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Dear Molly at CNET: You are wrong about Android

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Molly Wood did what many journalists seem to do when it comes to Android vs. iPhone – throw out a lot of opinions, mix in some misinformed statements to justify them, and then completely miss the mark about…

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LG Enlighten Review: Verizon’s newest mid-level device shines in its class

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The LG Enlighten from Verizon wasn’t supposed to “wow” me like the high-profile phones that have been released lately. However, the Englighten has a little charm that only small, perfect…

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

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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 lat…

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Motorola Droid Bionic Review: Verizon’s answer to the Galaxy S II is fast, light, and thin

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Verizon’s Droid Bionic is a hotly anticipated, ultimately delayed phone that has the fortune of facing its competition in the same launch timeframe. Bionic vs Samsung’s Galaxy S II phones has b…

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CM7 update adds WiFi, sound and Android Market support to the TouchPad

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Well, it looks like the brilliant minds over at CyanogenMod have delivered its latest CM7 update, which adds WiFi, sound and limited Android Market support. This news comes after the IDC’s report of sta…

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How’s that Android update pledge treating you? Not very well yet. [STATS]

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Remember back when everyone cheered as Hugo Barra told attendees at Google I/O that the Open Handset Alliance was going to get serious about updates? Barra announced that a collective of carriers and manufact…

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Droidcon London will acclimate developers to the Android ecosystem

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Not everyone can make it to Google I/O and soak-up development knowledge from the engineers of Google and its partners. But that doesn’t mean the benefits and know-how to be gained from attending a devel…

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Dear, Android fans: enough with the “put Android on HP TouchPad” talk

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It’s been over a week since HP officially killed all webOS devices, but with a recent clearance sale of both its 16GB and 32GB slates selling respectably at $99 and $149, has caused people to snatch up ever…

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Fusion Garage delivers new Android-based tablet and phone to rebound from JooJoo

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Fusion Garage failed miserably with JooJoo,the almost-named “Crunchpad” tablet before a dispute with TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington forced a name change. The JooJoo was trashed with…

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Android stats show Gingerbread and Honeycomb on the rise

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The latest round of stats from the Android Platform Versions charts are predictable but encouraging. While this month’s data shows that only a small portion of the Android community has the latest soft…

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Android: A History in Infrographic Form [STATS]

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Looking back, it is hard to believe that Android was released just under 3 years ago. The very first phone, the T-Mobile HTC Dream (G1) was released into the world on September 28, 2008 with Android 1.0. With that…

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Android is out of control! 550k daily activations, 135 million devices, 6 billion app downloads

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Google is in the business of data, and all of the data shared during today’s Q2 earnings call were predictably surprising. Yes, that’s an oxymoron, but there’s a reason for that. CEO Larry P…

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Android could reach 1 million daily activations in 2011

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Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin revealed yesterday that more than 500,000 Android devices are activated each day. That’s a 30 percent increase from the 350,000 activation total that Google Chairm…

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500,000 Android devices activated every day. [STATS]

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How many Android phones are sold every day? A lot. Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin just tweeted more than “500,000 Android devices are activated every day, and it’s growing at 4.4 w/w.”…

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Does this Android app work on my phone? Android Market website quickly says Yes or No.

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There are few things on Android more frustrating than looking for the hot new Android app, only to discover that it is not compatible with your particular device. The Android Market now provides a quick confirm…

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