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BBM for Android appears in leaked photo ahead of rumored launch later this year

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BBM is the saving grace of RIM’s beleaguered product portfolio. The company is constantly losing market share and money, but it has managed to keep a large portion of its users thanks to leading enterpri…

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BlackBerry Playbook will lose app side-loading, and its Android appeal in the process

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The BlackBerry Playbook has struggled to gain a foothold with consumers. For a small group of buyers, the Playbook was appealing as a pseudo Android tablet thanks to a feature that allows it to run some Android a…

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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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Further evidence that RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook will support Android apps

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A few days ago, Andrew reported that Research In Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet might be able to run Android apps when it’s released. Anonymous sources claimed RIM was working on a virtual m…

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RIM buys The Astonishing Tribe, Android world softly weeps

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The Astonishing Tribe is responsible for some amazing concepts that people have salivated over, anxiously awaiting when we might see them pop-up in Android. We may be waiting for quite a while because RIM has a…

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RIM acquires DataViz, makers of Documents to Go

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Documents to Go was named one of the Best Android Apps for its ability to read, edit, and create Microsoft Office Documents on the go. Version 3.0 of the software was set to bring about some optimizations and feat…

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Gartner weighs in on smartphone growth and it’s all about Android

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OK, so the headline may not be exactly true, but what do you expect? This is an Android-centric blog. What the Gartner data that is coming out does show is that Android is definitely on the rise in a serious way. So,…

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IDC says Android will be #2 OS by 2013

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IDC says Android will be #2 OS by 2013

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Get ready to see that lovable green robot more often, as a new report from IDC says Android will be the second-most popular mobile operating system by 2013. “Android will experience the fastest growth of…

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Android users gobbling up mobile content

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Android users gobbling up mobile content

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Android users are rapidly becoming an important consumer of mobile content, according to a new report released by Myxer. The company, which provides mobile content like ringtones to more than 30 million user…

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Android aiming for more business users… will it work?

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Android aiming for more business users… will it work?

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Can Android attract business users away from BlackBerry or Windows Mobile? RIM owns the enterprise market in the world of mobile phones. Walk into most offices and you’ll see more BlackBerry phones th…

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