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BBC iPlayer adds video download support for all Androids running ICS or above

BBC iPlayer adds video download support for all Androids running ICS or above

By 15 April 2014

The BBC has allowed BBC iPlayer users to download videos onto specific Android devices since September. Now the broadcasting company has extended support to even more Android devices. "In response to public demand, instead of our previous policy of comprehensively... >>

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

By 16 December 2013

Datawind is aiming at the budget market with the launch of its £29.99 UbiSlate 7-inch tablet, following success in India. The cheapest of the line, the UbiSlate 7Ci features a 7-inch TFT capacitive display, 1GHz Cortex A8 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB... >>

Android Jelly Bean overtakes Ice Cream Sandwich in adoption, Gingerbread still king

Android Jelly Bean overtakes Ice Cream Sandwich in adoption, Gingerbread still king

By 2 May 2013

New statistics revealed by Google show that Jelly Bean has finally overtaken Ice Cream Sandwich in the Android popularity stakes. Both 4.1 and 4.2 versions of Android account for 28.4 per cent of global devices, while Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3 and 4.0.4)... >>

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

By 11 February 2013

Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the... >>

Jelly Bean now on 13.6 per cent of all Android devices, as Ice Cream Sandwich growth stalls

Jelly Bean now on 13.6 per cent of all Android devices, as Ice Cream Sandwich growth stalls

By 5 February 2013

Google has updated its Current Distribution page on the Android Developers portal to give us a little indication of where the platform is headed. According to the numbers, Google's latest version of Android, Jelly Bean, has reached 13.6 per cent of all... >>

Kobo Arc review
4 out of 5

Kobo Arc review

By 29 January 2013

Kobo's latest tablet looks to compete directly with the likes of the Kindle Fire HD and the Nook HD, offering a device that's centred around content. But while the Kindle leverages Amazon's online assets, and Nook those of Barnes & Noble, Kobo takes a... >>

Jelly Bean takes 10 per cent Android market, but people still using Donut

Jelly Bean takes 10 per cent Android market, but people still using Donut

By 4 January 2013

Google's Android Jelly Bean operating system now accounts for 10 per cent of Android phones in use over the past 14 days, Google has confirmed, showing a huge increase in usage over previous figures. According to new data released on the company's Android... >>

Gmail 4.2.1 brings email zooming to all Android 4 devices

Gmail 4.2.1 brings email zooming to all Android 4 devices

By 4 December 2012

The Gmail app on Android has been updated, bringing the latest app enhancements to a wider audience. First seen as a new version of Google's email app in Android 4.2.1, Gmail 4.2.1 is now available for all devices running Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich... >>

Disgo Tablet 9000 promises 9.7-inches of affordable Android entertainment

Disgo Tablet 9000 promises 9.7-inches of affordable Android entertainment

By 19 November 2012

Disgo has announced its latest budget tablet, the Disgo Tablet 9000. It sits under the company's Disgo 9104, and will give you a 9.7-inch tablet experience for £149.99. The Disgo Tablet 9000 has a 9.7-inch capacitive display with 1024 x 768 resolution,... >>

ICS update for Sony Xperia Sola adds Glove Mode to help keep your hands warm

ICS update for Sony Xperia Sola adds Glove Mode to help keep your hands warm

By 28 September 2012

Sony Xperia Sola owners will get a new treat when they download Glove Mode: the Ice Cream Sandwich update that should be winging its way to the phone any moment now.  The Sola will be enable owners to use the phone with their gloves still on rather than... >>