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The threat of having a virus on your phone may sound alarming to many consumers considering the irreversible damage it may cause to your device, but according to Google’s Open Source Programs... Manager, Chris DiBona, that sort of fear may actually be an unfounded one spread around by “scammers” and “charlatans.”

In a recent post on his Google+ page, DiBona lashed...

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Qualcomm recently announced the sequel to the Snapdragon GamePack that it launched last July this year.  Adding to the more than a hundred game titles already in the Snapdragon GamePack, Qualcomm... is planning to release the new Snapdragon GameCommand games early next year.

GameCommand is an application where users will be able to easily find and access all games optimized exclusively for Snapd...

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is going to usher in not just a lot of new useful features but also fun ones–such as the real-time video effects that Matias Duarte recently demonstrated... in the pioneer episode of On the Verge.

Tech blog The Verge (formerly This is my next…) managed to set an appointment with none other than Google’s Matias Duarte to perform a quick, live...

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Google is turning up the volume for independent musicians with its newly launched music gateway.. Google Music, the latest addition to the ever growing line of services from Google, is set to... make history once again by introducing its own music hub, with a pricing scheme that specifically targets independent musicians and their music.

For a low price of US$25, independent artists can...

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This week Google officially unveiled its music product–Google Music. It is an online store and music-sharing platform for Android users. Users can store songs in its... cloud storage for free, as well as  buy songs directly from the Android Market.

According to Jamie Rosenberg, director for digital content for Android, Google Music is an expansion of...

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Change is often thought of as a bad thing. However when it comes to new technology, change is one of the best experiences you can get. Furthermore, application updates are like Christmas presents to smartphone users. Netflix knows this and is constantly changing the UI (user interface) of all of their apps to keep their users coming back for more. And earlier today, they did just that.

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A nearly sixfold increase in security threats such as spyware and viruses has been reported in the Android operating system since July, according to sources at Juniper Networks.  Most of these threats... can be traced back to third-party applications that are not sold on Google’s Android Market, says a Bloomberg report.

“The open nature of the Android system makes it more susceptible to attack...

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It has become a tradition for Google engineers to put Easter eggs in every Android version that comes out of their kitchen, and Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is no exemption.  In the Gingerbread,... Google placed a horde of zombies, while it was a buzzing bee, of course, for Honeycomb.  This time, for Ice Cream Sandwich, they placed a flying Bugdroid, styled in a similar way to the Nyan Cat on Yo...

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The best app for your Android device just got even better. Upping its version to 0.4.2.38, the Google Voice for Android app will now let users send text messages to multiple recipients.

The... new feature will no longer require you to send the same message repeatedly across each contact, since you can do it in just one send. Group messaging can be very convenient for, let’s say, party invites an...