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Apple vs Android

We’ve heard a lot of criticisms about Android as a platform, including fragmentation, patent infringements, a copycat mentality, and a platform that has been made cheap by the proliferation of inexpensive, low-end devices. But a recent interview with a venture capitalist has brought Android criticism to a whole new level.

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As if being some of the most well-equipped Android-powered handsets ever wasn’t reason enough, Verizon has now decided to take $50 off the prices of both the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and the DROID RAZR MAXX HD, making them more wallet-friendly than ever before. The DROID RAZR HD is now available for $149.99 while the DROID RAZR MAXX HD goes for $249.99.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was first released just a little over two and a half months ago. But apparently someone in China has decided that it’s already ripe for the cloning. Indeed, you can now purchase a brand new Galaxy Note II knockoff in China that, according to its retail box, goes by the name “Android Note II.” And its casing is decked out in all white, to boot.

Dell drops smartphones, ditches Android

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by on December 14, 2012 3:40 pm
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We’d forgive you for not even being aware that Dell had released Android phones, as the only news from the company involving Android lately has been tablet related. Even then, there hasn’t been much to speak of. Apparently, Dell realizes this too, as they confirmed at this year’s Dell World conference that they’re dropping smartphones and Android altogether.