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A report by tech site ConceivablyTech mentions that Google Chrome is just about ready for Android. The first version of Chrome for Android is expected to come out any time this month, according to the site. Based on the Chromium opensource project, Google Chrome for Android will reportedly bring many…

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If you’re presently using an HTC Android device, chances are you’re a sitting duck for malicious hacking. Working with security experts Justin Case and Trevor Eckhart, Artem Russakovski of Android Police, reported about a security flaw in HTC Android gadgets that could potentially allow intruders to access sensitive information on…

The Phony War — A Tale of Enmity and Love

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by on September 30, 2011 11:20 am
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Here’s something to amuse you or to think about for the weekend–”The Phony War”–a short promotional clip produced by SBC-swissinfo.ch, which released the clip together with its Android and iPhone apps just this week.   The producer intended the clip to be its statement of “neutrality on the subject” (of…

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First, Sony Ericsson decided to unlock the bootloader of all Sony Ericsson Xperia released this year. Then, the company taught everyone how to build a custom Linux kernel and flash it onto an Xperia handset. And, now, Sony Ericsson has decided to support a group of independent developers to speed…

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The likelihood of Samsung’s announcing, demoing, and showcasing the bloatware-free Google Nexus Prime and its Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) on October 11 is getting higher with new reports coming in. Samsung has reportedly sent out invitations for a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event slated for October 11, which also…

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One guy only wanted to buy a Nexus S from eBay. Instead, the lucky fellow got more than just Android 2.3 Gingerbread–he got a Nexus S allegedly running the Android version destined for the upcoming Nexus Prime–Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)–and caught it on camera, too. Engadget got a…

Leaked pictures of the upcoming HTC Vigor

One took photos, while another dissected a ROM Update Utility file (RUU) of the HTC Vigor–two different enterprises that resulted in a more-or-less unofficial confirmation of the HTC Vigor’s specs and features. According to the two different sources, the HTC Vigor will have the following specs and features in tow…

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Samsung’s expanding Galaxy seems to want to cover all inches. The company just officially announced yesterday the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0, and the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0. All three Android devices are already available for preorder through Samsung’s website. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 will…

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T-Mobile announced yesterday the prices and availability of two Android superphones that many folks have been looking forward to: the HTC Amaze 4G (formerly known as the HTC Ruby) and the Samsung Galaxy S II (which was codenamed the Samsung Hercules). Both devices will be available for preorder on T-Mobile’s online…