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After Apple acquired the patent for the Slide to Unlock feature for all iPhone phones, Google has also been officially awarded last week the patent for the Android pattern unlock feature. Pattern... Unlock  sets Android apart from Apple’s iOS and is, perhaps, the chief reason why Google wanted a patent for such technology.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted Google the...

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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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Android is covering all bases–including the U.S. Army’s.  Nextgov, a media outfit covering the U.S. government’s information technology agenda, recently reported some interesting... news about the government’s embracing the Android platform.

The news agency was able to talk to Michael McCarthy, director of the Army’s smartphone project, who expects Android to get...

HzO

Gadgets getting wet and inoperable may now be a thing of the past. HzO technology is here to save the day and prevent water–either in its solid, liquid, or gaseous forms–from wrecking... your Android phone.

HzO is a new technology in vapor form that will coat all surfaces of your gadget–inside-out, including the sensitive electronics inside–making it WaterBlocked (water...

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A study has recently found out that most of the free anti-malware apps available for Android devices do not provide enough protection.  The study was conducted by AV-TEST, an IT security company.

According... to the AV-TEST report (PDF) published last week, only one of the seven free anti-malware apps for Android that the company tested provided relatively acceptable safety and protection.

The testing firm...

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Everyone seems to be impressed by just how powerful Tegra 3 really is. But it’s not just regular people like us, but also game developers and other type of developers that seem to be impressed... with it as well. And what’s not to like when you have the first 4 quad core Cortex A9 CPU, basically twice as fast as anything out there right now, and also a 12 core GPU (although not with unified shad...

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Lookout Mobile Security has officially announced its expansion of coverage to Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and its expanded protection for Telstra subscribers.

“Mobile... threats don’t discriminate based on where you are. They tend to be global, affecting people around the world,” said John Hering, Lookout’s CEO and co-founder. Canada, Australia, and the U.K. wil...

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Yesterday, Asus officially unveiled the Transformer Prime, and everything looks great and it’s actually better than you would expect. It shows that Asus really wanted to make this device... as good as they can make it, and boy did they succeed.

The moment you see it you will be reminded of Asus’ UX21 Zenbook, and I was actually hoping that would happen. Extremely thin tablet+e...

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In the last 10 months, Android has made its way into every aspects of our lives, taking on many forms such as tablets, smartphones, TV, and more. The problem with so many options is it can be very difficult to find the right device for all those people on your shopping list, or at least the ones that deserve such a awesome gifts! Well, this Android Holiday Gift Guide is all you will need to buy the right gift for all those people in your life. Read on to find out the best Android gifts for the Holidays.

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It’s really too bad that Tegra 3 was delayed for so long, when it was supposed to arrive in the first devices starting August this year. It’s now November, and we probably still won’t... see it until December. That’s almost half a year delay – again. It was delayed almost as much as Tegra 2. At the very least, Nvidia should’ve given us a more realistic shipping schedule...