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Best Android Apps 2014 Nexus 7 2013

Android has really matured as a platform, but why is app discovery still such a problem? It’s not just that it’s difficult for indie developers to get noticed, the user experience in the Play Store is awful. The search functionality is poor and there’s a lack of curation.

What do you really want in your new phone?

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by on April 10, 2014 9:41 am
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Are you excited about bezel-less smartphones, 4K displays, and biometrics or do you think they’re over-hyped gimmicks? Would you prefer some solid improvements to your phone’s core features. We ask what you’re really looking for in your next device.

Are carrier-free SIM cards on the way?

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by on March 21, 2014 7:48 am
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A relaxing of the rules relating to carrier locked SIM cards in the Netherlands hit the news recently. We take a look at what it actually means and examine the potential benefits of this move and how it could go further to create some real carrier competition.

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T-Mobile under John Legere has been taking the fight to Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint. The “Uncarrier” is making good progress and injecting some much-needed competition into the market. We take a look at its moves over the last year.

How does Google get Android into cars?

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by on March 13, 2014 8:18 am
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The next battleground for platform dominance looks set to be cars. Google’s Open Automotive Alliance will clash with offerings from Apple, Microsoft, and others. How can Android secure a place in your automobile?

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The wearable technology market is starting to take off with a wave of fitness trackers, smartwatches, and smart glasses on the way. Now Google is about to release an Android wearables SDK we take a look at what it means, how quickly wearables could take off, what’s on the horizon right now, and ask whether Google might be tempted to weigh in with some hardware of its own.