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For a tablet, 7 inches seems like the perfect size. At that size, a tablet can fit comfortably in the palm of a single hand, in a large pocket of your pants or jacket, and in your bag. With a whole slew of 7-inch tablets coming out, there’s a world to choose from. Today we’re pitting the Amazon Kindle Fire and the Viewsonic ViewPad 7e against each other to see which of these tablets provides the most bang for your buck. Design and Display The Amazon Kindle Fire runs on a heavily modified version of Android 2.3. It’s 7.5 inches…

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Our user market has expanded relatively large over the passing years. With Google’s announcement of over 10 billion application downloads on the Android Market, it is no surprise to see a rivalry, obtaining best in its category. Installed in all of our Android touch screen phones is a virtual keyboard. Now, depending on the workmanship of the software, the stock keyboard may be rubbish. However, do not fret. Android Authority is here to offer you an inside look at the best downloadable keyboards. Swype Keyboard First available on the Samsung Omnia II around two years ago, Swype interface provides a…

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The HTC Sensation XE and the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S are two great Android smartphones that are gaining popularity nowadays. The Sensation XE is one of the first to get the new Beats branding while the Xperia Arc S comes from the famous Xperia product line. Will these two meet our expectations? Will they satisfy our cravings for a truly awesome Android smartphone? Read on and find out. The Looks The two smartphones are nowhere near similar when it comes to design. The styles and the physical design of these devices are totally different from each other. Sony made…

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I am a HUGE fan of word games. So when I found out my next review was going to be a word game that I have never heard of before, I was excited.  Well, the first thought I had was what is Megawords and what separates it from all the other word games out there? Based on MegaWords little corner on the Android Market, it describes itself as “a multiplayer word game that combines the rules of Boggle and Scrabble.” To be honest, when I first read it I was kinda confused, I haven’t played Boggle in years and have no idea what…

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Portability is one of the key factors that made Android tablets a big success. These book-like gadgets are pretty much everywhere nowadays. Almost every month we see makers release new tablets and upgraded models of existing ones. They can’t help it–these devices are selling like hotcakes. Let’s take a look at two of the newcomers (relatively speaking) right now and we’ll see if these tablets are worth our money. We will take a peek at the Sony Tablet S and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. We will compare the two Android tablets side by side, so we can determine…

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Definitely a keeper, the Droid Razr has been topping the charts for quite a while now, and if you think that the market is flooded with Android phones with similar functionalities and features, the door is open for you to try the Samsung Focus S as well. With the holidays just around the corner, this could be the time for you to make that switch to Windows 7.5 Mango OS or stick to the ever-growing Android. These two phones come from two different worlds, but we’ll take a closer inspection on what makes each phone different from the other. Design…

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The year 2011 was really a rich year with better, stronger, and faster smartphones coming out. But, it didn’t stop at the phone specs. Samsung, Apple, and Motorola each took a step further and brought their own file streaming apps. What this means is that you could stream media back and forth between your phone and your HDTV, your laptop, or your PC. In the Samsung Galaxy S2, you’ve got AllShare. On the iPhone 4S, you have Airplay. On the Motorola Droid RAZR, MotoCast is the way. Although similar in function, not all these apps are the same. MotoCast The…

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This year would surely be one of the biggest years for Android. There were so many Android devices that hit the market, and not just low-end and mid-range ones but also ones that did shine and become so popular. Today we going to compare two of the big guns in the Android smartphone arena, and we will check out which one is better. When we say big guns, we are talking about the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the HTC Sensation XE. The fame of the Samsung Galaxy S2 is one of unprecedented success by far. Now, can the HTC Sensation…

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The year 2011 seemed to have a theme, and it was all about updating older phones to keep up with the times. The HTC Sensation XE is the new face of the HTC Sensation, now with Beats by Dr. Dre, a pair of headphones, and a few improvements over the original. The Motorola RAZR, on the other hand, had more than just a few improvements. It now packs a camera, GPS, WiFi, and 3G. Last, but not the least, it’s now an Android smartphone, and carries Verizon’s DROID branding. Let’s see how these two fare. Design and Display The HTC…

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3D smartphones are becoming the next big thing nowadays. With more and more smartphones being released in the market today, faster phones capable of rendering 3D-like displays have become an interesting battleground for many mobile phone manufacturers. Two 3D smartphones that comprise the minority as of the moment are the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC Evo 3D. Which of these two 3D phones is worth your while?  Read on to find out. Design and Display Absolutely gorgeous from every possible angle we look them at, both smartphones appear similarly designed to us. The Optimus 3D is covered in modern…