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Android

Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Amazon’s Handy ‘Send To Kindle’ Button

There’s now an easy way to view some web pages on your Kindle or other devices that run Amazon’s Kindle software.

03/21/2013

Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

Google’s Top Android Exec Unexpectedly Steps Down

Andy Rubin has stepped down as the executive in charge of Google’s Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, ending a seven-year reign that reshaped the technology industry.

03/13/2013

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Tech Report: Google’s Super Sync Sports Turns Smartphone Into Game Controller

Google’s online gaming venture called ‘Super Sync Sports’ synchronizes your Chrome browsers on your computer and smartphone, turning the phone into a game controller.

02/28/2013

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Mountain View’s Mozilla Foundation Developing Firefox Phone OS

Mozilla, the non-profit foundation behind the popular Firefox Web browser, is launching a new phone operating system.

02/24/2013

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Hewlett-Packard Working On Android-Run Tablet

The tablet is expected to be a higher end model also using NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4 chip.

02/14/2013

BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New BlackBerry Phones, OS Coming In March

On Wednesday, BlackBerry announced the upcoming release of the Q10 and Z10, two new long-awaited BlackBerry phones coming to the United States in March.

01/30/2013

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects Apple’s Patent Award Demands From Samsung

A federal judge has rejected Apple’s demand to increase the $1.05 billion in damages a jury ordered Samsung to pay its fiercest rival in the smartphone market.

01/29/2013

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Ubuntu’s Open Source OS Coming To Smartphones

An open source operating system called Ubuntu that’s already being used on some PCs and TVs will soon be coming to smartphones.

01/02/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brazilian Company Selling Phone With ‘iPhone’ Name, Google Software

A Brazilian company has begun selling smartphones in Brazil with the iPhone brand after winning the legal right to use the name in Latin America’s biggest country.

12/20/2012

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Verizon Shutting Down App Store In January

Verizon Wireless will shut down its app store come January. This should come as no surprise as Apple and Google have dominated smartphone app sales.

11/06/2012

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