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More Android Opinion

  • 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.

  • Opinion: Find Tablet-Friendly Android Apps with Tablified Market

    If you're among the growing number of owners of Android-powered tablets, you may have experienced some frustration with app selection on Google Play (formerly Android Market).

  • Opinion: Android Army Swells to Half of U.S. Smartphone Users

    More than half of U.S. smartphone users own an Android phone, according to a new survey by comScore.

  • Opinion: Samsung to Outsell Apple in First Quarter, Despite iPhone's Hot Sales

    Apple's iPhone 4S may be top sales dog at AT&T, Sprint and Verizon, but the company is still expected to lag significantly behind rival Samsung in first-quarter smartphone sales. Samsung will sell an estimated 41 million units this quarter, compared with 32.6 million for Apple and 12.6 million units for Nokia, according to Canaccord Genuity analyst Mike Walkley.

  • Opinion: Surprise! More Malware Appears On Android

    Another week, another announcement of new mobile malware found infecting Android phones. The new bug this week is DKFBootKit, a nasty bit of work that can come packaged inside seemingly legitimate applications--much like most of the other mobile malware we've seen thus far. What sets DKFBootKit apart from malware like DroidDream, is that DKFBootKit replaces certain boot processes and can begin running even before the system is completely booted up.

  • Opinion: Epson's Android-Powered Glasses Are Out of Sight

    Epson (yes the guys that make printers), has invented what could be the coolest headwear since Geordi La Forge's VISOR on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

  • Opinion: Can a Google Tablet Succeed Where Nexus Phones Didnt?

    So Google may enter the tablet fray directly by marketing its own Android challenger to the iPad while also licensing the OS to hardware partners. What makes it likely to succeed, after its Nexus phones online experiment failed?

  • Opinion: Asus Transformer Prime to Get Ethernet Support, Face Unlock, and More

    The Asus Transformer Prime is getting a new firmware update to make the popular Android tablet even more versatile and laptop-like.



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