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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

Rumor says Google’s Nexus Tablet on its way with a $149 price tag

Apple fans are lined up the world over today to pick up the latest and greatest iPad tabet, but for Android users, there could be an interesting alternative on the horizon. Rumors have been swirling that Google and Asus are preparing a tablet in Google’s Nexus line of devices for some time. Now, ... Full Article »

March 16, 2012 3:16pm

Apple accuses Samsung of violating court order, withholding source code in U.S. suit

Samsung and Apple continue their worldwide court battle royale over device patents. The latest shot has been fired by Apple in U.S. courts claiming that Samsung hasn’t complied with court orders there. According to a story from Bloomberg, Samsung hasn’t released source code for devices as it wa ... Full Article »

March 12, 2012 1:23pm

Android tablet alternatives to the new iPad

Make no mistake, the newly refreshed iPad that comes out on March 16 is a quality device with its high-definition display, a better camera and 200,000 apps designed for it. But for those who like to think different (sorry, Apple), there are a wide range of quality offerings from other manufacturers ... Full Article »

March 8, 2012 12:10pm

New iPad hardly impacts Android outlook

The latest iPad was revealed yesterday. After months of speculation, countless rumors and high hopes for the iPad 3, what we in fact got was a marginally-updated device with an improved Retina display and solid battery life. And that 4G support? Way to catch up, Apple: Android tablets have sported 4 ... Full Article »

March 8, 2012 9:27am

Smartphone war continues between Apple and Moto (Google)

And the smartphone wars drag on, to paraphrase ‘60s folk singer Donovan. In the latest from the European front, Apple has asked the European Commission to step in and settle its patent battle with Motorola Mobility, Reuters is reporting. “Apple's complaint seeks the Commission's intervention w ... Full Article »

February 19, 2012 10:30am


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