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Samsung wants iPhone users to switch to a Galaxy device using Easy Phone Sync

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One of the most popular questions asked by individuals who switch cell phones is whether all of their data can be transferred to the new device.  Sure, there are many ways of transferring data easily, but not eve…

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Java ME passes Android as number two mobile OS

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Just when you thought dumbphones were on a decline, think again. It turns out that the top three mobile operating systems as measured by usage share doesn’t belong to the usual suspects iOS, Android and S…

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Developers see more money with iOS than Android, says Flurry

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Earlier today we discussed Android’s dominance of the mobile phone market. However, that dominance doesn’t translate to dollars for Android app developers. A report issued today from Flurry A…

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Microsoft tempts Android/iPhone users with WP7 phone demo as Nielsen stats show Android reigns

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How loyal are you to Android? Loyal enough to resist the tile-tastic UI available in Windows Phone 7? For the majority of mobile phone users in the United States, that answer is a resounding ‘Yes.’…

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Amazon to offer unlimited space for music [limited time only]

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Amazon just delivered some great news for both Android and iOS users. Today, the e-commerce company just announced its plans to enhance its Amazon Cloud Drive and Cloud Player. The company said new improveme…

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Android vs. iOS: Why the “Simpsons did it” argument means nothing [OPINION]

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South Park character Butters became a supervillain named Professor Chaos, determined to bring havoc on his snowy little town. The only problem was that every diabolic scheme he could think of had already been…

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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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Android location data is anonymous and held only one week according to Google

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With the current iPhone location data debacle that hit the tech sites and even the mainstream news within the last couple weeks, the US Congress has decided to ask some questions about how the big mobile players…

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Android Games

Rovio adding device sync to Angry Birds

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This is a story that hit me personally. I’ve had to swap my Nexus One a few times for various issues, plus I’ve installed a number of custom ROMs and such. And, each time I started fresh, I would have to…

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Unity to boost gaming on Android, and bring quality ports

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The Unity plugin is a great way to bring 3D gaming to web browsers and it already existed on iOS as well, but now it’s coming to Android. At the Game Developer’s Conference out in San Francisco, Unity…

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Android increases lead over iOS in ad impressions. Let’s break down the numbers.

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As of October and November of last year, Millennial Media reported that Android and iOS were tied in ad impression share at about 38% each. By December, Android had pulled ahead with 46% to iOS’s 32%. Now,…

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Counterpoint: Nokia choosing WP7 may be good for everyone

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Earlier Nokia announced that they would be dropping their own Symbian and Meego platforms in favor of Windows Phone 7. My colleague Andrew likened it to “[jumping] from a burning platform into oil-soak…

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iPhone Top Chart lessens app envy for iOS-to-Android converts

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Moving from Apple’s iOS to Google’s Android has become much easier to do thanks to the rapid maturation of Android devices and Google features that are exclusive to Android. But what’s not…

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Android Person of the Year Nominee: MIUI Team

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MIUI Team Developer of a popular custom ROM. Nominated because: Android like we’ve never seen it before. In September 2010, an advanced and heavily customized version of Froyo from a team of Chinese developer…

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Popular Scrabble game Words with Friends is coming soon to Android

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Words with Friends is a Scrabble game for iOS that’s so popular even Android fans might have heard of it. A tipster called Jordan asked the developer, New Toy Inc, about the chances of the game coming to Android as…

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