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  • News: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Doomed by Price

    There are reports of alleged pricing information being leaked for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Assuming the information is accurate, Samsung has apparently not learned any lessons from its tablet experience thus far, or from the challenges and failures of its rivals. Pricing the Galaxy Tab 2 too high will virtually ensure it is dead on arrival.

  • News: HP to release server management apps for iOS, Android

    Hewlett-Packard will be showing new smartphone and tablet applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android that will allow system administrators to remotely control and configure servers, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Droid 4 Teardown: Four Findings

    Keeping with tradition, iFixit has reduced another smartphone to pieces. Their latest teardown tackles Motorola's Droid 4, a high-end Verizon Wireless smartphone with a slide-out physical keyboard.

  • News: Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2: Five things to know

    Samsung's sequel to the Galaxy Tab will make its public debut next month and you may be wondering what separates it from all the other Android tablets on the market.

  • News: Galaxy Tab 2's Big Leap is Android 4.0

    Samsung's first tablet running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Galaxy Tab 2 announced today, succeeds the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab with little change besides the latest software.

  • News: Latest Droid features 'best keyboard yet,' iFixit finds

    It seems that Motorola has finally solved the missing piece for its popular line of Droid devices: a good keyboard.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 offers 7in Ice Cream Sandwich

    Samsung has announced a new Galaxy Tab Android tablet running the latest Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) mobile operating system. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will go onsale in the UK before anywhere else. A 7in screen tablet with a resolution of 1024c600 pixels), it replaces the original pocket-sized Galaxy Tab from 2010.

  • News: First Look: MediaTek MT6575 Platform for Android

    In a world where dualcore phones dominate (and soon, possibly, quadcore) MediaTek’s MT6575 single-core platform might seem a bit behind the times. But MediaTek isn’t targeting high-end, expensive smartphones for its Ice Cream Sandwich-supporting platform; the processor is meant for sub-$200 smartphones in emerging and developing markets, like China and India. I got to take a MediaTek prototype phone with the new chipset for a test drive and was impressed with its smooth performance and the display technology built in to the platform.

  • News: MediaTek lays groundwork for cheaper Android 4.0 smartphones

    Semiconductor company MediaTek has launched a package of components that will be used by vendors to build mid-range and entry-level smartphones based on Android 4.0, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Apple seeks ban on Samsung Galaxy Nexus in US

    Apple has taken another shot at Samsung by seeking a preliminary injunction on sales of the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the US.

  • News: Could You Be Liable for Charges Resulting from Google Wallet PIN Crack?

    The Google Wallet system appears to be under siege. Over the past couple days, two different methods of potentially cracking or circumventing the PIN security protecting Google Wallet have been revealed. What’s worse is that you could potentially be liable for fraudulent charges racked up with Google Wallet.

  • News: Blogger exposes major Google Wallet security flaw

    If you took one look at Google Wallet and said to yourself, "There's no way that's completely secure," it turns out you were right.

  • News: Japan's largest carrier to launch test service to combat Android fragmentation

    Japan's largest mobile operator is prepping an elaborate testing center, with hundreds of handsets monitored by streaming web cameras, to help software developers debug their apps on the growing morass of Android devices and software versions.

  • News: Pre-rendered pages highlight latest Google Chrome release

    You're familiar with autocomplete. Now get ready for auto-page rendering.

  • News: Microsoft mobile CRM clients may mean more productivity

    The productivity of salespeople could jump with the upcoming release of native Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications for specific mobile platforms and put the software vendor ahead of some of its competitors, an expert says.

  • News: Androids Don't Age Well Compared To iPhones

    Apple's iPhone is a better investment than any other smartphone because it has a higher resale value than an Android device, and it's also less expensive to own. That's according to a study from Priceonomics.

  • News: How to Run Android Apps on Your PC

    As the popularity of smartphones and tablets increases, so will our dependence on the myriad apps available for them. Whether the end result is a hot game, a handy price checker, or a useful contact manager, the constraints of smartphone and tablet designs and interfaces have forced app developers to find creative ways to present and access data.

  • News: Chrome for Android Beta: 3 Drawbacks

    Google recently launched Chrome for Android Beta, a version of the search giant's popular desktop browser for Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. The new mobile browser includes many features that make Chrome so popular on the PC including speed, simple design, bookmark and open tabs sync, and autocomplete suggestions. But Google's mobile Chrome isn't all good news, there are also a few letdowns for people who love Adobe Flash, Chrome extensions or are part of the 99 percent.

  • News: Microsoft OneNote Now Available for Android

    Word, Excel, and PowerPoint may get all the attention, but OneNote has quickly become the gem of the Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft is now extending the reach of OneNote with an app for Android smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Pantech Burst Review: Fast and Affordable Android Phone

    At CES this year, the arrival of inexpensive LTE phones and tablets was one of the overarching themes. In particular, AT&T was pushing this idea, releasing a slew of Android and Windows Phone 7 handsets on its 4G network. The Pantech Burst ($50 with a two-year AT&T contract, price as of February 5, 2012), with its low price tag, high-end specs, and silky-smooth performance, was a breakout star at CES. But if you like to take a lot of photos with your phone, you won’t appreciate the Burst’s below-average camera and slow shutter speed.



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