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Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Galaxy Nexus Unboxing Video Comes with Ninjas in Beat'em Up Game

Galaxy Nexus Unboxing Video Comes with Ninjas in Beat'em Up Game

Trust Google to come up with a geeky way to launch the Galaxy Nexus. A beat'em up game is planted within the unboxing video of the Android 4.0 smartphone hosted on YouTube, and the game is also available on the Android Market.

Monday, 19 Dec 2011

Timeline Hits iPhone Facebook App

Timeline Hits iPhone Facebook App

An update to the iOS version of Facebook has just hit the iTunes App Store, sporting the new Timeline interface that has been available on its desktop and Android versions since last week.

Google Announces Android 4.0.3, Rolls out ICS for Samsung Nexus S

Google Announces Android 4.0.3, Rolls out ICS for Samsung Nexus S

Google announced Android 4.0.3, an incremental update to the ICS platform which includes a number of optimizations, bug fixes and new APIs for developers. The company is also rolling out ICS updates for Samsung Nexus S over the coming month.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Sony Ericsson Releases Android 4.0 Alpha ROM for Xperia Phones

Sony Ericsson Releases Android 4.0 Alpha ROM for Xperia Phones

Sony Ericsson just released an alpha ROM of Google Android 4.0.1 for its Xperia lineup, which includes the Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray. The ROM is available to download on Sony Ericsson's developer site, with detailed installation instructions.

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Available for Pre-Order in January 2012

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Available for Pre-Order in January 2012

LG's latest collaboration with Prada, the Prada Phone by LG 3.0, has more details revealed, including a dual-core 1GHz processor and Google Android 2.3 loaded within. The phone will be available for pre-order from January 2012.

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Is This the First Xperia Phone from Sony?

Is This the First Xperia Phone from Sony?

Two images of a Xperia phone with the Sony brand have surfaced on the Internet, signaling a new wave of devices that will appear when Sony Ericsson is folded back under Sony.

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011

BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Internet Services Might Be Banned in Indonesia

BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Internet Services Might Be Banned in Indonesia

The Indonesian Telecommunications Regulation Body (BRTI) may cease BBM and BIS services due to perceived "security issues", The Jakarta Post reports.

Android Market Web Store Gets User Review Filters

Android Market Web Store Gets User Review Filters

The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.

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