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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.

Data Mining the Internet of Things

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by on March 7, 2014 3:13 pm
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While many of us dream about the future potential of M2M and the internet of things, the reality is that there are many obstacles that stand in the way of this vision. What is the current state of M2M and the internet of things relative to data mining? Where do we stand?

Android Design Corner: Functional Design

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by on March 5, 2014 9:31 pm
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Design Corner - Functional Design

In the first article of the Android Design Corner series we looked at the very basic definition of design, and where Android’s current state fell within those terms. Today we go beyond the basic definition and begin to lay the foundation for what design really is. Read on for more!

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What is Nokia thinking? Can its Android X phone line-up really act as a gateway drug for Windows Phone, or is this experiment set to end in disaster? We take a look at the best case scenario for Nokia and Microsoft, before pointing out the flaws.