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NSA releases security enhanced version of Android

01/18/2012, Nay sayers of Android could argue that the platform is not secure due to the number of malwares out there that seem to be targeting Android devices specifically. Companies also appear to be favoring RIM over Android as well due to the amount of control...

Kindle Fire update 6.2.2 released

01/17/2012, Users who haven’t rooted and blocked software updates on their Kindle Fire tablets will probably realize a new update being pushed out by Amazon today. According to reports online, the Android tablet is now receiving an update that brings the tablet...

Call of Duty: Elite app for Android now available

01/17/2012, Last week the Call of Duty: Elite app for iOS devices was officially released, and this week Android users can finally get into the action. In case you’re in the dark about Call of Duty: Elite, it’s Activision’s online service for its...

Hulu Plus app modified to support more Android devices

01/17/2012, Just like the Netflix app when it was launched, the Hulu Plus app on Android on supported a few devices at first, and only slowly added support for more devices over time. Unfortunately the support is being added at a very slow rate, and the app...

Motorola DEFY+ JCB edition now available in the UK

01/17/2012, The Motorola DEFY+ JCB edition which we covered late last year is finally on sale now in the UK. If you’ve ever wanted to pick up a rugged, “life-proof” Android device that can stand the trials and tribulations of life at the...

Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 launches in South Korea

01/17/2012, Interested in getting yourself an Android powered media player? Well if Sony Ericsson’s Live with Walkman Android media player efforts failed to make an impression on you, not to worry as Samsung has recently launched their own Android media player in...

Transformer Prime 3G nothing more than a rumor says ASUS

01/16/2012, While the Transformer Prime has been getting pretty good reviews all around, it has one noticeable disadvantage when compared to other premium tablets on the market today: it is a WiFi-only device. While this may not be a problem to most people, there is...

Galaxy Journal: Verizon and Sprint’s own Galaxy Note?

01/16/2012, The Samsung Galaxy Note has been officially announced to arrive on AT&T later this year, but it looks like the massive phone/tablet hybrid could be arriving on other carriers as well. According to an industry analyst, the Galaxy Note will be released...

Survey: 39% of US smartphone buyers gravitate towards Android

01/16/2012, The march of the smartphone is inevitable – eventually, featurephones will most probably occupy just a minority in the total market share, but at this moment in time, they still are the de facto mobile communication device of choice for developing...

Pantech to enter Microsoft licensing agreement

01/16/2012, It’s been reported that Microsoft makes more money from Android due to its licensing agreements than it does from its own Windows Phone devices, and now it looks like the company is about to make even more. Last week LG entered the agreement to pay...

Sony Xperia S arriving in the UK in March?

01/16/2012, Products announced at events like CES usually don’t hit the streets until much later in the year, but it looks like that’s not the case for the Sony Xperia S. One of the first Xperia phones without the Sony Ericsson badge might be arriving...

Fujitsu shows off prototype Tegra 3 quad-core phone

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] At CES 2012, Fujitsu showed off a brand new prototype phone that was kept protected behind a Perspex barrier – the only thing exposed was the side of the phone where an HDMI cable joined it with a TV. Known specs of the phone: NVIDIA’s...

Google provides Android app design guidelines

01/12/2012, If there’s one thing that iOS and Windows Phone stands head above Android in, it would be the design of the apps. While apps on the former platforms have a uniform look, on Android it’s a completely different story. Every app has its own look...

Intel Medfield hands-on benchmarks: looking good!

01/12/2012, I was curious about the Intel smartphones and tablets performance, so I ran a couple of benchmarks, including Antutu (system benchmark) and SunSpider (Javascript execution). In both instances, the Intel Medfield chip performed very well: in the Javascript...