The Ubuntu Edge gets completely explained in 8 minutes [video]

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If the Ubuntu Edge phone has you confused, then check this out. Marques Brownlee has taken to YouTube to explain to the masses what the new IndieGoGo campaign is all about. Here’s a few highlights: The Ubuntu edge will run Android AND Ubuntu The Ubuntu docked OS will be able to talk ...

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In Brief: 7 Android-related things you should know (March 1, 2013)

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This week features Project SHEILD's "Burn Zombie Burn!", News Republic's 3.0 update, Celltick's Real Time Coupon Server, a new Magellan app, and much, much more!

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Google experimenting with new Linux kernel for Android, version 3.8

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According to the public kernel repository over at Google, there’s a new, experimental kernel build out. It’s marked as version 3.8, and is built from the standard kernel, with all the standard Android modifications and tweaks. This is, whether you may understand it or not, good news ...

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q. Chrome for Android is still at v18, while regular Chrome is at v23. When will Chrome for Android catch up? A. Soon! We expect an ...

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Want to run Android on any screen, FXI Tech has the solution

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I am an Android fanboy (and proud of it) and like every fanboy, I want every single tech gadget I have to run on Android. While some might call me a dreamer, FXI Technologies actually cares about my happiness and has set out to make my dreams a reality. They recently revealed a product ...

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Sony Ericsson Provides Information Regarding the Linux Kernel on Xperia Devices

Sony Ericsson once again proving they are “developer friendly” in their latest line of Android devices.  Just over a month ago, we highlighted about SE’s plans to allow developers to unlock their bootloader using a website on a handful of new Xperia devices.  Now they’ve ...

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Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in an anti-competitive scheme against Android. You may recall that Microsoft threatened HTC with its ...

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Devs Manage to Get Ubuntu on HTC HD2

Ahh, the wonderful world of hacking, where it seems that nearly anything is possible. It is in this realm of modding and rooting that some talented developers have reached a major breakthrough in their quest to get Android running on HTC’s 4-inch Windows Mobile monster. XDA user dcordes, ...

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HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style lawsuit is unlikely now that HTC has agreed to cough up the money. The bad news is that we’ll ...

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Will Microsoft Hold Android Hostage?

Right now, we’re all worrying about Apple’s patent claims against HTC, but Android may face a similar attack from Microsoft. It’s not terribly well known that Microsoft claims that it owns significant intellectual property used in Linux, the operating system at the heart of ...

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Gartner says The Future is About Green Robots

Gartner’s about page says that “Gartner, Inc. is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insights necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day.” Based on recent projections by Gartner ...

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Android on iPhone is One, Giant Step Closer

Thanks to the guys over at blog.iphone-dev.org, Android is moving ever so close to being run on the iPhone.  Yesterday saw them announcing that they’ve reverse engineered the iPhone and first generation iPods to run Linux.  The official announcement was the basis for a new Blogger site ...

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Mobile Linux Not Supporting the Desktop Version

Just recently, we were tipped off to some exciting and somewhat disappointing news regarding the HTC Dream. I’ve been reading through everyone’s comments and many of them have been rather interesting to say the least. While going through them, something crossed my mind that ...

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Android to Fend Off iPhone Using Great Wall of China?

What if Android could tap into that 1 billion potential mobile phone customers in China, while having little threat coming from the iPhone? Sounds impossible right? Well not according to Analysts Bill Hughes who predicts that Android-based phones will increase to 17.1 million in 2009, following ...

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