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It seems like US government agencies have been showing much favoritism over Google’s Android OS in this year alone. First, there’s NASA’s plan to bring Android out of this world and also... the news on Pentagon approving Android over Apple.  The latest update today is that the National Security Agency (NSA) has just launched the SE Android, which is actually a security-enhanced version of...

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For fans of Sony Ericsson, the company has recently launched its official Live with Walkman smartphone in India. The unit, priced at Rs. 14,549, runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and features... a 1GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor. This is the second Walkman series for the Android platform; the first being the Sony Ericsson W8. An Android 4.0 ICS update will be available for the Live With Walkma...

facebook-timeline-covers-app

Now that Facebook is slowly converting profiles into the new Timeline version, a new Android app has made things easier for those who want to change their cover photos. The app, called Facebook... Timeline Covers by D33P, is the first 2D-to-3D Facebook photo app. This means that through the app, Facebook Timeline cover photos can be created using the user’s own photos or even the cover arts prod...

oracle-vs-google-02

An update on the Java-related patent infringement case Oracle filed against Google over its Android OS, Oracle has shown a monetary estimate on the damages they may be about to claim. Considering... the fact that there are 700,000 daily Android activations, Oracle may be looking at earning close to a billion dollars. Even though Oracle has not provided a source for its estimate, they have calculated t...

real-ice-cream-sandwich

As they all say, nothing spreads more quickly than gossip and advertising through word of mouth. Unfortunately, the latest Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich, was not given justice from the tradition... of ‘I know someone who knows someone who knows someone….’ Friends over at SlashGear posted an article about finding an article (unknown source) that says ‘a high-ranking set of names’ has release...

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‘Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.’ This is probably what Microsoft is doing nowadays. Instead of making enemies in the smartphone market, this Redmond, Wash-based software... giant has recently signed a patent agreement with LG for the use of both Google’s highly popular OS platforms, Chrome and Android.

‘We are pleased to have built upon our longstanding relations...

asus-official blog

Ever since the ASUS Transformer Prime TF201 was released, it has gotten its fair share of both criticism and praise from the public. While it has been called as the ‘fastest, smoothest Android... tablet to date,’ many have issues with it particularly its WiFi and GPS. This is why when ASUS announced that they had upgraded the Transformer Prime TF700, TF201 owners complained about it.

The...

wikipedia-app

All day, we’ve been hearing nothing but updates on the SOPA. Quite frankly, I understand the cause and intention of the act. However, it is no longer a good idea—especially the number of... people who are already using the internet not just for entertainment but for work and communication with their friends and family members. I do not support SOPA.

Just like me, there are several...

tizen-bada

Samsung Electronics Co. has plans of merging its ‘bada’ mobile software with an Intel powered platform as a way to expand itself away from the Android craze. In Q3 2011, Samsung was named... as the biggest Android smartphone manufacturer in the world. Despite this, the company still united with Intel so that they can strengthen its mobile software edge.

In related events, a coupleof...

motorola-vs-apple

After a U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge issued an initial determination finding on Motorola Mobility not violating any of the three patents listed on Apple’s October... 2010 lawsuit, Motorola is currently celebrating.

In a statement after the determination, Motorola Mobility’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel said:

‘We are pleased with today’s...