Android tablets make up ground in business activations

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With iOS continuing to dominate the mobile space on the business side, many will be surprised to see Android gain market share amongst business users in the tablet space. According to a recent quarterly report by Good Technology, Android tablets made up 11% of business activations in Q3 2014. ...

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Moborobo.com celebrates 2-year anniversary with release of MoboMarket 3.0

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It’s no secret that, when it comes to app installation, the Google Play Store is the most popular game in town. As the default marketplace for the Android operating system, there’s a built-in comfort and familiarity that prevents many users from ever exploring what else is available ...

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Smartphones in one year: Project Ara (Opinion)

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Smartphones have come a long way since their inception; though the idea of a portable device with internet connectivity and calling features has been around since the 1980s, it was not well received until 2006, with Blackberry’s new devices such as the Curve and Pearl. It revolutionised ...

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Swappa expands to wearables, get your gently used futuristic watches now

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Swappa, a marketplace of gently used smartphone and tablets, recently started expanding its offerings to smartwatches, which are becoming a norm in the world of technology. If you head over to the site now, you can pick up either a Samsung Galaxy Gear or Sony Smartwatch 2, while there are also ...

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Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola doesn’t bother LG

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Following the acquisition of Motorola by Lenovo in an attempt to boost their mobile presence, Kim Jong Hoon – head of LG Mobile – took the chance to state that despite the boost in market share the acquisition gave Lenovo, LG isn’t worried. “There are many talks over ...

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Android now powers almost 60% of mobile devices – about 3 times the amount of iOS devices

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During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices ...

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Analysis shows Android makes up 70% of smartphones in Q4

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Canalys, a company that has made a living doing analytics, has released some new information concerning the penetration of Android into the smartphone market. According to their research, not only did Android make up 70% of the new smartphone device market that shipped in Q4, but 34% of all new ...

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Firefox for Android out of Beta, promises to upgrade your Android browsing experience

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The folks over at Mozilla have been tinkering with Firefox for Android for some time now. Old versions always seemed to be very “beta” in the way they handled, with slowdowns being a norm and unhappy testers being the same. However, with the new version, we can see some massive ...

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Google replaces Android Market with ‘Google Play’

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Google re-brands the all-in-one destination for apps, games, music, and movies.

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Microsoft OneNote Mobile Hits the Android Market

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Microsoft OneNote is part of the Office suite many professionals use on a daily basis. OneNote lets you create, store and share ideas or information in a single, easy-to-access location. According to the OneNote blog, it seems as though you fellow Android users have been begging to use this on ...

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Android Market refund now 192x longer as it extends from 15 minutes to 48 hours (Update: Maybe not…)

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Hate the 15 minute refund window on purchases from the Android Market? Sure, it used to be 24 hours, but 15 minutes? Who can get an opinion on anything in 15 minutes? Well, Google has decided that those who are of this opinion are correct, and have given you more time… 192 times more ...

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New Android Market being pushed out, includes WiFi-only updates, auto shortcuts, and more…

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A new version of the Android market is currently being pushed out, bearing the mark 3.3.11, and it includes some pretty cool new features. While the latest and greatest capabilities aren’t necessarily in the forefront of the new Market, the cool stuff shows up behind the scenes. Stuff ...

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Zoomingo Launches App “Shopping Discovery,” Aims to Help Users Find Sales on Fashion, Beauty, and More

With the economy being what it is today, who isn’t starving for a deal? Well, the folks over at Zoomingo have heard the cries of “I want cheaper stuff” from the public, and have responded with an app aimed to help you pinch your pennies while filling your shopping cart. The ...

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Google Books Now Officially Available in the UK

It’s been a long time coming, but with a recent update Google Books is now live in the UK. Meaning British users can now purchase published books to read on your phones and tablets rather than being limited to the free public domain books. Reflecting this change is an updated Market (both ...

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Fieldrunners HD Now Available in the Android Market

Android just keeps getting more and more fantastic games. This particular game, Fieldrunners HD, was only available on the Amazon Appstore. Until now.

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