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Friday Poll: Will You Buy Android Now or Wait for iPhone 5?

Hot Android smartphones are reaching the market, but the frenzy over the iPhone 5 is growing. Are you waiting for Apple's next phone or buying an Android device now? [Read more]...

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Hooray! Google Now Gets Ported From Jelly Bean To Ice Cream Sandwich

Good news, Android fans. A developer over on the forever awesome XDA Developers forums has figured out how to extract Google Now from Android Jelly Bean and port it over to devices running Ice Cream Sandwich. The process for doing so requires a slightly geeky skill set, of course. You have to have a rooted device and you’ll need to be comfortable navigating through the Android file system, for starters. But assuming that’s you, then you can be among the first to try Google Now in (nearly) all its glory. In case you’re wondering what the big fuss is about, Google Now is only the most innovative, futuristic, and even downright creepy updates to Google’s search service ever to come. Instead of presenting a blank box where you type in text and hit enter, Google Now flips the search paradigm on its head. It alerts you to things you’ll want to know about before you search for them. Yes, really. Billed as a smart personal assistant to rival Apple’s Siri, Google Now comes pre-loaded on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean devices (the most recent version of Android, introduced at Google I/O), and proactively alerts you to things like weather changes, flight times and delays, sports scores, interesting...

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Samsung Galaxy Tabs Start Getting Android 4.0 Update

Samsung has started updating their tablets to Android 4.0.

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Bloomberg: Apple Plans to Launch Smaller iPad This Year [Rumors]

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is planning to launch a smaller, cheaper iPad to compete with Amazon and Google—and suggests that it will arrive by the end of 2012. More »...

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Would You Buy a $100, Open Source, Android Gaming Console Designed by Yves Behar?

The Ouya is a concept for a completely open sourced and hackable Android game console designed by Yves Behar (the guy who designed the Jambox and OLPC). When it arrives (if ever), $100 will buy you the box, a developer's kit, and all the free games you can play. More »...

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