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Bracketron’s Cradle-iT Golf Cart Mount

08/16/2011, Do you happen to play golf a lot? If you do, you probably use the golf cart quite a bit to travel from hole to hole, and if you needed to mount your smartphone on your golf cart for GPS or entertainment purposes, perhaps Bracketron has something for you...

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

08/15/2011, This morning, Google has announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+). This move is somewhat unexpected as it drastically changes Google’s position relative to other handset manufacturers who use...

Leaked Samsung roadmap fake?

08/12/2011, Yesterday, a Lithuanian site was believed to have discovered Samsung’s roadmap for 2011 which pointed out a number of exciting devices that will be arriving later this year, including some new Bada 2.0 phones, and a new high-end Samsung device that...

Are Android phones really that hard to use?

08/10/2011, Some results of the latest research from ClickFox, an analytics company, show that most Americans find Android and BlackBerry phones difficult to operate. ClickFox recently did some research on smartphone service costs and transfer rates, and it turns out...

Samsung Galaxy R Enters the U.S Market

08/10/2011, We have known for some time that the Samsung Galaxy R would be powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip, as it has already been demonstrated in video and widely leaked on the web.  Today, it is officially announced to the U.S market, even if the fine details...

Facebook Messenger Stand-Alone Chat App

08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook

Grace Digital Eco Pod keeps your phone or MP3 player safe from harm

08/04/2011, If you saw the LifeCase and wished that there was a something like that for devices other than the iPhone, you’re in luck. Grace Digital Audio, a company known for creating internet radios, wireless speakers, and outdoor audio solutions has launched...

HTC’s unlocked bootloader tool may void warranty

08/04/2011, Remember when we mentioned that HTC would be unlocking the bootloaders of several handsets this August? It was pretty great of HTC to listen to their customers and give them what they want, although for those living in the US and who get their updates...

SnapDragon Gets New Naming Scheme

08/03/2011, Those who have an interest for the systems on a chip (or SoCs) that power smartphones and tablets know what Qualcomm’s SnapDragon is. However,  keeping track of the differences between the SnapDragon MSM8655T and MSM8560 may require a bit more...

Malicious Code Hidden in SmartPhone Apps

08/02/2011, Lookout, a mobile security company, has issued a report that illustrates the rise of applications infected by malware (programs built with a malicious intent) on mobile platforms. I was particularly interested by how “pirates”  can sneak...

Motorola Photon 4G Review

08/01/2011, This complete Motorola Photon 4G review goes over its capabilities, strengths and weaknesses to give you an idea of how it feels to use it in the real world.

Intel comes up with a car security concept

08/01/2011, When you’ve gotten your car loan approved and you’ve started making your payments over a 10 year period, the last thing you want is to have your car stolen, and it never hurts to have as much security as possible, right? While car alarms are great, it...

Aliyun OS is Alibaba’s new mobile platform

07/28/2011, With many considering Alibaba to be the Google of China and even launching their own mobile payment services, AliPay, we have to admit that seeing them launch their very own mobile operating system really did not come as big a shock as we would have...