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HTC finally came to its senses when Peter Chou, chief executive officer of HTC, confirmed on Facebook that the company will no longer lock the bootloaders on their devices. This came after the Android community ceaselessly pounded on HTC’s doors, asking for the key to their devices. The company was…

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Google very recently moved a step closer to its vision of an open commerce ecosystem when it announced Google Wallet and Google Offers–and the whole Android world was elated because Google Wallet’s maiden voyage will be sailing on an Android device from Sprint–the Samsung Nexus S 4G. Google Wallet is…

Top 12 Free Android Apps for Productivity

By simple definition, productivity applications refer to software programs that let you get things done–and faster, or more efficiently. The less fluff and the less clutter, the better the productivity app. You probably own several productivity suites for your desktop or laptop. Android devices have their share of such applications,…

Smartphones Market Growing in Southeast Asia

A recent global survey conducted online by The Nielsen Company has found almost half of Southeast Asian consumers wanting to buy smartphones this year. The total number of survey respondents who said they already owned smartphones jumped from last year’s 21% to 24% in this year’s round of the Nielsen…

android-shoo-mosquito

Malaria, filariasis, yellow fever, dengue fever, Rift Valley fever, Ross River Fever, epidemic polyarthritis, various types of encephalitis, West Nile virus (WNV). These are just some of the diseases borne by mosquitoes, and they could be fatal. Malaria, for instance, claims 2,000,000 lives yearly, according to the Centers for Disease…

MHL Cable shown on HDTV

Hi-def audio and video from your Android device to your HDTV. Nothing new or special about that, as many Android devices already allow you to stream seamless, hi-res audio and video from your phone or tablet to your HDTV. What’s responsible for that? HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) output. But, here’s…

7 Best Android Apps for the Week

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7 Best Apps of the Week

Get your weekly dose of this week’s best Android apps straight from Android Market. For this week’s free apps, you’ll love the trustworthiness of Friday, the sweetness of TweetComb, and full-episode cartoon shows from Cartoon Network. For the paid apps, restore order to the world of nano-sized pandas, clap your…

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Not many people know–or even mind–the fact that many of the websites they visit actually track their browsing behavior. The primary purpose for such tracking is to deliver behavioral advertising and/or to deliver customized content. For instance, based on your IP address, a website can determine your geographic location and…