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Here we take a look at some of the most significant shortcomings of the iPad 2 and iOS. While some love their iPads and iOS in general, there are a number of growing complaints that are beginning to... show iOS’ age. Important areas of functionality like having a full web browsing experience with true tabbed browsing, bookmark syncing and Flash are all missing. Additionally, simple, to-be-expe...

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SwiftKey is an intelligent keyboard for your Android device. But, it needs to be taught. With the original SwiftKey, you let it learn your typing habits and allow it to analyze the messages you put... into your phone. Once it has learned enough, SwiftKey can make your typing faster by offering you word predictions that spell exactly as you would spell them.

With SwiftKey’s latest beta...

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Nothing stirs up my inner Ebert more than a great movie app. If you’re like me, a movie experience is not just enjoying the actual film itself. It’s also everything around it: getting to... know the full cast, finding chatter about it online, digging deep to how it was made. What we’ll talk about here are the top movie-related apps you can put in your Honeycomb Tablet. We won’...

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Upon opening Open Spot, you are shown a map of your surrounding area. Based on your location, the user will be able to see open parking spots within about a mile radius. As you move, so does the radius.... There’s one big problem, though. Open Spot’s data doesn’t come from some spy satellite that Google has watching the Earth’s every move. Instead, Google uses user submitted data to...

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Great Scott! Google might not be creating automatic rubber shoes or fancy hoverboards but it certainly is bringing the future closer to today. The recent Google I|O... conference gave devs and pundits alike lots of innovations to think about and discuss. Let’s see some of the things we can expect from Android in the future.

 

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The most British of media institutions, namely BBC News, is now available for consumption via smartphone and tablet. Everything above Android 1.6 is compatible with the downloaded app, (a preview here)... but unfortunately Android Honeycomb is off limits. Another thing to feel bad about: it’s UK only.

Don’t worry, an international version is on its way.

The app was officia...

Top 12 Free Android Apps for Productivity

By simple definition, productivity applications refer to software programs that let you get things done–and faster, or more efficiently. The less fluff and the less clutter, the better the productivity... app.

You probably own several productivity suites for your desktop or laptop. Android devices have their share of such applications, too. They literally number by the hundreds, or maybe thousands. Won...

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“Make your phone your wallet” – only if you have Google Wallet. Google has just announced Google Wallet as well as Google Offers during a press affair held in New York City. Together with MasterCard,... Citi, First Data, Macy’s, Subway, Toys ‘R Us, Sprint and other well-known companies, Google is bringing another kind of service that looks to revolutionize how we pay for the things.

So what...
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Earlier this month, one of the Android platform’s most awaited for apps arrived. Netflix for Android followed in the footsteps of its iOS cousin and literally exploded on to the scene.... Combining Netflix’s recognized brand presence with smooth operation, Netflix has fast become one of the platform’s killer apps.

Unfortunately, it only worked on four phones: the HT...

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[Updated: Video below] Every time there’s a big upgrade in terms of the hardware on the devices we use, developers are eagerly working behind the scenes to produce their latest creation. Madfinger... Games, the company behind the hugely popular Samurai II: Vengeance game that’s currently available on iOS devices has just thrown out some screenshots taken off (what we presume) is a Tegra 3 referenc...