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Inq boss thinks Windows Phone will be cheaper than Android

08/22/2011, A couple of days ago we reported that the Fujitsu IS12T would be the first Windows Phone 7 phone to be released that was running on Mango, Windows Phone 7’s latest update. We also reported that it would be released in Japan with a reported price (after...

Buy now, pay later for Vodafone Android users

08/22/2011, If you happen to be a Vodafone subscriber in Europe who are rocking to an Android-powered smartphone, then you are in for a surprise – the carrier will allow you to pay for your apps purchased over at the Android Market via your phone bill. This is...

Samsung releases Unpacked 2011 app episode 2

08/22/2011, Heading to Berlin next week for the IFA 2011 event? If you aren’t, don’t worry – you can stay on top of all the news and the latest product releases thanks to the wonders of the internet. But the folks at Samsung have taken it a step further...

Touchdroid, Android for HP Touchpad Project Started

08/21/2011, The folks at Rootzwiki have started Touchdroid, a project that aims at running Android on the HP Touchpad. At the moment, the plan is to use Gingerbread (Android 2.3) as Honeycomb‘s code (Android 3.0) is not yet available to the public....

iTriage 3.0 adds emergency room wait times

08/19/2011, Ever had a health related symptom that you just weren’t too sure of? Short of actually going online and checking the internet, you could always use iTriage which answers your medical related questions (taken from its website), such as “What could be...

Android device spotted in RIM promotional video

08/19/2011, Launch parties look like fun, or at least that’s how they’re depicted, but it appears that someone in the video editing room at RIM had a little too much fun when a “mysterious” device made an appearance in a promotional video.

Softbank launches Hello Kitty Android smartphone in Japan

08/19/2011, Hello Kitty seems to be a huge deal all over the world, more so in Japan where it originated from, so much so that Japan carrier, Softbank, decided to get Hello Kitty up to date with its very own Android device, making it the first Hello Kitty to be run...

GingerMaster Android malware exploits root access

08/19/2011, Heads up Android users, it appears that yet another Android malware has been spotted and this one is apparently has the ability to gain root access on your device through a known exploit.

Man roots giant Nexus S display at Best Buy

08/18/2011, Ever come across those giant Nexus S replicas at Best Buy and Best Buy mobile stores? Have you ever wondered what it would be like, or if it was even possible to root that giant display? Well as it turns out, a YouTube user who goes by the handle...

Android based “Yahoo Phone” coming to SoftBank in Japan

08/18/2011, The Yahoo search engine is apparently Japan’s biggest website, and Japan’s third largest carrier, SoftBank, is Yahoo Japan’s largest shareholder, which is why it is not surprising to find out that SoftBank subscribers will be able to get their hands...

T-Mobile G-Slate Android 3.1 update locks bootloader

08/18/2011, While users are usually more than excited when it comes to getting new updates for their mobile devices, it looks like T-Mobile G-Slate customers might not fall into that camp this time around. Despite the many improvements that the latest Android 3.1...

Firefox for Android updated

08/17/2011, While Mozilla has been praised for creating one of the most popular web browsers for desktop computers, it hasn’t been doing too well on the mobile front, with many critics and users unhappy with the Firefox browser for Android. The app was said to...

AT&T LG Thrill 4G delayed again

08/17/2011, Looking forward to getting your hands on the LG Thrill 4G? We’ve got some bad news for you – the phone’s release has been delayed – again. Originally scheduled to arrive this weekend on August 21st, the release date of the Android smartphone...