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    It's easy when you know, but for the uninitiated we answer the questions: 'what is an Android phone?' and 'what is an Android tablet?'

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  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy Nexus 4

    At the right price the Nexus 4 is the best Android phone around right now. But only if you shop sensibly. Here's how to grab a bargain when buying the Nexus 4. Updated, 15 January.

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    If you are in the market for a new smartphone, the choice can be bewildering. Here's our advice on how to choose your next mobile phone.

  • Buying Advice: Best apps for a Nexus 4

    Google has blown the smartphone market wide open with the Nexus 4. Its low price has attracted the interest of the masses to the point of the device selling out multiple times already. If you're one of the lucky ones to have got your hands on the flagship Android phone, here's what we think are some of the best apps for a Nexus 4.

  • Buying Advice: Best apps for new Nexus 7

    If you have just got your Nexus 7, you may be wondering what apps to get first. Here then, is our quick guide to the best apps for the Nexus 7.

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  • Buying Advice: Mega tablet round-up: which one should Santa get you?

    With the holidays around the corner and so many tablets on the market now, it can be helpful with a little guidance. When you compare their benchmark performance with their price, it's clear that the ASUS Nexus 7, the Yarvik Xenta 9.7" and the Point of View Protab 3 XXL give you the most bang for your buck.

  • Buying Advice: Kids' tablets buying advice: choose a tablet PC for your children

    If you don't want your children hogging your iPad or Nexus 7, there are tablets out there designed specifically for a younger audience. These slates can protect them from the dangers of the web, and keep them entertained. Here's our guide to choosing a tablet computer for your kids.

  • Buying Advice: Archos 101 XS review: including keyboard

    Here's a review of the Archos 101 XS Android tablet. We miss some of the innovation that was present on the G9 last year, and the fact that the software is largely the same only reiterates this feeling. It makes the Archos 101 XS a dime-a-dozen tablet. It doesn't mean it's a bad product, but aside from the keyboard dock there isn't enough to tell this tablet apart from the competition.

  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy a smartphone

    The best places from which to buy a smartphone, including high street stores and supermarkets, direct from vendors and via online retailers.

  • Buying Advice: Which is better: Android or Windows Phone?

    One of the questions we are asked most often is which is better: Android or Windows Phone? The good news for smartphone fans who don't fancy being locked into Apple's world or tied to a BlackBerry is that there are now two great alternatives: Google Android and Windows Phone. Here we compare Android and Windows Phone.

  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy Nexus 10

    If you're looking to purchase Google's Nexus 10 tablet then you've come to the right place. We've rounded up all your buying options for the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean device.

  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy Nexus 7

    The Nexus 7 is a brilliant and cheap tablet. If you want a well-built and desirable eReader, portable music and TV player, and email and web-browsing device, you could do a lot worse. You could certainly spend a lot more. But where is the best place to buy a Nexus 7? We investigate the options. Updated 21 November.

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    EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has switched on its 4G mobile network in the UK today so we're here to answer all your burning questions.

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    The update to Android 4.0 has definitely made the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 faster. The tablet reacts quicker to touch input, and benchmark results indicate that the new software has indeed accelerated Samsung's tablet.

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