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Android transformed the phone from just a simple piece of hardware for calling into a sophisticated device capable of multifaceted functions. Yet another addition to the thousands of things... that a mobile Android device can do is that of being an outdoor companion, using your device as a sports accessory to keep track of your outdoor activity.  The My Tracks app simply does this for you...

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As the global adoption of smartphones has reached impressive levels during the past couple of years or so (with absolutely no sign of stopping anytime soon), it is surely not surprising to see... that hackers have turned their evil eye towards exploiting the various weaknesses of your favorite mobile device. But although in the past we’ve talked how hackers exploit various soft spots in the OS...

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In addition to the Google Nexus 7 tablet that runs Android 4.1 out of the box, other Nexus devices including the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S smartphones have also received... their taste of Jelly Bean, at least in certain markets. But it looks like it’s not a flaw-free roll out for Google’s latest mobile operating system.

A few days ago we heard that Vodafone had to p...

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The incorporation of your location into applications has become extremely popular over the past year. Looking at the permissions you grant when you install an app, it seems as if every app in... the market wants to know where you are. But don’t fret, these apps aren’t here to steal your identity or track you down and find you, they are built to help you.

Google was the first...

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The Asus Transformer Prime GPS dongle: you’ve seen in all its glory in yesterday’s leaked pictures batch, and now it’s time to get you and your Asus TF201 tablet out of your GPS... misery. As expected, ASUS’ GPS dongle website has gone live, allowing you to claim your free GPS extension kit.

Getting the free dongle is easy peasy. You’ll have to become an Asus VIP...

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Following up on the story of how Asus Transformer Prime owners can expect to get a free GPS extension kit to fix the GPS issues that has been plaguing the tablet, Land of Droid has some exclusive... pictures of the dongle. How would the extension kit fit into your beloved TF201 tablet? Check out the pictures below.

As you can see, the GPS dongle matches the color of the Asus Transformer...

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The Asus Transformer Prime TF201 is, quite possibly, the stuff that dreams are made of for a lot of Android fans, except for one annoying flaw that has been plaguing the tablet — its... GPS function. Many users have been experiencing various problems, from difficulty to lock onto signals to slight reading inaccuracies. Fortunately, Asus is taking a proactive approach in ensuring that...

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Those who often put themselves at the mercy of GPS devices to navigate their way home may find current navigation technology lacking in certain aspects. From the not-so-accurate... position readings and the long satellite locking time, to the battery drain that we came to expect when using our smartphones as satnav devices, there are things about GPS that can ruin your travel.<...

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There’s nothing more annoying than GPS that can’t find you. For users of the Samsung Captivate, the phone’s GPS has often suffered long lock times and inaccuracy in navigation.... For others, it simply doesn’t work. Thanks to both mikel.canovas and h3llstorm, members of XDA Developers, there is now a way to fix that troublesome GPS. The best part is that this fix reportedly w...

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It’s been said so many times already, yet people still have a need to use their mobile phones when they are driving. Because of this, there are several Android phones that offer a Car Mode... app that can either be built-in or downloaded through the Android Market. Once in this mode, there are some additional steps that need to be taken unfortunately.

To get rid of this, Cobra Elect...