Every now and then, it’s refreshing to take a step back and look at the big picture. Let the panorama of things wash over us. That what this editorial is hoping to do. To look at the broad spectrum of Android and what brought it to where it is today. How Android achieved the title ... Read More »
We thought the Nokia Normandy was a remnant of the past. A device built before the Microsoft takeover, we assumed it was cancelled and locked in a dark warehouse. We thought the Android-powered device would never see the light of day. But if this newest rumor ends up being true, we were very wrong. The ... Read More »
I was a little bummed when I learned this weekend that iOS would be getting the Pebble appstore first. I was mostly bumming because we were getting one of those “coming soon to Android” stories that we hear all the time which usually means it’s really not that close. However, Pebble did us Android users ... Read More »
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Of all the time periods in history, this century is one of the best to live in. The technological advances in the past 100 years have changed the world in huge ways. Even since the new millennium began, we’ve seen major strides in portable technology. Laptops, smartphones, cameras, tablets. They’ve all grown much smaller and ... Read More »
In order to make something great, it has to have something that sets it apart. In the tech world, this definitely holds true. With a Nexus phone, it’s the software. With a Galaxy Note device, it’s the size and specialized features. So what is Android’s stand-out feature?
Flexibility. When it comes to operating systems, there’s ... Read More »
An Android device isn’t worth much unless it comes with Google Apps, like the Play Store and its associated services. What’s the point of owning new Android hardware when there is no app store or one with far fewer apps than the Play Store? This is why most manufacturers license Google Apps.
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Several times a year, we’re treated to the cream of the crop in phones from different manufacturers. It’s a cycle that generally repeats itself every year–sometimes even more than once in a year. Coming from the major manufacturers, most of these phones that run Android are outfitted with a custom skin that the respective company ... Read More »
The whispers of an Android-powered Nokia device have been a constant throughout the last few years, dying out only when the company was purchased by Microsoft. However, it’s all coming back as more and more information about a prototype Android device by Nokia has been leaking out. Called the Read More »
HP’s been going pretty Google-heavy lately, launching devices like the Chrome OS-powered Chromebook 11 and a quartet of new Android-powered Slate tablets. One product category that HP hasn’t appeared in lately are smartphones, but according to a new rumor, that could soon change.
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Earlier this week, some documents leaked out that claimed to offer information on an upcoming Samsung handset known as the Galaxy Note 3 Neo. The docs painted a picture of a device that’s a sort of mashup of the Read More »