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Google patent on lockscreen gestures shows what might happen in future version of Android

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Google has been granted a patent for its pattern gesture to unlock a phone. But Google, not satisfied with merely using facial recognition software for lock screens, also has plans to make gestures perform fun…

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Android’s gesture unlock screen is suceptible to “smudge attacks”

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Ever since my 10-year-old cousin was able to get onto my G1 without my permission, I’ve known that the Android gesture unlock screen wasn’t as secure as most would like. The little runt was able to g…

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Android Tricks

Tips: Open Google Gestures with a quick-flip gesture

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Those of you still running Google Gestures as a way to quickly search through your phone’s contacts will be happy to know that the app recently got a new shortcut. In Gesture Search 1.2, the app can be opene…

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Want to control your Android phone without touching it? eyeSight says yes.

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Front-facing cameras are perfect for gesture controls, and eyeSight mobile have just announced that they will prove that to be true. Already present on NOKIA devices, the Israeli company announced today tha…

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A quick look at Gestures Search on Android 1.6

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A quick look at Gestures Search on Android 1.6

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Following the rollout map of recent product debuts, Google has made an app previously useable only on Android 2.0 work on Android 1.6. Google Gesture Search now supports phones that have Donut, including the T…

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Google Labs launches Gesture Search for Droid & Nexus One (English only)

Android Apps

Google Labs launches Gesture Search for Droid & Nexus One (English only)

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The latest experiment to make it into Google Labs is Gesture Search, a product that searches for items based on letters of the alphabet entered onto the phone. When a user draws the letter ‘H’ on the…

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Android users can make Pre-like gestures with Open Gesture Pro home screen app

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Android users can make Pre-like gestures with Open Gesture Pro home screen app

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Android home screen replacement app Open Gesture Pro has been added to the Android Market, debuting what is arguably the most shortcut-friendly home screen app available to Android. There’s already a…

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