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Security: Android vs iOS and does it matter?

Security on our personal devices has never been a bigger issue. From the NSA, to malware, users have never been more aware of security concerns. Today, we’re going to look

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Why Android fans need to stop acting butthurt over iOS 7

Oh man, did you hear that Apple totally copied Android Jelly Bean for its new iOS 7 release!? Yeah, they changed things up but it looks so much like Android/Microsoft/WebOS.

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comScore: Android fuels smartphone growth in five leading European markets

The top five European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom)  have seen a modest surge in smartphone adoption over the last year, according to new a report

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Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki says ‘real men use Android’

One of the more prolific Apple figures of the 1980’s, Guy Kawasaki, loves his Android smartphones and tablets. So much so, in fact, he no longer uses Apple mobile devices.

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comScore: Android inches forward as smartphone sales slow

Android is still the king of the hill when it comes to smartphone market share, according to the newest comScore report.  At 52.5 percent of the U.S. market, Android is

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Crittercism: “iOS apps crash more than Android apps”

Startup mobile app monitoring firm Crittercism has released a new report which is bound to get people talking about Apple vs. Android all over again. As if the fanboys ever

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Distimo: Android Market at 400,000 applications, growing faster

Distimo has a new blog post this week which provides a handful of interesting Android figures, most notably the total number of applications in the Android Market.  According to their

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Steve Jobs was “willing to go thermonuclear war” against Android

Apple CEO believed Android was “grand theft”.

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Another Report Projecting Android Apps Eclipsing iOS in August

Just one week after Distimo projected a summer time frame for Android app outnumbering Apple’s, market research firm research2guidance is predicting something very similar. After crunching numbers and consulting the crystal ball,

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Qik Video Connect Announced, Allows for Cross-OS Videochat

If you’re not familiar with Qik, their videochat client for Android is widely popular, and many manufacturers are preloading it onto newer Android devices that feature a front-facing camera. Qik has just announced via their blog that they’re releasing a new Qik app: Qik Connect, already available on iOS.

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Nielsen: Android Now Preferred Mobile OS for Past, Present, and Future Smart Phone Purchases

Android is now the preferred mobile operating system for customers looking to pick up a new smart phone. And the preferred mobile OS for people who just bought a smart

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Report Finds Android Could Eclipse iOS Install Base Within a Year

We’ve seen our fair share of reports and studies over the last year which show Android’s market share on the rise.  With each quarter that passes another survey comes out

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Millennial Media Report Shows Verizon iPhone’s Impact on Android

Since the first whispers of a Verizon iPhone began, the question on many Android enthusiast’s minds was what kind of impact the handset could have.  Would it stop Android’s growth

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Spacetime Studios: Pocket Legends on Android Generates 30%-50% More Revenue than iOS Version

Spactime Studios has shifted its attention to Android as a primary interest, largely due to the fact that the company is making oodles of cash from the platform.

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Lookout Mobile Security: Android Market to Have More Apps than Apple App Store by Mid-2012

Lookout Mobile Security has issued another report from their App Genome Project and it confirms what we’ve been hearing for a while now: the Android Market is maturing. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the App Genome Project is the world’s largest application dataset that basically shows mobile applications across platforms, and in our case, Android v. iOS.