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Android users are smarter than you – Beta News

June 25, 2012
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Just ahead of Google I/O 2012, The Street claims that "Android users don't know enough to matter". Interesting story, especially considering the timing, and one that’s bound to stir lots criticism just because it puts down all Android fans in ...

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Whatever Happened to Google’s Android@Home? – TechCrunch

June 24, 2012
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With just a few days to go before Google’s annual I/O developer conference kicks off on Wednesday, it’s time to take a look back at last year’s event. Besides announcing Ice Cream Sandwich, Google Music and a number of other new projects ...

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iPhone 5 will Trounce Galaxy S III, Foxconn CEO Says – PC World

June 24, 2012
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Samsung might seem like its own worst enemy with this week's choppy U.S. rollout of the hot new Android-powered Galaxy S III smartphone, but the top executive at iPhone maker Foxconn in China holds that title for now. Earlier this week, Foxconn CEO Terry ...

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Report: HTC Android phones have ‘massive’ security flaws – The Business Journal

June 24, 2012
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Some Android-based phones from Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC have security flaws that expose sensitive customer information, reports the Android Police. According to Android Police -- which has exposed other Android security flaws in the past -- the ...

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Sony Xperia Ion review: an Android handset with a split personality – engadget

June 24, 2012
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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. But that adage, such a truism when applied to interpersonal relationships, doesn't quite carry the same weight when extended to the intimacy between expectant geek and promised hardware. So here we ...

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Swype keyboard gets major update with speech support and word prediction – Ars Technica

June 23, 2012
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The update incorporates the company’s voice dictation system and handwriting recognition. The software is available for Android users to test through the Swype beta program. Swype is a custom touchscreen keyboard that allows users to input ...

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Feel UX: If Apple Won’t Innovate The User Experience, Android Designers Will – Forbes

June 23, 2012
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Apps Are Over: Frog Design's Scott Jenson Want to Overthrow the Desktop Paradigm Anthony Wing Kosner Contributor "Freedom Is Good for Design," How to Use Constructal Theory to Liberate Any Flow System Anthony Wing Kosner Contributor Apple’s ...

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Apps are helping smartphones become digital wallets – Los Angeles Times

June 23, 2012
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The next version of Apple's iPhone will have a Passbook that will store customer loyalty cards and movie tickets, and Microsoft Corp.'s new phones will do the same. "You can think of a zillion ideas about what we can do next," said Tam Hulusi ...

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Mozilla promises ‘something big’ for Android announcement – Crave

June 22, 2012
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Mozilla has an announcement to make at next week's Google development conference, and if the teaser's anything to go by, it should be a major update to its Firefox Android browser. "Fast. Smart. Safe." That's what it promises, alongside the Firefox logo ...

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Ahead of Google I/O, Android is the tortoise winning the race – Beta News

June 22, 2012
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The annual Google developer convention I/O will take place next week. Like Apple's WWDC and Microsoft's TechEd, it is the big summer event where the world is given a look at each of the respective companies' plans for the coming year. Google is ...

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