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How to Remove Carrier IQ on an Android Device

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by on December 4, 2011 10:05 am
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Many of you have heard in the news that a hidden application, known as Carrier IQ, is stored in over 140 million smartphones. This includes Android, Blackberry and iOS devices. Android developer Trevor Eckhart has posted a video in YouTube showing users that the application simply logged almost everything performed…

CyanogenMod

I’m not too surprised by this as it wouldn’t even cross my mind that CyanogenMod would ever use data monitoring tools like CarrierIQ, but in case anyone was worried, fear not – the team has just confirmed that they will never use it in their software. Everybody with access to…

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Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 may soon see CyanogenMod 9 running on their Android tablets.  Details about an estimated time of arrival have not been revealed, although the CyanogenMod team appears to have hinted at progress with porting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) to the Galaxy Tab…

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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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Samsung has hired CyanogenMod to improve their Android devices. Lately, a concocted version of CyanogenMod 7 is booting on the Samsung DROID Charge. However, there are still a lot to consider before its official public release. CyanogenMod has only given us the information about the things that are working. What…

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The Touchdroid project development team finally cracked a solution for multi-boot functionality on the now-out-of-stock-because-of-dirt-cheap-price-cut HP TouchPad–and the team has a demo video showing off its work. The demo video shows that the HP TouchPad can now dual-boot webOS and Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. The Touchdroid team announced the availability of…

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To me, it was the ridiculously low fire sale price and the potential for running Android that made the HP TouchPad gain back a heartbeat after its maker pronounced it dead. Within just hours after HP announced the lower prices for a product it no longer wishes to continue producing,…