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Banjo for Android review

July 31st, 2012

(Credit: Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET). With Banjo for Android, you not only get access to several of your social-networking feeds in one place, you also get to see if your contacts are nearby. What's more, with Banjo you can post status updates
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Android Gaming Tablet Launching With Controller

July 31st, 2012

The gaming world has been keeping a very close eye on the upcoming Ouya console, set to bring Android gaming to television sets. You might be surprised to know that the Ouya isn't the only Android gaming platform currently in development; another team
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Android Slips As Apple Climbs

July 31st, 2012
New research from Strategy Analytics tells us what we already know: Android is still leading in terms of smartphone market share in the U.S. How could they not be leading? The difference between the two is like comparing a famous fast food chain with a
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Android users can now stream Spotify radio for free

July 31st, 2012

Just like their iOS counterparts, Android users can create an unlimited number of streaming radio stations based on playlists, albums and artists. They can customize those stations by liking songs (which tells Spotify that it should play some more
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FCC Forces Verizon to Allow Android Tethering Apps

July 31st, 2012
Thanks to a government investigation, a large number of Verizon Wireless customers will be able to download apps that share a smartphone's Internet connection with other devices, a feature known as tethering. And they won't have to pay monthly fees to
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Piracy on Android and iOS – an interview with MadFinger Games

July 31st, 2012
The post was just meant as a quick note to explain why the price had changed, and MadFinger found themselves as the new poster child for the software piracy levels on Android. To make matters worse, more than a couple of users took to social networks
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Wikipad Android gaming tablet gets specced, is it anything to write home about?

July 31st, 2012
After attracting attention with news about its upcoming gaming tablet, Wikipad has made available the most important specs for their Wikipad tablet. According to a press release, it will be released at the end of the 3rd quarter of 2012 and it will be
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Apple vs. Samsung: Is Android copying the iPhone's software?

July 31st, 2012

At the heart of the legal battle between the two smartphone makers is Apple's contention that Google's Android operating system, which runs on Samsung phones, illegally copies software and design features from the iPhone and iPad. The late Apple
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Americans increasingly embracing iPhone over Android

July 31st, 2012

Though Apple struggled this past quarter against Samsung on the global mobile front, the company is not only gaining ground on Google in the United States in terms of smartphone shipment, but has edged past its rival in terms of overall usage. This is
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Final Fantasy III Coming to Ouya Android Console

July 31st, 2012

Final Fantasy III will be a launch title for the Android-based Ouya game console, the company and game maker Square Enix confirmed today. Square Enix said that its popular game will be available on the Ouya at launch, scheduled for March 2013.
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