Samsung Galaxy security flaw discovered that provides remote access to data

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Security has always been an interesting topic on Android and that discussion just got another reason to exist with a development team discovering a security flaw affecting the Samsung Galaxy series that could enable remote access to data on your device. The development team behind an ...

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How to get and hack Flappy Bird on Android

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Flappy Bird might have already become the game of the year for 2014 due to a number a reasons. It’s addictive and frustrating, yes, but its simple premise keeps us coming back for more.  Unfortunately, the game caused more stress than it did enjoyment, and as such the developer pulled it ...

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Sony’s SmartWatch goes open source

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Sony’s SmartWatch, a bluetooth accessory that was released last year to somewhat mixed reviews, has undergone a pretty major change. Sony has made the SmartWatch open source, meaning that developers can now freely develop, build, and release their own firmware and applications for the ...

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Google: We want Glass hacked

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...Not only that, Google plans to show you how.

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik confirms bootloader is locked on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

According to Steve Kondik in a recent Google+ update, the AT&T Galaxy S4 is confirmed to have a locked bootloader. In his post, he states: Yep, it’s confirmed. The AT&T S4 authenticates the recovery and boot images before executing them. I can’t see what AT&T has to ...

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Google Glass early adopter reveals further clues on software, hardware – same CPU family as Galaxy Nexus

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An early adopter who picked up Google Glass has torn open some information on the product after discovering a debug mode in the Explorer Edition. Liam McLoughlin was able to setup his Glass on the Android Debug Bridge, and Jay Lee found out some crucial info, like OS version, RAM, and CPU type. ...

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[Video] Kinect hacked to work on Android, includes proof of concept

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The idea of motion control is nothing new. The idea of motion control on Android? Well, that’s a bit of a different story. Using a projector, a Galaxy Nexus, a Kinect attached to a PC, some software (Simple-Kinect-Touch 2.0), and an AOSP ROM, this is now a reality. The AOSP ROM ...

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Android’s Internal Troubleshooting Codes Revealed

File this under the “good to know” section of your brain.  A savvy, Android user recently posted an interesting tidbit regarding codes that can be punched into the dialer on your Android device to do everything from a full wipe to check the integrity of your GPS signal. Be warned: ...

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HTC HD2 Android Port Project Makes Major Breakthrough, Release Nears

The HTC HD2 was an object of lust for Android fans for quite sometime earlier this year(before the EVO was announced that is!). Regarded as one of the best Windows Mobile 6.5 powered handsets with a 4.3-inch capacitive display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 576MB of RAM, and a 5 megapixel camera, ...

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Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited to 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes while last year’s HTC Hero was able to hit 54fps.  While this... ...

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New Hack Allows Nexus One to Shoot 720p HD Video

XDA has done it again! A new hack has now been discovered for the Nexus One which allows users to shoot 720p HD video.  It can be found here! In order for the hack to actually work you’ll have to be running the latest Cyanogen Mod test version, and be sure to realize that this... Read More