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Twitter (finally) releases Android/Samsung tablet app

     A mere 34 months after the launch of Motorola Xoom, Twitter have finally released a tablet friendly version of their Android app. Tragically, in its current guise, it’s exclusively a Samsung tablet app. It’s a state of affairs that highlights everything wrong with Android on tablets, …

Opinion: Google, You have failed again!

At 5.30pm on Wednesday night I settled myself down to watch the keynote speech at Google I/o – Google’s developers conference (their very own version of WWDC.) There had been plenty of rumours about an upcoming OS release, a new tablet and Google TV. I watched as Android …

OS Updates and Fragmentation

While Android OEMs have continually shown a tendency to not support their handsets with updates, either promptly or at all, Apple have just announced that the 3GS will receive its 3rd major update with iOS 6. The fact that only 7% of devices accessing the Play Store are …

HTC release update on progress of ICS upgrades

HTC have released an update on the progress of their ICS upgrades for various devices. The first round of updates will hit the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation 4G and HTC Sensation XE by the end of March, with the Sensation XL following soon after. It’s also announced some other …

The state of Android updates

The issue of software updates has always been a topic that has raised much discussion among fanboys users and is a stick that iOS lovers have often used to beat their Android counterparts with. I personally believe that for all of Apple’s faults, one area where they’ve indisputably …

Should we be kept updated?

I was listening to a podcast the other day, and they had a featured discussion on software updates, and whether or not as consumers, we should expect device manufacturers to update our devices during their lives. I think the answer to this is a resounding yes! I work …