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Android Hits 46 Percent Global Smartphone Share, Says Study

Android represented a whopping 46.4 percent of global smartphone shipments in Q2 2011, with 34 percent of Android's total coming from Samsung, putting it a close second behind Apple, says ABI Research. The research firm also released a teardown analysis of the HTC Sensation and its highly integrated smartphone processor...

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Amazon Reportedly Ramping Up 7- and 10-Inch Tablets

The online retailer is reportedly busy lining up suppliers in time to launch both a 7-inch and 10-inch tablet sometime in the third quarter.

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Nielsen: Android Takes Top OS Spot, Apple Tops Manufacturers

Nielsen comes bearing good news today for devotees of the little green robot: as of this past June, Android has claimed the top spot in the U.S. smartphone OS market.

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Smooth Gestures Adds Mouse and Trackpad Gestures to Chrome

Chrome: Smooth Gestures is an add-on for Chrome that allows you to open new tabs, close old tabs, reload pages, and open links all using mouse or trackpad gestures you configure and toggle with hotkeys.

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Intel Looks To Bring Mesa SNB libEGL To Android

It seems that Intel has a new interest in bringing Sandy Bridge graphics support to Google's Android operating system. Chad Versace, part of Intel's OSTC team normally working on the desktop Linux graphics stack, is looking to bring the Intel i965 (particularly, the Sandy Bridge support) of Mesa with libEGL...

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