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More Android Opinion

  • 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.

  • Opinion: Google+ Numbers Show Social Network is Growing

    Google+, the smaller rival to Facebook, shows signs of gaining traction by exceeding 100 million users, but when those users log on to the social networking service they are spending less time at the site than previously.

  • Opinion: Google's Project Glass Eyewear: Next Big Google Flop or Hit?

    Project Glass is Google's dream to mass produce hybrid glasses that act as a miniaturized smartphone wired with hands-free access to a micro display, cameras, microphone, Web browser, and speech recognition. It's the type of jaw dropping innovation the tech elite love.

  • Opinion: HTC Evo One Details Leaked Before Today's Sprint Launch

    At Mobile World Congress last month, I got an early look at HTC's new One line of smartphones. The best of the three, the One X, is rumored to be coming to Sprint under the carrier's Evo brand of phones. So, when Sprint and HTC announced that they would be holding a joint press conference this month, I had a pretty good idea of what would be announced.

  • Opinion: 5 Hot iPhone Apps that Android Still Lacks

    With Instagram's arrival on Android, some snobbish iPhone users are making their disdain known for the new users who they claim are crowding and disrupting the Instagram social order.



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