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What’s On Your Homescreen? Steve Raycraft

Welcome to the first installation of our new series What’s On Your Homescreen?  A new series providing you insight into the personalities of the various writers on droiddog.com by taking a look at the homescreen for their daily device.  First up is Steve Raycraft. Welcome to my homescreen.  As you notice, there is not much to it.  I’m a big fan of… Read more

Android Distribution Numbers Are In Again, Not Too Much Has Changed

The distribution numbers for Android have been released for the previous month, and not much has changed. Let us remind you that last month, they changed how they collect these statistics: Instead of counting people who connected to Google services, it’s just people who visited the Play Store. While that’s not as useful for the average person to see how… Read more

Tablet Market Sees Massive Growth In Q1 2013, Android Pulls Ahead

According to market intelligence company IDC, tablet sales have skyrocketed over the last year. Their data states that total shipments rose almost 150% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the first quarter of 2012. But you don’t read DroidDog for information about general tablets. The amazing thing about this growth is that Android tablet sales,… Read more

HTC One First Impressions

“A rush of anticipation coursed through my body as I flew up to my room and slammed the door shut. I sat down at my desk and slowly opened the box to reveal the stunning contents. There it lay, the HTC One, clad in its beautiful aluminum unibody. The most beautifully sophisticated phone that my eyes had ever feasted upon.” That’s about the briefest… Read more

Early Adopters, How Are You Liking Your Ones and S 4s?

We’ve had an exciting couple of weeks with two of the most popular Android device manufacturers releasing their flagship devices: The HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4.  The One was able to get a little bit of head start on the S 4 being released on Friday, April 19th for Sprint and AT&T and T-Mobile only days later.  This last weekend, the S 4… Read more

Samsung And Google Could Announce A New 11″ Nexus Tablet At Google I/O, How Much Bigger Does A Tablet Need To Be?

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Google I/O is only a couple short weeks away and information about possible announcements are starting to flow.  The latest tidbit is that Samsung Google will be announcing a new 11″ Nexus tablet.  While the device is yet to be confirmed, here are the rumored specs: Samsung 8-core Exynos 5410 chip At least a 1920×1080 Super PLS TFT… Read more