Android Founder Andy Rubin Now Working On Robots Alongside Google

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Andy Rubin, the man who invented the Android OS, has recently stepped down from his leadership position at the Android division of Google earlier this year, only to find himself working with Google again but this time, on making robots.

Andy Rubin has always been passionate about making robots, and with Google he aspires to make robots that could one day replace a lot of the hard and dangerous physical labor people have to do now.

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ASUS Tablet Reaches FCC With Variants Running On Android, Windows Or Both

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A new M80T tablet by ASUS that has just been spotted through the FCC.  There’s not much information about the device for now, but one thing is clear as seen on the image above – The device should ship in three primary variants that respectively runs on Android, Windows or both (Dual OS). A nice treat from ASUS as consumers get to use the OS that they prefer, on the same device. The M80T could be an entry-level … Continue reading

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Jolla CEO Says You Will Soon Be Able To Install Sailfish OS On Your Android Device

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Jolla CEO Tomi Pienimäki have stated in his interview with Finnish website, Talouselämä, about the company’s plans to produce more impact on the smartphone market by making Sailfish OS available for installation for existing Android device users. This is also an effort to help the platform open up to a wider range of users which the company really needs right now.

Pienimäki also pointed out that most smartphone buyers are upgrading their older or cheaper devices with a better version of … Continue reading

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HTC Desire 700 unveiled. Affordable “plastic” HTC One

HTC unveiled recently its affordable version of HTC One, called HTC Desire 700. A smartphone that looks like HTC One in its design but it’s made entirely out of plastic, polycarbonate materials and not aluminum.

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It packs a 5 inch display (qHD, 960×540 pixels), Snapdragon S4 @ 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM, an 8MPixels image sensor with BSI, a second 2.1Mpixels camera for video calls and 8GB of internal storage with microSD slot. It also packs two stereo BoomSound speakers … Continue reading

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Can you “hack” Android? Google pays you if you succeed!

Well this isn’t the first time that a company rewards someone for… hacking its systems since a lot brand names rely on this tactic. After all who wouldn’t like to know all the security holes of the services they offer?

Well in a relevant blog post, Google extends its relevant project and says hello to those of you who are hackers enough to find security breaches in most of the companies services, Android OS included!

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Steve Kondik (the boss of the CyanogenMOD) hits again

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Ok here are some mysterious news!

Steve Kondik, the CTO of the CyanogenMOD Inc., hits again with a strange post in his Google+ account. He posted a photo that he is with the other strong member of CyanogenMOD, Koushik Dutta but also with Pete Lau (the ex Oppo’s Vice president for engineering). So far nothing strange don’t you thing?

But wait, here is the good part of Steve Kondik’s post:

A few weeks ago, +Koushik Dutta and I were able to meet … Continue reading

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