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Temple Run 100M Downloads

Folks, it seems we have yet another addicting smartphone and tablet game on our hands. A year after its launch, Temple Run has had 100 million idol-snatching fans out there eager to collect coins while dodging wild demonic monkey attacks. Imangi Studios has just confirmed that a third of these…

samsung Galaxy-Note-2-mock-up

Even as Apple and Samsung are battling it out in the courtroom, the two companies are likely to have  a showdown in the market, too, with the launch of their latest gadgets in the upcoming weeks. Samsung, for one, is set to launch the latest version of the Galaxy Note…

Apparently, some families like sharing everything, including their tablet computers (Photo credit: Shutterstock)

Multi-user support on Android smartphones and tablets is said to already exist within Jelly Bean, although there is no working user-switching implementation yet. Still, analysis of the underlying code suggests that Google developers may be working on enabling multi-user support in the near future. Smartphones and tablets are primarily personal…

Google Nexus 7 tablet being shown off at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, in this June 2012 photo. Recent bechmarks have determined the 16GB variant to have a 43% improvement in storage performance over the 8GB model (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma).

Access speed is usually the litmus test for solid-state storage performance. Inexpensive devices usually come with slower Flash-based storage, while more expensive gadgets will feature faster “true” SSDs. Oftentimes, the architecture will dictate how quick read and write access will be. While not always an issue in devices like tablet…

Business iPhone User

Image credit: Shutterstock Media consumption differs according to platform, a study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute has found. This is also influenced by demographics, including age, education and earning capacity. In the recently-released 2012 RJI Mobile Media News Consumption Survey, researchers have determined that Apple iPhone users are generally older, better-educated…

Samsung Galaxy Pocket

Not everyone can afford a top-of-the-line Android smartphone. In fact, some mobile users would prefer cheap and rugged phones that don’t get second looks from thugs when you use it on the subway or dark alleys at midnight. Enter the Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300, the South Korean company’s upgrade to…

My BMW Remote App to Launch on Android

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My BMW Android

This may be the most expensive Android app yet. Yes, it’s supposed to be free. But it requires a $2,150 car add-on to work. And that does not include the actual cost of the vehicle itself, which can set you back at least $50,000, depending on model and trim. BMW…

Nexus 7

Almost every flagship Android tablet that major manufacturers came out with has been branded a potential “iPad killer.” But as much as we love our Android devices, the fact is that the iPad is still the leading tablet in both consumer and enterprise markets today. With Google having launched its…