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News Round Up: Import Ban on Apple Prodcuts? Samsung vs Apple Trail End, Surface Gets Price Point & Cyanogen Mod 10

This week Post PC Nation takes a closer look at the possible import ban on the Apple products in the US, the end of the Samsung Apple trail as well as pricing for the Windows RT edition of Microsoft’s surface tablet and Cyanogen mod 10…

Why Apple Thinks that People Buy Android Phones

The legal battle between Samsung and Apple rages on and one of the fantastic side effects is that we get a glimpse into the way the companies think about technology.  An internal study from Apple was released during the trail this week that might be…

Smartphone Market Nearly Monopolized by Android – Apple & iOS Losing Ground

Hooray, finally the statistics for market development are in! Gartner has released its report on the development of the mobile market in the second quarter of 2012. First, the smartphone: smartphones are on the upswing and now have a large share of the total volume…

We’re Giving a Way 3 Samsung Galaxy Nexus Against the Patent Madness

Last week Apple managed to successfully ban the Galaxy Nexus… for sale, it’s since been un-banned, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be problems next week. So to stick it to the man, since the Galaxy Nexus won’t be banned here in Taiwan we

Ice Cream Sandwich Running on Barely 16% of Android Devices, Jelly Bean, A Mere 0.8%

A new month means new numbers from Google detailing the distribution of the different versions of Android on devices. The numbers are calculated based on which version of Android the devices that have accessed Google Play in the last 7 to 14 days are running. …

Official Android Blog from Google Launched

Barely four years after Google released its mobile operating system, they’ve finally launched an  official Google blog exclusively for Android. You’ll find announcements and news about Android that was previously posted with any other mobile new on the Google Mobile blog, but now no more,…

Google Play Policies Get an Overhaul: Honest Developers Rejoyce

Today Google has made a large change to their marketplace, Google Play where steps have been taken to kill annoying in-app ads. Many of the policies and rules listed have already been in place, but today we’ll go through the new ones that will change…

Raspberry Pi Gets Android 4.0 Port – Video

Raspberry Pi, that Android PC on a stick has captured the hearts of so many with its $35 price point and now there is even more to love with an Android 4.0 port This pint size PC is running a 700 MHz ARM11 processor, 256MB…

HTC & Facebook in Cahoots Working on Smartphone

How long have we been talking about this? It seems like ages, but now there’s more fuel to add to the fire. Bloomberg reports that Facebook and HTC are working on a smartphone to be released mid-2013.

Anonymous sources within HTC stated that the launch…

Jelly Bean Headed to Intel Atom Tablets & Smartphones

Intel is working on porting Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean on to their Atom based Smartphones and Tablets.  According to Suzy Greenberg, a company spokesperson “Intel continues to work closely with Google to enable future versions of Android, including Jelly Bean, on our family of…

Toshiba AT200 & AT300 Tablets Getting Jelly Bean Update!

While many devices are still waiting for the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update, the rush for Jelly Bean has already begun. Most companies have held off from grand announcements until things are more solid lest they incur the wrath of impatient customers. Toshiba has been…

StyleTap Let’s You Bring Back PalmOS App

Remember Palm? It has probably been a while since PalmOS before Android was a glint in Google’s eye. But if you’re longing for the good old days and you’d like to revive some of your Palm Apps you’re in luck!  StyleTap lets you emulate Palm…

Video: Armando’s Beginner Guide to Automating Android with Tasker

If you’ve ever tried to use Tasker? If you have you’re likely in the majority of who found it confusing and rightfully so, users should not be presented with choice between ‘if’ or ‘then’ options when making a selection.

If you haven’t heard of Tasker…

ASUS Germany Clears Up Transformer Jelly Bean Update Misinformation – TF101 Still in the Mix

There have been mixed reports whether or not the original ASUS Transformer, the TF101 would not be getting Jelly Bean.  This rumor got started because ASUS Netherlands confirmed that the TF201/TF300/TF700 would be getting Jelly Bean.  When the SL101 and the TF101 were left off…

Will Amazon Shun the Google Nexus 7 Tablet? Google & Amazon “In Talks”

Amazon’s Kindle Fire… blew into the tablet market with a strong measure of success as a low cost 7 inch tablet. It’s obvious that Amazon wants to repeat that success with its Kindle Fire 2, but the Google Nexus 7 has thrown a little kink