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Apple reject Android Magazine from App Store

Reports are circulating from Media Watch that Apple have just rejected a magazine application from Danish company MediaProvider because it featured exclusive content about the Android Operating System. The Google platform is one of Apple’s most legitimate threats in recent years, however if they have indeed banned it from the …

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Acer reveals smartphone with 4.8 inch screen

All of you who love big smartphones will already be drooling over the new Acer model which is due for release in April 2011. The device features a huge 4.8 inch screen with 1024×480 resolution. Acer have yet to name the phone, but we know already that it is going …

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Acer announce 10.1″ and 7″ Android / Windows Tablets

Acer have announced new tablets at a press conference in New York. They will be releasing the products with both Windows and Google Android operating system support. Acer announced the two 10.1 inch tablets which offer both WiFi and 3G support. The Android tablet is designed for entertainment and gaming …

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Advent Vega Android Tablet released via PC World

The Apple iPad Tablet is in a market that many manufacturers are longing to get into. Unfortunately for some, this has proven to be more difficult than they thought. The Advent Vega Android tablet has been released with the nVidia Tegra 2 chipset onboard, you can now buy it from …

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Wozniak slates Nokia and votes for Android

Steve Wozniak, the low key co-founder of Apple has said that he predicts Android will be more successful long term, than iOS. He spoke to De Telegraaf and said ‘when it comes to quality, the iPhone is leading’ although he felt that the Google open source Android software would be …

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Google Documents editing added to Android & iOS

Google have updated their software to allow for mobile editing of Google Documents for both iOS and Android platforms. This has been a feature many people have been waiting on for months. Thanks to this new feature, it means that users can now edit their documents on the move. Andrew …

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New Android Phone to replace credit cards

Eric Schmidt, Google CEO showcased the new Android power phone which contains a processor to allow people to make payments via their handsets. Schmidt opened this years Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco and he showed the new phone which had the manufacturer’s label covered up. Everyone has assumed this …

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Dell Streak to get Froyo update by end of month

Even though the Dell Streak didn’t prove to be a hot seller, Kitguru really liked it when we were given one for review in August. Dell have announced that it will be getting an Android 2.2 Froyo update before the end of November. Dell UK posted a message to their …

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Samsung Galaxy S sells 3 million in USA

The Galaxy S, Samsungs flagship Android powered smartphone has been selling well across the globe – particularly in the US were it has shifted over 3 million units. The Galaxy S has been supported by T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T with their own versions of the phone on the market. …

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Smartphone ownership rises to 58.7 million in USA

Samsung Electronics are riding high in the USA as they maintain their market share growth in the US mobile phone sector. Research in Motion, famous for the Blackberry handsets are losing marketshare in the smartphone operating system market. For the three months which ended in September, Samsung hold their position …

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Amazon offers support to Google Android with App store

One of the biggest selling points for Apple is based around the class leading device support via the Apple store. While this has always been an issue for their rivals, it appears that Amazon will lend the full weight of their online experience by opening a software applications store for …

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Android already gaining on Apple iOS

Comscore have issued a report detailing growth of Google’s Android platform. They say that Android was running on 19.6 percent of all smartphones through August with Apple sitting at 24.2 percent. This is the first time Android has been within 5 percent of iOS. From July to August Android market …

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Microsoft step up Android attacks: suing Motorola

Lawsuits are a messy business and the latest from Microsoft seems to be firmly in hardball territory. They have decided to sue Motorola over a portfolio of 9 patents which they are using on their Android powered Droid handsets. Microsoft have filed a suit in a district court in Washington …

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Is Android the future?

We have been publishing many stories recently on Google’s Android operating system and we even reviewed the new Dell Streak which makes full use of the platform. What many people aren’t realising however is that the platform is undergoing some staggering growth trends lately. Android in August has taken share …

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