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Android 2.3.4 supports Google Talk with Video Chat

Google has added video chatting capabilities on a new version of Android phones- Android OS 2.3.4. A video or voice chat button will appear in the Google Talk friends list next to your contacts. While video chatting, any text chats from that person will also appear overlaid on the video. When switching to a different application while video chatting, video ...

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Latest Symbian OS called Anna

Nokia has announced the much awaited Symbian^3 update called Anna(aka PR2). According to Nokia, the most obvious and visible feature of Symbian Anna is the new icons. The redesigned icons are part of the new UI.  Symbian Anna packs a split-screen keyboard allowing easier text input, an improved browser and enhanced security features too.

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Android will rule the smartphones says Gartner

According to research company Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years(2015) reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the 2nd place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market share. Apple’s iOS will have the second place by the end of 2012, but Microsoft will overtake it by ...

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Kaspersky identified Malware Apps in the Android Market

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA In the past hackers had tried many ways to infect Android smartphones with malware for their own personal gain, including the SMS Trojan(Android) and a recently discovered Android malware called Geinimi in China. Malware attacks carried out against mobile devices are rare, but things are changing fast. The number of mobile ...

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Number of Mobile Malware/Threats doubled

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA The latest Kaspersky Lab data shows that the number of malicious programs targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010. In 2010, over 65% more new threats targeting mobile devices were detected than in the previous year; and over 1,000 variants from 153 different families of ...

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Google Nexus S exclusive to Maxis in Malaysia

Maxis today announced the availability of the Google Nexus S in Malaysia.The Android(2.3) Google smartphone is exclusive to Maxis and it is offered to current & new Maxis subscribers. Maxis postpaid customers will have to sign up for a data plan and purchase the phone with contract. Details below: 12 months contract- Buy Nexus S @ RM1799 18 months contract- ...

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Nokia says Windows Phone 7 unproven, it’s a risk

Nokia has admitted it’s taking a major risk with its deal to deploy Windows Phone 7 on its mobile devices. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Nokia said that the Microsoft deal leads to potential dangers of hopping into bed with an “unproven” platform. Over 29 pages of the report, Nokia said “The Windows ...

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Android leads in the US Smartphone Market

Android is now the most-used smartphone operating system in the United States, according to a study released by comScore. 31.2%, of U.S. smartphones were running Google’s Android OS in January, compared to the 30.4% of American smartphone owners who use BlackBerry devices. Android overtook Apple’s iOS during November last year.

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[Video] HTML 5 Demo on IE9 Mobile WP7

During Mobile World Congress (MWC 2011), Microsoft showed off the HTML5 capabilities of the upcoming mobile version of Internet Explorer 9(IE9). Below is a ‘live’ demo of IE Mobile 9 running HTML5 tests on a Windows Phone 7 handset.

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Dell’s tablet roadmap leaked

A Dell’s tablet roadmap has been leaked by AndroidCentral, detailing the company’s plans to release up to four new Android devices up til Q1 2012. Four new Android tablets-The Dell Gallo is slated for an April release this year, followed by the Dell Sterling which will launch in Q4. Dell’s Opus One and Silver Oak are scheduled for release in ...

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[Apps] Blogger Android App

Using the Blogger Android App on your Android phone, you can easily compose a post, attach a photo that you took with your phone and immediately publish it to your blogspot blog. Below are some of the features of Blogger Android App:

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Tablets at MWC 2011

Tablets dominated the device announcements at the Mobile World Congress(MWC2011) compared to smartphones. And most of these tablets are powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system. Here’s some of the tablets that was showcased at MWC 2011: LG Optimus Pad What’s hot: 3D camera, 8.9in capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel cameras on the back records 1080p HD video, HDMI-out, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, ...

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Kaspersky Mobile Security for Blackberry & Android

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new version of Mobile Security for Android and Blackberry users. The new Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 now supports Android version 1.6-2.2 & Blackberry version 4.5-6.0.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7100) Announced

Samsung has officially announced their second Galaxy Tab tablet. It will be called Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7100). Some features include the 10.1 inch 1280×800 WXGA screen, 599g weight, two cameras(8MP one on the back, that can record FullHD 1080p video & a 2MP one on the front), stereo speakers on both sides and 6850 mAh battery. The Galaxy Tab ...

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Nokia partnership with Microsoft – a bold move by Nokia

Comment by Ovum Tony Cripps, Principal Analyst, Ovum: “This is a bold decision by Nokia but absolutely the right one, both for itself and for Microsoft given the drastically changed landscape for smartphones in the past couple of years. There were few short term options available to the company to help it get back on terms with Apple and especially ...

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