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More Android Opinion

  • 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.

  • Opinion: Android: Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You?

    If ever there was a week to make plain the writing on the proverbial wall of the personal computing world, this week has been it.

  • Opinion: Now You Can Edit Collaboratively with Google Docs for Android

    Just a few short weeks after giving users of Google Docs for Android offline access to their documents, Google on Wednesday announced another highly sought-after addition to the software.

  • Opinion: Bejeweled 2: The Game You Know and Love Comes to Android

    I could start off by saying that Bejeweled 2 is a match-three game--but really, Bejeweled 2 is the match-three game.

  • Opinion: Get Better Caller ID on Your Android Phone

    Your mobile phone number isn't supposed to be used by telemarketers, but as we all know, it happens. What's more, if you have a number that used to belong to someone else, you might end up getting a bunch of calls you don't want. Heck, maybe you're getting harrassed by an ex-employee.

  • Opinion: Android Dodges Apple iOS Address Book Debacle: But not by Much

    Apple is eating dirt over how iOS apps share your data with publishers, primarily personal address books harvested by a certain company named Path. But is Google any better with the way Android apps behave? We asked the app experts.



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