Android News

Google Says Google Maps for iOS is Better Than the Android Version!

Posted on 17/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Google’s new Maps app for iOS has certaily caused a great deal of excitement, providing users with a solid alternative to Apple’s own iOS 6 mapping app. Google has really done a great job on the app – and according to Google, it’s actually even better than the Android version!


iOS and Android are Sony’s and Nintendo’s Worst Nightmares (Opinion)

Posted on 17/12/2012 by Chris Hauk


Whenever I make a visit to my local Gamestop or Best Buy, I wander through the aisles, checking out the latest in video gaming hardware and software. Sure, I’m tempted by the Sony PlayStation Vita, and the Nintendo 3DS, I even fondle them a bit. But I always come back to one thought. “What the hell do I need these for when I have my iPhone and iPad?”


BBC iPlayer Head: Why Android Is So Difficult To Develop For

Posted on 17/12/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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We’ve heard statements from various developers in the past about how much more difficult it is to develop on Android than iOS, but the latest testimony to come forward is the perhaps the most significant yet. The head of the BBC iPlayer app Daniel Danker has given some interesting explanations as to why Android is just so damn hard for devs to master.


Guy Kawasaki: From Apple Employee To Fandroid

Posted on 11/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


Guy Kawasaki became known as one of the marketing team for the Macintosh back in 1984, but a year ago, he switched to Android. And he’s never looked back. It’s a remarkable transformation, and he even went as far as stating that ‘real men use Android’ and that nowadays it is Android not Apple that symbolizes ‘think different’.


iPad Destroys the Competition in Battery Life Shootout

Posted on 07/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


In the increasingly competitive tablet world, Apple’s iPad maintains a strong edge over its competitors for a number of reasons – and according to U.K. site Which?, you can now add one more reason to the list – over a third better battery life than Android tablets!


Google Play Revenue Up 311%, iTunes App Store Still Leader

Posted on 30/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


Google Play continues to see strong growth, as its revenue is 311% higher than last year. This is according to a new study by App Annie Intelligence. However, Apple’s iTunes App Store made four times as much revenue over the same period.


Facebook Urging Employees To Switch To Android

Posted on 26/11/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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We’ve heard a lot about companies handing out iPhones or iPads to their employees, but what about going the other way? Well, one pretty big fish has been encouraging its employees to switch to Android: Facebook.


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