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  • News: Apple's New iPad Stays Firmly Ahead of the Tablet Pack

    Apple takes the tablet lead over the Android masses with its third-generation iPad announced today. Thanks to an impressive hi-def Retinal display coupled with a bounty of iPad-optimized apps, Apple once again has the tablet to beat.

  • News: Google launches Google Play combined content store

    Google has launched Google Play, a combined content store for a number of its services including the Android Market.

  • News: Google takes on iTunes store with Google Play

    Google has finally created the last missing piece that it needs to compete with Apple in the digital content retail space: a unified store for all forms of digital entertainment.

  • News: 'Google Play' is the New Android Market

    Say goodbye to the Android Market. From now on, Google Play will be the place to get Android apps, along with music, books and movies.

  • Opinion: Five Must-Haves for the Next iPad

    On Wednesday Apple will pull the curtains back on its third-generation iPad with a list of new features only Apple knows for sure. With Apple's second-generation iPad, I'll be honest, I was not blown away. Aside from the iPad 2's reduction in size and weight, Apple hadn't gone far enough with updating its tablet. But on Wednesday three might be a charm for Apple's iPad. I have high hopes this time around.

  • News: Google Expands Android App Size from 50MB to 4GB

    Google is giving Android app developers a lot more room to work with, expanding the maximum Android app size from 50MB to 4GB.

  • News: Despite Ice Cream Sandwich push, Gingerbread dominates on Android devices

    We may be hearing a lot about Android 4.0 ("Ice Cream Sandwich"), but most Android users are still stuck using the earlier "Gingerbread" edition of the platform.

  • News: Toshiba shows off two concept tablets

    Toshiba has shown off two concept tablets at its Product Preview 2012. PC Advisor has trekked out to Watford to check out Toshiba’s new kit.

  • News: Which Android Security Tools Are Worth Your Time?

    As Android smartphones and tablets grow in popularity, it's no surprise that the number of malware outbreaks is growing. Mobile antimalware apps can give your phone or tablet an extra layer of protection--but which ones do the job? Independent security testing lab AV-Test evaluated 41 virus scanners for Android, including those by mainstream security companies like Norton and Trend Micro. AV-Test used the Android emulator built into the Android SDK and ran each of the apps through a series of malware detection tests. To ensure that everything lined up, all the results from the emulator were tested on a real device.

  • News: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Asus Transformer TF101 brings problems

    Asus has confirmed that the recently released update for its Transformer TF101 tablet to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) has brought various problems.

  • Samsung announces Galaxy Pocket smartphone

    Samsung has added yet another device to its ever growing Galaxy line-up in the form of the Galaxy Pocket smartphone.

  • Opinion: iOS Leaves Android in the Dust for HTML 5 Performance

    The future of Web-based apps seems to be HTML5. As ubiquitous as it is on PCs, Adobe Flash has failed to catch on in the mobile world, and alternate solutions like Silverlight are too proprietary. A new report finds that iOS blows Android out of the water when it comes to HTML 5 performance.

  • Opinion: Got an App Idea? Two Free Tools Can Help Bring It to Life.

    Now that apps have become such a key part of computing life, it seems pretty safe to assume that most of us have had an idea for a new one at some time or another.

  • News: Apple's 25 billionth app download is a Disney game

    Apple's App Store reached its highly publicized 25 billion unit mark this weekend, the company announced Monday, as Qingdao, China, resident Chunli Fu downloaded the free version of Disney's Where's My Water? game.

  • News: LTE smartphones trickle out in Europe

    Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany have started selling smartphones and tablets with LTE, as European operators slowly start to expand their offerings beyond modems.

  • News: Vodafone protects smartphone communications with 'Secure SIM'

    Vodafone has developed a new SIM card that can be used on smartphones to provide secure access to data networks and tap-proof telephone calls as well as email and text message encryption, the operator said on Monday at the Cebit trade show.

  • News: Senator Schumer Puts Android and iPhone in His Privacy Crosshairs

    Worried that Apple or Google might grab your photos or contact info, in view of recent revelations that certain apps on the iPhone or Android-based mobiles can? So is Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). He's so worried, in fact, that he's calling for a federal probe into whether grabbing personal information without your authorization amounts to "an unfair or deceptive trade practice."

  • Opinion: Next Android Flavor: Key Lime Pie -- But Where's Chrome?

    The newest cavity-inducing Android operating system code name will be Key Lime Pie, according to The Verge. No details are available about Key Lime Pie aside from a possible 2013 release date, so it's unclear if the OS is intended for smartphones, tablets, or a sweet mash-up of both.

  • Opinion: Google 'Assistant Reportedly Will Surpass Siri

    Google is said to be working on artificial intelligence technology that could surpass the capabilities of Apple's Siri voice assistant, a development that comes as Apple prepares for a media event at which it could launch the next iteration of its popular iPad tablet.

  • News: 7 office suites for Android devices

    You can take your work with you, thanks to several office suites which let you view and edit your documents on an Android device. Most were originally designed for use on a smartphone, but here are seven that are compatible with most Android tablets that run Android 2.3 (codenamed "Gingerbread").



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