Apple drops Google maps, opts for an in-house alternative

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  It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own walled garden walls. Big loss? That stands for debate, as Google Maps has never really run terrifically on iOS. ...

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TomTom to launch Android application this summer – again

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If you are a big fan of GPS applications, then I am sure you are familiar with TomTom. TomTom is one of the leading applications and it’s been around for a long time – but it’s still not available for Android, yet is for iOS. Back in 2009, TomTom made it clear that they are... ...

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Digital Harmony Games Takes Cross Platform Multiplayer to a New Level with Dragons vs. Unicorns

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  While mobile gaming continues to grow at a practically exponential level, game development company Digital Harmony knows what players want, and plans to give it to them… soon. The company is slating their first title as “Dragons Vs. Unicorns,” and is using the game to show ...

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Factoring in Tablets, Android Has a Long Way to Go to Beat iOS

Comscore released a report earlier this week which covered mobile traffic over the last few months. One of the more interesting facts in this report is that although Android owns the majority of the smartphone market, iOS has a considerably larger share of internet traffic (measured in ...

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According to Nielsen Research, Games Most Popular Mobile App Category in US

All your smartphone are belong to us! Apparently no one is using their smartphone to be productive, they just want to play games! According to Nielsen research, games continue to be the most popular app category while productivity apps find themselves on the lower rungs of the ladder. This ...

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Another Sign that Android is Taking Over the Mobile Universe

We had an interesting press release come across our desks today, concerning the company Pinger and it's Textfree app for Android. The gist of the press release was how fast it took the number of Android users to gain parity with the number of iOS users using Textfree on Apple devices. So how ...

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Monitor your Kid’s Smart Phone via PhoneSheriff

According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When ...

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Xobni for Gmail Arrives in Private Beta; Xobni for Android and iPhone Moving to Beta Soon

Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move ...

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Tonight on AGTN!

As Ray Walters, one of the hosts of AGTN always says, “It is once again Thursday, and you know what that means!  It is once again time for the Android Guys Thursday Night Droidcast!”  Here is what Ray, Aaron, Benji and Stacie have coming up tonight on the show starting at 9:00 PM ...

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ScoreLoop Encouraging IOS Devs to Make the Move to Android

Is it just me, or does it feel like that perhaps the industry is finally taking notice that Android is here to stay?  The latest indication that this is so comes from the social gaming guru’s, ScoreLoop.  Check out a quote from their page talking about their Go Android campaign:    

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What is the Popularity of Every Smartphone OS? There’s a Visual for That

According to a study released by Nielsen Research Android has taken over as the top smartphone OS in America.

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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 ...

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HeyWire Brings Social Networking and Unlimited Messaging to Android

iOS users have been loving HeyWire for their unlimited messaging and social network needs, and now, it is available for Android. HeyWire is different from others in the free texting or group messaging space because it combines a bunch of features that make it easy (and free!) for users to stay ...

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Moving from iOS to Android for Christmas? Here’s What You Need to Know

So let’s say, hypothetically, you had that random family member who had been using an iPhone for a little while, and their jealousy of your phone caused them to desire to switch. If that story doesn’t work, insert your own. Chances are at least a few of you had friends or family who ...

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Words With Friends Is Finally Getting an Android Port

Phandroid has just picked up an exciting scoop from a source that claims that New Toy Inc. is porting their widely popular online Scrabble clone, Words With Friends, to an Android device near you.

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