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Facebook Unveils Android ‘Home’

April 4, 2013 | 8:30 am

Facebook Unveils Android ‘Home’

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“We’re not building a phone, and we’re not building an operating system,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Instead, the company is launching “a family of apps” for the Android smartphone operating system. The new Home displays images from friends on the lock screen of an Android phone so that as soon as you turn it […]

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Androids Rule in California

August 5, 2011 | 6:13 pm

Androids Rule in California

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According to a new report assessing advertising potential on mobile devices, Google’s Android platform beats out Apple’s iOS and Blackberry. Based on data from 83 million unique users, Jumptap, a mobile ad firm, shows usage patterns that seem to hew pretty close to the Mason-Dixon line. In the West the only state with iOS predominance […]

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Cal. Academy of Science Releases Penguin App; Watch Live Penguin Video Feed

July 7, 2011 | 3:47 pm

Cal. Academy of Science Releases Penguin App; Watch Live Penguin Video Feed

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Bosses and project managers, meet your new enemy: the California Academy of Sciences‘┬áPocket Penguins, a smart phone application that lets you view the Academy’s African penguin exhibit 24 hours a day. The app was released earlier this week and allows one to “watch the birds swim, dive, flirt, nest and relax from any one of […]

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