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Android apps put users’ information at risk

06/09/2011, Remember how awhile ago the Skype app for Android was said to be storing its users details on easily accessible files that weren’t encrypted? Well it looks like Skype isn’t the only company guilty of such practices. According to a recent...

Turn your Samsung smartphone into a mini TV with Smart View

06/07/2011, While people are busy trying to get videos streaming from their phones onto larger sized HDTVs, the folks over at Samsung are doing things the other way around. They have just released the Smart View app for the Samsung Galaxy S II – an app that allows...

NVIDIA clears the air about Tegra 2-LTE compatibility

06/07/2011, Due to the delay of NVIDIA Tegra 2-LTE devices arriving on the market, a lot of rumors have been floating around suggesting that Tegra 2 SoCs has problems working together with Verizon’s 4G LTE network. Well it looks like NVIDIA got tired of all the...

Sony Ericsson introduces the Xperia Play Experience Pack

06/07/2011, At the E3 event this week, Sony Ericsson got on board with the promotion of its latest gaming smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play with the Experience Pack. Aimed at improving the value of the Android phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Experience...

NOOK The Simple Touch Reader rooted to run Angry Birds

06/07/2011, A couple of weeks ago, Banes & Noble launched the NOOK The Simple Touch Reader that features a grayscale E-ink touchscreen. Well some folks have managed to root the device to make it run apps that it shouldn’t be running in the first place. But...

Samsung Indulge launched on Cricket Communications today

06/07/2011, Folks who are on Cricket Communications, we have some great news for you. The carrier has just announced that the Samsung Indulge (SCH-r915) to be available on Cricket’s network starting today. The Indulge will be the first Samsung Android device to...

Google Android malware alarm bells go a-ringing

06/06/2011, The Android operating system for tablets as well as smartphones might be an open platform, and along with it comes its own set of pros and cons – where the latter would include malware. Just under a week saw Google remove more than a couple of dozen...

Afterburner overclocking utility for Android from MSI

06/05/2011, MSI has just showed off their Android overclocking utility known as the Afterburner, where it was co-developed by MSI and well-known software programmer “Nick Connors”. The new Afterburner utility will allow Android-based smartphones as well...

Motorola blames bad Android apps for 70% of smartphone returns

06/03/2011, In a recent statement made by Motorola Mobility’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, he said that 70% of smartphones that are returned to the company has been due to apps that have affected device performance. Apparently customers who have been unsatisfied with...

The i’mWatch runs on Android

06/03/2011, Ever wished that all your devices were powered by the Android operating system? If you own an Android tablet and an Android smartphone, all that’s left for you to get is an Android watch! The folks over at Blue Sky Srl from Italy has decided to come...

Sony Ericsson announces 20+ games for the Xperia Play

06/02/2011, Just like the Nintendo 3DS, one of the things that prevented the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play from having a fantastic launch was due to its lack of titles designed for the device right from the get-go. But now, with E3 just around the corner, things are...

HTC EVO 3D available June 24 at RadioShack

06/02/2011, The HTC EVO 3D has been available for pre-order for quite some time now, without a confirmed release date, but judging from a RadioShack flyer discovered by the folks at Phandroid, June 24 seems to be the magical date the phone goes on sale. The dual-core...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Game Pack

06/02/2011, A couple of months ago, NVIDIA launched its own Tegra Zone for users to download Tegra-optimized games, and now it looks like Qualcomm wants in on the party as well. Qualcomm has just announced the introduction of the Snapdragon Game Pack – a service...

Notion Ink releases Eden 1.5 update for Adam tablet

06/01/2011, Remember the Gingerbread update that Notion Ink promised for the Adam tablet in late April? Well it’s finally here. The major update for the Notion Ink Adam started rolling out this Monday, and should be reaching everybody’s devices by now....