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Why is RIM giving Android devs free Playbooks? Look at the latest comscore results.

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To our readers who happen to be Android developers, I hope you know that RIM wants to give you a free BlackBerry Playbook. VP of Developer Relations Alec Saunders has said that Android developers who repackage t…

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Lenovo and NAF partner to teach Android app development to teens

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Mobile apps are already a huge industry, but there’s still plenty of room for growth. That means companies will have a need of skilled programmers and designers to develop those apps in the future. Lenov…

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HTC

HTC sales uncharacteristically down, Samsung phone sales way up

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HTC two-year long streak of growth has ended as it reported a dip in sales for the first time since Android-powered phones propelled the company high profits. In the fourth quarter of 2011, HTC had NT$101,419 mi…

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AT&T brings 4G LTE to NYC, LA, Orlando, San Fran, and 7 more cities

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AT&T is launching its 4G LTE network in 11 new cities today. The latest cities to get a speed boost include: New York City metro area Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California A…

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The Best Android devices and trends of 2011

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Today is the last of 2011, and it was quite a year for Android. Looking back at where Android was 365 days ago and where it is now, it’s pretty incredible. Most of the things that we asked for in our 2011 wish li…

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11 biggest Android disappointments of 2011

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The year started off with a robotic bang as Android ruled CES with an iron fist. In early January, it became clear that Android would have a big year, and boy did it ever. But that great start didn’t prevent a…

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Android welcomed 3.7 million new devices this weekend

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A lot of people were in the Christmas spirit over the holiday weekend. As a matter fact, a lot of people were in the Android Holiday spirit and bought their loved ones a new Android device. Flurry Analytics estima…

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Android activates 700,000 new devices each day

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“There are now over 700,000 Android devices activated every day.” That was the to-the-point statement posted to Andy Rubin’s Google+ page last night. No chest-beating or additional sta…

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Actually, Android has more than just 200 million devices and it’s growing just fine

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At Wednesday’s Google Music event, Google shared that it has activated more than 200 million Android devices, with more than 550,000 devices added to that count each day. Some people took that to mean th…

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Android representation in MM ad network reaches its highest point

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It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Android’s growth in the past three years has been remarkable, so the constant stream of reports showing those increases are no longer surprising. Still, i…

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Android now has 190 million global activations, Google+ has 40 million users

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After announcing today that it earned almost $10 billion in the past 3 months, Google once again shared figures showing its growth. CEO Larry Page revealed that Google+ has more than 40 million users, who have…

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Samsung

Microsoft reaches payment deal with Samsung over alleged patent violations

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Microsoft has reached an agreement with Samsung over alleged intellectual property violations present in Samsung’s Galaxy phones and tablets. The two companies have agreed to a cross-licensing dea…

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Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy S II devices sold globally

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy S II has achieved 10 million global channel sales, doubling from five million in just eight weeks. This news comes after the company’s U.S. launch with Sprint…

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Android Hacks

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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Tablets

IDC: Android’s tablet growth stalled by $99 Touchpad [duh]

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Research company IDC thinks retail demand will cool on Android tablets. After previously saying that Android ships 34 percent of the available tablets on the market, IDC thinks Android will drop to 23 percent…

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