Lookout: Android.Counterclank is aggressive advertising, not malware

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Malicious or not, this is going to ruffle a few feathers.

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Waze 3.0 arrives with redesigned look, social integration

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Community-based GPS and traffic application Waze was updated to a 3.0 release today, and boy does it look sharp.  Featuring a completely redesigned look and feel, Waze 3.0 is gorgeous, simple, and easy to learn.  If you’ve not played with the free application in the past we definitely ...

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B&N readying yet another Nook for spring

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A New York Times article from late last week tells us that Barnes & Noble is putting the final touches on yet another Nook product.  Expected to for Spring 2012, it’s the bookseller’s latest in a string of attacks against Amazon and the Kindle Fire.  Nothing else is know about ...

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Amazon offering a slew of AT&T Android smartphones with drastic discounts

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Heavily discounted handset include more than a dozen penny smartphones!

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The Swarm: A short film shot entirely on Xperia smartphones

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If you find yourself with ten minutes to spare and have a hankering for some “found footage” sci-fi, then you’ll want to to check out the video below.  Called The Swarm, it’s shot entirely on Xperia smartphones and edited as part of the Xperia Studio project. ...

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Safely announces one billion family checks, new features

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Safely, the digital parenting arm of Location Labs, today announced that they’ve powered more than one billion family location checks since its debut.  Spread across millions of phone on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, the locates help parents keep an eye on what their kids are doing with ...

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Samsung to air first-ever Super Bowl ad for Galaxy Note

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The company's first Super Bowl ad in 71 years of history will air in the fourth quarter.

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New details confirm Verizon’s plans to offer shared data packages

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New details have emerged which confirm that Verizon is getting closer to announcing shared data plans.  You know what we’re talking about here – a bucket of data that can be shared across multiple devices or users.  Much like the way we divvied up minutes in the mid-00′s, ...

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Samsung to tweak Galaxy Nexus CPU, camera?

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Is Samsung going to tweak the Galaxy Nexus for Sprint, and possibly other carriers?  If recent benchmarks are to be believed then yes, that’s exactly what they’re going to do.  It wouldn’t be the first time Samsung announced a slightly modified version of a Galaxy handset and ...

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T-Mobile prepares to bid farewell to half dozen Android handsets

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T-Mobile has started clearing their shelves in an attempt to make room for new smartphones and tablets.  As you know it’s a new year and we’re expecting a host of products to be announced at Mobile World Congress and CTIA.  And when you have stuff like the HTC Ville on the horizon ...

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$300 Samsung Galaxy Note arrives at AT&T on Feb 19

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Samsung this morning announced that the big, beautiful Galaxy Note arrives at AT&T on February 19th with a $299.99 price tag.  Pre-orders begin this coming Sunday, Feb. 5 with delivery expected by Feb. 17th.  Yep – that means if you buy yours ahead of time then you’ll have ...

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Samsung announces Galaxy S Advance for international markets

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Samsung today announced another member for their Android-based Galaxy series of handsets in the form of the Galaxy S Advance.  Expected to arrive in February, the smartphone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a dual-core 1GHz processor, 768MB RAM, and up to 16GB internal storage. ...

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Symantec: Android.Counterclank has infected 1-5 million Android users

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Take a look at your recently installed games and apps on your Android device.  If you’re among the potentially millions of Android users who downloaded one of the following apps then you will want to promptly uninstall them.  Symantec has discovered 13 applications in the Android Market ...

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Motorola shipped a whopping 1 million tablets in 2011

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One year after making its debut we learn that Motorola has only shipped one million tablets.

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Gameloft announces pair of Sprint ID Packs

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Gameloft just dropped us a note to advise that they’ve got a pair of new ID Packs for Sprint consumers.  Featuring  a number of popular games, wallpapers, widgets, and other content, both are free to Sprint subscribers and can be downloaded immediately.  Depending on what type of gamer ...

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