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Another week, another fine set of statistics released by the folks at StatCounter. According to the Internet analytics firm, as reported by Tom’s Guide, the Android browser has finally taken the lead over its competitors and is now the top mobile browser in the world. By taking a 22.67 percent share of the pie in February 2012, it bested Opera’s 21.7 percent by a small margin.

Best-7-inch-Android-tablets

Getting tired of the smallish screen on your Android smartphone? Have a fear of commitment for something too big and unwieldy like a 10-inch tablet? Getting a 7-inch Android is without doubt... the next best thing. In fact, 7-inch seems to be the sweet spot between portability and screen size. The list below contains what we believe to be an elite group of 7-inch Android tablets that are wor...

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It’s no easy task, keeping America safe. Just ask the country’s chief guardian – the National Security Agency. To make sure that classified and sensitive information doesn’t end... up in the wrong hands, NSA has picked Google’s Android mobile operating system to run the handsets used by America’s secret agents. Using the special security platform that the agency has crea...

Android-tablet-arm-vs-ipad

An epic battle between the ruler of the tablet universe and the tablets of Android-land is about to begin once more. In other words, it is that time of year again when Apple shows to the rest... of the world what the company has been cooking in its minimalist kitchen – which is often followed by the usual praises, bickering and back and forth arguments amongst critics and users. In case you...

Sony-no-Quad

If you have been waiting with bated breath for Sony to join the growing list of quad-core Android phones in the market, you may have to wait a little bit longer – like, a year longer – since... that seems to be the plan according to Sony Mobile’s Product Marketing Manager Stephen Sneeden. Talking with CNET Asia at the Mobile World Congress earlier in the week, he said that it is likely that th...

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Broadcom is flexing its semiconductor muscles as it makes an entrance to the increasingly competitive SoC business. The company has just introduced the BCM 21654G, BCM28145 and 28155 processors –... all optimized for smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The first is the BCM21654G chip that is designed for mid-end smartphones with its 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor, in...

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Things are about to go from bad to worse for PC makers of the world. That is if you believe the latest forecast that was just released by Business Insider Intelligence on the expected global sales of... smartphones compared to PCs.

It appears that smartphone sales will far surpass their PC counterparts, with the numbers expected to reach 1.5 billion units in 2016. Comparing this to the number o...

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The new app stats, which you can find in the Developer Console, now come with added tools that are essential for analysis and marketing, such as:

Viewing apps installations measured by unique... users and devices Two new data dimensions – the carrier and app version Timeline charts that highlight the peak performance of the apps and long-term trends

More details about the latest App St...

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Look out Samsung – there’s a new, thin, and sexy tablet in town, looking to snatch your crown in the ever-crowded Android tablet market. We’re talking about the forthcoming Toshiba Excite... tablets. While the voluptuous Toshiba Thrive series, the company’s first dip in the market,  were anything but sexy, they did come with a generous set of features and connectivity ports that made the...