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Cydia Developer Uses Impactor To Fix Android Master Key Vulnerability

Cydia Developer Uses Impactor To Fix Android Master Key Vulnerability

Saurik is a well-known developer who is primarily known for his association with Cydia for iOS devices. He is considered among the best of iOS hackers and now, he has apparently taken a shot at Android by exploiting the Master Key vulnerability and then devising a fix for it.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
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Some Samsung Phones Can Directly Jump To Android 4.3

Some Samsung Phones Can Directly Jump To Android 4.3

Here are some great news for the owners of certain Samsung handsets. An insider has now claimed that the company would release an update for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Samsung Galaxy S3 later this year and that this update would directly bring Android 4.3 to these handsets, skipping over Android 4.2.2.

By On July 18, 2013 Respond
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Google Revamps The Web Interface Of Google Play Store

Google Revamps The Web Interface Of Google Play Store

Google has revamped the Web interface of its Google Play Store, making it look a lot like the Android version of the store. The redesigned outlook of the Web version of the Store makes it a lot easier to find app details without having to scroll and navigate through different tabs.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Android Co-Founder Calls Fragmentation “An Overblown Issue”

Android Co-Founder Calls Fragmentation “An Overblown Issue”

One of the biggest discussion realted to Android that comes every time market share of different systems come forward is fragmentation. Critics say that the Android platform is too fragmented with so many custom-made versions. Android co-founder Rich Miner thinks that the discussion has over inflated.

By On July 13, 2013 Respond
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Google Is Reportedly Working On An Android Game Console

Google Is Reportedly Working On An Android Game Console

According to reports, Google is currently working on an Android game console of its own. At the same time, the inside sources reveal, the search giant is also working on an Android smart watch, which essentially hints that Google is ready to take Android beyond smartphones and tablets.

By On June 29, 2013 1 Response
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EU Quizzes Telecom Companies On Android

EU Quizzes Telecom Companies On Android

European Union has been looking into Google’s services and products for a while now. The antitrust regulators in the region are skeptical of Google’s conduct, hinting that the company may foster anti-competition practices. To further probe into this possibility, the regulators are now talking with telecom companies offering Android handsets.

By On June 15, 2013 Respond
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Obad.a — The Most Sophisticated Android Trojan To Date

Obad.a — The Most Sophisticated Android Trojan To Date

A number of Android trojans have surfaced in recent months, given the fact that Android is an easy target. Kaspersky Lab has now identified a new trojan which is considered the most sophisticated Android trojan to date. It is named ‘Obad.a’ and makes use of a number of as-yet-unidentified Android bugs.

By On June 10, 2013 Respond
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Acer Dishes Out $400 Android All-In-One PC

Acer Dishes Out $400 Android All-In-One PC

Although Android already has a very significant and sizable presence in both the smartphone and tablet markets, the platform is also becoming a prominent player in the PC arena. Acer is now about to announce an all-in-one PC that will be priced at a mere $400 and will come packed with a whole plethora of great features.

By On June 2, 2013 1 Response
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Android Malware Forwards All Incoming Messages

Android Malware Forwards All Incoming Messages

Android is an open-source platform, which means that although it’s great for developers, it also comes with certain security risks. Every other day, a new Android malware is found which puts millions of users at risk. Now, a new Android malware has been discovered which can forward all incoming messages to a potential hacker.

By On May 24, 2013 Respond
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Massive Google Play Update With ‘Games’ Support Rolling Out Slowly

Massive Google Play Update With ‘Games’ Support Rolling Out Slowly

Google has released a new version 3.1.36 of Google Play services and it is very slowly rolling out to devices now. Currently, most of the device sport Google Play services 3.0.27, and it expected the version 3.1.36 will bring massive updates. The most important of these would be changes that will push Google Play Games.

By On May 12, 2013 Respond
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Report Says, Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Won’t Be Revealed At Google I/O

Report Says, Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Won’t Be Revealed At Google I/O

Lots of rumors are going around the unveiling of Android Key Lime Pie at Google I/O conference, scheduled for next month. We have already heard that Google may unveil revamped Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus 4 smartphone at the conference. Rumors about devices pre-loaded with Android 5.0 (Key Lime Pie) were also abuzz. According to new reports, Google might not launch Android Key Lime Pie at the I/O conference.

By On April 24, 2013 Respond
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Google May Launch 32GB LTE Nexus 4 With Key Lime Pie In May

Google May Launch 32GB LTE Nexus 4 With Key Lime Pie In May

Google is expected to launch the next iteration of its Nexus 4 smartphone in May. The new model is rumored to include upgraded storage and network capabilities. The design is reported to be same as the original with 32GB internal storage and 4G LTE network capability. Speculation is, Google may break the news at its annual I/O conference.

By On April 22, 2013 Respond
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Android Was Originally Meant As A Camera OS, Says Andy Rubin

Android Was Originally Meant As A Camera OS, Says Andy Rubin

Over the years, as the smartphone industry has virtually exploded, Android has come about to be the undisputed champion of the arena, at least in terms of numbers. The co-creator of Android, Andy Rubin, has now revealed that the software was originally created to serve as a camera OS.

By On April 17, 2013 Respond
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Google’s Eric Schmidt Really Likes Facebook Home

Google’s Eric Schmidt Really Likes Facebook Home

Facebook recently decided to notch up its presence on the Android platform by offering Facebook Home. The new app essentially makes the whole experience of using an Android devices more Facebook-centric. Quite surprisingly, Google’s Eric Schmidt has said that he really loves the idea.

By On April 17, 2013 Respond
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Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Update Available For LG Optimus 4X HD In Europe

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Update Available For LG Optimus 4X HD In Europe

LG Optimus 4X HD owners in Europe are lucky that the official Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update has been released on the continent. The release is starting from the Czech Republic before being offered to the rest of the region.

By On April 6, 2013 Respond
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