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Android tablets will overtake iPad share by 2015

Android tablets are set to take over the iPad by 2015, says a new report from IDC. Apple’s iPad may be today’s current leader, but the sheer number of Android tablet-makers means Google’s OS will eventually win out. Following a pattern similar to the smartphone market, Apple’s tablet shares ... Full Article »

March 14, 2012 9:16am

Glitches plague free Evi app for Android

The free Evi app for Android eluded me for days while I was testing it out. Every time I tried to search using the app, it told me all circuits were busy. But the super friendly voice assured me that they were working to correct the issue in the near future. In this day and age, a few days are a lif ... Full Article »

February 5, 2012 4:15pm

Apple co-founder prefers Android phones, blasts Siri

Steve Wozniak may have helped Steve Jobs build one of the greatest consumer electronics empires in the world, but this Apple co-founder admits that he loves his Android handset. During an interview with the Daily Beast, the Woz blasts the iPhone for its limitations and highlights a number of perks t ... Full Article »

January 17, 2012 9:25am

Google bans Siri knockoff from Android Market, but legit competitors persist

Apple didn’t invent voice control when it rolled out its Siri personal assistant software with the iPhone 4S, but it definitely has garnered a lot of attention for the software. More than one Android developer is trying to get in on that popularity, some less legitimately than others. Devices run ... Full Article »

January 3, 2012 2:02pm

Record-setting Android app downloads kick start a new year

It was a wonderfully happy new year’s celebration for Android, as the platform attracted millions of new device activations and app downloads over the holiday break. Flurry Analytics released another report this week outlining the mobile industry’s success between Christmas Day and New Year’s ... Full Article »

January 3, 2012 9:37am

Android takes developers to school with new courses

Google continues to fight off Microsoft on a few different fronts, the most recent being an all-out Android bash session where Microsoft rewarded the “most compelling” tale of Android woes with a brand new Windows Phone device. Microsoft’s been after Android developers for several months, and ... Full Article »

December 16, 2011 9:45am

Siri-ously? Can we find a decent voice assistant for Android?

Siri voice assistant alternatives are being marketed to Android devices with alarming regularity. Since the Siri technology was first embedded into iOS 5 on the new iPhone 4S (even though a Siri app had been available for some time), a number of Android developers have brought similar apps to Androi ... Full Article »

November 30, 2011 4:30pm

Android competition sparks around Siri, licensing and media hubs

Android has no intention of slowing down, despite Microsoft now licensing more than half of Android and Chrome devices under its patent portfolio. Compal Electronics is the latest to ink a deal with Microsoft, paying out for its Android-powered tablets, smartphones and e-readers. But rival Microsoft ... Full Article »

October 24, 2011 9:22am

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