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Microsoft Office coming to iOS, Android early 2013

Microsoft Office for mobile devices other than its own has long been rumoured and The Verge has now heard from sources that it will be making its way to iOS and Android in early 2013. “Office Mobile” as it is being touted will allow iOS and Android users to view …

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Ouya enters Engineering Verification Testing phase

Ouya PCB

CEO at Ouya, Julie Uhrman, has announced that the little Android console has now entered the Engineering Verification Testing (EVT) phase, which brings it one step closer to release. It also means we get a first look at the PCB that will be inside the Ouya and it’s impressively tiny. …

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A quick peak at the Google Nexus 7

While the debate about whether Samsung copied Apple or Apple copied Samsung rages away in California, Google has decided to put its paw in the water with a low cost tablet of its own. Before our mobile expert Blair McClelland publishes a full, indepth analysis of the tablet within the …

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Nigerian tablet faces huge market entry battle

When a young Nigerian entrepreneur and Bournmouth graduate, Saheed Adepoju, borrowed £40,000 from his family to begin working on a tablet PC for his home market, he had little idea of how much attention and energy his idea would attract. But there are huge struggles ahead. KitGuru scans the 8″ …

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New app lets you transfer data by ‘singing’

In the second bird related story of the day, a brand new app has been launched which lets smartphone users send data to each other via a ‘digital birdsong’.  At present it’s only available to iOS users but an Android version should be available sometime in the future. The app …

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Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Noontec aren’t a very well known company in the United Kingdom but they have a fairly broad range of products available. We recently looked at their MovieHome V8 NAS Media Player which was sadly a little disappointing. A lack of features and substandard software interface put a stop to a …

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Archos G9 tablet lineup get suited up with ICS

If you’re an existing Archos G9 Android tablet user you may or may not have been pleasantly surprised with a certain update that graced your tablet yesterday. Archos has started rolling out over-the-air updates for its G9 series tablets that will suit them up with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich …

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All of humanity to own an Android phone one day

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has given a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress today, his third in as many years. He touched on the fact that everyone could at some stage could own an Android smartphone if current levels of growth are maintained. This will be done by extending …

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Slow flash storage leads to slow smartphones

If I ran a poll asking our readers what features are most important to them when purchasing a new smartphone, I would be willing to bet the top three would be the display, chipset and the brand of phone. However researchers at NEC have found embedded flash memory modules and …

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Android takes over but Nokia still sells the most phones

Research firm Gartner has just released their data for sales of smartphones in the last quarter of 2011 and to be honest it doesn’t really hold many surprises. In Q4 2011 over 75 million Android smartphones were sold worldwide which gives them the dominant market share of 50.9%. This number …

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US Air Force could end up going on a tablet spending spree

Recently Apple announced iBooks 2 which included the launch of educational textbooks which can sufficiently replace the older traditions of learning. Now the United States Air Force is reportedly interested in moving from older and presumably more bulky electronics to putting essential tools and critical information comfortably in the palm of servicemen. …

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HTC to reveal flagship Endeavour at MWC

While many Android fans may be focused on the upcoming and reportedly delayed Samsung Galaxy S III we still cannot ignore HTC’s own smartphones. Their upcoming flagship is rumoured to be the HTC Endeavour (referred to as the Edge in this article) and is destined to be powered by Nvidia’s …

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Samsung Galaxy S III to be just 7mm thin

Galaxy S III Mockup

At CES earlier in the year the general consensus was that “thin is in.” This applied to everything from new Smart TVs to smartphones. At the same time, Huawei announced the thinnest smartphone ever, the Ascend P1 S smartphone which is just 6.7mm thin while still packing hardware roughly equivalent …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III launching on March 13th?

Contrary to our report a few days ago on Samsung’s Galaxy S III being delayed across the globe until later this year due to concerns about the time gap between its announcement and availability, it turns out there’s still a glimmer of hope we’ll get it sooner rather than later …

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Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ OS pictures leaked

Images of the upcoming ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ Android operating system have been leaked. The new user interface has a new application drawer and launcher system, as well as colour scheme changes and an overhauled notification bar. Android Police have detailed the new features, including a stunning panorama setting for the …

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Android malware continues to grow

Android malware has been a problem for Google this year, with several reports published showing that Google have had to manually intervene to remove infected code. A new report however paints a rather bleak picture – if you are using Android today, you are 2.5 times more likely to experience …

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Android tablets will overtake Apple iPad: report

Research firm Informa announced some interesting analysis today, claiming that sales of Google Android tablets will surpass Apple’s iPad by 2016. Informa are claiming that Apple’s current 75 percent dominance will drop to 39 percent by 2015, while Google Android will grow to 38 percent. David McQueen, a member of …

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iPhone the number one choice for new buyers

A report published by ChangeWave Research shows that the iPhone is the top choice among people who are looking to buy a new smartphone. While the poll is limited to people in North America, over 4,163 people were asked which phone they would opt for, if they were buying one …

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Banking malware targets Android users

Android has been reeling recently, after being targeted by several viruses and trojans. The latest spyware application known as Zitmo has been altered to target the Android Platform. Axelle Apvrille, an antivirus analyst for Fortinet has written a blog post on the subject. She says “Lately, there’s been an active …

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