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According to a recent report from market research firm Canalys, smartphone shipments in China have doubled year over year, surpassing those in the US for the first time. China is now the biggest... smartphone market in the world, accounting for 22% of global smartphone shipments, up from 16% last year. US smartphone shipments rose just 5% year on year, now accounting for 16% of global smartphone shi...

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If there was still anyone that doubted Android’s booming success in the global smartphone market, the most recent report from Analysis International should once and for all establish the mobile... operating system’s dominance. According to said report, Google’s Android operating system is the most popular smartphone platform in China, leading the race against Symbian and iOS with an almost unbe...

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Despite a contradicting report made by The Wall Street Journal, a source who’s more familiar with the issue said that the Android Market will not be making its way to China anytime in the... near future. It was just last week when The Journal reported that Google had a goal of bringing the Android Market into the country, thus they are pursuing partnerships with the local carriers who wo...

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It’s official, Ice Cream Sandwich for all!

In Sunnyvale, California yesterday, Ingenic Semiconductor and MIPS Technology made one the the best announcements that an Android... fan, or anyone, could ever ask for. The newest version of NOVO7 will be packing Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) for just $99 plus shipping and handling.

The device has been for sale for a while...

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If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you can remember that it was not long ago that we were feeding you rumors about Lenovo’s 5 inch tablet/smartphone. We are proud to say that... Lenovo has officially released the LePad S2005.

Equipped with an Android 2.3.5, a 5-inch 800 x 480 LTPS display with 178-degree viewing angle, a Qualcomm dual-core 1.2GHz chip, 1GB RAM, a five m...

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It seems that everyone except Apple has made an Android tablet now. And just one is not enough, manufacturers have gone to great lengths to make multiple versions, and Lenovo is no exception. Clocking in with 3 Android Tablets on the market today, ranging from $229 to $499, Lenovo hopes that the fourth will be the charm.

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If you’re an Android user, the two biggest things for you are most likely using are Gmail, and the Android market. However, if you’re living in China,... these resources might not be at your disposal anymore. As you can see in the image below, the market.android.com website is blocked in Beijing, Shenzen, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang Province and Yunna...

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Cheap Android tablets are what we expect from Chinese manufacturers. After all, it’s a boom market and with the ease of making a tablet, it should be expected. However, it maybe easy to make a... tablet, but its hard to make a good one. That’s why the LY-F526 from Shenzhen Lingyunxianfeng is actually a bit of a surprise. This is because from its specs it actually looks to be a good table...

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Chinese manufacturers are better known for producing cheap knock-offs of other companies’ products. That’s a rather undeserved reputation – these same manufacturers are the ones who... usually make the products of such companies like Acer, Apple, and others. This is why you sometimes see an original product coming out of the morass.

The Eking T9 tablet is an example of these o...

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Well, we’ve been expecting this for a while – but Dell has finally done it. The company has just fired its opening salvo in the Chinese market and has exclusively released its newest 10-inch... Android tablet in China. This is aimed at the emerging Chinese market that the company is hoping to tap.

The new tablet is named the Streak 10 Pro is pretty obviously aimed at the Chinese market, w...