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The problem with the 'Google Edition' Galaxy S4 (or HTC One)

May 28th, 2013
The Galaxy S4 "Google Edition," on the other hand, is basically just Samsung's Galaxy S4 phone with stock Android software thrown onto it. We aren't talking about a custom-designed Nexus device built to run pure Google software; we're talking about an
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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Spotted On Nexus 7 At Bluetooth SIG

May 28th, 2013

Android 4.3 rumors refuse to die even though the operating system failed to make an appearance at Google's I/O conference this month. Recent reports indicate that the system was spotted in a Bluetooth SIG filing running on a Nexus 7 device, not only
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25 Android Apps for Document Creation, Handling and Printing from Your

May 28th, 2013

This app enables you to connect your Android device to your Exchange server so you can easily use corporate email, contacts, calendar and tasks features. It's also customizable. Be sure to install the free trial version of TouchDown for SmartPhones or
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Flickr (for Android)

May 28th, 2013

With a surprise mobile redesign, the venerable online photo sharing site Flickr wants a piece of that mobile action—and they're on the right track. The new Flickr app for Android (free) has a slick interface, photo editing tools, and filters for an
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BSkyB Pulls Android Apps Amid Hacking Confusion

May 28th, 2013

BSkyB, parent company of Sky, has apparently pulled its Android apps from the Google Play Store following rumors of compromised applications. Sky released a statement today confirming that the apps had been removed from the Google Play Store but
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iPad, low-cost Android devices to push tablet sales ahead of notebooks this year

May 28th, 2013

Tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% year-over-year to 229.3 million units, up from 144.5 million in 2012, and the average price of tablets is estimated to decline -10.8% to $381 due to the rise of low-cost Android models. By comparison, the
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Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

May 28th, 2013
LG's smartphones run Google's Android operating system, but the company has struggled to step out of the shadow of Samsung, which sells the most smartphones worldwide and is second only to Apple in terms of profitability in the market. LG also bought
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Samsung teases 'Premiere 2013' event with new Android and ATIV devices

May 28th, 2013

One of the new Android devices is rumored to be the Galaxy Note 3, as the Note 2 has been out since September and is about due for a refresh. Rumored specs for the Galaxy Note 3 include an even larger 5.9-inch 1080p display, a 13-megapixel camera,
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Testing an Android App Is a Huge Headache. Until Now. Meet TestFairy!

May 28th, 2013

While the mobile smartphone wars continue to intensify, judging by the pure market share numbers, Android is the clear winner. Again, not talking about revenue, mind share, branding or anything else, just pure market share. Yet, despite its dominance
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So many Android devices. Too few updates.

May 28th, 2013

Only 25 percent of Android handsets have Jelly Bean installed, according to developer.android.com. But nearly ten months after its initial release, shouldn't that adoption figure for Google's latest and most secure Android OS be much higher, especially
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