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More Android Opinion

  • Opinion: Delete Linked Calendar Entries In Android

    The calendar on Jstanaway's Android phone displays appointments that he never made--hundreds of them from someone else's calendar. He can't delete them. He asked the Answer Line forum for advice.

  • Opinion: More Smartphones, Apps in Use in the U.S.

    One in two U.S. mobile subscribers now has a smartphone, fueling the American appetite for apps, according to a Nielsen study. In the past year, the average number of apps on a smartphone has increased from 32 to 41, a 28 percent jump, according to the research.

  • Opinion: Kingsoft Office for Android Brings Free Document Editing to Your Mobile Devices

    A few months back I called Kingsoft Office the best Microsoft Office alternative you've never heard of. Now Kingsoft is making waves again with a mobile version of that impressive suite.

  • Opinion: Color App Streams Live Video to Facebook Friends on Verizon

    Photo sharing might be all the rage these days, but Verizon’s exclusive Color app for Facebook lets you broadcast live video to your friends and family. The app takes advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network, allowing you to stream up to 30 seconds of live video.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone Smokes Android, iPhone, But No One Wants It

    During Microsoft's recent Smoked by Windows Phone challenge, Microsoft-based devices were almost always faster at completing everyday tasks compared to Android and iPhone handsets. But even the fastest Windows Phone can't run away from the fact that nobody's buying Microsoft-powered handsets.

  • Opinion: Facebook Messenger Gets More Transparent

    Facebook Messenger is increasing transparency and at the same time making it harder to ignore someone's text message without the other person knowing.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S III: Battle of the Big Displays

    Samsung one-upped itself and gave the Galaxy S III one of the biggest displays available for smartphones. It's the latest example of a trend by iPhone competitors to push larger screen sizes to differentiate themselves. The first Galaxy S phone had a 4-inch screen, and Samsung moved up to 4.3-inch on the SII. The S III, with its 4.8-inch screen, or the HTC One X's 4.7 inches, dwarf the iPhone, which has had a a 3.5-inch since 2007.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S III: Watch Live Video Feed of the Announcement

    The hotly anticipated next generation Samsung Galaxy phone will make its debut today at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET in London. Not in the UK? No worries, you can watch the announcement unfold on a livestream hosted on Samsung Mobile’s Facebook page. PCWorld’s sibling publication from across the pond, PC Advisor, is at the event and will have a live blog hosted on PCWorld.

  • Opinion: RIM, Ditch the BlackBerry Bold Look

    BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is swatting down reports that its upcoming BlackBerry 10 phones won't use physical keyboards.

  • Opinion: RIM Owns Up To Fake Apple Protest in Australia

    Research In Motion admitted Tuesday that it was behind a staged protest outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week.

  • 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.



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