Tag Archives: Android

Gem7008 budget Android tablet launched

gem7008 tablet Gemini Devices has launched a new, cheap Android tablet in time for the Xmas shopping season. The Gem7008 – also known as the JoyTAB Solo 7, apparently – is billed as.. more
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Ice Cream Sandwich on 25% of Android devices

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Ice Cream Sandwich is now on one in four Android devices, although of course it isn’t the latest flavour of Android now, with Jelly Bean having taken its place. However, Jelly.. more
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Android on 75% of smartphones shipped

Android Logo The latest figures from IDC are in for Q3 2012, and they show that Android is now on 75 per cent of smartphones shipped globally. Yes, that means three out of.. more
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Trend Micro notes six-fold rise in Android malware

Android malware is up strongly, indeed by a factor of six, according to security firm Trend Micro. Android has been explosively popular over the last couple of years, and much like the widespread Windows OS, that has painted a target on the its’ back for.. more
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Apple iOS vs Google Android

With Christmas coming up, no doubt tablet PC’s are making their way onto Santa’s list. And with a wider range of devices, and new releases coming all the time, making a decision on what to get may feel complicated. Having owned an Apple iPad and.. more
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AMD’s AppZone brings Android apps to PCs

AMD is partnering up with Bluestacks to bring Android apps and games to AMD-powered desktop PCs. So if you want to run the Pulse app, or some of the many mobile games which are now being increasingly churned out for Google’s OS, then you can.. more
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Android malware has tripled

Windows users are well accustomed to the dangers of malware, given that much of it is targeted squarely at their good selves. But increasingly the Mac is getting more popular and becoming a target, and also in the mobile world, Google’s massively selling Android OS.. more
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Microsoft redesigns SkyDrive

Microsoft has overhauled its SkyDrive cloud storage system, and it has also been busy boasting about Outlook.com user numbers. Outlook.com is the recently launched successor to Hotmail (not that the latter has been abandoned – yet), and now apparently has 10 million users already. But.. more
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Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Android 4.0

Good news for the owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, as the company has pushed out Ice Cream Sandwich for the slates. Well, two of them, anyway: The Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the 7 inch version, too. The update, which is around 240Mb in size,.. more
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Three customer’s data use doubles

Three has witnessed the doubling of its customer’s data usage in less than a year, showing just how much people are now using their smartphones to go online. The network has four million users on contract, and their monthly data use has increased from 450MB.. more
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