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Millennial Media Report Shows Android As Top OS, Galaxy Tab As Number 2 Tablet

1If we told you that Android was the number one mobile OS worldwide, you shouldn't really be surprised by this point. By most metrics, the little green guy has overtaken the competition in just about every area, including sales, actual userbase, and ad impressions, as demonstrated here by Millenial Media's report. There are a couple surprises in the report, though.

Because We May Sale Is Live, Grab 57 Different Android Games For At Least 50% Off Off Until June 1st

1Because We May, a group of game developers joined together to offer up their hard work at deeply discounted prices, has officially launched its sale in the Play Store. You'll be able to grab 57 different Android games for at least 50% off, including titles like:

Five Nexus devices to celebrate five years of Android?

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A hot new rumor just hit the internet which suggests we'll be celebrating Android's fifth birthday in a major way this November. According to a trusted TalkAndroid source, we'll be getting five Pure Android/Nexus devices come November 5th.

Jury Finally Decides: Google Did Not Infringe Oracle's Patents With Its Use Of Android

courtGoogle and Oracle have been going at it for weeks now over both patent and copyright infringement claims made by the latter company. At least one issue is settled, though, as the jury on the case has decided that Google did not infringe any of Oracle's patents with Android. This is only a small part of Oracle's assault on Google. The larger issue is on the matter of copyright infringement, but at least on the patent issue, Google seems to be in the clear.

Android Cookbook Is A Crowd-Sourced Book Of Recipes For Learning App Development (Available Both In Print And On The Web)

android_cookbookThere are countless methods out there for learning Android development from the Android Bootcamp video series to the boatload of print publications currently in circulation to Helloandroid's own Android tutorials. Looking to create something both unique and helpful however, Android Cookbook has compiled a crowd-sourced set of recipes for "writing great Android apps," making them available for free online.

$74 USB Computer runs Android

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What’s that I hear you say, that’s a USB stick? Think again droiders of the world. That is a tiny computer. The USB stick is much more than meets the eye. Much smaller than the $35 Rasperry Pi, the three and a half inch drive runs a 1.5GHz single for ALLWinner A10 CPU that’s based on the ARM Cortex A8 spec. featuring a Mali 400 GPU and 512 MB of RAM.

The future of Android tablet home screens looks like this…

A new Kickstarter project aims to revolutionize the way Android tablets look and work for users.

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Mozilla Firefox native version hit Android in beta, comes with mouth-watering features

firefoxRight now the browsing war is going on between Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera. Mostly people consider Mozilla and Google as the top competitors, and no doubt they are. Recently, Google launched the Google Chrome beta version for their very own Android OS, and now it seems Mozilla Firefox don't want to stay behind, that's why they are back with the Firefox 14 Beta version. Mozilla Firefox app is already available in the Android Market, and to compete with Google Chrome, Mozilla brought the new browser which comes with a native user interface that uses Android design elements, and the biggest thing here is the support for Adobe Flash.

[Video] Want to see Ubuntu for Android in action

ubuntuRichard Collins, the project manager for Ubuntu for Android has demonstrated the product running live on a Motorola Atrix 2. It runs really well, and it looks when it launches it’s going to be super-awesome.

LG Bins Windows to Focus More on Android

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LG was one of the original launch partners for Windows Phone, yet they have announced they have no plans to introduce any new Windows Phones onto the market so they can focus their efforts on Android.

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