Posts tagged android
Life and death through the eyes of an iPhone is dizzy and depressing

On average, you pick up your smartphone to complete tasks 221 times a day. For things from checking Facebook in the morning, sending Snapchats during work meetings to express boredom, to taking pictures of your food for Instagram and far too many selfies, it pretty much goes everywhere and does everything with you. While completing these tasks is a great experience for you, how do you think your iPhone feels about it?

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Google Announces Android KitKat

Google has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat.  No, I'm not joking, KitKat, as in that chocolate bar available in either fingers or the chunky variety, will be the codename for Android 4.4.  This keeps Android's tradition of naming each version after desserts; but this is the first with a deeply integrated (and rather delicious) joint marketing venture.

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Facebook Home Announced. Revamps Any Android Phone To Be About 'People, Not Apps'

After years of speculation, Mark Zuckerberg talked about that Facebook Phone.  Introducing 'Home,' a deep software integration with Android, that takes over the homescreen and designs your phone around "people, not apps."  HTC's Peter Chou also took to the stage at the social network's campus in California to announce the HTC First, a hardware realisation of Facebook's vision.

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Save Time And Summarise The News With 'TL;DR'
TL;DR, or "Too long, didn't read" is an internet-wide colloquialism that's become common usage and language specialists. Stremor have capitalised on this concept with an application, which automatically summarises any web information when you don't have time to read the whole story. Perfect for the news junkie with a short attention span.
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NVIDIA Unveils Android-Based Handheld 'Project Shield'

Forgive our ignorance that alluded CES 2013 would be missing its share of shock announcements - this is one that we certainly didn’t see coming. Chip manufacturer NVIDIA has just unveiled its very own handheld gaming system called ‘Project Shield’ that it says is capable of delivering console-quality games on the go, and even has the functionality to stream full PC games to the device over Wi-Fi.

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Start-Up Green Throttle Set To Bring Mobile Gaming To The Big Screen

It seems a week doesn’t go by without another doomer-and-gloomer reporting facts and figures that try to infer console gaming is dying a slow death. There’s no denying the popularity of touch-screen gaming and the like has exploded in recent years, while services like OnLive remove our reliance on consoles in favour of cloud computing. Start-up Green Throttle Games, meanwhile, hopes a console-less future will come in another form: namely, our smartphones and tablets.

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Google Unveils The Nexus 4

It's not hard to love Google at this particular moment in time. Behind some of the most consistently-fascinating software (Android, Google Maps, Google.com itself), the company's recent foray into hardware is a tantalising prospect. With Nexus 7 being joined by 10-inch iPad rival the Nexus 10, Google today also took to lifting the curtains on a brand-new smartphone, the Nexus 4.

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Google Confirms The Rumours, Nexus 10 Announced

We knew Google had something special up its sleeve, but the specifics of what it had in store were vague at best. But in a smorgasbord of announcements coming direct from the company in the wake of the cancellation of the much-anticipated Android event, we finally have confirmation. First up, a 10-inch tablet featuring a Retina Display-topping 2560 x 1600 resolution, boasted to be the “highest resolution tablet on the planet”. Say hello to the Nexus 10...

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GTA: Vice City Heading To iOS And Android

For many, it was the definitive Grand Theft Auto, a sprawling open-world action-adventure title that broke new ground and along with it, rival open-world game developers' hearts. A staple fixture within PS2's for quite some time, GTA: Vice City is now all set for smartphones, with iOS and Android versions on their way.

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Now Carphone Warehouse Has Leaked Google’s Nexus 4 Phone

Oh how we look back on more innocent times when the announcement of every long-awaited product under the sun wasn’t preceded with a long line of leaks. Yesterday, we saw the manual of the Samsung-built Nexus 10 show up on a Korean news site. Now, Google has had another of its products otherwise held back for the Android event on Monday leaked by none other than UK retailer Carphone Warehouse.

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