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  • Opinion: RIM After BlackBerry 10 Debut: Dead Or Alive?

    Research In Motion recently unveiled its next-generation mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, giving critics a little more insight into the company's future prospects. BlackBerry 10 is a significant break from previous BlackBerry operating systems that focused on physical keyboards and smaller screens; BB10 is designed for touchscreens first. The new BlackBerry platform will still include RIM's traditional enterprise-focused hallmarks such as stability and security. But the company is also making a play for app developers so it can woo consumers by offering popular apps for gaming and social networking.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S III Event: What To Expect

    Samsung on Thursday will take the wraps of its newest flagship smartphone, widely expected to be called the Galaxy S III, at an event in London starting at 2 p.m. ET. Very few details are known about the device despite intense interest in Samsung's next handset from gadget blogs and rumor sites.

  • Opinion: App Spotlight: Avoid Gridlock with Inrix Traffic

    Unless you're lucky enough to telecommute, you probably spend a ton of time in your car. There's the trip to and from work, the lunch meetings, the visits to client offices, and so on.

  • Opinion: Kindle Fire Dominates U.S. Android Tablet Sales

    Never underestimate the power of a cheap, well-marketed tablet like Amazon's Kindle Fire. According to Comscore, the Kindle Fire accounts for 54.4 percent of Android tablets sold in the United States.

  • Opinion: Google Engineer Blames Wireless Carriers for Wait on Android OS Updates for Nexus Smartphones

    The honeymoon between Google and wireless carriers appears to be over.

  • Opinion: Samsung Takes Another Swipe at Apple in Video Promo for Galaxy S III

    Samsung released Monday another video tease on YouTube for its upcoming Unpacked 2012 event in London in May where it's expected to pull the wraps off the latest in its line of its Galaxy smartphones, the S III.

  • Opinion: Expand Your Smartphone's Battery Life

    The battery in Marjorie Hoosier's smartphone doesn't last through the day. She asked the Cell Phones, Mobile Devices forum for advice.

  • Opinion: Google Android: freephone toll

    Google is a benevolent provider of free goodies, but it pays to keep up your defences when using its products - particularly Android.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S III Spied in Video (Perhaps)

    Samsung's Galaxy S III -- or something similar to it -- has been caught on camera ahead of a likely official announcement next month.

  • Opinion: $70 ARM PC Can Run Android and Ubuntu Linux

    There's been a great deal of excitement this year about tiny, cheap computers such as Cotton Candy and Raspberry Pi, and no wonder: Linux-powered devices like these are nothing short of a computing revolution, both for the way they make technology more accessible to those who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford it, and for lowering the cost of innovation and experimentation for everyone.

  • Opinion: HTC One S Reviews: Critics are Drooling

    T-Mobile announced that the Android 4.0-powered HTC One S will arrive in the carrier's stable on April 25, and so far reviews say this phone is the Android device to beat in 2012. Reviewers are going gaga over the phone's camera, battery life, responsiveness, design, and sound. However, not everyone is thrilled with the device's storage size or the usual bloatware that manufacturers and carriers love to add to new Android handsets. Here's a quick round-up of what the reviews are saying about the HTC One S.

  • Opinion: The Most Annoying Android Apps

    Not all Android apps are created equal, and most are far from perfect.

  • Opinion: Spotify's New Android App Available for Preview

    Spotify, the premium streaming music service, will soon release a redesigned Android app, but if you can't wait for it to hit Google Play, Spotify is offering a preview version you can install right now. The new Spotify for Android preview features full support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, high-resolution images, new slide-out navigation, and improved social features. Spotify's mobile apps are available to users with a $10 monthly premium subscription.

  • Opinion: Sprint Samsung Galaxy Nexus Available For Pre-Order

    Sprint customers the wait is over: The Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available on Sprint for $199 starting on April 22nd. The Sprint version of the Galaxy Nexus ships with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and will be compatible with Sprint's LTE network. Like the Samsung Nexus S, the Sprint Galaxy Nexus will officially support Google's mobile payment system, Google Wallet.

  • Opinion: Sony's SmartWatch Brings Android to the Wrist

    Android isn't just for smartphones and tablets anymore. Sony has unveiled its new SmartWatch, an Android-powered timekeeper that brings smartphone-like capabilities to the wristwatch.

  • Opinion: Android Apps Don't Need Permission to See Your Data

    Android critics often point to the operating system's lack of control over apps as a threat to user security, and this is yet again proving to be true.

  • Opinion: Samsung's $250 Galaxy Tab 2: The Pros and Cons

    Samsung is entering the cheap Android tablet fray with the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2, available April 22 for $250. The new tablet puts Samsung in close competition with Amazon's Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet, which both cost $200.

  • Opinion: Will Google Tablet Sales Frag or Defrag the Android Market?

    For consumers who don't live and breathe Android, the market can be confusing. There are dozens of phone models, many running different versions of the Android operating system.

  • Opinion: Sync Browser Bookmarks Between Windows and Android

    JimH443 asked the Web Browsing and Email forum how to keep the same browser bookmarks on his PC and his Android phone

  • Opinion: Online Privacy Debate Heats Up

    Online privacy concerns are real, but users of Facebook, smartphone apps and the Internet at large are best protected when they are careful what they post and understand the degree to which their personal data is a commodity.



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