Bitdefender Mobile Security Update Adds Live Tracking, Other Features

It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already.  An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this week, adding a pair of oft-requested features.  In addition to a sizable list of options and details, consumers ...

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Sprint Adds Pair of McAfee Mobile Security Apps to Sprint Zone

Sprint and McAfee have teamed up to bring an added level of mobile security to a number of the carrier’s Android smart phones.  Available today, Sprint Android users can head to the Sprint Zone to quickly and easily download a pair of McAfee applications designed to secure and protect ...

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Google’s App Inventor to be Shuttered, Released as Open Source

Since taking his spot at the throne of Google, Larry Page has been folding various projects and initiatives into each other. Those that don’t really fall in line with the bigger end up getting killed off altogether. The latest service to be affected by the new changes is the Google App ...

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Samsung Announces Galaxy R for Asian, European Markets

Samsung has announced a new Android-powered Galaxy smart phone today for European and Asian markets. Dubbed the Galaxy R, it is a notable release in that it is the first Samsung smart phone to feature an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset. Specifications include a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4.2-inch Super ...

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Samsung Announces Rugged Galaxy Xcover for Germany

Samsung has announced the first Android member of its rugged, all-conditions Xcover series today in the form of the Galaxy Xcover.  Yeah… a real unexpected name, right? Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.65-inch scratch-resistant display, 3.2-megapixel camera with LED ...

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Google News Tweaked for Honeycomb Tablets

Google announced a slight tweak to the Google News website for Android 3.0+ tablets last night.  Nothing too crazy here, but it does maintain consistency with other UI changes across Google products.  Columns are now optimized on the home page so that things look great in both landscape and ...

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Motorola Tossing in $25 in Free Apps with Photon 4G Purchase

Do you find yourself sitting on a fence, trying to figure out whether or not to purchase the new Photon 4G at Sprint?  First off, do it.  It’s an amazing device with all top-of-the-line hardware.  Secondly, Motorola is tossing in $25 worth of free apps and games from the Android Market.   ...

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GadgetTrak Busts Would-be Android Thieves

A couple of upstart thieves in Oregon, thinking they would walk away with some new Android phones, found out just how powerful location-based apps truly are.  Unfortunately for these clowns, they learned the hard way.  An Oregon Sprint store recently had a handful of Android phones stolen from ...

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Popular Panoramic Photo App ‘Pano’ Arrives on Android

Looking to spice up your photos of the beach?  Maybe you’re tired of that same old skyline shot that doesn’t your vacation justice.  You’ll probably want to cough up a couple of bucks and download Pano to your Android phone.  The popular and highly rated panoramic application ...

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Adobe Flash Player for Android Updated to a Version Number too Long for This Title

Adobe Flash Player for Android is no stranger to updates, just take a look at its newest version number — 10.3.186.3. Most of the Adobe Flash Player updates revolve around security fixes and while this one is no different, you might be surprised at the list of non-security fixes and ...

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Standalone Facebook Messenger App Released Today

Facebook has just updated their blog to let us know of a new app they’re releasing at some point today. Facebook Messenger will be the new place to send and receive messages from your Facebook account, yes that includes chat! Hopefully no more buggy chat notifications and the new ...

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Blocked in Europe

Well what do we have here? Apple actually gaining ground on one of it’s many ridiculous lawsuits? That’s the current case in Europe. The Regional Court of Dusseldorf has granted a preliminary injunction against the sale and marketing of the Tab meaning it now has to be taken off the ...

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U.S. Cellular Next in Line for Tiered Data

The number of wireless providers providing all-you-can-consume data is set to dwindle by one more as U.S. Cellular is the latest carrier to be tied to tiered plans.  According to PhoneScoop, the provider indicated a desire to move to tiered voice and data plans somewhere over the next two to ...

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AccuWeather 2.0 Arrives with Themes, Social Sharing

A brand new version of AccuWeather has arrived in the Android Market this week, bringing some social networking along for the ride.  AccuWeather 2.0 not only gives users a fresh new look and enhanced feature set, but it now allows for social media sharing.  Whether (pun!) you want to show off ...

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AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and focus on ...

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