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I for one welcome our new overlord: Google buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion!

I for one welcome our new overlord: Google buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion!

With Google facing court battles and legal disputes around the world and especially in Europe, it seems that anything they do results in patent issues. Rather than delay the release of Android-based devices such as smart phones, tablets, desktops, and other embedded technology, Google has taken steps to purchase the mobile wing of Motorola.
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Samsung Continues to Lead Android Market by Shipping 2 Million Galaxy Tabs

Samsung Continues to Lead Android Market by Shipping 2 Million Galaxy Tabs

While there are still over 15 million iPads shipped by Apple, an impressive and outstanding number for such a new platform, Samsung is quickly proving that there is room for competition.Not just content on helping Android take the second highest mobile phone ownership slot away from Apple, Samsung now seems prepared to put in all of its efforts to narrow the gap between iPads and Android-based tablets.
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New Google Translate update on your Android, now with full conversation mode!

New Google Translate update on your Android, now with full conversation mode!

Google has announced that Google Translate, their popular app that makes language barriers almost nonexistent, has received an update to the Android version which makes a pretty hefty step into the future of communication.Gone are the days of fiddling through translation books looking for the right thing to say or awkwardly uttering words of phrases that you barely understand. Google made it easy in their first version of Translate for the Android by allowing you to convert text on the fly and even speak into the phone and have it translated.
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Android phone ownership now larger then iPhone

Android phone ownership now larger then iPhone

According to the statistics ending November 2010, Google Android users now make up 26% of the mobile phone market, second to RIM's (owners of Blackeberry) leading 33.5% market share.Compared to the numbers from August 2010, it seems as though the Android user surge hurt the Blackberry and Microsoft mobile markets the most, with Microsoft losing 1.8% and Blackberry losing a whopping 4.1%!
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