It was just about two months ago that LibreOffice 4.0 made its official debut, but business users and others more interested in stability than cutting-edge features also have another option from the Document Foundation. Specifically, LibreOffice 3.6 is currently the version of the free and open source productivity suite recommended for enterprises. On Thursday it got a...
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Depending on how you look at the smartphone world, Android is in the driving seat. By other measurements, it's comfortably in second place. But not every company is happy to use Android in their smartphones, and 2013 will see a number of alternatives. Why are many of them relying on Android to break free from Android?
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Google I/O 2013 is less than a month away and if history is any indication, we are in for a new version of Android. But those waiting for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie just might be in for a bit of disappointment. According to some damning evidence from Android Police, Google is working on the next version of Android, but it's Android 4.3, not 5.0. Also, the build number is...
(27 days ago)
The Android platform has been recognized as the more “open” operating system when compared to Apple’s iOS, but Android isn’t as open as it seems. Cydia creator Jay Freeman told IBTimes in an email that the Android ecosystem is essentially closed thanks to hardware developers.
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Facebook's new Home software only works for Android phones -- but today you can get a taste of one of its biggest features on the iPhone.
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Beating iOS, Android becomes the most used mobile OS platform, according to the latest statistics. What Makes Android the powerful platform is its open source and simplest to use quality. Android platform also has SDK that deliver maximum advantages while development. Moreover, Android is adopted by many users because of ...
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When Google I/O is underway, there's usually some new Android version waiting to be unveiled. Despite all the murmurs about Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, this I/O might bring just 4.3 Jelly Bean. The version number first showed up in logs of the Android Police website and now Android Authority is reporting its server logs show visits from Android 4.3 devices. They seem to run...
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The Jawbone UP has a lot going for it as a fitness bracelet — it's durable, comfortable and simple — but until now it's been limited to iPhone users. That just changed with the introduction of the Jawbone UP app for Android in Google Play. Jawbone originally launched the UP in late 2011, but recalled the gadget in the wake of many returns due to damage. It spent months...
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It would appear that NVIDIA is ready to power HP’s newest attempt at converging the mobile and desktop worlds with a transforming notebook/tablet machine called the HP SlateBook x2. This device works with a 10.1-inch HP touchscreen display, an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor under the hood, and a version of Android that’s all but vanilla. ...
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Sony's latest Android handset, announced at CES 2013 and reaching a number of markets during February this year, is an impressive continuation of Sony's Android line of smartphones. While it is not the Android device to rule over all other Android devices, it shows a steady progression from Sony's first Android handsets last year. The Japanese company know how to build up...
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