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Samsung Accounted for a Third of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter, While Apple’s Share Fell

Samsung’s second-quarter smartphone shipments hit 76 million last quarter – up 56 percent from the prior year, and giving the company a 33 percent share of the global market. iStockphoto … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Android is King in UK Smartphone Market

In a relentless march to the top, Android has taken over the number one spot for smartphone sales in the UK. This tops off a massive period for Android worldwide, … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google May Bring Back Local Media Streaming To Chromecast

Yesterday we heard that the ability to stream media locally on the Google Chromecast device had been removed, Google released an update for the device which stopped this functionality. Google … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nexus 7 Trade-Ins Suggest Lots Of Upgraders To New Model, Little To No Interest From The iPad Crowd

The new Google Nexus 7 is a big improvement over the original with a bunch of additions like LTE and a super high-resolution display – the best in tablets, in … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Instagram Releases Huge Android Update to Prep for ‘Global Expansion’

Instagram has always set a high bar for speed. While other photo apps add feature after feature, Instagram’s updates generally come in the form of “Bug fixes and performance improvements.” … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Did Far More Holiday Shopping on iOS Devices Than Androids

After winning the Black Friday shopping war against Android, iPhones and iPads scored a similar “win” when it came to Christmas Day online shopping in the United States. According to … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google’s ‘Back Up My Data’ Gives the NSA and FBI Easy Access to Your Passwords

If you’re using Google’s “back up my data” feature for Android, the passwords to the Wi-Fi networks you access from your smartphone or tablet are available in plaintext to anyone … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment