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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean home screen revealed

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It's a pain manually moving apps and widgets on Android screens, ain't it? Well, at Google I/O 2012, the folks in Mountain View have just given us some Jelly Bean salve to soothe that irritation. The latest Android OS automatically… Go To Full Article

Project Butter improves Android 4.1's speed to a silky-smooth 60FPS

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As part of its unveiling of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google has unveiled Project Butter, a major effort to squash Android's frequent problems with device lag, as well as Systrace to help diagnose performance. Project Butter lets the CPU and… Go To Full Article

Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 revealed by Google, rolling out in mid-July

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It's seems like only yesterday we were all crowded around our laptops, watching a live stream and getting amped for Ice Cream Sandwich. Truth is, that was six months ago now and, while most of the Android running public still… Go To Full Article

Google: 400 million Android devices, one million activations a day

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Google has just kicked off its I/O keynote with some big new numbers to share. It now says there are 400 million activated Android devices out there, and one million activations per day. That's up from the 100 million activated… Go To Full Article

KPMG: UK tech innovation rated "poor"

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The world’s centre of tech innovation may be about to move away from Silicon Valley, but Silicon Roundabout isn’t likely to get a look in any time soon. KPMG looked at where global tech executives are expecting… Go To Full Article

Google cuts the price of the Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ to $349

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Jeez Louise, Google's 2012 I/O opening keynote has barely begun and much of the news has already leaked out on the company's own Play Store. Add this to the list: Google is dropping the price of the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus… Go To Full Article

$399 Triad speakers for Nexus Q surface in Google Play store

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Well, we certainly know what's coming at 12:30. In addition to outing the Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q media-streaming device, the Play store has a listing for $399 Triad bookshelf speakers "designed to optimize the sound quality of the… Go To Full Article

Google to hand over $25 Play credit with each Nexus 7 tablet purchase

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Among the premature Google Play leaks this morning is a line about a purchase bonus, to ship alongside each Nexus 7 tablet. As a temporary incentive, Mountain View is offering customers a $25 credit to spend on Play store content,… Go To Full Article

LSI Extends MegaRAID Controller and HBA Families with PCI Express 3.0

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LSI Corporation today introduced its latest MegaRAID 6 Gb/s SAS+SATA controllers and host bus adapters (HBAs) featuring the PCI Express 3.0 interface. Seven new LSI MegaRAID controllers are offered with four or eight ports and provide a… Go To Full Article

Lenovo begins Ice Cream Sandwich rollout to ThinkPad Tablets stateside

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Today may be the day the world meets Jelly Bean -- Android's 4.1 evolution -- but that doesn't mean the 4.0 upgrade train needs to stall. While overseas owners of Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet began to see that software update hit… Go To Full Article

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