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Google Android is king; sales of Android devices 6 times more than last year

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It’s really no surprise when we see the numbers of the latest Android sales and market share. The Android platform has made itself the King of the mobile OS market in a few short years. Even coming a tad bit l…

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Rumor: First Android Gingerbread details and UI changes emerge

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Today, the Android site Phandroid got their hands on some information and one heck of a blurry shot of what appears to be the newest iteration of Android; Gingerbread. The site claims that they have an idea of wha…

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Palm UI lead moves on to Google

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Palm UI lead moves on to Google

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Matias Duarte, the man formerly in charge of the mobile user interface at Palm, has been hired by Google. AllThingsD reports that Duarte, who lead the development team behind webOS UI, has moved over to Google&…

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Hey, HTC, Palm is yours for the taking!

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Hey, HTC, Palm is yours for the taking!

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Last week I planned to write an opinion piece suggesting that HTC should purchase Palm, but I had to scramble to get to a wedding and Engadget ended up doing the same article I would have written. Aside from acquir…

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Android market share grows at an amazing pace, Apple’s hardly at all; no one notices

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Android market share grows at an amazing pace, Apple’s hardly at all; no one notices

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A brief overview on Engadget last week of some market share figures presented by comScore hid some amazing results for Android. In Engadget’s article and subsequent posts around the internet, people n…

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Palm Treo 650 gets the Android treatment

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Palm Treo 650 gets the Android treatment

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I was once a happy Palm user, more specifically a happy Treo 650 user. That is of course after I upgraded from the Treo 600. That said, I guess it was the Treo 650 that really made me NEED a smartphone, as opposed to ju…

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Adobe Flash 10 coming to Android in October

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Adobe Flash 10 coming to Android in October

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We’ve known that Adobe Flash is capable of running Android since a video emerged of a G1 playing Flash content. Flash on Android got a tentative beta release date in October thanks to comments made by Adob…

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The cost of owning a G1, as compared to the iPhone 3G S and Palm Pre

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The cost of owning a G1, as compared to the iPhone 3G S and Palm Pre

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When purchasing a cell phone most people (myself included) only look at the amount of money that we have to shell out on the day of purchase and rarely consider the monthly fees that will make up the total cost of ow…

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5 Palm Pre Lessons for Android

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5 Palm Pre Lessons for Android

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The smartphone wars encourage comparisons. Mobile companies constantly try to one-up each other and produce an “anything you can do, I can do better” moment. While I typically try to avoid feeding into these c…

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