Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Is Android Google’s First Step Towards Monopolizing the Mobile Market?

Google appears to dominate every market in which they step foot. For this reason, many believe that Android is the company’s first step towards monopolizing the mobile market. And it might be. To really understand the importance of Android to Google, however, you need to determine what mobile market…

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Opera Mini 7 hits Android with bandwidth-saving hardware acceleration

Opera Mini has been around for a long time — since 2006 in fact — but in its seventh iteration the browser has shed some of its “minor league” appeal and has moved up to the same hardware-accelerated club as its bigger brother, Opera Mobile.

The new release is for Android…

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Google Maps 6.0 for Android features indoor mapping

Google Maps is a great tool on-the-go, although it isn’t very useful inside buildings … well, at least it wasn’t until now. Google has launched Google Maps 6.0 for Android devices which includes indoor plans of venues such as malls, retails stores, or airports. The user…

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Kindle Fire Android Don’t Show Google AdSense Ads

Did you know that your Google AdSense ads won’t show up for Kindle Fire users? Don’t you find that interesting? The Kindle Fire runs Google’s Android OS but when you try to view AdSense ads with them, you won’t get them.
A Google AdSense Help thread…

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What is Android?

ndroid is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. The Android SDK provides the tools and APIs necessary to begin developing applications on the Android platform using the Java programming language.

Features

Application framework enabling reuse and replacement of components
Dalvik virtual…

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Why Google should make Android root access an official feature

The degree of freedom afforded to the user by nearly any Android device is almost unparalleled in the brief history of mobile devices. You are free to customize the user interface, run services in the background, and even replace system apps. Some of the most savvy users of Android have…

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Verizon unveils LG Lucid midrange LTE Android phone

Hot on the heels of the handset’s leaked details, Verizon just made the LG Lucid official. The modestly specked device will cost $79.99 (with a 2-year contract), run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and be powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM.
The…

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