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Gingerbread gaining ground on Froyo, Honeycomb may be on more than 3 million devices

Believe it or not, something other than Apple iPhone Mania took place today. The Android Platform Version Chart, which helps developers decide which version of Android to support, was released today. The latest breakdown on the number of software versions on active devices using the Android Market is predictable – Froyo’s falling and Gingerbread’s growing.

Froyo has been falling slowly for months, but the  [Read More…]

SwiftKey X update brings heat map, stat panel and more

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One of the many great things about the Android platform is that there is such a wide variety of keyboards to chose from, and many great developers behind them. The folks at SwiftKey X have been known for some amazing updates, and they have hit it out of the park, yet again. Their latest update brings a slew of new features, such as:

Blog and RSS learning, so you can  [Read More…]

Android 101: Search for more than just apps

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The Android Market’s better than ever, returning search results not only for apps, but for books and movies, too. Here’s a handy tip to jump from one section to another. By default, you should see results for all of the sections. Tap into a section, you’ll only see those results. Books for books, apps for apps, etc. Once you’re in a section’s results,  [Read More…]

Skype adds video calling for Galaxy Tab 10.1, Xoom, Droid Bionic & more. Oh, and advertisements, too!

Skype has added 14 new devices to its list of supported phones and tablets capable of Skype video calling on Android.The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Droid Bionic headline the list of new devices, however the real star of this update is the new advertising platform that Skype is introducing into its suite of products.

Advertisements have appeared in the Skype PC/Mac desktop  [Read More…]

Google Maps updated, brings improved location accuracy and more

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Today we see an update to Google Maps. The update bumps us up to version 5.10.1, and brings some bug fixes, as well as improved location accuracy for Transit Navigation. So, why wait any longer? Hop past the break for download links, or head into the market and grab your update.

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HTC Vigor photo shoot confirms 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 720p HD display, LTE and more

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This upcoming holiday season will be defined by a few select devices. The iPhone will no doubt snag its fair share of customers on whatever carriers it lands. But there will be an impressive portfolio of Android devices launching on all carriers that will most certainly give any iDevice a run for its money. The next Nexus is slated to come out soon, quite possibly rocking very similar specs to the  [Read More…]

Motorola Spyder crawls out of the dark corner carrying a qHD Super AMOLED display and more [updated]

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Just when you finally think you may have decided which device is right for you, we throw another one into the mix. The guys over at This is my Next have been sent some images of an unannounced Motorola device that is apparently named the Motorola Spyder. What makes this device any different than any of the others you are probably wondering, so let’s take a look at the specs.

The Motorola  [Read More…]

Samsung says it’ll be more aggressive against Apple, starts by seeking an injunction in the Netherlands

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Another day, another tit for tat in the ongoing patent wars between Samsung and Apple. In a recent interview with the Associated Press, Lee Younghee, Samsung’s head of global marketing for mobile communications, said that the South Korean electronics manufacturer will being taking a “more aggressive” approach against Apple’s claims of intellectual property infringment, noting that Samsung has, and will not continue to be, “passive” and “respectful.” And waste time it will  [Read More…]

Reported 3.2 update for Sony Tablet S available, more new features coming soon

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Did you pick up a Sony Tablet S yet? The recently launched tablet came out of the blocks running Honeycomb 3.1, with a promise of an update to 3.2. Reportedly that promise has begun to come true today, with the 3.2 update becoming available for download.

Among the new features available, is support for Sony’s Video Unlimited store. This isn’t due for launch until October 10, with the Sony Entertainment  [Read More…]

Cellular South Aims to Make Wireless Service More Personal, Changing Name to C Spire

Cellular South has announced that come September 26th, it will be dropping its southern moniker in favor of a newer and more confusing C Spire Wireless branding. We’re not sure the story behind the new name but we know that they are touting a more personalized wireless experience based on each individual customer’s needs. Reading the press release made my head spin, but it would appear that  [Read More…]