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Reports are saying that carriers and Nokia’s board are becoming restless with WP7, and they are pushing for alternatives to WP7, to slow down the fast decline of the company, and the consumer... rejection of WP7 smartphones. It seems that WP7 might have been another critical mistake for Nokia and this time it might be an endgame scenario.

I still believe that Nokia made a huge mistake by not...

Tablets

This is a follow-up to my article, from a couple of months ago, analyzing the segmentation trends in the tablet market. Since I wrote that article, we have seen some more data on the market... share trends of the iPad and Android tablets, including some very interesting data on the Kindle Fire. Now, let’s have a look at how the data stacks up against my predicted trends.

iPad vs. An...
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If you want to start customizing your brand new Samsung Galaxy Nexus SPH-L700 on Sprint, we’ve got good news for you. The touch-based ClockworkMod Recovery is here and ready... for you to download. You can flash custom kernels and scripts to your phone without overusing your phone’s Volume buttons or Power key.

The Sprint Galaxy Nexus is fresh from its grand releas...

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The Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 YP-G70 (international variant) has recently become the talk of the development community. XDA developer rumirand has taken the development of the Galaxy Player... 5.0 to the next level with his own customized kernel capable of boosting the multimedia device in terms of speed, performance, and stability.

Simply known as rj’s custom kernel, the hack wil...

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The Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 is making a lot of commotion these days in the developer community. One of the latest development hacks for Samsung’s portable media player is Entropy512’s... Daily Driver kernel by XDA Developers member Entropy512.

Entropy’s Daily Driver kernel features a lot a lot of performance upgrades and contains a heavily modified version of ClockworkMod Re...

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A few months ago, the American mobile phone service provider MetroPCS launched, together with ZTE – the Chinese handset manufacturer – an affordable, entry level Android phone called... the ZTE Score M. This Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with a variety of features like a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, a 600MHz CPU, a 3.2-megapixel camera,  Wi-Fi, 4GB of internal memory, a microSD slot...

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If you’re fed up with your Android phone’s stock ROM, why not try flashing a custom ROM to your mobile phone? There are plenty of custom ROMs to choose from for your Samsung Galaxy... S2 SGH-T989. ROMs such as CyanogenMod 9 or AOKP offer pure Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) for your mobile phone. You can also try the fast and beautifully designed skin of MIUI ROM. But, before yo...

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Android. We know the name but do we truly understand the ideals behind it?

A few points to mull over before we begin this piece:

Android is Google’s brainchild. Android is... property of the public. Android is, and has been, a boon to mobile manufacturers, app developers, and retail outlets.

Think about the above for a moment. Imagine a world without Android. Would we...

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TWRP Recovery for your phone is now available for Sprint Galaxy Nexus CDMA SPH-L700 devices, giving users an alternative to ClockworkMod Recovery. It functions more or less the same as ClockworkMod... Recovery, giving you the ability to flash custom ROMs and kernels, but the TWRP Recovery is certainly no copycat.

Sprint’s Galaxy Nexus SPH-L700 is still fresh from its release, but many users a...

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Nearly every Android smartphone user has suffered the irritation of knowing that a new version of Android has been released by Google, and they haven’t received it yet. Sometimes they... never do.  Updates can often  take around six months to come, if they do at all. Why does this happen, and why does Google let it happen time and time again?

The bloatware process

Br...