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What is Loyalty?

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Recently, there have been a couple different studies about cell phone user loyalty and the news has been hitting different sites, though mostly they have been used to show that people are more loyal to the iPhon…

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Final version of XDAndroid released: a Froyo port for Windows Mobile devices

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A month ago we did a comprehensive tutorial on getting Android to run on Windows Mobile devices. If you got an old WinMo phone lying around that you no longer use, you can probably have some experimental fun with i…

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A Guide to Running Android on Windows Mobile Devices

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When Google acquired the small Palo Alto startup company Android, Inc in July 2005, the team led by Andy Rubin surely both hoped and expected that the mobile OS they were developing eventually would power a vast…

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Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1

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Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1

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Have an old HTC Tilt, Polaris, Niki, or Vogue laying around collecting dust because you can't stand using Windows Mobile? Well, according to the XDA Developers forum you may be able to get a little more life out of your old device by hacking it to run the latest version of Android.

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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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LG Bets Big On Android

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LG Bets Big On Android

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In what could be seen as a blow to Microsoft, LG Electronics said the Android operating system will be powering half of its smartphones this year. The company is the third-largest handset maker in the world but i…

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LAPTOP Magazine: Android is the New Windows Mobile

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LAPTOP Magazine: Android is the New Windows Mobile

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Android is the new Windows Mobile according to LAPTOP Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer. And he means that in a good way. In his weekly column, Spoonauer argues that the fragmentation of Android from one device t…

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Motorola favors Android, tells WinMo “No phones for you!”

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Motorola favors Android, tells WinMo “No phones for you!”

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Motorola has made no secret that it is betting all of its chips on the Android operating system. They’ve spent months cultivating developers, creating their own Android-based UI, and have plans to rele…

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Microsoft Pledges Itself to Futility, bows to Android (Opinion)

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Microsoft Pledges Itself to Futility, bows to Android (Opinion)

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Microsoft has pledged its soul to Futilitious, the Ancient God of Seemingly Boneheaded Decisions. Rather than fight back against Android with a full-fledged reinvention and continued development, Micros…

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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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HTC’s French CEO talks Android, WinMo

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HTC’s French CEO talks Android, WinMo

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HTC had a relatively good year thanks in part to Android. While other phone makers like Palm and Motorola were on the ropes, HTC was strong financially because of the sales garnered by the T-Mobile G1. So why is HT…

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Is T-Mobile looking towards more of a future with Android?

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Is T-Mobile looking towards more of a future with Android?

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I would say that there are plenty of Windows Mobile users who are feeling a little frustrated about now. After all, Windows Mobile 6.5 is still a little ways out, it is not expected until the Summer of 2009, and Win…

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Chinese manufacturer HKC intro’s the Pearl, an Android, Windows Mobile dual-OS handset

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Chinese manufacturer HKC intro’s the Pearl, an Android, Windows Mobile dual-OS handset

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You have to love the boldness of the Chinese knockoff phones, especially when they provide an interesting approach to the operating system, or in this case, the operating systems. The latest knockoff to surfa…

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