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HTC One review: It's now or never again

5 Reasons Android Users Won't Switch to the iPhone 5

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As impressive as the iPhone 5 is almost certain to be, it's possible that the Android world has already passed Apple by....
5 Reasons Android Users Won't Switch to the iPhone 5

Among U.S. Social Networks, Smartphone Apps Trump The Mobile Web

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iStockphotoIt’s a good thing Facebook is doubling down on its native smartphone apps. Because it is, as they say, giving the people what they want. At least, that’s according to Nielsen’s latest numbers. For U.S. users, more than a third of the time spent using social networking sites on PCs...
Among U.S. Social Networks, Smartphone Apps Trump The Mobile Web

Samsung: Smartphones Up 30 Percent But You Have To Guess How Many We Sold

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Samsung may be king of the Android smartphone world, but it’s playing hard to get. The company declined to release smartphone sales figures late Thursday in reporting record earnings, but it is clearly faring better than some Android competitors against Apple’s iPhone juggernaut. Record profits were the big story...
Samsung: Smartphones Up 30 Percent But You Have To Guess How Many We Sold

Apple's Tightening Grip: This Could Be Android's Big Chance

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The long-closed nature of Apple's iPhone OS ecosystem is coming to a head with the addition of major new restrictions on developers. If there ever was a time when the Android world had a chance to out-innovate Apple, this could be it. Each day this week, developers have pointed out...
Apple's Tightening Grip: This Could Be Android's Big Chance

"A Lot Of Ads"

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"A Lot Of Ads": chipotle: Bryan Bishop, The Verge: The Wall Street Journal reports that Google will open up its own online store, where it will market and sell tablet devices directly to consumers. In an interesting twist, it’s said that the company won’t actually manufacture any of the offered...
"A Lot Of Ads"

As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?

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I’m on record for the past two years saying that larger screened smartphones are what many people want. I saw the light in late 2010 when I tried my first 7-inch tablet. Yes a tablet is very different from a phone, but I still see much convergence and opportunity here....
As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?

Why It Might Make Sense For Apple To Make A Five-Inch Phone

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If you're an Apple watcher that isn't too busy focusing on the present, you're probably wondering what Apple has cooking for the near future. While Wednesday's critical earnings report will reflect on the health of its existing products, the smart money is on whether or not Apple's got new magic...
Why It Might Make Sense For Apple To Make A Five-Inch Phone

Samsung Galaxy S3 price drops $100 Sunday only at Best Buy

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If you've been waiting to get the head honcho (for now) of the Android world, this weekend offers a chance to grab one for $100. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy S3 price drops $100 Sunday only at Best Buy

Four (Competing) Approaches to Security in the Mobile + Cloud Era

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"When you give the power to the users, sometimes this can cause a lot of problems." This from Check Point Software Technologies security evangelist Tomer Teller, in a recent interview with ReadWriteWeb. Check Point is the current distributor of the ZoneAlarm firewall for Windows, which set new standards a decade...
Four (Competing) Approaches to Security in the Mobile + Cloud Era

30 best Android apps this week

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Talking Angela, MediaFire, Oscars, NFL Matchups, Rise of the Blobs, Kingdom Conquest II and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new Android apps - and that's new as in newly-released, rather than new updates to old apps. In a busy week, we're back up to a Top 30...
30 best Android apps this week
GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

Estimate: 2.7M Windows Phones shipped in Q4, as Nokia becomes top vendor

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Nokia shipped an estimated 900,000 Windows Phones in the fourth quarter, quickly making it the largest vendor of Microsoft smartphones, according to a report this morning by the Strategy Analytics research firm. Strategy Analytics estimates that a total of 2.7 million Windows Phones were shipped by all vendors during the...
Estimate: 2.7M Windows Phones shipped in Q4, as Nokia becomes top vendor

4 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 will succeed

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As the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S3 grew nearer, the internet was swirling with unfounded rumors. Next-generation specs were being thrown out, and hopes were as high as could be. When the device was finally announced, it didn’t live up to the hype. Although, there’s probably nothing that could.There...
4 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 will succeed

It's An Android World After All: Polaroid Launches $150 Kids Tablet, Expanding Its New Lease On Life As A Digital Media Company

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Polaroid’s newish image as a digital media company got one more boost today, with the launch of a new, $150 Android tablet aimed specifically at children. Simply/obviously branded the “Polaroid kids tablet,” the 7-inch device has sidestepped the holiday shopping rush to try its luck instead launching among the throng...
It's An Android World After All: Polaroid Launches $150 Kids Tablet, Expanding Its New Lease On Life As A Digital Media Company

