Google responds to Google Wallet security vulnerability

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Those with rooted handsets and Google Wallet are advised to take extra precaution.

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NVIDIA promoting “quad-core firsts” for Mobile World Congress

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NVIDIA has shot out invitations to their upcoming Mobile World Congress announcement, promising access to the latest quad-core innovations.  Since we’ve already seen the quad-core Tegra 3 in the Transformer Prime, it’s a pretty safe bet that we’ll getting a look at smartphones ...

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Symantec discovers botnet targeted at Chinese users

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Symantec, widely known for their Norton antivirus software, has just released a blog post that caught our attention, and it might even worry you as well. Apparently, Symantec has discovered a botnet that’s aimed at Chinese users on two specific networks (although the names of said ...

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Phoenix Suns embrace Verizon’s LTE Galaxy Tab 10.1

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: PHOENIX SUNS, VERIZON WIRELESS, SAMSUNG MOBILE anounce partnership on February 8, 2012 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)  *** Local Caption ***

This one caught us a bit by surprise, but nonetheless, the Phoenix Suns have partnered with Samsung and Verizon to make the LTE Galaxy Tab 10.1 their tablet of choice when it comes to the day-to-day operations of the Suns. They plan to also use the Tabs at the U.S. Airways Center, to show ...

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ADzero to usher in new era of bamboo smartphones?

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Of the myriad benefits to going Android, one in particular affects every user: the choice of hardware. Unlike with Apple devices, Android users have a wide range of different styles and form factors to choose from to fit their individual needs. Android’s open nature in this respect also ...

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LG teases Optimus Vu, a 5-inch Android with 4:3 aspect ratio

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LG has begun teasing the internet with their next big smartphone, posting a short and mysterious video online. When we say big, we mean Galaxy Note and Dell Streak big. According to the details, this new LG Optimus Vu is a 5-inch Android smartphone with a rather unorthodox 4:3 aspect ratio. ...

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Microsoft OneNote Mobile Hits the Android Market

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Microsoft OneNote is part of the Office suite many professionals use on a daily basis. OneNote lets you create, store and share ideas or information in a single, easy-to-access location. According to the OneNote blog, it seems as though you fellow Android users have been begging to use this on ...

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Mutating Trojans could pose a threat to Android users

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  From social networks to banks accounts, smartphones carry our most private and delicate information. For this very reason, security is one of the hottest topics in the Android ecosystem, andthe newest threat reported is marking the beginning of a new malicious era – mutating ...

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Rdio users rejoice as update brings lots of needed features

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For the past couple of years, Rdio has been one of the major players in the cloud-based music scene. Along with their lovely website player, they have apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7. Over time though, it seemed like the website and the iOS app were getting the majority of the ...

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HTC posts Q4 earnings, disappointment follows

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HTC has released their Q4 records from 2011, and sadly it doesn’t look very good. Q1, Q2 and Q3 were fairly good for the Taiwanese company, but we think HTC is probably a little disappointed with their Q4 results. Their total revenue was 102.4 billion Taiwanese dollars (that’s ...

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T-Mobile setting 4G phones, tablets free for Valentine’s Day

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T-Mobile today unveiled a new promotion for this coming Saturday, February 11, which will see all of their 4G smartphone and select tablets going free.  If you’re in the market for a myTouch series handset, a Galaxy S II, or Springboard tablet then you won’t want to miss this ...

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Google Chrome Beta hits Android

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Google marries their popular browser with their popular mobile platform with a beta app.

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NPD Group: Nearly 3 in 5 first-time smartphone buyers choose Android

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According to new data out of the NPD Group, nearly 3 out of every 5 new smartphone buyers are picking up Android devices. The information collected over the fourth quarter of 2011 tells us that people prefer Android 57% of the time, followed by iOS with a 34% share. Now before you say, ...

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Galaxy S III to be 7mm thick, arrive in May (Rumor)

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Let’s kick the week off with a couple of new Samsung Galaxy S III rumors, shall we?  The latest details to hit the internet come from Korean website etnews (translate) and deal with arrival time frame and overall thickness.  According to their sources the GSIII should offer a chassis that ...

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CDMA Nexus Support Clarified

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Dan Morril posted a quick note on the Google Groups forum regarding the latest rumor of Google no longer supporting the Verizon Galaxy Nexus.  He states its simply a clarification about support for these devices and gives a brief explanation of why the websites were updated. Verizon Galaxy ...

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