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Android May be Too Much For Low-Priced Smartphones Android May be Too Much For Low-Priced Smartphones

As the high-end smartphone market begins to be locked up by Apple, Samsung, LG, and others, smartphone manufacturers are now looking to the low-end market segment for growth in the industry. In particular, growing demand for low-priced smartphones is predicted …

Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days
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Facebook Login is an easy way for developers to integrate an immediately recognizable login feature into their apps or Web site. The social network revamped how it handles Facebook Login back in April, and now more apps than ever are …

Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful

Earlier this week, Google updated Google Keep with new Google Now reminders for notes. Now, Google Now itself is getting new kinds of cards. The update comes to the Google Search app for Android. Presumably, iOS will get it later. …

Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update
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Facebook announced today that it has launched a major update to its Android SDK, bringing Share Dialog and support for the Object API to the operating system. “The Share Dialog offers a lightweight and consistent way to enable sharing to …

Samsung Will Release The Massive Galaxy Mega Stateside Later This Month Samsung Will Release The Massive Galaxy Mega Stateside Later This Month

Do you find a 5-inch smartphone to be too big? Apple certainly thinks so, but Android phone manufacturers continue to push for bigger and bigger smartphones. Sony may have the biggest with the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra, but Samsung isn’t …

Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps
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Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns …

Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API
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As previously reported, Google is launching an update to its Google+ app for Android with a number of changes. Among them are some new features specifically for Google Apps customers. For example, the app supports multiple account, so coworkers can …

Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts

Are you one of the millions of people who use Google+ everyday on your Android device. If so, Google has a treat for you in the form of new updates. Google’s Virgil Dobjanschi took to Google+ this morning to announce …

Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones

Though tablet sales slowed during the second quarter of 2013, smartphone sales are still going strong. One analyst’s new numbers have shown that smartphones are now selling more worldwide that feature phones. Analyst firm Gartner today released estimates showing that …

Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play

During the big reveal of the new Nexus 7, Google also announced some of the updates coming to Android 4.3 and Google Play. One of the lesser talked about updates was that textbooks would be hitting Google Play soon. It …

Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2 Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2

Android has been rather aggressive as of late in capturing smartphone market share that was previously held by Apple. It was a while ago that Android had surpassed iOS in global market share, but now it looks like it’s an …

Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device
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Video on Instagram was already off to a stellar start in June with 5 million videos uploaded in the first 24 hours of its existence. The Vine competitor even has its own bite-sized news service. Now Instagram is making it …

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps With Login Verification Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps With Login Verification

In late May, Twitter finally launched two-step verification. The tool was introduced as a way to hopefully cut down on the number of high profile Twitter account hacks that left many celebrities and brands dealing with minor PR disasters. Now …

Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic] Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic]

Everybody is fighting to have you access the Internet on their hardware or software platforms. In fact, you may even call it a war. Some wars are more contested than others, but they’re all fighting to gain your favor at …

Samsung Prepares to Launch Android Flip-Phone Samsung Prepares to Launch Android Flip-Phone
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As the high-end smartphone market quickly becomes saturated in the U.S. and Europe, tech manufacturers are now looking to the mid-range and low-end smartphone markets for growth. Though most mid-priced smartphones have been scaled-back versions of high-end devices, Samsung is …

Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share

As has already been reported from multiple analyst firms, tablet shipments were slow during the second quarter of 2013. Analyst firm IDC has now weighed in with its numbers, which show just how drastically Apple is losing market share in …

Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome

Google’s Chrome Canary build, which is used for the testing of new features, now includes new touch features, such as slide-to-navigate and the ability to swipe left or right for back/forward while browsing the web. The Verge reports: Pinch-to-zoom also …

Playing This Game Will Probably Destroy Your Phone

Would you throw your smartphone into the air? You would normally say no. Now, would you do it if it was a competition? Most of you would probably still say no, but one developer has something for those of you …

Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers
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Last month, we saw that Jelly Bean had finally overtaken Gingerbread as the most dominant Android operating system on the market. The slow death of Gingerbread has been well documented over the last year, but it looks like Jelly Bean …

Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone
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It sucks when your phone is stolen. It’s even worse when you have no way to find said phone. iPhone users have been able to use Apple’s iCloud service to find stolen phones for a while, but there’s been no …

Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets

Though recent estimates for the second quarter of 2013 have shown the tablet market slowing a bit, most predictions believe this is due to consumers waiting for the dozens of tablet refreshes on the way this holiday season. In relative …