A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean have notched a few percentage points in the overall breakdown of the platform.  Moving up ever so slightly, the two builds have grown month over month while others slowly diminish.  Most of the movement comes at the expense of ...

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Panasonic Launching Raboo E-Reader in Japan, Landing Next Month?

E-readers are getting pretty popular these days, and if you love reading books, then Panasonic may just have the tablet for you. They’re planning to launch an Android-based e-reader in Japan, called the Panasonic Raboo.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Leader International’s Impression 10 “Budget Tablet”

Today Leader International Inc. announced their new “Budget Tablet”, the Impression 10. The Impression 10 offers some high quality features that tablets like the Xoom and Galaxy Tab 10.1 are offering,  namely a large capacitive touchscreen, a camera, Flash, and IPS Display.   Sounds awesome ...

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Samsung Droid Charge Coming to VZW, LTE In Tow?

The phone originally codenamed “Stealth,” the SCH-i510, has been discovered going by a new name.  The device, which was teased at CES by Samsung and Verizon, has shown up as the Droid Charge.  Neither is acknowledging that it exists, but the word is out.  Thanks to Technobuffalo for ...

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Android, FTW!

Two weeks ago I purchased my wife an iPhone 4 to get her to send/receive text messages  (my new toy by proxy) and I got me a couple of Palm Pre’s via craigslist, as I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for webOS’ coming out party with the just announced HP Pre... Read More

Android 2.3 Bests iPhone in Browser Battle

Blaze, a company designed to help clients optimize their websites, recently conducted study of mobile browsers to see which was faster. Pitting Android 2.3 against iOS 4.3 there could only be one winner. If you read the headline coming in, you already know what happens. Let's break the ...

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Motorola Xoom: Weighed, Measured and Found Wanting

Just this past week, I put my beloved T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab on craigslist in anticipation of getting the first Android 3.0 tablet: the Motorola Xoom courtesy of Verizon Wireless.  As expected, the Tab sold rather quickly and the price offered was right so I naturally saw this as a sign to ...

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Sprint Suspends Epic 4G Froyo Update Over Multiple Issues

Citing multiple issues with force closing of apps and not recognizing the microSD card, Sprint it halting the 2.2 update.

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Samsung, AT&T Promise Froyo for Captivate on February 24

Android 2.2 is expected to hit AT&T Captivate handsets beginning tomorrow, February 24th. Now, let's talk about Gingerbread.

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Final Huawei IDEOS X3 and S7 Slim Specs Revealed

Huawei fills in the blanks for their two new Android devices, the IDEOS X3 smart phone and S7 Slim tablet.

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Android Upgrades: Who To Trust

Of course the past won't tell us the future, but it will give us expectations. Some manufacturers showed that they failed at upgrading their phones to a newer platform version. This article shows how much.

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Samsung Insider Takes to XDA to Explain How Updates Work, It’s “Largely Political”

Picture a snowball rolling down a hill, getting bigger by the moment and you'll have an image of the growing hostility over the situation. Just what the heck is going on over at Samsung? Someone reporting to be from the inside of the handset maker has taken to XDA to share a few details. As ...

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Hulu Plus Coming Soon to an Android Device Near You

If you are a fan of Hulu and Hulu plus, and you carry an Android device around with you, there is reason to celebrate. During the Samsung Keynote at CES, Hulu's CEO announced that they are working to bring the Hulu Plus subscription service to "select Android phones". A quote from Hulu's ...

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CES:2011 Lenovo 2 in 1 Hybrid System Has Android Tablet and Win 7

I find myself again envious of our Android brothers and sisters in China, as they are going to get their hands on this beauty first. The image to the left is the Lenovo LePad with the optional IdeaPad dock. The LePad is an Android 2.2 powered Android tablet. Details on the tablet are as follows:

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