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  • Google Maps Android app gets power & location improvements; Maps Game incoming

    Google Maps for Android has seen another update, adding to the Las Vegas indoor floorplans released earlier in the week with a new set of plans as submitted from the Floor Plans tool. The Google LatLong Blog also reveals that

    January 11, 2012 • Views: 1161

  • Lenovo IdeaTab S2 10 and S2 smartphone debut

    Lenovo has launched a new Android slate and handset duo, the Lenovo IdeaTab S2 10 tablet and S2 smartphone, running Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread respectively, at CES today. The S2 10 is the more interesting of the

    January 8, 2012 • Views: 515

  • Lenovo K91 puts ICS on a Smart TV

    Lenovo has unveiled a new, Android-powered smart TV at CES today, the K91, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and delivering tech specs we’d more expect to find on a smartphone. The K91 smart TV has a dual-core

    January 8, 2012 • Views: 975

  • Samsung inTouch Android-powered Skype TV adapter revealed

    An Android-powered webcam designed to hook up to your HDTV isn’t exactly an everyday occurrence, but it’s CES week and Samsung is looking to stand out with the new inTouch. Running 2.3 Gingerbread in a webcam

    January 8, 2012 • Views: 718

  • 400,000 active apps in Android Market

    The Android Market now contains over 400,000 active applications, checks from Distimo have revealed, with the growth of Google’s software store accelerating at a faster pace than Apple’s rival App Store. 68-percent

    January 4, 2012 • Views: 360

  • Android apps see in-app purchase swell

    65-percent of revenues for the top 200 Android apps come from in-app purchases, download store analysts Distimo have discovered, though the potential for making cash from Android software still pales in comparison to iOS.

    December 21, 2011 • Views: 348

  • Grand Theft Auto III arrives in Android Market

    Just as expected, Grand Theft Auto III has arrived in the Android Market, offering some classic high-speed gameplay on your Android phone or tablet. Priced at $4.99 in the US and £3.23 in the UK, the 10 Year Anniversary version

    December 15, 2011 • Views: 1383

  • Galaxy Nexus LTE on sale at Verizon

    Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is now on sale through the carrier’s website, with the LTE 4G version of the Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone priced at $299.99 with a new, two-year agreement. The unsubsidized price is

    December 15, 2011 • Views: 362

  • T-Mobile sets out its Android stall

    Your smartphone is often the gadget you’re closest to every day, from your nightstand in the morning, your desk at work, your pocket or purse on a night out, and then keeping you entertained when you’re on your way

    December 7, 2011 • Views: 270

  • Samsung email blunder spills Galaxy Nexus buyer details

    The UK Galaxy Nexus launch hasn’t gone quite to Google’s plan. Not only did exclusive retail partner Phones 4U accidentally sell a developer prototype in place of a consumer handset to the very first buyer, but now

    November 24, 2011 • Views: 285