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Android Apps

Chrome for Android goes global: adds languages, supported countries, and new features

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Chrome for Android has become the best browser app on Android for me. The only shortcoming is that it doesn’t support Adobe Flash, something I use often, so it’s not an exclusive option for me. But i…

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Firefox for Android tablets gets previewed

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When I interviewed the head of Mozilla’s mobile division, I asked why there wasn’t yet a Firefox Honeycomb-tablet version. Thomas Arend assured me that it would arrive eventually, but noted tha…

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Skyfire 4.0 goes freemium, adds customized Skybar, news, and deals

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Skyfire has introduced 4.0 of its popular Android browser, and the company is adopting a freemium business model in the process. While previous Skyfire users will not notice any change on their current device…

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Mozilla: Firefox 4 is up to 3x as fast as stock Android browser

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We’ve been tracking Firefox since it was still being called Fennec. And while Androinica writers have internally praised what’s now known as Firefox for Android, storage size and speed have bee…

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Chrome to Phone Android app now includes links history

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Google Chrome to Phone is by far one of my favorite apps on Android. C2P has further solidified its place in my heart with a new update that now includes link history. The latest version includes a change that will…

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Android Apps

Opera Mobile 10.1 beta now available

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True to its word, Opera has now released its Opera Mobile 10.1 web browser in the Market. The browser is still in beta, and features pinch-to-zoom, speed dials, Opera Turbo that saves data, as well as hardware ac…

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Android Apps

Opera Mobile will soon arrive in the Market with hardware acceleration and multitouch

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The web browser Opera Mobile, Opera Mini’s more fully developed big brother, is coming to Android within a month, and it will tempt potential users with hardware acceleration support and pinch-to-zoom funct…

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PC World arranges an Android browser battle royal, declares a winner

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Android’s openness gives users the freedom of choice, and nearly all elements of the OS can be replaced if one is so inclined. There is certainly a great variety of apps to choose from – not least when it com…

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Android Tricks

FoxtoPhone sends links or text from Firefox to Android

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The biggest flaw with Chrome to Phone, if you consider it a flaw at all, is that it only works with Google’s Chrome Browser. What about the thousands of people who have opted for the No. 2-ranked desktop bro…

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Free apps

Android2Cloud sends link from Android phone to Chrome browser

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Google’s Chrome to Phone feature is great, but it lacks the ability to flip things around and perform a Phone to Chrome link push. Android can do that with the help of Android2Cloud. There are occasionall…

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Android Apps Alert 17: dictate, dine, and dress to impress

Android Apps

Android Apps Alert 17: dictate, dine, and dress to impress

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Well, I think it’s safe to say that the #androidapps tag on Twitter is in dire straits. The tag has been polluted by spamming bots and app awareness services that have made it annoying to dig through the rec…

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Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

Android Apps

Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

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If your first smartphone was Android-based, you probably don’t know much about Skyfire. But for those of us who migrated from Windows Mobile or S60, you know it was one of the best web browser alternative…

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Firefox may deliver full-version of browser to Android tablets, netbooks

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Firefox may deliver full-version of browser to Android tablets, netbooks

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Ever wondered what Firefox on Android would look like? Wonder no more. Below is an image of Firefox – that’s the full version of the browser, not its mobile spawn Fennec that we’re expecting…

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