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Samsung Galaxy Note updated for one hand use

01/20/2012, While the Samsung Galaxy Note does have a large, gorgeous display, its size definitely makes it a bit clunky for one-handed use. A big problem if you’re trying to use the phone while holding something in your other hand at the same time. Well, it...

Android app store holds banned apps

01/20/2012, Remember the Prohibition? Somehow or rather, something that is banned seems to be more “desirable” to us, perhaps because there is a naughty factor attached to it. Android developer Kousik Dutta must have felt a tug on his heart to construct...

Acer Iconia Tab A200 with Ice Cream Sandwich on video

01/20/2012, While Acer’s Iconia Tab A200 didn’t ship with Ice Cream Sandwich as promised, it looks like the update will arrive sooner than we think. The folks over at TabletBlog.de recently got their hands on the A200 at an event in Germany and the tablet...

Samsung Galaxy S2: 5 million sold in South Korea

01/19/2012, If you ever wondered how popular the Samsung Galaxy S2 is, you don’t need to look past where the phone came from to find out. It has been reported that Samsung has managed to sell 5 million units of the Android smartphone in South Korea alone....

Windows desktop given Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich UI makeover

01/19/2012, How big of a fan of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich are you in terms of its design? Admittedly the stock Android 4.0 look is pretty sleek, and if you wanted that same slick and elegant interface translated onto your Windows desktop computer, you might want...

Official Wikipedia app released for Android

01/18/2012, It took awhile, but it’s finally here: the official Wikipedia app for Android is now available for download on the Android Market. Just in case you’re wondering why anybody would use the app instead of surfing the website on your phone’s...

Casio superphone in the works?

01/18/2012, In the future, if you’re looking for the next best phone on Verizon, don’t be surprised if it ends up being a Casio instead of some Samsung or HTC device. According to some rumors online, Casio has a superphone in the works that might just fit...

Motorola DROID RAZR receives price cut, loses memory card

01/18/2012, If you’ve been planning to pick up the Motorola DROID RAZR but have been waiting for a price cut, you’re in luck. It has been reported that Verizon is now selling the DROID RAZR at $199 (with a 2-year contract). That’s a $100 off the...

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...