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Android

Android’s growth in UK comes from smartphone virgins [STATS]

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The Android race to the top has been chronicled many times, as has the Android vs. iOS debates. However, in the United Kingdom at least, Android’s growth has little to do with converting the iOS crowd. It h…

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Android OS

Android Market shows trending apps, top new apps in your nation, and personal recommendations

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The Android Market has made some changes recently in order to be more friendly to both developers and users. We’ve already seen the addition of movie rentals yesterday, and this morning brought the welc…

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Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S 2 coming to UK May 1

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We’re still waiting to find out when the Samsung Galaxy S II will arrive in the United States, but Android fans in the United Kingdom finally have a solid release date. According to an announcement by Sams…

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Vlingo Android app adds UK localization for better speech recognition and hands-free commands

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Americans and Britons both speak English. But talk to someone from New York, USA and someone from Yorkshire, England, you’ll notice that there are clear differences between each brand. Android users i…

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Lifestyle

Amazon Android app now available to shoppers in UK

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Amazon debuted for Android in 2009, but it was sadly available only to users in the United States. The British arm of Amazon have announced that its customers can now get a better shopping experience through the…

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Acer

Acer Liquid Metal coming to UK with Android 2.2, new UI

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Acer added to its Android line-up by announcing the upcoming release of the Acer Liquid Metal. Sharing some basic form similarities with the original Liquid, the Liquid Metal is more fashionable with smoothe…

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Android News

Android is for dudes, not dames, says one UK survey

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The popularity of Google Android continues to rise, and much of that climb is based on the platform’s success among men, according to the results of one recent survey. In a survey of more than 78,000 UK res…

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Carriers

T-Mobile UK and Orange UK let customers roam on each other’s networks for free

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The T-Mobile UK and Orange UK merger is more than just a mingling of brands and personnel. Now, the two networks that joined forces under the Everything, Everywhere banner will allow customers to roam without c…

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Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Tab coming to UK November 1

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab will make its British debut next month. Samsung UK has confirmed that its Android tablet will officially go on sale November 1 on all major networks and in all major shops. UK consumers wil…

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Android

Android takes over Texas, Toronto, and London in October

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Android will have a very busy month this October. In a fitting tribute to Android’s two year-anniversary as a consumer device, large droid-centric events will take place next month in Austin, Texas; To…

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Samsung

Samsung UK giving out free phones to “Mobilers” ages 18 and up

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Samsung UK is searching for “Mobiler,” a person who tests its products and gives important feedback the company will then use to move forward. Most important of all, Mobilers will tell others wha…

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Carriers

Vodafone UK will remove Android bloatware in Froyo update after storm of complaints

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Score one victory, however small you think it may be, for the consumer. After fielding a storm of complaints from vocal users upset about the addition of “bloatware” – unnecessary softwar…

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Lifestyle

VouchAR brings live store discounts to Augmented Reality

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Walking down the street with no clue about which boutique to browse or which restaurant to step in for a quick bite? Maybe you ought to fire up VouchAR and discover which establishment will save you a few quid. Vou…

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Samsung

Samsung UK promises Froyo for Galaxy S in September 2010

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Samsung was already fielding quite a few questions from users wondering when they could expect their phone to be treated to Froyo. In light of HTC’s recent promise to deliver Froyo (Android 2.2) as early…

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Android Phones

Samsung UK website shows off Galaxy Apollo, notes it as “coming soon”

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It looks like Samsung is getting ready to launch another Android smartphone in the UK market, the device is the Galaxy Apollo and is simply noted as “coming soon.” Otherwise, it bears striking res…

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