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Rumor: Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich might come as soon as October

With the announcement of the next-generation iPhone coming any day now Google might be changing its launch of Ice Cream Sandwich to better compete with Apple.

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Verizon road map leaked, lots of Android and LTE

A leaked Verizon roadmap shows plenty of new Android and 4G LTE devices heading to consumers this fall.

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Apple now world’s number one smartphone manufacturer

Apple ships more smartphones than any other company in the world.

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HTC unshackles its Android phones, explains how unlocking bootloaders will work

Via its official Facebook page, HTC tells users how they will be able to unlock the bootloaders on a couple of its most popular phones.

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Amazon’s ‘free app of the day’ burns developers, company gripes

Android app developer Shifty Jelly is speaking up about Amazon's free app of the day, revealing that Amazon doesn't always offer developers the 20-percent revenue share it advertises.

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Android is on almost half the world’s smartphones

New study reveals big gap between Google's Android and Apple iOS in global smartphone market.

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New Android virus secretly records phone calls

A new Trojan virus that targets Android smartphones covertly records users' phone calls. Unfortunately, this malicious software is just one part of a new trend in hacking that targets Android and Apple iOS devices.

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Lenovo ThinkPad tablet goes on sale August 23 for $479.99

Lenovo's ThinkPad Honeycomb tablet will bring a stylus, detachable keyboard and other business features to the Android game on August 23, starting at $479.99.

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Google rolls out new search experience for tablets

iPad and Android device users will find their Google searching experience faster and simpler than before.

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Motorola Mobility sells 440,000 tablets, 4.4 million smartphones in Q2

Motorola managed to sell 4.4 million smartphones in its second quarter, but only a tenth as many of its Xoom tablets.

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Android grabs number one mobile operating system ranking

Nielsen's June 2011 data shows that Google's mobile operating system is now the most prolific, with Apple's iOS firmly in second for now.

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Google Maps 5.8 for Android introduces better integration with Google Places

Google has introduced better integration across Maps, Latitude and Places on Android devices with version 5.8.

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20th Century Fox bringing movie downloads to Android in October

Android is getting some new movie watching features with Fox bringing legal movie downloads to the OS in October.

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HTC Status debuts with dedicated Facebook button

HTC's new Status has a dedicated Facebook button and several integrated social media features. Will it be able to compete with the iPhone or Android devices or will its small screen make it a dud?

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Google rolls out security fix for Android data leak flaw

Google issues a security fix to address the flaw discovered earlier this week that puts 99 percent of Android devices at risk "under certain circumstances."

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