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Review: Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus S

When the Nexus S got released alongside Android 2.3 Gingerbread there was a delay of about 2 months until Nexus One owners got their update. Many people were disappointed since the Nexus One was supposed to get updates very quick….

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Google rolls out Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update for GSM/ UMTS Nexus S devices

Google announced yesterday via Twitter that the ICS update has started to roll out to all GSM Nexus S smartphones. Finally the wait is over and Nexus S customer got what was promised: quick updates directly from Google. Being among…

The next round of smartphone wars has started: iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus fight for the throne

Apple presented the iPhone 4S a few weeks ago, and Google followed by announcing the Galaxy Nexus device made by Samsung. There were many rumours about an iPhone 5 and therefore some people were initially disappointed by the lack of…

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HTC Nexus One vs. Samsung Nexus S: Which manufacturer should deliver the next Google phone?

Rumours about the Nexus Prime aka Galaxy Nexus have been floating around for months as Google is preparing their next major Android update called ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’. All evidence points to Samsung being again the manufacturer of choice, even though…

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Review: HTC Sense 3.0 (HTC Sensation) – Better than vanilla Android?

HTC Sense was the reason why i switched from Windows Mobile to Android. I was looking for something new as Microsoft didn’t innovate with Windows Mobile for many years, but at the same time vanilla Android running on the T-Mobile…

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Google acquires Motorola Mobility

Today Google announced that Motorola Mobility will soon be a part of the Google empire. At first this might seem very surprising as Google always said that they are not interested getting into the hardware business, but looking at all…

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Lenovo redefines the word bloatware with the Android IdeaPad K1

Lenovo recently presented their medium range Android Tablet called IdeaPad K1 and blogs like engadget already published reviews for it. As expected this tablet doesn’t come with groundbreaking technical specs, but has a low price tag (499$) which makes it…

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will get TouchWiz UI update in August – Tears of Joy and Sorrow have been witnessed

Samsung announced an update which will bring their custom UI called TouchWiz to the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The Update is scheduled to be rolled out in august for US devices, and according to Samsung it’s optional as you can decline…

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Matias Duarte (Director User Experience Android) speaks about Android versus iOS UI

Techcrunch just published some tidbits about their recently held Mobile First CrunchUp. During the talks Matias Duarte (who switched from Palms webOS design lead to Google and became Director of User Experience for Android) was asked why iOS apps look…

Android marketshare in US reaches 39%

The latest data from Nielsen indicates that Android currently takes the crown regarding mobile OS market share with 39%. Apple and RIM follow with 28% and 20% respectively. Windows Phone 7 has about 9%, while webOS and Symbian basically have…