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From The Makers Of Gorilla Glass: Fortified Lotus Glass Coming Soon

by: Edmund ApostolNovember 9, 2011
The glass manufacturing giant Corning is at it again. The very same company that gave you Gorilla Glass had announced in the recently concluded FPD International in Yokohama, Japan the release of a more formidable creation, the Lotus Glass.
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Broadcast Live Video from Your Android Device with Ustream

by: Edmund ApostolNovember 3, 2011
With the Ustream app however you can now skip the PC transfer and upload stages and just broadcast a live streaming video feed directly to the web.
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Wave at Your Android TV – Gesture Recognition TV’s in Development

by: Edmund ApostolNovember 2, 2011
Internet-enabled TV is said to be the next big thing. Just last May, another China-based company came out with a set-top box that runs on the Android operating system. Experts forecast that by 2015, at least half of the upcoming flat-panel televisions will come equipped with web connectivity. The Hisense-eyeSight collaboration signals how electronics manufacturers are in the process of finding more ways to raise the television viewing experience up another notch.
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Supernote for Asus Tablets is a Good Reason to Make Your Parents Buy You a Tablet for School

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 27, 2011

The Eee Pad Transformer, and its near-twin the Slider, are two of the more notable contributions Asus has made to the rapidly growing Android tablet market. Tablet users have both positive and negative things to say about these two, but a new application has been released that may tip the scales more favorably. The software is called Supernote, and is, essentially, a document authoring application that is being touted as the “future of note-taking.” The new app was distributed to Transformer and Slider owners earlier this month as part of Asus’ over-the-air (OTA) update for Android 3.2.1 also generally known as Honeycomb, the for-tablet version of the mobile platform.

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Enhanced Security Measures From Ice Cream Sandwich

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 27, 2011

Being able to securely store data is probably the most crucial aspect of having a successful operating system. Besides being able to navigate more easily through your Android device’s varied interfaces or taking better pictures, you also want to worry less about viruses and other malware and other such unfortunate occurrences that can happen. And let’s not forget if your smartphone or tablet  is ever stolen or misplaced – what can you do to protect yourself? You’ll be glad to know then, that Android 4.0 comes with some significant enhancement in this area.

Perhaps the most popular security measure of Ice Cream Sandwich is the Face Unlock feature. As the [...]

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Dual Core Comparison – nVidia’s Tegra 2 vs. TI’s OMAP 4

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 25, 2011

Go through the lists of hardware specifications of the various popular dual-core Android devices, and you’ll likely notice two processors frequently come up. These would be nVidia’s Tegra 2 and Texas Instrument’s OMAP 4. And while the former was a little more favored by the earlier models such as the Motorola Atrix, lately it seems that the 4th generation of TI’s OMAP (Open Multimedia Application Platform) is gaining ground with the mobile device manufacturers. A good example here would be the Droid Bionic, a smart phone initially reported to be powered by a Tegra 2 processor but eventually reached store shelves with an OMAP 4 under the hood.

The two system-on-chips [...]

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Simulate Ice Cream Sandwich Features on Your Android Phone

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 25, 2011
While waiting for that happy event, you might want to try a few workarounds that could simulate some of the more exciting ICS features on your current mobile device.
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Five Top Android Apps for Collaboration

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 20, 2011

Collaborative software has been around for quite some time. It used to be called groupware to underline the main function of enabling multiple users to interact online. Now that Internet connectivity and mobile devices are so widespread, forming virtual teams that can practically work together from anywhere in real time is fast becoming a standard practice among enterprises and other organizations.

Outlined below are five applications for the Android platform that can turn your smart phone or tablet computer into an effective tool for collaboration.

Soonr Workplace

This is a cloud service that can provide you with a virtual space to work with the rest of your [...]

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Texas Instruments Reveals Processor for Galaxy Nexus

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 19, 2011

As an enthusiastic Android user, you’ve probably been following the reports about the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. Among other things, much of the excitement about this next big attraction is due to the fact that this will be the first smartphone to carry Google’s latest version of its mobile platform, Android 4.0 also known as Ice Cream Sandwich.

You may have noticed how most news states that the device will be powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor. For some reason the specific make and model of the processor was never clarified. That is until now. Texas Instruments has finally revealed that the Galaxy Nexus’ brain will be an OMAP 4460.

The OMAP (Open Multimedia [...]

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Bizztrust Takes Android Phone Security To Another Level

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 13, 2011
Just recently, a new modification of the Android platform called Bizztrust has come out that will not only make this practice unnecessary but turn your Android phone into a veritable fortress of mobile security.
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