Mike Andrici(275 posts)

Growing up in my father's PC store, I was surrounded by and developed a passion for technology ever since I was in kindergarten. However, advancements made in the technology world continue to amaze me on a daily basis! I've been writing about the Android OS since back in October 2008, when Google and HTC launched the first Android smartphone ever, the T-Mobile G1 / HTC Dream. Although I'm no company's fanboy, Android is the mobile OS I devoutly support.

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Gift Guide: Best Smartphones for Christmas 2012

by: Mike AndriciDecember 20, 2012
Android smartphones come in a dizzying variety of flavors, so we've decided to prepare this holiday shopping gift guide for Android smartphones.
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The most important Android smartphone of the year is…

by: Mike AndriciDecember 20, 2012
As 2012 nears its final days, it’s exciting to look back over the past 12 months from an Android fan perspective and then try to pick out the representative Android smartphone of the year that is about to end.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Oppo Find 5 [video]

by: Mike AndriciDecember 12, 2012
We have another fight between top Android devices: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Oppo Find 5. Who will win?
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A letter to Android Santa / Meet the FrankenPhone!

by: Mike AndriciDecember 3, 2012
This year, I’m asking Santa to build me a mutant smartphone, a Frankenstein Smartphone if you will, one that crams together all the best specs currently available in the Android ecosystem! Sounds interesting? Oh, we’re just getting started!
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VoLTE currently shaves 50% of a smartphone’s talk time battery life. Is there reason to worry?

by: Mike AndriciNovember 30, 2012
According to a recent study from Spirent Communications, VoLTE technology currently has a major drawback: it empties the smartphone's battery two times as fast as CDMA, the standard used by most carriers in the United States.
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Google Nexus 7 vs Acer Iconia Tab A110

by: Mike AndriciNovember 28, 2012
The Acer Iconia Tab A110 is the first true contender for the Google Nexus 7 in the budget Android tablet market. Join us as we find out who wins!
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Google Nexus 10 vs Apple iPad 4

by: Mike AndriciNovember 22, 2012
In this fight we're pitting the fresh Google Nexus 4 against the equally new Apple iPad 4. Who will win?
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5 inch Full HD Android smartphones are coming! Should we be happy?

by: Mike AndriciNovember 21, 2012
While the Fall 2012 lineup of flagship Android smartphones mostly uses displays that measure 4.7 inches across the diagonal, it looks like 2013 will bring us an avalanche of Android smartphones with a 5 inch display.
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New York public payphones are starting to morph into Smart Screens

by: Mike AndriciNovember 21, 2012
New York City officials have recently announced that they are beginning to transform payphones in the Big Apple (not the smartphone manufacturer) into touch-screen information kiosks, units that are referred to as “Smart Screens”.
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Apple iPad 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

by: Mike AndriciNovember 15, 2012
How well does the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 fare against the freshly released Apple iPad 4? Join us as we analyze the specs and features!
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