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Before buying your own smartphone, what criteria do you use for choosing the right phone? Does it include having a wider screen and higher resolution? Does it include having the fastest processor... on the market? Or what about battery power that lasts for more than a day? Most consumers focus their gaze on the phone’s specs but neglect to consider a very crucial and important criterion: security fe...

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About a month ago, there was a post from a former Google intern who worked on Android, where he tried to give his opinion on how the UI works on Android and how it works on iOS. His post became... viral because it seemed like a pretty elaborate technical post, and for non-developers especially it seemed like what he’s saying made sense. The intern also said that because the way (he thinks) t...

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Android has had a very tough uphill battle with Apple over developers. This has been because of 2 reasons. One reason is that Apple had the headstart in both iPhone units and customer base,... but also in the ecosystem. This made it so most new mobile developers would be naturally inclined to go with the iPhone ecosystem first. The more developers there were working for the iOS platform an...

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Apart from collecting over 70% on each domestically sold Google Android devices, Microsoft is asking for a hefty sum for its very own Windows Phone 7 mobile OS. Such licensing fees have already... been estimated at around $10-$15 for every device such as Samsung and HTC. In fact, ZTE has already revealed that they were paying Microsoft between $20 and $30 for each device. This information was reve...

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Between the Curiosity rover landing on Mars (we hope) and the world supposedly ending, let’s face it, 2012 is going to be a big year. And who could possibly top 2011? After all, Honeycomb,... Ice Cream Sandwich, the Galaxy Nexus, and Google Music were all introduced in 2011. Not to mention the web based version of the Android Market. On the other hand, Apple did make a year of 2011 as well wit...

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Last summer Verizon followed AT&T with axing their Unlimited Data, many blamed the coming of Apple’s iPhone which is known to be a data hog. With 4G LTE data speeds hitting 40 megabytes per... second and higher, we are going through more data then we used too. Today we are going to show you a nice way of getting unlimited data back on your Verizon line, it’s pretty simple and all based...

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Remember Meego? Poor ol’ Meego has gone through a lot of transitions, from the original Maemo, to being merged with Intel’s Moblin, to now being merged once again with... Samsung’s own OS, Bada, which will be made open source when it will be merged with Meego, and form Tizen. All Bada applications will work in Tizen, and if developers know how to make Bada apps, the...

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If you’ve been secretly planning to change your smartphone, you may want to wait until February as the new line of quad-core Android superphones are about to take centerstage. Although most... were nowhere to be found at CES 2012, rumor has it that they will be making their launch at the Mobile World Conference to be held in Barcelona.

AndroidAuthority has previously talked about upco...

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Over at Sony’s booth in last week’s CES 2012, the company launched several new devices worthy of attention. Apart from the new Sony Xperia Ion, Xperia S, and a pair of Google TV devices,... the company also unvelied some accessories which they called as Smart Extras. This included the Smart Wireless Headset Pro, Xperia SmartTags, and the SmartWatch.

The SmartWatch was the one that...

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We were able to get some time with the newer version of the Transformer Prime 700, which features the higher pixel resolution 1920×1200, and better GPS then the original Transformer Prime. Running... on a Quad-Core Tegra 3 processor, it’s one arguably one of the best tablets ever made, and is certainly an awesome device. We also got the chance to play with the keyboard dock, which turns the Tra...