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More Android Opinion

  • Opinion: BlueStacks: A Getting Started-Guide for Android Lovers

    If you're dying to run Android applications on your Windows machine, then you'll want to check out the recently released BlueStacks App Player beta, an Android app emulator for Windows XP, Vista, and 7.

  • Opinion: Acer's 10.1-Inch Iconia Tab A510 Available for Pre-Order

    Acer’s Iconia Tab A510, the company's first tablet featuring Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 processor, is now available for pre-order. The 10.1-inch device features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and follows up on the company's Iconia Tab A500 by promising faster graphics and responsiveness than its predecessor. The 32GB tablet is available for pre-order from national retailers at a suggested retail price of $450. It is available in silver or black.

  • Opinion: Portable computing: Welcome to the future

    Tablets, ultrabooks, Windows 8... the portable connected computer of the future is here. And it's brilliant for watching the telly.

  • Opinion: Rovio Launches Angry Birds Space

    The wait is over Angry Birds fans: Rovio has officially launched Angry Birds Space for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Mac, and Windows. The new Angry Birds game features 60 different levels, and, as usual with Angry Birds games, Rovio is promising regular updates with more free new levels. IOS users can also buy new levels via an in-app purchase, and players on all platforms can uncover several secret levels hidden in the game.

  • Opinion: Lost Your Phone? Lookout's Latest Report Shows You're Not Alone

    Let's face it: We can all be a little absent-minded sometimes. But aside from constantly losing your keys, the other thing that everyone is always misplacing is their phone. On Thursday, Lookout launched a nifty interactive report that shows you where and when people are losing their smartphones.

  • Opinion: Linux Unites With Android, Adds Business-friendly Features

    Linux founder Linus Torvalds announced the release of the 3.3 Linux kernel on Sunday, bringing a host of fixes and updates that were long overdue--most importantly, the merging of Android into the main Linux source tree.

  • Opinion: Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad by 2015, IDC Says

    Apple's iPad may be a blockbuster hit, but its success won't stop Android-based slates from leading the market within three years, according to a new IDC study.

  • Opinion: Why Motorola's DROID RAZR MAXX is the Best Android on the Market

    When Motorola unveiled the DROID RAZR MAXX smartphone at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, the sleek, high-end handheld stole much of the show's mobile-buzz. It also undoubtedly caused recent DROID RAZR buyers' blood to boil. That's because the RAZR MAXX, released less than three months after the first DROID RAZR, is almost identical to its predecessor, with one very significant difference: The RAZR MAXX packs a huge, fixed battery pack that addressed the original DROID RAZR's battery life issues.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Opinion: OnLive Desktop Brings Office and Windows 7 to Android

    After launching OnLive Desktop for iPad users last week, cloud gaming service OnLive released on Thursday its free Windows desktop virtualization app for Android tablets. Now Android users can run Microsoft Office apps and even stream videos and games to the tablet.

  • Opinion: With Raspberry Pi and Cotton Candy, Linux Launches a Revolution

    All the world may be agog over Microsoft's Windows 8 previews this week, but at the same time a quiet revolution is taking place.

  • Opinion: Acer CloudMobile Smartphone: First Impressions

    The Mobile World Congress provided a chance to see Acer's CloudMobile phone up close and personal, and the limited glimpse I got of the device left me impressed.

  • Opinion: Polycom's RealPresence Video Conference App Comes to iPhone 4S

    Polycom’s video conferencing and collaboration app for the iPad and Android tablets is now heading to your phone. The RealPresence app is a secure, high-quality HD video collaboration app that lets you meet with your coworkers no matter where you are. The app is now available for the iPhone 4S with other Android Ice Cream Sandwich phones to follow.

  • Opinion: FaceTime Facelift Makes You Sexier in Video Chats

    Is your unsightly double chin keeping you from video chatting on your iPhone? Well, never fear! There's a…plastic surgery procedure for that, apparently.

  • Opinion: Mobile Linux: It's Not Just Android Anymore

    The mobile world has been good to Linux, whose Android derivative has enjoyed a success that few could have predicted just a few short years ago.

  • Opinion: First Look at Mozillas Web Platform for Phones: 'Boot to Gecko'

    Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has its eyes on mobile. Firefox for Android has been around for some time, and a newer, faster version is set to launch soon.



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