steve Wozniak

April 30th, 2012

By Ashleigh Allsopp, macworld.co.uk Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak prefers his Windows Phone to Android, but the iPhone is still his favourite. The Apple co-founder believes that Microsoft has hired a former Apple employee to work on the Windows Phone user
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Google sums up its Java case: 'There was no copying'

April 30th, 2012

In closing statements, Google's counsel reasserts that Google employed Java APIs in a fair-use manner for Android, transforming them into a full smartphone stack. by Rachel King April 30, 2012 12:35 PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO — After Oracle made its closing
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Panasonic's New Midsize Android Tablets Target the Enterprise with Pre-Loaded

April 30th, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mocana, a company that focuses on device and mobile security, announced today that Panasonic has agreed to bundle and pre-load Mocana's FIPS-certified Android security software on Panasonic's new line of
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SiriusXM Launches New Features for SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android

April 30th, 2012

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) today announced a free update to its SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android smartphones and tablets, giving subscribers more control over how they listen to SiriusXM's
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