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  • Enhanced Email Review

    For the majority of Android users who need email access beyond their Gmail account, Android’s built-in mail client performs adequately. It handles POP, IMAP and Exchange accounts without fuss, or any bells and whistles. But

    April 23, 2012 • Views: 1207

  • Read It Later is now Pocket: we go hands-on

    If you’re a hardcore web user, odds are pretty good that you’ve got some way of managing your content so that articles, images and videos that are interesting, but not pressing, are saved for later. Android has a lot

    April 17, 2012 • Views: 405

  • Next Issue magazine app review

    The idea of reading periodicals on a tablet-like device is in fact older than the current crop of tablets. But the reality has thus far left something to be desired, mostly because translating an essentially analog experience

    April 15, 2012 • Views: 1276

  • The Daily Show comes to Android – still no full episodes

    The Daily Show, the only source of world news for the young, uneducated and cynical, has finally come to Android… in clip form. While parent company Viacom keeps a deathgrip on the streaming of its full episodes until Hulu

    April 13, 2012 • Views: 547

  • Instagram for Android gets 5 million downloads in one week

    Guess what: Android users really, really like Instagram. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say that lots and lots of people like Instagram, and a lot of them use Android phones and tablets. At least 5 million, to be precise

    April 10, 2012 • Views: 346

  • Qualcomm invests in BlueStacks Android player

    Have you tried out BlueStacks? If you’re reading this on a Windows PC, you really should – it’s an impressively simple way to get Android apps onto your full-sized computer, and ever since the software’s

    April 10, 2012 • Views: 479

  • N64 emulator ripped off, then kicked out of the Play Store by copycat

    The great thing about open source software is that anybody can use it. The not-so-great thing about open source software… is that anybody can use it. Such was the case with two N64 emulators battling it out on the Google

    April 9, 2012 • Views: 1005

  • Facebook buys Instagram for a cool billion, service to remain intact

    Instagram has only been available for a week on Android, and it looks like it’s already going to get a major upheaval. Facebook reported that they bought the company this morning. For a billion dollars. That’s Billion

    April 9, 2012 • Views: 677

  • Opera Mobile beta gets mobile extension support

    Mobile browsers are a dime a dozen on Android – not even that, since most are actually free. But outside Dolphin Browser HD and Mozilla’s Firefox Mobile, not many allow you to expand the browser’s capabilities

    April 9, 2012 • Views: 588

  • BlackBerry Playbook to lose Android side-loading for fear of piracy

    Well, so much for that. Just a couple of months after formally introducing the capability to use Android apps on their BlackBerry Plabook tablet, Research In Motion has announced plans to disable the updated OS’

    April 9, 2012 • Views: 937