Kindles, powered by Android, will use Bing as a search engine

Kindles, powered by Android, will use Bing as a search engine

As you probably already know, Android is Google’s flagship open-source operating system. As anybody who has used the internet certainly knows, Google is the world’s largest search engine. It would seem logical that Android operating systems would use Google as a default search engine. However, the thing with open-source systems is that you never really know what users are going to do with that code. Such is the case with the Amazon Kindle. Amazon recently debuted a new line of Kindle…

Samsung claims Android multi-touch is inferior to Apple to avoid sales ban

Samsung claims Android multi-touch is inferior to Apple to avoid sales ban

Losing over 1 billion dollars in a South Korean courtroom is hard enough for Samsung to stomach, but an impending sales ban could be even more devastating for the company. Apple has promised to aggressively pursue a sales ban that would knock many Samsung tablets and smartphones from the market for several months – if not longer. This would be bad news for consumers and obviously, for Samsung as well. So, in an effort to avoid a sales ban, Samsung has adopted a unique approach: the hardware…

uTorrent Android beta now available on Google Play

uTorrent Android beta now available on Google Play

uTorrent is generally considered to be the world’s most popular BitTorrent client. Now, it looks like the popular torrenting service is making its way onto Android devices. A uTorrent beta recently appeared on the Google Play store, which means anyone can download and install the popular program to gain instant access to their favorite (legal!) torrents. Using the uTorrent app, anybody can go to a torrent website, click on a torrent file they want to download, and then watch that file…