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Nokia Smartphones to run Windows Phone 7

Last week, Nokia announced that it will partner with Microsoft to adopt Windows Phone 7 as its primary mobile operating system. As part of the partnership, Nokia & Microsoft also announced:

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Maxis Movies mobile booking application

Maxis has launched a new service called Maxis Movies, a mobile app that allows you to buy movie tickets on your smartphone. The Maxis Movies mobile application allows Maxis customers to check movie show times, read movie synopsis, watch trailers, reserve or purchase movie tickets(including choosing the seats) and more. At the moment, customers can only pay via PayPal and ...

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New Android Market allows Remote Install

Google has launched its new Android Market web store for Android 2.2 and higher devices. With the new web store in place, you can browse through thousands of apps available in the Android Market. Using the same Google Account on your Android phone, sign into the Android Market web store(market.android.com) and you can then remotely install, but not remove, any ...

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[Screenshots] Android 3.0 Honeycomb

Google has released a preview of its upcoming tablet-centric Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). Click the images to enlarge Android 3.0- Home screen (brand new, truly virtual and “holographic” UI design, as well as an elegant, content-focused interaction model)

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[Video] Android 3.0 Honeycomb teaser

Google has released a video teaser of its upcoming Android 3.0 Honeycomb, made for tablets. Some of the new changes/features in Android 3.0 include a new interface, Google eBooks, Gmail & Youtbube that is optimised for tablets,  3D with Google Maps, video chat on Gtalk and more.

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New Android Malware discovered-Geinimi

A new Android malware has been discovered and its called Geinimi- a trojan that is capable of stealing information and uploading it to remote servers. Geinimi is the first Android malware in the wild that displays botnet-like capabilities. It has been spotted on third-party Android application marketplaces especially in China. As for now, Geinimi hasn’t made a malicious move yet, ...

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Android 2.2.1 update for HTC Desire HD

HTC Desire HD users out there can now upgrade to Android 2.2.1, the latest version of Froyo. Aside from fixing some bugs, the Over-the-Air update brings improved performance in the camera and HD recording.

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Google Nexus One to get Android 2.3

Google has announced that the Nexus One will be updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread in coming weeks. With the new update, NFC won’t work obviously, but you still have a slight performance boost, better power management and text input improvements to look forward to.

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[Video] Samsung Nexus S first impressions

The Nexus S is the first phone to ship with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Manufactured by Samsung, the Nexus S sports the company’s Super AMOLED display technology and a 1GHz Hummingbird processor. Unlike the Galaxy phones, the Nexus S does not have a microSD slot; you’re limited to only 16GB of storage. It also doesn’t have a dedicated camera key, which ...

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Portable device market will want tablets not netbooks

Comment by Craig Skinner, Senior Consultant at Ovum With employees and consumers starting to use multiple devices, there is an associated trend to store information and services in the cloud to be available across the set of devices rather than confined to the traditional desktop. Google’s Chrome OS looks to take advantage of this trend by removing the non-essential functions ...

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Over 300k Android devices activated a day

Over 300,000 Android devices are activated a day, according to Andrew Rubin who is VP of Engineering at Google in a tweet.

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Google: 83% Of Android Devices Run Android 2.1 Or Above

Google has updated the chart of its platform version on its Android Developers portal. The data was collected for two weeks, ending on December 1, 2010. The latest analysis shows that Android 2.1 (Eclair) and Android 2.2 (Froyo) now run on 83% of the total Android handsets currently available in the market.

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Celcom offers LG Optimus 7

Celcom said that it will offer the LG Optimus 7 starting today. In conjunction with the introduction of this new Windows Phone 7 device, Celcom is offering a special price of RM777 to the first 150 customers who register online via Celcom’s website (www.celcom.com.my) from 24 November onwards. The retail price of the LG Optimus 7 is RM2,099, will be ...

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[Infographic] The Android Market, Visualised

A survey was done by Mobclix to obtain information from 1,025 Android owners on the Mobclix Exchange during October. The purpose of the survey is to highlight different demographics of smartphone owners who use the Android Market every day. Key Findings 60% of Android users are under the age of 34 8% of Android users switched from an iPhone while ...

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Maxis HTC HD7 to launch on Nov 24

If you are still waiting for the availability of Windows Phone 7 in Malaysia, the wait will soon be over. Maxis will be launching the HTC HD7 on the 24 November 2010. I’ve personally tried to phone for about 10 minutes and I can tell you that it has an awesome graphic user interface. A real iPhone challenger? Possibly.

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