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Google Chrome to Phone for Android

Google Chrome to Phone

  Google has launched a new extension for the Chrome Browser.  The new Chrome to Phone extension adds a button to your Google Chrome browser that instantly sends the current web page, map, YouTube video, or selected phone number or text to your Android device running Froyo (or Android 2.2). The extension is available today (in English only) and is waiting for …

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Facetime vs Fring

TekTokhas been testing Facetime Wifi & 3G and has nothing but great things to say about both experiences. Tests were performed between an iPhone 4 and a Dell Streak running Android 1.6.   The only problem,  is that not everyone on this planet is equipped with an iPhone 4. Rumor has it that the new iPod Touch to be unveiled …

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Tektok gets our Hands on a Dell Streak!

  Device Provided by mgauge.ca Thanks to our good friends at mgauge.ca we were able to get a few early looks at the Dell Streak coming soon to Canada and the USA.  There are many people anxiously awaiting the release of the Dell Streak for good reason. The whopping screen size seperates this smartphone from any other on the market closely …

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Android has suffered it’s first SMS Trojan

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that the first malicious program classified as a Trojan-SMS has been detected for smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system. Named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, it has already infected a number of mobile devices. The new malicious program penetrates smartphones running Android in the guise of a harmless media player application. Users …

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HTC Releases Android 2.2 Froyo

Just like your computer, your phone’s software needs to be updated periodically to make sure you have all the latest fixes and enhancements to keep it running at optimal performance. Follow the steps below to check your current version and perform any needed updates. This update offers: – Ability to share applications – Display events and birthdays from Facebook on …

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DROID X gets one-click rooting tool

Want to root your DROID X? Find yourself confused by all these references to this mysterious adb program and its cryptic commands? If you are nodding your head in agreement, then you need to point your browser to the forums at Alldroid where member Sil3ntKi113 has packaged up a simple and easy rooting tool for Windows users. The application installs …

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Licensing Service For Android Applications

Google has announced Android’s new strategy to defeat  piracy, an online “licensing service” that automatically contacts the Android Market when an app is launched. The new mechanism is available to developers now, becoming standard “over the next few months.”  Source: [ Gizmodo via Engadget] Download article as PDF

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HTC China Push Could Pose Threat to IPhone

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has risen as a strong contender to Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and other smartphones from Samsung Electronics and Nokia (NOK), the world’s two biggest handset makers. Now, the company is officially in the race to win over China’s increasing number of smartphone users. At a press conference Tuesday, HTC said it is launching four smartphone models under …

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