New Xperia Miro announced by Sony

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Remember that little countdown timer from Sony we mentioned a couple days ago? Well, it has finally hit zero, and… what do we have here? Say hello to the new mid-range device focused on social aspects, the Xperia Miro. The initial unveiling took place on Sony’s Facebook, and ...

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Mod to Android OS helps protect your privacy by giving your apps false information

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We’re always, as users, on the lookout for more mobile security. The Technology Review from MIT just did a piece on programs that are designed to keep your personal data away from mobile apps that want to access contacts. In that list comes a full rewrite of Android by developer Plamen ...

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Apple’s request for early injunction against Samsung denied, Galaxy S III will launch on time

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Score one for Samsung, folks. Apple’s attempt to hold back the Galaxy S III failed, as the request for an early injunction by Apple was denied by Lucy Koh, u.S. District Judge from San Jose. Basically, she was too busy to hear the case before June 21st, which is when the Galaxy S III ...

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Sprint slated to take down 9,600 iDEN towers by October

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Sprint has recently announced more plans to decommission their iDEN network. They have now said that they have selected vendors throughout the country to remove Sprint’s equipment from cell towers and base stations fro recycling and re-use. Sprint has also said that they plan to ...

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AT&T may get Samsung Galaxy S III ‘on or before’ June 21

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The Galaxy S III, as we all know, is one of the hottest things in the mobile world right now. Everybody’s talking about it, almost everyone wants it, and yet… the options for us here in the states to get it is limited. If you’re on AT&T, your wait may soon be over. When ...

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VirusTotal app hits Android, checks your apps against over 40 antivirus sources

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Mobile security is becoming more and more important every day. With the number of fake apps, viruses, malware, and general information stealing apps there are in the wild, we users have to be more and more careful with what we do. As an I.T. professional, I’m constantly on the lookout ...

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Samsung Galaxy S III receives first official firmware update

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The Galaxy S III has gotten its first firmware update. This brings the phone up to firmware version LF2. So far, it seems to be coming to the unlocked UK version, and is being pushed out through Kies and over the air. The update brings with it a slew of stability improvements, although the ...

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Max Payne for Android set to drop June 14

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Grab your semi-automatics and make sure your magazines are full, everyone, because Max Payne is set to hit Android on June 14th. It’s coming full with HD graphics and a full MP experience. the game will be dropping at $2.99 in the Google Play Store – for the following phones: ...

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Apple drops Google maps, opts for an in-house alternative

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  It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own walled garden walls. Big loss? That stands for debate, as Google Maps has never really run terrifically on iOS. ...

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Some HTC One X phones having Wifi antenna problems, fix involves partial teardown

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The HTC One X is currently one of the most popular (and powerful) Android devices on the market. Now, however, we’re seeing some reports surface from users that there may be a very specific WiFi problem on the device, which adds to the reports of very bad lag while playing games. XDA user ...

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Trolldroid: Robert Scoble says Andy Rubin leaving Android, U mad bro?

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How to keep Android fans busy: start a rumor on Google+ about Andy Rubin leaving Google for a startup. That’s exactly what happened yesterday, went Robert Scoble posted this: Today I heard that the head of Android, +Andy Rubin, will soon leave Google and head to a new startup called ...

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Android mini collectibles series 3 to hopefully be released end of June

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DyzPlatic has announced their latest series of their miniature collectible Androids, and we just can’t wait. there have been some delays in getting the collectibles to consumer hands by end of Q2 (before the end of June), but the company has announced that they are still hopeful to get ...

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New FCC deal with Mexico could help Sprint

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Yesterday, the FCC announced that a new deal had been struck: the u.S. State Department had come to an agreement with the Mexican government over the use of various spectrum bands. The agreement mostly deals in assigning bands within the 800MHz block to public safety agencies to prevent ...

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Blurrycam and Clearshot pictures of the LG “Snapshot” LS730 leak

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A source of BriefMobile has leaked some images of a new device from LG, headed to Sprint. The “Snapshot” (how appropriate), also known as the LG LS730, should be coming out in the last quarter of 2012. The device is a standard design, with a square body, physical home button, and ...

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Facebook for Android gets updated, fixes some crashes and login problems

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If you’ve been finding yourself having issues with Facebook for Android (The official app), then you might want to head to the Play Store and check out the update. The update is reported to solve issues with random log outs and some unexpected crashing. You can either go grab it from the ...

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