Phil Schiller Goes on Offensive Against Android and Samsung

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Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller went on the offensive against Android in a unusually forthright interview with The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of world-wide marketing, also said that Android users are often running old operating systems and that the fragmentation in the Android world was...
Phil Schiller Goes on Offensive Against Android and Samsung
YouTube Rolls Out Android Update, Offers More Features, New UI To Froyo And Gingerbread Devices

Dolly Parton Says: Mobile Roadie on Android Rocks

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Mobile Roadie, the popular do-it-yourself platform that allows bands, celebrities and regular users to create iPhone apps without knowing how to program, just announced that it has now expanded its service to Google Android. With this new service, Mobile Roadie users can now create and manage both Android and iPhone...
Dolly Parton Says: Mobile Roadie on Android Rocks
Motorola Atrix HD review

Apple's Schiller takes more jabs at Android ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4 event: '4x as many iPhone switchers'

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Just last week, Apple Worldwide Marketing SVP Phil Schiller was tweeting a warning out to Android users to be safe in light of a recent F-Secure report which said the overwhelming amount of  mobile malware floating around was on Android. Today, the WSJ reports that Schiller has more tough words...
Apple's Schiller takes more jabs at Android ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4 event: '4x as many iPhone switchers'

Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4

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Later today in New York, Samsung plans to introduce its latest flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S 4. I’ll be covering the event live from Radio City Music Hall starting at 4pm PT (7pm ET), as Samsung introduces what will likely be the most scrutinized phone in the Android world....
Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4

Google to fight malware on Android handsets

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Google appears to be planning to fight malware on the handset level, according to a report posted to the Internet on Monday. The report, posted Monday by enthusiast site AndroidPolice, analyzes a new resource file for the Google Play Store app. Resource files are loaded into memory before an...
Google to fight malware on Android handsets

iOS Users To Get Enhanced Google Voice Search Ahead Of Most Android Users

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Google announced an enhanced version of Google Voice Search today with some pretty awesome interaction in answers. Android 4.1 users have it already. iOS users will have it in a few days. The rest of the Android world, 4.0 and below? They’ll stay waiting. You can read about the new...
iOS Users To Get Enhanced Google Voice Search Ahead Of Most Android Users

The Morning Lowdown 1-30-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Your iPhone Has To Be Made In China, And Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) Can’t Absolve Your Guilt (paidContent) »  Study: Only 1% of Facebook ‘Fans’ Engage With Brands (AdAge) »  The Bookstore’s Last Stand (New York Times) »  Amazon...
The Morning Lowdown 1-30-12

Boot up: Motorola unFRANDly?, Kindle Fire v Galaxy Tab, Olympic transport and more

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Plus why webOS is better than the iPad for many daily tasks, how to make six errors in a single sentence and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamAfter Apple, Microsoft also files an EU antitrust complaint against Motorola Mobility...
Boot up: Motorola unFRANDly?, Kindle Fire v Galaxy Tab, Olympic transport and more

Android app roundup: Google's had a very busy week

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It’s been a busy week in the Android world, especially for Google. But they’re not the only ones debuting and updating apps in the Google Play store this week. Remember Neatly from an app roundup last month? It’s now in “final beta” and available for download on the Google...
Android app roundup: Google's had a very busy week
iPad still strong in first quarter of 2012, but Android tablet shipments dropped, says IDC

Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

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Low-cost tablets are a dime a dozen in the Android world, what with no name offerings from Ainovo to budget stalwarts like Archos. But there's always room for more competition and Energy Sistem seems intent on elbowing its way to a prominent place at the bottom. A mild update...
Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

Samsung's possible Galaxy M Pro sequel poses for the camera, may hang on to Android 4.0

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Samsung's Galaxy M Pro is one of the few widely distributed, fixed-QWERTY smartphones available for the Android world, but cutting edge it's not: the messaging phone originally shipped with Android 2.3 just as 4.0 was about to take center stage. It may be nearing a sorely needed update. Blog...
Samsung's possible Galaxy M Pro sequel poses for the camera, may hang on to Android 4.0

QuikIO adds iPhone-to-iPhone file transfer feature to its media streaming service

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On the heels of adding Apple TV integration earlier this month, QuikIO has announced version 2 of its media streaming service and added a convenient iPhone-to-iPhone file sharing feature. QuikIO is hard at work developing a cross-device solution for painless media management. Its iPhone and iPad apps provide an easy...
QuikIO adds iPhone-to-iPhone file transfer feature to its media streaming service
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