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Mobclix Releases Demographics of Android Users

Mobclix Releases Demographics of Android Users

Research firm Mobclix recently completed a study on Android users and have released some of their findings.  It’s important to note that this was conducted on a very small sample size of Android users (~1,000). (via Mobclix)

45% of Android users are first-time smartphone owners.
37% of Android users spend most of their time using email, 21% on games, and 8% on maps and navigation.
46% of Android users prefer a touchscreen over a physical keyboard.
Android owners are twice as likely to make […]

Nov 24th, 2010Comments Off on Mobclix Releases Demographics of Android Users
Facebook Android Phone Coming Soon?

Facebook Android Phone Coming Soon?

Earlier this month, TechCrunch reported that  Facebook is working on their own mobile device.  The project won’t be ready until next year and will be powered by the Android Operating system with a highly customized user interface.  Joe Hewitt (who helped to create the FireFox browser and created all of Facebook‘s iPhone web and native apps) and Matthew Papakipos (who led project development for Google‘s Chrome OS until June) are rumored to be working on the project.

Facebook, however, is denying […]

Sep 20th, 20101 Comment
Apple Terminating Free Case Program

Apple Terminating Free Case Program

Last week, Apple announced that it would be terminating it’s free case program for the iPhone 4 on September 30th.  Read the official statement from Apple below. (via Apple)

We now know that the iPhone 4 antenna attenuation issue is even smaller than we originally thought. A small percentage of iPhone 4 users need a case, and we want to continue providing them a Bumper case for free. For everyone else, we are discontinuing the free case […]

Sep 16th, 2010Comments Off on Apple Terminating Free Case Program
Google Maps for Android Updated

Google Maps for Android Updated

Google updated the Google Maps for Android app earlier this month, adding a number of features including walking directions. According to Google:

Walking Navigation lets you use GPS navigation with walking directions that are more direct and use pedestrian pathways when we know about them…You can even turn off voice guidance and just use these notifications while soaking in the sights and sounds around you. To help you orient yourself with your surroundings, the map will rotate with […]

Sep 15th, 2010Comments Off on Google Maps for Android Updated
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