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MSI Primo 81 tablet - review

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A 7 inch Android tablet that looks rather similar to the iPad Mini. Can this budget model give the Apple tablet a run for its money?
08 Nov 2013

Microsoft's $2bn a year from Android patent licensing disguises big losses in Xbox, Skype and mobile – analyst

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“Pure profit” from Android patent licensing covering up moribund Entertainment and Devices group, claims Nomura analyst
06 Nov 2013

Apple and Google should work together, says Wozniak

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Apple co-founder believes together the two mobile giants could deliver a better experience for users
04 Nov 2013

Google Nexus 5 smartphone with Android KitKat goes on sale in UK

LG-built smartphone showcasing Android 4.4 released in the UK
31 Oct 2013

BlackBerry holds talks with Facebook over bid - report

Facebook met with BlackBerry executives in California, but its real interest in BlackBerry - if any - remains unclear
30 Oct 2013

Apple moving towards Android model of device proliferation, says IG

IG head of IT Ivan Gowan believes Apple is moving towards emulating Google's mobile strategy
30 Oct 2013

Energy Sistem Energy Tablet x10 Quad: Review

Cheap yet fully-featured, but are you buying an 10-incher filled with empty promises?
21 Oct 2013

Tesco Hudl tablet - Review

Is Tesco’s budget consumer tablet a happy choice for the price-conscious IT manager?
15 Oct 2013

Argos joins retailer tablet race with sub-£100 Android device

Undercuts Tesco by £20, and includes bags of pre-loaded software
14 Oct 2013

Google chairman Schmidt claims Android more secure than iPhone

'Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone,' Schmidt tells analysts
08 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

Tesco launches Android-powered 7-inch Hudl tablet

Tablet built from the ground up targets those who might not usually consider buying such a device
23 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013

Review: New Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Google's new Nexus 7 is faster, brighter and slicker, but is it really anything special?
17 Sep 2013

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

Faster development and better scalability for a new generation of mobile apps, promises CEO Bob Weiderhold
13 Sep 2013

Android will soon have 90 per cent of smartphone market, says Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013

HTC execs arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets

Also accused of making false commission claims of $330,000
02 Sep 2013

Microsoft Surface enjoying a 'surge in demand' from public sector, says Phoenix Software

Enquiries up 40 per cent since Microsoft allowed vendor to start selling to schools, colleges and other public sector bodies
30 Aug 2013

Android 100 times more likely to contract malware than iOS, says Homeland Security

Google tightens Play Store developer regulations in response to criticisms
27 Aug 2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt says Google didn't steal from Oracle

Google chairman uses Google+ to reject Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's claims
27 Aug 2013

‘Secure’ Android tablets launched for government and MoD

Becrypt and Getac team up to provide security platforms for Windows 8 and Android tablets
20 Aug 2013

Samsung and Android dominate global smartphone market – but Lenovo is growing fast

Gartner figures show commanding market share leads for Samsung and Android - with Motorola nowhere to be seen
14 Aug 2013

Android and Windows increase smartphone market share at expense of Apple and BlackBerry

Figures by IDC show Android dominance in the world of smartphones
08 Aug 2013

Curtains for Windows as Hillarys Blinds opts for Android

When Hillarys Blinds wanted to build an app for its in-home sales staff it weighed up mobile platforms – and opted for a combination of Android and Samsung smartphones
07 Aug 2013