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HTC has been one of the staunchest supporters of the Android platform and even went ahead to dedicate an entire line of devices to Google’s new OS. It was even the manufacturer tapped by the... search company to create its first flagship smartphone, and was also  first to introduce Android phones to masses. Its handsets are some of the most well-built and frequently updated, and even their...

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Here we take a look at some of the most significant shortcomings of the iPad 2 and iOS. While some love their iPads and iOS in general, there are a number of growing complaints that are beginning to... show iOS’ age. Important areas of functionality like having a full web browsing experience with true tabbed browsing, bookmark syncing and Flash are all missing. Additionally, simple, to-be-expe...

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Not only has AT&T upgraded its mobile broadband network to fast High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) connectivity–it is also deploying Long-Term Evolution (LTE), the other major fourth-generation... (4G) wireless/mobile broadband (the other being WiMax). Read on to find out more, and be sure to check out the full infographic comparing this great lineup of advanced 4G Android superphones!

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In this article, we compare what we think are going to be two of this year’s hottest Android tablets – the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Both are excellent –... there is no question. Really, at the end of the day, like with most things – it all comes down to personal preference. Google has just updated Android Honeycomb to Android 3.1, and with it, come sever...

Top 12 Free Android Apps for Productivity

By simple definition, productivity applications refer to software programs that let you get things done–and faster, or more efficiently. The less fluff and the less clutter, the better the productivity... app.

You probably own several productivity suites for your desktop or laptop. Android devices have their share of such applications, too. They literally number by the hundreds, or maybe thousands. Won...

Google Music Beta

This afternoon, while sitting in a hot library studying, I noticed that my Droid X’s notification light was blinking rapidly. Looking for a distraction, I powered on my display, and saw that I... had a new email. The subject of the email read: “You’re Invited to Music Beta by Google.” My day instantly went from being a woeful Wednesday to becoming a wonderful Wednesday, all t...

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For the past several months, the Samsung Galaxy S II has held the performance crown of the smartphone world, reportedly beating the performance benchmarks of every phone in the world. HTC has had an... answer for a few months, but has kept quite shy about it until recently. Their answer comes in the form of the HTC Sensation, which is looking to be an incredible device, with specs very similar to the...

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The year of the superphone has finally arrived. We’ve seen a lot of powerful phones come in this year from all the major manufacturers. These aren’t your run of the mill, entry-level handsets... – no sir. These are dual-core, Gingerbread packing nerdware that boast immense screen sizes and blazing fast performance.

These are only for the most discerning Android lovers so if you need to as...

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Introduction

Welcome to Android Authority’s review of the Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V. The Optimus V is one of the Optimus One line of phones which has graced every carrier in the USA, as well... as set sales records for LG. The fact that they sold one million phones in 40 days is no surprise to me anymore, as soon as I opened the package I knew why it sold so well. Read on to find out more a...

Android-Firewall

We’ve always been big proponents of security here at Android Authority, and talked about the Security Architecture of Android in a piece previously. There’s been a lot of discussion lately... about the level of security on Android and the iPhone, and for good reason. Most of us have a significant amount of personal information on our mobile devices, and mobile security is likely to become an...