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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Import ban on some select Motorola Android devices

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It’s been a few months since the ITC decided on banning select Motorola Android devices. While the ITC mentioned the likes of the Google-powered Atrix, Xoom, Droid 2, etc., the exclusion covers all Motorola devices that infringe on Microsoft’s patents for email-based meeting ...

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Android 3.0 Honeycomb Preview SDK Hints At Phone Support?

Maybe Google wasn’t completely honest about making Honeycomb a tablet-only platform? Engadget got a tip last night that showed how to set the Honeycomb emulator in SDK from WXGA (1024 x 768, the default tablet resolution) to WVGA (current smartphone resolution basis). The result? I ...

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All Gingerbread ROMs Running On Phones

The Gingerbread source hasn't even been released yet, and people are already trying to get Gingerbread on their devices. To make clear which devices are supported by certain ROMs, XDA-developers has made a list of working ROMs. Because they're just ripped off the emulator, don't expect even the ...

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Android Around the World: O2 to Sell Samgung Galaxy in UK

Speaking to TechRadar recently, O2 confirmed that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy handset soon. Currently showing up as “coming soon” in the July issue of their catalogue, the phone is expected to land in August. As of right now, the pricing is unknown with only “more ...

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