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Sony Ericsson: All 2011 Xperia Android models will receive Android 4.0 in 2012

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If you own a Sony Ericsson Xperia Android smartphone that launched in 2011, then you will definitely be pleased to know that Sony Ericsson plans to upgrade to Android Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming year.  Abou…

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Firefox update brings support for Android tablets — full-screen browsing is a go

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Mozilla the maker of the popular Firefox browser today announced on its blog an update to its app on Android tablets. This has been in the making for a few months, especially after Mozilla had the new Honeycomb a…

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Face Unlock is not about security – it’s about the novelty [Video]

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Following Google’s unveiling of the Galaxy Nexus last October, Face Unlock was one of the features that intrigued me most. I wondered how accurate it would be, how secure it could prove, and if this was re…

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Sprint is taking an active approach on removing Carrier IQ from its devices

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One of the bigger tech stories in recent weeks — besides the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon — has been the Carrier IQ debacle.  Carrier IQ is a software that has full access to data on yo…

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Google Android Training gives development lessons for making better apps

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Google is providing extra resources to developers looking to create or improve Android apps. Announced last night via a Reto Meiers post on the Android Developers Blog, Android Training is a new set of classes…

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Google Android UI lead not troubled by skins, but hopes ICS lessens changes to stock Android [Audio]

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Android Ice Cream sandwich has been described as striking, polished, and the most ambitious reinvention of Android yet, but that’s not good enough for Android phone manufacturers. Companies like HTC…

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LG Prada 3.0 official, brings 4.3-inch NOVA plus display

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LG today launched the Prada 3.0, which is a stylish phone that looks pretty good. This news comes after its announcement of the LG Nitro HD headed to AT&T. The Prada 3.0 packs some decent power to help it run A…

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Android malware predicted to have a big year in 2012, says Lookout Mobile Security

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The rise of mobile malware has been an issue affecting mainly smartphones in Europe and Asia, but that’s likely to change next year according to Lookout Mobile Security. In its 2012 Mobile Threat Predic…

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Android’s most popular app is also one of its most-criticized. [App popularity by age group]

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If you had to guess which Android app is most popular among Android users, you’d probably guess that it’s Google Maps or maybe YouTube, right? Well, you would be wrong according to the App-Happy Wi…

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Halo Waypoint connects Halo players on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7

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Sure, Microsoft wants the whole world to convert to its Windows Phone 7 phones, but it’s smart enough to know that the company still needs to keep fans of its Xbox 360 gaming console happy, too. Microsoft t…

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Stupid Market Comments: Highlighting the dumbest, funniest people with Android phones

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The Android Market is home to some foolish, misinformed, and down-right nasty comments. We’ve tried to stem the tide by providing suggestions for etiquette, but the flow of head-scratching reviews co…

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Verizon celebrates 1 year 4G LTE anniversary, confirms DROID Xyboard, Galaxy Nexus “coming soon”

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A year ago today, Verizon Wireless flipped on the switch that launched its 4G LTE network in 39 markets providing high-speed mobile Internet access to 110 million Americans.  On December 15th, Verizon will tu…

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Verizon is expected to launch the DROID Xyboard 4G LTE tablet this month

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Just in time for the Holidays, Verizon Wireless is going to launch two high-end Android tablets featuring 4G LTE connectivity.  The two tablets are very similar with the main difference being the screen size.…

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Verizon Wireless comes forward, asserts Carrier IQ does not ship with its smartphones

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If you’ve been following technology stories in recent weeks, then you may be aware of the investigation of Carrier IQ and its presence on many Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry devices.  In addition, it i…

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Time Warner Cable lands on Android tablets

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Time Warner Cable is the latest to join the Market with a launch of its free app for Android tablets, which allows subscribers to program their DVR’s and check TV listings. Unfortunately, the TWC TV app d…

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