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Gartner: Android Accounted For 72% Of Smartphone Sales In Q3, Overall Sales Of Mobile Handsets Down 3%

Gartner has this morning published its numbers for how the mobile handset industry has performed in Q3. The topline figure is that the mobile industry overall continues to see pressure from the wider economic downturn, and the gradual move away from cheaper, low end feature devices: overall sales of 428 million units for the quarter are 3% down on the same quarter last year. But smartphones continue to outshine that by quite a lot: they are up by 47% to 169 milion units. 

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The Droid DNA Is Basically HTC Going All-In

The HTC One X, the EVO 4G LTE, and the One X+ are among our favorite phones. But the company hasn't had a flagship device for Verizon in a long time. So its decided to go all out and make the most specced-out phone the world has yet known. More »...

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iPad Will Lose Market Dominance to Android Next Year, Says Analyst

Android tablets will overtake the iPad in market share by mid-2013, projects analyst Sameer Singh. [Read more]...

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Stable CyanogenMod 10 Builds Arrive, Give Devices an Unofficial Taste of Jelly Bean

The very first CyanogenMod 10 builds surfaced while Jelly Bean was still extremely fresh in our memories. The passions around Google's new OS might have cooled months down the road, but that doesn't diminish the impact now that the first stable CM10 builds are here. 

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Galaxy Nexus And Nexus 7 Owners: You Can Manually Update To Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Now

Google will be delivering Android 4.2 updates to owners of its Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy 7 devices over-the-air, and likely very soon, but if you’re just not able to wait, there’s a way to update manually right now using firmware downloads found on Google’s servers. You’ll need to have the GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus for this to work, and any version of the Nexus 7 tablet. 

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