Hack lets Android dual-boot with with regular OS on iPhone

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Android fans and iPhone-owning Google sympathisers may want to pay particular attention to this post. David Wong, a young Canadian coder has pulled off a feat of software-hacking mastery by getting his iPhone to dual-boot the Android OS alongside…

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Turn-by-turn navigation rolled out to UK Android phones

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US readers may already be revelling in the delights of turn-by-turn navigation on their Android handsets, but now UK Android phone owners can do a celebratory little robot dance too as it's been rolled out now to us Brits…

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Media magnate Rupert Murdoch applauds the iPad, defends paywalls, slams Google (again)

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Rupert Murdoch, the News Corporation chairman and massively rich media-maestro, has once again attacked Google in defence of his plans for paywalls on his news sites. "We are going to stop people like Google or Microsoft or whoever from taking…

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Google stops censoring Chinese search results, moves HQ to Hong Kong

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Google have stopped censoring their users search results in China, after relations between the US company and Chinese officials rapidly deteriorated in the past few months. Google have now moved their Chinese-language search engineers to new offices away from mainland…

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Google Android TV on the way from Google, Intel and Sony

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Google are looking to enter the market of televisions, with a new internet enabled TV jointly developed by themselves, Sony and Intel. While many households have yet to buy into internet connected TVs, Google believe there are big bucks to…

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30,000 apps now available on the Android Market

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The Android Market now has 30,000 apps available to download onto Android-based smartphones. The news sees the store double in size in just the last three months. The Android OS is quickly building up a strong following, with the releases…

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Google planning to map the entirety of the UK using Google Maps Street View

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Nat King Cole may have "often walked down the street before", but he could never of dreamed of planning his route on a fancy mobile phone using Google's amazing Street View service. Google now have announced plans to map every…

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