The state of Android tablets: Google need to either fix their injured tablet platform, or let it die

The Middle Ground on Android Tablets: Only one [tablet optimised feature] remains in Android Lollipop: the ‘UI Framework for creating great tablet apps’ that was released in 3.0.  Now, the default Android home-screen has literally no tablet optimised elements, everything acts the exact same as if it would on a smartphone, just larger. I’m not sure if […]

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Steve Wozniak Finally Loses His Mind

Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, was once one of the most interesting critics of the company, but as of late, his suggestions have gone too far. He recently stated that Apple should make Android phones: “We could compete very well. People like the precious looks of stylings and manufacturing that we do in our product compared to the […]

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Samsung May Finally Tone Down TouchWiz

Re/code, After Google Pressure, Samsung Will Dial Back Android Tweaks, Homegrown Apps: This is especially significant because the Google apps bind tightly together. Google has apps for pretty much all the most important functions on a phone or tablet — email, messaging, maps, storage, browsing, reading the news, finding and consuming media — and they […]

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‘Macs are for Idiots’, said the Idiot

If the term ‘fanboy’ wasn’t so hated, I would say that this post is by a fanboy, about fanboys, and will be incredibly fanboyish. When I talk to people about technology, often there’s a strong vibe against Apple, and Macs[1], mostly from the geeks. They assume two things, Apple products are overpriced and their products […]

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Do we Really Need a Facebook Phone?

On April 4th, Facebook are expected to announce a venture into the smartphone world, with a customised version of Android running on HTC hardware. 9to5google: The phone’s software is a forked version of the Android operating system. Facebook’s features, like messaging, photo uploading, and contacts integration is fully integrated throughout the operating system. A few […]

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