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Android 2.1 & earlier versions are vulnerable to web attack

This post is contributed by AntiVirus365.net You might want to be careful the next time you visit an unknown website on your Android mobile device. A computer security researcher has discovered a bug that could be used to attack some versions of Google’s Android device over the internet. According to M.J. Keith, a security researcher with Alert Logic, the attack ...

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DiGi announced exclusive A10, Garmin splits from Asus

Update 1: In response to this post, the PR company of Asus in Malaysia clarified that Asus will be responsible in handling the A10 warranty in Malaysia. “We would like to clarify that although Garmin-Asus have announced their strategic decision to change current co-brand model from January 2011, support will still be provided by ASUSTek Malaysia. We have also extended ...

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Over 100K Apps in Android Market

The Android market now has over 100,000 apps now according to a tweet by @AndroidDev, the official Twitter account of Google’s Android team.

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Huawei IDEOS announced, RM899 in Malaysia

As I’ve mentioned before, Huawei launched their IDEOS(U8150) Android phone yesterday that will sell in the market for RM899 per unit starting November 8, 2010. When IDEOS was announced globally, Huawei said that it will sell in the mass market between £99(RM400) and £129(RM520). However at RM899, it is selling a few hundred higher in Malaysia. The excuse Huawei gave ...

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Sony Ericsson will be dumping Symbian, promises Windows Phone 7 in 2011

Sony Ericsson is the latest manufacturer to join the growing number of operators that are launching handsets for the new Microsoft operating system- Windows Phone 7. Sony Ericsson currently holds a 19% revenue share of the total Android market but according to its CEO Bert Nordberg, the company will look to Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system after dropping ...

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Huawei IDEOS to be launched in Malaysia

Remember my blog post about Huawei IDEOS? Its finally coming to Malaysia. Set to cost between £99(RM400) and £129(RM520) in the mass market, Huawei IDEOS is powered by Google’s latest operating system, Android 2.2. Huawei IDEOS(U8150) Specifications:

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Opera Mobile for Android coming out soon

Opera announced that it will soon release the final version of Opera Mobile for Android which is currently in Beta. Some of the new features are pinch to zoom and hardware acceleration:

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9 Windows Phone 7 devices in the market

Over the past year, mobile phone manufacturers have dedicated themselves to releasing Windows Phone 7(WP7) soon after the new mobile operating system was announced. When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage to launch WP7, he showed 9 new smartphones from four manufacturers; Dell, Samsung, LG and HTC. The 9 phones will be made available to customers in over ...

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Windows Phone 7 launched in Malaysia

Microsoft Malaysia yesterday announced Windows Phone 7 in Malaysia together with partners such as HTC and LG. (From L-R): Francis Wong, Assistant General Manager of LG Malaysia; SK Wong, Country Manager of HTC Malaysia; Ananth Lazarus, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia; and Tang Tuan Choon, Enterprise Marketing Manager, Microsoft APAC, at the launch of Windows Phone 7 in Kuala Lumpur ...

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FaceTime over 3G on iPhone and Android

Enjoy FaceTime? Sadly it is only available over WiFi on iPhone4. But thanks to Tango(not Tango dance), you can now FaceTime over 3G on iPhone(3GS & 4) and also Android. Features of Tango: Free video calling to your friends and family around the world, wherever you are Call between iPhone and Android phones on 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi Populates Tango ...

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Fring on Android, now available

Fring is now available on Android. Fring is a free mobile app that allows users make free mobile calls, video calls, live chat & more. It supports MSN Messenger, GoogleTalk, AIM, ICQ, Facebook & Twitter.

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LG Optimus One Android Smartphone

The LG Optimus One (LG P500) runs on the latest Google Android OS v2.2 Froyo and has a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera. LG CEO showing off the Optimus One in Seoul Other features include a 3.2-inch capacitive HVGA TFT touchscreens, 600 MHz processor, 3G with HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS support, digital compass, 3.5mm audio jack and FM radio. It ...

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Porn gives you virus on your Android phone

Just one month ago, cyber security company Kaspersky Lab detected the first malware on Android. And now there seems to be more malware targeting the Google mobile operating system. More details in the press release from Kaspersky Lab below.

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Analyst: Android to beat the iPhone with 50% market share

A report from analyst firm Piper Jaffray says that in the long run, Android is going to lead the smartphone market with about 50% market share. iOS will shrink down to somewhere between 20-30% market share, while RIM and Nokia will have the remaining. The report predict that even with 20% of the market, the iPhone will contribute Apple more ...

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Crowded Smartphone market could bring IT headaches

Business and consumer demand for smartphones is growing rapidly, but no single mobile operating system will rule the market in the way that Windows dominates personal computers. That’s according to a new study by market researcher IDC, which predicts that as many as five mobile operating systems will compete globally by 2014, including Symbian, BlackBerry OS, Android, iOS (iPhone), and ...

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