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Hurricane Sandy may have completely changed Google’s plans for today, convincing the company to cancel its media event that was supposed to take place in New York today. But Google decided to continue with its Nexus announcements anyway, revealing in the process the new Android 4.2 OS. And it’s called Jelly Bean, as most rumors suggested before the event, not Key Lime Pie.

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Analysts have been predicting the rise of NFC for a while now, but expectations vary wildly. The main driver that’s widely touted is mobile payments, but the number of NFC-enabled devices in circulation is still relatively small. We take a look at some potential uses for NFC and ask: what is holding it back?

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Halloween is that one day in the whole year when people get to dress up in the skins of creepy crawlies and monsters that hide in dark places to haunt parties and peoples’ doorsteps for... sweets. Halloween isn’t just about the costume, of course. It’s also about that distinct feeling that horror is in the air. With technology present in almost every aspect of our lives, is t...

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The iPad mini is not a “budget” tablet at all. With prices starting at $329 the budget Android tablet manufacturers can rest easy. The iPad mini is just another underwhelming, expensive release from Apple and this time it is a late entrant to a segment of the tablet market that is really starting to take off.

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Just because all you’ve been hearing and reading about is Samsung this, HTC that, Asus this, Google that, it doesn’t mean they’re the only players on the field. LG certainly... hasn’t bowed out of the game and this time, it’s giving people something to look forward to.

If you’re dying for a large screen with great colors but something that not everyon...

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A report by security experts indicates that as many as 185 million Android users around the world may be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. This means that even as the communications protocol is secure in itself, messages can be intercepted during data exchanges through spoofing of security certificates, and malicious hackers or software can tamper with communications.

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Ever since Android saw a total revamp of it’s pulldown notification system, I’ve been impressed. I’d always wondered, though, how could I create my own custom notifications? After doing some research, I discovered Notif.

Notif allows you to create four different types of custom notification, and it does it all for free. Interested? Find out more after the break.

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The India-bound Aakash tablet made waves in the technology media for its dream of providing cheap tablets to the educational sector (among others) in this developing market. The tablet also drew flak for its creator’s inability to adequately meet demand. But will the cheap tablet trend catch on with the rest of the world?