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Adobe have recently announced that there is a security vulnerability in some of their software, including Flash for Android. In particular, Adobe Flash Player 10.1.95.2 and earlier versions. It is worth noting that Adobe is not currently aware of attacks targeting Flash, but our advice is to be safe and…

PlayStation phone round-up

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by on October 28, 2010 4:35 am
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The slide-out D-Pad and PlayStation-esque buttons make this device appear similar to a regular PSP Go. Don’t be fooled, through, this Android based device is much more powerful, offering a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 processor and 512MB of RAM. Engadget have pretty much ruled out the fact that this device is…

According to a recent poll of the Wall Street Journal, Google’s Android is the best OS. The other main contenders were Apple, Microsoft, Palm and Blackberry. When I say main contenders, I really mean massive losers. And when I say massive losers I mean together they couldn’t even muster 2%…

Google begin instant search for Android

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by on October 26, 2010 6:26 am
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It would appear as though certain Android phones will be treated to Google’s instant search. This technology has recently hit the full desktop variety of Google’s web-portal. We’re sure you are fully aware of Google instant search, but in case you are not, it is a new search enhancement that…

There has been a bit of ‘banter’ flying around between Steve Jobs and, well, Google’s Android chief Andy Rubin, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and TweetDeck CEO Iain Dodsworth (who was pulled into the fray by Jobs). For those that didn’t hear it, Jobs spent five minutes in Apple’s 4th Quarter…

Android Gingerbread release rumors

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by on October 19, 2010 9:41 am
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Phandroid have written an exclusive on the forthcoming version of Android, Gingerbread. It’s a bit of an essay if I’m brutally honest so I thought I would summarize it here. The major points are the rumored Video Calling, and VoiP support. The other obvious thing to note, and something we…

Android file synchronization with local PC

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by on October 18, 2010 11:28 am
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Recently I have been looking for a file sync tool to marry-up my external SD card within my Android device with a folder on my PC. I want to be able to do this over Wi-Fi in particular. For some reason FTP services on my Android device will not allow…

Rumor: Android 4.0 may be called Ice Cream

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by on October 18, 2010 11:12 am
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There is a big rumor floating around that one of the future builds of Android will be dubbed ‘Ice Cream’. For those that remember, Android 1.5 was named Cupcake and was based on Linux Kernel 2.6.27. The next major iteration was called Donut (version 1.6) and then came Eclair (2.0/2.1)….

In a response to how they will make money from Android, during its third quarter earnings call Google bragged that Android users search twice as much as others. This is the cornerstone of their revenue stream for Android and mobile. Google also emphasized that this is important for carriers too,…

According to ZDNet, Flash for Android has had 1 million downloads from the Android Market, although there are still some teething problems to work out. However, As Mobile Crunch point out, there could be as many as 50 million Android devices out there. This makes the 1 million figure from…