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The next iteration of the Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich, is still in development, but that doesn’t mean that there’s no anticipation for the product. The prospective design... shifts and operational improvements should be a boon for any Android user.

Still, the waiting can make a few people impatient. This is why some enterprising hacker has cooked up their own concep...

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Android is on the warpath and it looks they’re getting a bit unstoppable. Last Monday revealed that Google managed to corner 47.1 percent of the UK smartphone market in August. This is more than... double of 22.9 percent this time last year. This joins the US stats released last month that placed Android at 52 percent in the second quarter of 2011. This definitely shows that Google’s operatin...

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The long wait is finally over. Motorola has started its gradual roll out of the long-awaited LTE upgrade to its XOOM tablet by asking business and government Motorola XOOM 3G customers to send in their... tablets for the necessary hardware tweak that would let it be able to handle LTE. Quite a few have already sent theirs in and, after a five-day wait, they were back in customers’ hands. There are a...

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Gateway is now in the tablet game and just started shipping its first Android tablet. Named the Gateway TP Series A60, observant buyers would be able to recognize that the tablet isn’t a new entry... to the market. If you look at the specs closely, the A60 seems to be a rebranded version of the Acer Iconia Tab A500. This should be no surprise. After all, Gateway is now fully owned by Acer and it would...

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Not to alarm you but Android malware is steadily on the rise. This is mostly prompted by the fact that the OS has become a massively popular mobile platform. Digital troublemakers know that the best... place to wreak havoc is where there are a lot of users, and Android is just the place to be for them.

Recently, researchers have managed to detect the most dangerous Android malware example...

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It’s been quite a while since the Acer Iconia A500 was released but despite this, the tablet itself is still a great piece of work. If you’re ever in the market for a cheap Android tablet,... the Iconia is sure to be a good solid choice.It’s even better now that the tablet has started receiving the update to Android 3.2.

Initial reports have pinpointed the rollout to have starte...

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Google’s recent purchase of Motorola Mobility was quite a shock. The buyout changes a lot of things in terms of who’s holding what and what’s going to get made. Make no mistake, Google’s... acquisition is a strategic move to position itself in the marketplace and we’ll be feeling the effects of this purchase for years to come.

One of the prime reasons for Google’s purchase is to p...

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Every tablet really wants to be the iPad 2 Killer and take the throne away from Apple’s golden boy. A lot of companies have boasted that their product will be the one to take away Apple’s... top spot. A lot of it is pure hype, and with what little we know about the long rumored Amazon tablet(s), this may be the one to finally do it. The tablet itself is shrouded in mystery, but is still ma...

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The Fusion Garage Grid10 tablet has quite a few things working against it. First of all, it’s from Fusion Garage, which has had a spotty history in its releases. Second, the market is a bit crowded.... There are a lot of tablets in the market and there are even more coming. However, Fusion Garage is betting that the features that the Grid10 has will be enough to set it apart from the crowd. Third is the p...

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Android is quickly becoming one of the most popular operating systems around and this is mostly because of its open nature. However, not all is as it seems. Many open-source advocates have criticized... Google for keeping the operating system one of the most “closed” open platforms ever. Before you get confused, Google’s Chris DiBona says that’s all nonsense, pointing out the o...