Posts Tagged: ANDROID

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Samsung’s Android Camera Shows What’s Wrong With How Companies Use Android

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Android is a building block of the future and all major tech companies are doing is bolting better lenses to their cell phones.

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Androids and iPhone Selling Faster Than Pretty Much Anything Else

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Yeah, the future? It's happening, and happening without us noticing.

SCHADENFREUDE

Facebook Making Its Employees Use Its Terrible Android App

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Apparently Facebook has started engaging in quality control for Android by engaging in trial by fire. Employees are being forced to use the app, even if they'd prefer to use the iPhone.

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Enhanced Voice Search on the Google Search App

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In the latest version of the Google Search App for iOS and Android, not only can you say your question out loud, but your search app can speak your answer right back to you.

ANDROID

Amazon Is Building A Smartphone To Sell You MP3s

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/kindle.jpg"></a>Hey, do you want a smartphone that will constantly try to sell you books, movies, and music while refusing to work with certain apps.

stupidity on the Internet knows no bounds

Android Experts Expect Malware 'Pandemic', Only Dumb People Affected

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/5399353754_78f50e1e24.jpg"></a>Here's a question I've had, that always bugs me.

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Only 10% Of Android Users Are Running The Latest OS

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/android-beam-600.jpg"></a>Google is learning the hard way something <a href="http://marketshare.hitslink.com/browser-market-share.aspx?qprid=2&qpcustomd=0">Microsoft has already experienced with Internet Explorer</a>: nobody ever updates their software.

ANDROID

The Real Reason Steam Is Coming To Linux

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It's something that's confused people: why is Steam, after all these years, <a href="http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/25/2973484/valve-is-developing-steam-for-linux-says-michael-larabel-of-phoronix">finally coming to Linux</a>.

security

Boeing To Make Super-Secure Android Phone Because Why Not?

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Generally we don't associate Boeing with phones.

apps you need to stop using

iPhone Instagram Users Cry About Android Users In Their Feed

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Look, we're not <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/instagram-to-come-to-android-hipsters-to-whine-about-it-going-mainstream/">the biggest fans</a> of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/04/instagram-for-android-is-here-to-further-destroy-photography/">Instagram</a> around here.

Instagram For Android Is Here To Further Destroy Photography

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Up until today, the only people who had the ability to take a perfectly good photograph and ruin it by adding some awful, unnecessary digital "filter" to it with Instagram were people with iPhones.

apps you need to stop using

Instagram To Come to Android, Hipsters To Whine About It Going Mainstream

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/instagram.jpg"></a>We could be polite about this, but why bother.

ANDROID

Smartphone Patent Trolling Goes Corporate, Gets Ugly

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Hope you weren't too attached to the idea of <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8967899/Apple-wins-HTC-patent-battle-in-US.html">using your smartphone's touchscreen to access links and phone numbers sent to you by text messaging on HTC phones</a>.

ANDROID

Nook Color Gets a Major Overhaul, Still Needs Hacking

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As <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/07/your-best-android-tablet-is-a-nook">we've mentioned before</a>, we feel the stock Nook Color with a little Android rammed up in it is the best tablet you can buy, something we're standing behind, especially since we use it to buy comics.

ANDROID

The Comic Sans Project: Making The World A Better Place, One Cartoonish Logo At A Time

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For as long as anyone can remember Comic Sans <a href="http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/comic-sans" target="_blank">has been ridiculed without mercy</a> on the internet (<a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/l2se9/the_most_inappropriate_use_of_comic_sans_ive_ever/" target="_blank">your grandfather deserving better</a> and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/09/drive-set-to-shtty-music" target="_blank">the Smash Mouth of fonts</a> are two of my favorite examples).

carrier iq

Holy Crap, Your Android Phone Has Been Spying On You For Months

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This video details Carrier IQ, <a href="http://mashable.com/2011/12/01/carrier-iq/">which just broke as a rootkit on many Android phones</a> that are essentially now useless because they're nothing more than spies.

patent trolling

Wait, Microsoft Makes More off Android Than Windows Phone?

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Microsoft today announced that it was making more money from Android than Windows Phone -- you know, the OS that they actually own.

ANDROID

The Soon-To-Be-Released Steve Jobs Biography Does Not Appear To Be Boring

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Like me, you've probably already pre-ordered <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1451648537/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=cajboyintheci-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145&creative=399373&creativeASIN=1451648537">Walter Issacson's biography of Steve Jobs</a>.

ANDROID

Holy Cow, India Really Did Launch That $35 Tablet Computer

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Awhile back I said India's $35 tablet computer for students would <a href="http://gammasquad.uproxx.com/2010/07/indian-government-unveils-35-touchscreen-tablet-computer">never happen</a>, but now I'm going to have to slather my words with curry and eat them.

fun with technology

Your Best Android Tablet Is…A Nook?

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If you're like me, that mystery rash is really starting to worry you.


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