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Samsung Galaxy S III has its own Siri; Android lost revenue back in 2010

After weeks of speculation, Samsung finally revealed the Galaxy S III at its London event yesterday. Measuring just 8.6mm thick and weighing in at only 133 grams, the Galaxy S III has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED PenTile display and is powered by an Exynos 4 Quad processor. The Galaxy S III is the lat ... Full Article »

May 4, 2012 9:11am

Samsung admits to Galaxy S3 for May 3 event

As the Samsung Unpacked event nears, the device manufacturer leaves more breadcrumbs for us to follow. The latest is an Android app found on Google Play. Called Samsung mobile UNPACKED 2012, the app features various details about the event, including the device they’ll be launching, the Galaxy S3. ... Full Article »

April 24, 2012 9:21am

Google-Oracle case turns courtroom into a classroom

Kicking off at the start of the week, the Oracle vs. Google court case over Java brought CEOs Larry Ellison and Larry Page to the stand, and has now turned the courtroom into a classroom. On day four of the court case, both Oracle and Google offered their explanations of Java and its APIs. It was Ma ... Full Article »

April 20, 2012 9:17am

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 impaled by Oracle on first day of Android-Java trial

Google’s legal spat with Oracle is now underway, with the two Silicon Valley powerhouses battling over an idea rather than a patent violation. At the core of the dispute is the matter of whether or not a company can legally copyright a computer programming language, especially Java, which has been ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 9:10am

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich gains market share

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich may have been released last year, but it’s taking its sweet time making its rounds across the gamut of Android devices on the market. It’s become standard operating procedure for Android OS releases, which tend to start out slow as manufacturers and carriers shift ... Full Article »

April 3, 2012 9:11am

Android’s smart connected devices will help topple PC era by 2016

Android is on the rise, doing its part to topple the Windows PC market, which is expected to see a sharp decline in 2016 according to the latest IDC report. With the PC era losing dominance between 2011 and 2016, mobile devices from Android and Apple will fill that void. Android devices using ARM ch ... Full Article »

March 29, 2012 9:33am

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

Google revenue down, Android can help

Google's revenue was lower than expected during the final quarter of 2011, but some of the company’s other initiatives continue to grow and show promise. One of those initiatives is Android, Google’s mobile operating system that’s become a global, unstoppable force. Google CEO Larry Page revea ... Full Article »

January 20, 2012 9:36am

Pentagon welcomes Android; Samsung reconsiders ICS for Galaxy S

It’s a good day for Android, with a few key developments shining a ray of hope on some of Android’s recent woes, and even drumming up excitement for Android’s future. For starters, Android has been approved by the Pentagon for use on Defense Department computer networks, giving the OS an inroa ... Full Article »

December 27, 2011 9:43am


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