Battle of the 7-inch Tablets

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The rise of Android as an open-sourced operating system paved the way for continuous developments in the mobile device department. For the past few months, a number of announcements for upcoming devices... were made, giving us an idea of what would the market be like in the near future. What is noticeable however in the list of anticipated releases (as well as in the recent ones) is the rise of 7-inch table...

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Jumptap recently released the findings of its mobile OS research based on state location, and surprise, surprise! If the whole country votes on the number 1 OS in the United States this July, Android... will definitely rule over Apple iOS and Blackberry.

The color coded map in Yellow, Blue, Gray, and Checks reveals an over-all North vs South sentiment in terms of iOS and Android use. The latter...

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With Android growing bigger by the minute, security issues also are starting hound it. Some experts believe... that the open nature of the operating system makes it vulnerable to various accounts. If you recall, a number of apps were removed from the Android Market in response to the discovery of malware in them. Th...

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Free text messaging and phone calls has now reached millions of additional users as Viber officially launches today its app version for Android.

Viber was originally released for iPhone seven... months ago, garnering an impressive 20 million registered users, 12 million of which are active users using the free VoIP feature for 11 million minutes every day, averaging 6 minutes per call. The be...

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What’s a bear to do? Well, Winnie the Pooh, one of the most beloved fictional characters of all time, just went Android.

To cater to the increasing number of families wired through their... mobile devices, Disney Publishing Worldwide recently released its first-ever app for the Android platform– Winnie the Pooh: What’s a Bear to Do? The app appeals to children ages 3-7 with it...

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Two weeks ago, Andy Rubin, Senior VP and “father of Android,” revealed in Twitter that there were 500,000 Android devices activated everyday. Now, those numbers are merely history: it is... now 550,000 devices activated daily, according to Google CEO Larry Page himself. Back in May, the numbers were 400,000 daily. That is really an amazing feat, considering the jump after fourteen days...

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Good news for Android! Millenial Media recently released its June report, revealing significant gains of Android in the market (at least in Millenial’s ad network). For the seventh consecutive... month, Android ranks as the top mobile OS, with 16 out of the top 20 devices running on it.

While Apple remains to be the top device manufacturer, it can’t be denied that the cumulative p...

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Twitter recently released an updated version of its app for Android this July. The newest addition to its features are push notifications and multiple accounts support.

The inclusion of push... notifications in this update might be an improvement or a mere redundancy for Android users. It can be a good sign as it levels the field for both Android and iPhone, with the latter already enjoying...

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A Google Videos app suddenly popped out of the Android Market on the night of July 3 and mysteriously disappeared after a while. Before this, only a bunch of Xoom owners had access to the app, but after... the incident, those who got hold of the app just received annoying server errors.

This Videos app might not be so mysterious after all. After Google’s acquisition of YouTube and various attem...

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The race for the top social network isn’t over yet, Facebook. Giant search engine company Google expands its realms to the social networking world with the announcement of Google+, a site that... could be mistaken for Facebook, if not for the logo and design. Google+ has its version of Facebook Groups with Circles (plus easy-to-use privacy settings for each ‘circle’) and Facebook C...