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  • The Business Professional Smackdown: iPhone vs Android

    Smartphones can be incredibly useful devices for any business professional. The question here is -- which platform will serve you better? Will you be more productive with an Android or an iPhone?
    By Simon Hill November 29, 2011 

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: Best Android Ever

    The latest version of the Android platform is 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. It offers a host of improvements and it brings smartphones and tablets together. We take a closer look in this review.
    By Simon Hill November 23, 2011 

  • Android Sitting Pretty Despite Microsoft and Apple Offensive

    The long-running smartphone platform war shows no signs of ending any time soon. Microsoft and Apple remain committed to challenging Android wherever they can, but Google won’t take it lying down.
    By Simon Hill November 13, 2011 

  • Is Ubuntu a Viable Alternative to Android?

    They share the Linux kernel and that was the only common element between Ubuntu and Android, until the news that Canonical was planning to extend their Linux distro onto mobile phones and tablets. But is Ubuntu really going to be an attractive alternative...
    By Christian Cawley November 13, 2011 

  • Android… Sells a Lot and Breaks a Lot: Is That What's Behind the Sales Numbers?

    There have been various claims about the dangers of Android fragmentation and the comparatively high number of Android smartphone returns. Let’s take a look at what is behind this.
    By Simon Hill November 8, 2011 

  • Android Will Win the Budget Battle

    There’s a tendency to focus on the latest and greatest releases in the mobile industry and while the cutting edge of the market is always hotly contested the budget segment is important too. Android seems well-placed to capitalize when compared...
    By Simon Hill October 31, 2011 

  • How Much Do You Know About the History of Android Phones?

    The Android mobile phone platform has been around for a few years now, but how much do you know about its founding years, the OHA and the various confectionary-based version names?
    By Christian Cawley October 29, 2011 

  • The Future of Google Wallet

    Google Wallet looks set to transform the way we shop and pay for services. It offers a convenient new way to pay with your smartphone. Will it catch on? Are there any drawbacks? Let’s delve into the future of Google Wallet and take a look...
    By Simon Hill October 27, 2011 

  • What's So Great About Android?

    The mobile platform wars are raging on and honestly they get more and more similar every day. So what are the killer features of Android that make it stand out from the crowd?
    By Simon Hill October 17, 2011 

  • Why Amazon Appstore is Bad for Android

    The Android Market has had its problems and so, when the Amazon Appstore launched, many people were excited about it. A few months on it has become clear that it’s a disaster for the platform as a whole and particularly bad for Android developers...
    By Simon Hill September 22, 2011 
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