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HTC modifies One X for U.S. market; Best Buy forced to delay sales

Patent infringement lawsuits have become a permeating characteristic of the mobile industry these days, particularly with Apple’s watchful eye over rivals’ hardware and software implementations. The latest to fall under Apple’s ire is HTC, whose shipments of the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE were s ... Full Article »

May 18, 2012 9:10am

Apple wins appeal, now can seek injunction against Galaxy Tab in U.S.

Things might get rough for Samsung in its U.S. patent fight against Apple. In a ruling earlier this week, Apple won an appeal in its district court fight against Samsung to move for a preliminary injunction against the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 and some of the Korean device maker’s smar ... Full Article »

May 16, 2012 1:38pm

Leaked Flipboard app updated

If you’ve been hesitant to download the leaked APK for Flipboard’s exclusive Android app, now may be a good time to try it out. An over-the-air update from Flipboard has fixed many of the bugs reported by those anxious users that downloaded the app early. Version 1.8.4 should increase speed and ... Full Article »

May 14, 2012 9:20am

Ad network data shows Kindle Fire usage slowing down

Despite an initial influx of users and data that suggested that Amazon’s Kindle Fire had exploded onto the Android tablet scene, new data from ad network JumpTap suggests Kindle Fire usage is leveling off and iPad usage is increasing back to pre-Fire levels. According to a story from TechCrunch, ... Full Article »

May 8, 2012 1:21pm

Samsung to expand music service to include iTunes-like ‘scan and match’ feature

We’ve heard that Samsung is planning a cloud service for its Android devices that will rival Apple’s iCloud, and now Samsung has announced that it is working on a “scan and match” feature for users’ music collections. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, which details Samsung’s announce ... Full Article »

May 4, 2012 2:22pm

Instagram hits 50M downloads; Samsung beats iPhone smartphone sales for Q1

It seems 50 million is the magic number for popular mobile apps these days. Instagram reached the 50 million download mark just hours after Angry Birds Space surpassed the same milestone. Google Play has certainly helped Instagram soar in new sign-ups, hitting the 10 million mark over the weekend. ... Full Article »

May 1, 2012 9:12am

Google updates Chrome for Android; CEO claims “We didn’t do anything wrong” at Oracle trial

Google updated its Chrome Beta Android app yesterday with some handy new features. Though it’s only compatible with smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the new update offers the ability to view the desktop version of any website instantly. Users can also add bookmarks t ... Full Article »

April 18, 2012 9:37am

Google says Apple’s mobile patent war is ‘for show’

Apple and Google didn’t really get along too well in the last few years of Steve Jobs serving as Apple’s CEO before his death. Or at least, that’s how it seemed. Jobs was somewhat famously harsh on the competition in statements. When talking about Android, Jobs generally liked to poke fun in ... Full Article »

April 4, 2012 1:27pm

Google tablet must consolidate efforts to compete with iPad

While Android tablets are expected to exceed iPad sales by 2016, Google’s mobile camp still has a long road ahead. One way Google hopes to expedite its tablet efforts is to release one of its own. The self-promoted device strategy worked with smartphones, as the G1 introduced Android to the world. ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 9:30am

Google preps a tablet answer to Apple’s iPad for release later this year

Android tablets continue to struggle against Apple’s nigh unstoppable iPad, so Google has decided to stop waiting for other device makers to crack the tablet’s armor and is offering a champion of its own. That’s according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, which builds on the rumo ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 6:56am


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