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Google: Android eclipses half billion activated devices

Google has officially seen 500 million Android devices activated since the release of the G1 back in fall 2008.  According to Google’s own Hugo Barra, the monumental figure was achieved

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Carphone Warehouse to carry the Google Nexus 7 in UK

Yesterday Google Nexus 7 was officially announced during Google’s largest event of the year. All Android fans were delighted because it’s literally the cheapest yet the most powerful tablet available

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Android: More than 400 million devices activated so far – daily activation crosses 1 million

Android is now almost 4 years old and when it was launched, it faced a lot of criticism but Google never gave up. Today, they launched the latest version of

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Google celebrates 10 billion Android downloads with 10 days of 10¢ apps!

The number of apps and games being downloaded in the Android Market continues to shoot skyward, growing at a rate of more than 1 billion per month.  Google, in celebrating

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Verizon-branded Galaxy Nexus shows off Android 4.0 in official videos

  Okay folks, it’s finally the time when Google finally posts official videos about their new Nexus device and they finally posted some useful “getting started” videos on Official Google

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Google officially launches Google Offer App for Android

If you are a person who loves saving money and doesn’t like to miss good deals, then there’s an app for that, and a good one. I’m sure you people

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Ice Cream Sandwich Widgets Revealed

Bits and pieces of Ice Cream Sandwich continue to leak out, and this time it’s a few of the widgets, including Gmail, Email, and Calendar.

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Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and “willy-nilly” customization doesn’t slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives spread across various players in the

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Gingerbread Ported to the Galaxy S [VIDEO]

It looks like the Nexus S isn’t the only Gingerbread phone in town anymore. Supercurio, who was also the first to root the Nexus S, has ported the ROM from the new Google flagship device to the Galaxy S.

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Android Trended Higher Than Justin Bieber in 2010

Twitter has put together a list of the top trending topics over the last year, complete with a breakdown of they were calculated. We knew Android was growing in popularity, but we didn’t realize it had reached Justin Bieber proportions. Yeah, that’s right – our beloved green robot was hotter than The Biebs.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Reviewed

After reading about the Samsung Galaxy Tab for what seemed like years (JK, it was only two months) I never thought it would come to the carriers much less to my house. I have owned the Archos and Augen versions of the mythical Android tablet and for my money, I believe Samsung got it right and all this without a proper tablet OS.

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App Inventor for Android

Google just released App Inventor for Android, a web based application builder that will help aspiring young developers create Android applications with just few drags and drops and no need

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Is this a Sony Companion Box for Google TV?

Engadget had an article up last week about the white box pictured to the left.  FCC documents call Sony unit an “Internet TV Box, similar to the wording for Sony’s

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Google Acknowledges Market Issues, Says They’re Fixed

We were just talking this morning about Android Market issues, missing apps, and missing comments.  It turns out Google was all over this one but simply didn’t do a good

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Google Releases Updated Android Fragmentation Report

Google today has released on their developer site an updated chart showing the percentages of which flavor of Android are making up what is out in the wild on Android