Android

How to Choose a Good Android Smartphone

August 17, 2012
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A Simple Guide to Help You Purchase a Smart Phone of Your Choice With the rapid improvements in technology, a lot of Android smartphones have cropped up these days with mesmerizing features. Hence it becomes increasingly difficult for a person to select the best of the lot. First of all, you should first make yourself […]

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Android malware-apps: Doubled in just a month

July 12, 2012
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The amount of malware aimed toward Android devices continue to increase. Hundreds of thousands of Android devices are already infected with Malware from the official Android app store, known as “Google Play”, according to a study by Trend Micro (who happens to a maker of antivirus software, obviously…) Also according to “The H Security”, the […]

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Top Apps for Web Developers

July 10, 2012
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Keep your business agile and responsive with these mobile apps On their own, smartphones don’t seem like the obvious tool for web developers, but the right apps can help you diagnose problems, hone your skills, and improve your content on the fly. The more work you can do on your smartphone during down time, the […]

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Android apps can access your photos – without asking!

March 4, 2012
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In this recent week it was revealed that apps on iPhone and iPad can access user photos once the user has given the app permission to use location information. Now it appears that the problem also exists on Android, where it’s probably even worse as the app doesn’t even need to ask for any kind […]

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Cops Combat Crime with New Wireless Android Technology

January 18, 2012
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As cell phone technology continues to mature, the new generation Android phones are being used by police agencies to combat crime on many fronts. Applications that provide internet access do not always require a user’s permission to share that information and law enforcement has their own applications that can take advantage of what many see […]

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Is the iPhone under threat from Samsung?

November 3, 2011
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While most of us are always glad to see a new iPhone come along, there’s no doubt that recent news from the smartphone world has seen a fair degree of a attention focusing on the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung. This is the handset that comes running the so-called Ice Cream Sandwich, which is the Google operating system based around […]

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Three Things Which Add Charm to HTC Rhyme

October 2, 2011
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HTC Rhyme is an excellent piece of art from the house of HTC. This smartphone was in the latest technology news with the name HTC Bliss or a women-centered smartphone but now its official name is Rhyme. This sleek and stylish gadget captures your attentions because of its color and uni-body design. The device can […]

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Kaspersky compares Android security with Windows

May 25, 2011
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Increasing security threats and issues on the mobile operating system, Android, has Kaspersky comparing Android with Windows in their recent “IT Threat Evolution for Q1-2011“: Overall, the situation with the Android OS is becoming similar to the current situation with Windows: There is a plethora of Android devices with outdated software which includes various unpatched […]

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Android closing in on Apple’s iOS in the US

January 4, 2011
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Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android and RIM’s Blackberry OS are somewhat even in the United States in terms of market shares. Apple is leading with 28.6% market shares for smartphones and Android is just behind with 25.8%, according to data collected by The Nielsen Company in November 2010. A difference between iOS and Android of just […]

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Smartphone reliability: iPhone 4 with fewest failures, but…

November 11, 2010
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  A new study conducted by SquareTrade after analyzing failure rates of over 5,000 smartphones covered by SquareTrade Care Plans, shows that Apple’s iPhone 4 has the fewest failures with 2.1% failures within its first year. Below Apple you find Motorola with 2.3% and HTC with 3.7%. Another interesting observation is that when it comes […]

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We might see a Nexus Two from Google after all…

October 29, 2010
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Google has previously said that they won’t be making a new Nexus phone and that Nexus One was the only one. But now there are some indications that they have changed their minds and a Nexus Two will hit the streets already this year. While Nexus One was made by HTC, Nexus Two will be […]

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HTC Desire HD vs HTC Mozart – Froyo vs WP7

October 5, 2010
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High Tech Computer Corp, commonly known as HTC, is one of the top smartphone brands in the world. Even the iconic Nexus One had been developed by this company, for Google. Both Google and HTC have shared a very steady relationship since the birth of the Android platform. The HTC Dream, was in fact the […]

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Samsung Epic 4G: A Super Multimedia Phone [review]

September 10, 2010
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The Samsung Epic 4G is very much unlike its Galaxy S siblings as it has a physical keyboard and a front-facing camera.  This is currently the second phone that runs on Sprint’s 4G network and as of August 20, 2010, it is priced at $250 along with a two-year contract from Sprint.  The question now […]

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10 Money Saving Android Apps

August 22, 2010
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Everyone is interested in saving money in the wake of the Great Recession of the last couple of years. The first step that must be taken in controlling one’s spending lies in keeping a tight reign on what the person currently has. Also, a log with all of the information on everything being spent is […]

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9 Best Android Apps for Writers

August 14, 2010
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If you’re like a lot of writers these days, you may have an Android phone. If so, which apps can help you be more productive? Here’s a list of the top 9 apps that will do just that. 1. Fbabble (Free) This nifty little app helps you stay connected with your friends on Facebook. It […]

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iSuppli: Android to Outstrip iPhone in 2012

August 6, 2010
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More Android-based smartphones were sold in Q1 2010 than iPhones, on the North American market. A trend, which according to iSuppli, will continue so we’ll see more Android smartphones in 2012 than iPhone OS. In 2012, iSuppli believes that Android will be on 75 million smartphones and Apple’s iOS on 62 million devices. Obviously Android […]

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Android Market: One Billion Downloads

July 19, 2010
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Android has just joined in Apple’s App Store in the “>1 Billion Downloads”-club, if there was such a club. Apple’s App Store reached 3 billion downloads in in January 2010 so by now they are even more ahead, but Google and Android also seems to have a good thing going now that they’ve reached a […]

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Google’s Phone, Nexus One, Doesn’t Sell As Expected

March 10, 2010
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The expectations for Google’s phone, Nexus One, was quite high when it was first announced. Try to google “nexus one iphone killer” and you get about one million results. Yeah, lots of people thought Nexus One would be the iPhone killer. iPhone killers are not new though, every few months a new iPhone killer appears […]

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Google Nexus One Videos: Concept, Display, Testing, Manufacturing, Day One

February 10, 2010
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Google’s phone, Nexus One (costs $174.15 to produce), has been out for over a month now but it didn’t really sell as well as expected during it’s first month on the market. Now Google has released 5 promotional videos on the Nexus One Google phone. Also read: Google Software Update Adds Multitouch to Nexus One. […]

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Google Adds Multitouch To Nexus One

February 10, 2010
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Google last week shipped an update to users of their $174.15 phone, Nexus One. The biggest new feature is probably support for multitouch in Maps, Browser and Gallery. Google claims that units that ships with Android 2.1 are now so powerful that they are able to handle multi-touch and lots of users have wished for […]

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