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  • News: Android in 2012: Whats Next

    Google only scratched the surface with the latest improvements to its Android mobile operating system. Users have been left wanting more, and they are likely to get it in 2012.

  • News: Sneaky Mobile Ads Invade Android Phones

    Are you wondering how that mysterious icon ended up on your Android phone's start screen? Annoyed at the ads clogging your notification bar? You aren't alone. Thousands of Android apps now include software that shoves marketing icons onto your phone's start screen or pushes advertising into your notification bar--and many of the apps give you no warning about the ad invasion.

  • News: European regulators start investigating Carrier IQ

    Organizations and regulators across Europe, including Germany, have started looking into the use of Carrier IQ's tracking software, to ensure that mobile phone vendors and operators are not violating users' privacy.

  • News: Google Employees Said To Be Testing Android 4.O on Samsung Nexus S

    Google is working out any bugs in the latest update to the Android mobile operating system before releasing it broadly, and that's good news for Samsung Nexus S users.

  • News: Students with Smartphones Study More

    Smartphones at school can be a major distraction. Students are posting on social networks, texting each other, or playing Angry Birds when they should be paying attention in class. The other side of that coin, though, is that students with smartphones study more, and have better study habits in general according to a new report.

  • News: Skeptics find flaws in Carrier IQ application analysis

    Only now are some skeptical voices being raised that the case against Carrier IQ may be a rush to judgment without a real, or at least an adequate, basis in fact.

  • News: Intel says Android 4.0 for smartphones, tablets ready

    Intel on Friday said it has readied Android 4.0 for smartphones and tablets based on its upcoming Atom processor code-named Medfield, raising the possibility of Intel-inside handheld devices being released next year with the new OS.

  • News: Carrier IQ Test: Android App Detects Controversial Software

    A free app to detect Carrier IQ, a controversial piece of software installed on smartphones without their owners' knowledge, was made available at the Android Market Friday.

  • Archos G9 Android tablet gets Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade

    Archos has announced an upgraded version of its G9 101 Android tablet that can take advantage of the Ice Cream Sandwich version of the tablet operating system. The Archos G9 is a cheaper-than-most 10in tablet with 8GB of onboard memory, expandable via microSD card.

  • Feature: PC Advisor's most commented stories of the week – December 2nd 2011

    There's been plenty of tech stories dominating the news this week, from Facebook admitting it's made mistakes with privacy to Windows XP being named next year's biggest security threat.

  • News: Vodafone launches parental controls Android app

    Vodafone has launched Vodafone Guardian, a free parental controls app for smartphones running Google Android.

  • News: Apple triumphs over Samsung in Galaxy Tab 10.1 case

    Samsung's bid to get Apple’s injunction on its tablet PC, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, lifted in Australia has failed at the final hurdle.

  • News: Google's Android 4.0 ported to x86 processors

    Google's open-source Android 4.0 operating system for smartphones and tablets has been ported to work with x86 processors, a member of an open-source project involved in the effort said this week.

  • News: Carrier IQ Tracking: Your Questions Answered

    Many cellphone users are wondering whether their Android, Nokia and BlackBerry devices are spying on them after security researcher Trevor Eckhart recently claimed that a piece of diagnostic software on the phones was acting like malware. Eckhart said the software, created by company Carrier IQ and installed on devices by phone manufacturers and carriers, was secretly recording user data such as keystrokes and Web browsing history. Carrier IQ's software is on more than 140 million handsets worldwide.

  • News: Bitdefender launches Mobile Security for Android

    Bitdefender has launched Mobile Security, security software aimed at devices running Google's Android operating system.

  • Opinion: Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Removes Root Access

    If you have a Kindle Fire, and you've rooted the tablet to install Android Market apps and make other adjustments, prepare to do it all over again: the latest Kindle Fire software update, version 6.2, removes root access from the device.

  • Opinion: Can Knockdown 2 Review: Simple Gameplay With Impressive Graphics

    Can Knockdown 2 is a collection of three minigames: In the first game, you get five balls, and face a bunch of cans neatly stacked on a shelf. You have to throw a ball at the cans and knock them down. Knock all the cans down (in one shot, ideally), and you can move to the next level.

  • Opinion: Box Offers Free Cloud Storage for LG Android Devices

    Box is making headlines in cloud-based storage once again. It has enhanced the features of the Box for Android app, and it is teaming up with LG to provide 50GB of free cloud-based storage for all LG Android mobile devices.

  • How-Tos: 5 Steps to Prepare for the Ice Cream Sandwich Update

    New phones and tablets with Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich, are just around the corner, and carriers are also announcing which current models will be upgradable, most likely in early 2012. Many of the new features and updates will be great for business users.

  • News: MobileIron brings unified Android management console

    New version of its MDM tool enables Cisco AnyConnect VPNs and Exchange configuration certificates on some devices, as well as 'Ice Cream Sandwich' support



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