EXCLUSIVE: BioLock To Bring True Biometric Authentication to Android [Video]

Many in the mobile community have heard the buzz surrounding an up-and-coming application called BioLock. Blue Planet Apps, the company behind BioLock, has been working tirelessly to bring the power and complexity of biometric authentication to the everyday mobile user. Under the leadership of ...

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Google Will Be King of Mobile Ads by 2011

As Gingerbread was announced today, every other piece of Google news that is presented to anyone will pale in comparison to Android 2.3. However, it may please many of you to know that Google, the wonderful creator of the thing we love, is predicted to pass Apple in Mobile Advertising in 2011 ...

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Cox Isn’t Just Cable Anymore, Adds Android to Repertoire

Cable company Cox is breaking into the wireless business and is currently offering cellular service in select regions. Cox’s business plan is based around the user, offering great customer service and competitive  prices on bundle packages of cable, internet and phone service.  A new part ...

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Shopkick and Retail Mobile Rewards

Just in time for the holiday season, we are seeing location based ad/rewards systems take off on the Android Platform.  The latest one to announce a new location based rewards system is a company called “shopkick“.  Kind of a foursquare like system for shopping, users can check in ...

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The Great White North Gets Galaxy 550 on Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile, feeling left behind, finally decided to get more new Android powered smartphones. Virgin just announced they are ready to release the Samsung Galaxy 550. The Galaxy 550 sports a 2 megapixel camera and running Android 2.1 and will be released soon in Canada.  

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Major Exploit in Google’s Android/PC Web Browsers!

IT Security-Researcher MJ Keith of Alert Logic has found an exploit in our beloved Android OS. This involves the use of an attack code “piggy backed” on a loading a web page. Once the attack code is on the host phone it allows “hacker” to run simple command line shell in the Android system.  

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Peapod Mobile Launches on Android

Peapod users rejoice!  The popular service has now launched a mobile app on Android.  If you’re not familiar with Peapod, it’s basically grocery shopping for people who are either too busy or too lazy to actually go shopping.  I fall into both these categories and have used Peapod ...

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AdSense for Mobile Success Story: APNDroid

Martin Adamek, one of the developers of APNDroid, recently received an email from Google AdSense for Mobile Applications, letting him know that they’d made some subtle UI changes to the ads. To enhance user experience, the ads now featured a button on the right instead of the entire text ...

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Spring Design Teams Up With Google To Bring More Books To eReader

The developer of the  Android powered Alex eReader, Spring Design, are teaming up with the Big G to bring the more than one million Google Books to the device.  Set to debut its Alex eReader this week at CES, the eReader features full Web browsing capabilities, Wi-Fi, as well as audio and ...

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New Mobile Search Features from Google

Google rolled out a couple of handy new features on its mobile-optimized site late yesterday, making it easier to access search results on your phone that you generated previously on your desktop or laptop. The first is Local Search for Mobile. When you visit Google on your phone and tap the ...

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Embedded Alley Delivers Development System for Android-based Devices – Takes Android Beyond Mobile

Partners with MIPS Technologies in Supporting Android Applications in Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Networking and More San Jose, California and Taipei, Taiwan, June 1, 2009 – Embedded Alley, a leading provider of embedded Linux® solutions, today announced shipment of the Embedded ...

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No Fennec for Android!

The recently announced Firefox web browser Fennec, which is just in to its alpha version, can’t be developed for Android. Said Jay Sullivan, the Vice-President for mobile at Mozilla, that according to the Google’s requirements, all the apps listed on the Android Market must be ...

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Chrome Likely to Find its Way to Android Phones

This comes at no surprise to us, but Google co-founder Sergey Brin spoke at Chrome’s launch event about a mobile version of Chrome for Android “Probably a subsequent version of Android is going to pick up a lot of the Chrome stack.” Sounds good to us considering how good and ...

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Mobile Linux Not Supporting the Desktop Version

Just recently, we were tipped off to some exciting and somewhat disappointing news regarding the HTC Dream. I’ve been reading through everyone’s comments and many of them have been rather interesting to say the least. While going through them, something crossed my mind that ...

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Sprint NFL Mobile Live Gives You Football On the Go

Are you an NFL fan? Are you frustrated about not being able to get the latest news and information about the games being played simply because you are away from a television? Afraid that if you went in the living room your couch will likely be the end of your day? Well no worries, Sprint... Read More