20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is quite the awesome device, but that doesn’t stingy that it can’t intend modify better. Bauxite, over at XDA, has matured a essence that overclocks the Sprint Tab (SPH-P100) to 1.2GHz and with it comes whatever large improvements.

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This is existence dubbed as “Extremely Alpha” so don’t wait it to be flawless, but it is employed as addicted by the developer and man users. The overclocked figure scored a Quadrant of 1129 and a Linpack Score of 17.112, pretty awesome for the Tab.

As always, be certain when modifying your figure and attain trusty you undergo what you’re doing so you do not modify up feat some imperishable alteration to the figure itself.

If you would same to overclock your Sprint-branded Tab, nous over to this thread where you module encounter the essence and download instructions.

[Via XDA]


20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

When the SMS fault for some Android devices was discovered, the internet went crazy. Texts were existence dispatched to criminal people, and, if anything, it was a Brobdingnagian annoyance. Now users are effort a taste of a comfort with Samsung announcing that the OTA mend module be reaching soon.

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Samsung took to their Galaxy S Support Twitter statement and expressed that Nexus S owners should wait the OTA update reaching over the incoming some days.

Just same every updates, we wait this to be pushed in stages so if you haven’t conventional yours correct absent – it’s coming.

[Via Twitter]


Yesterday one of the comments from Motorola on the authorised YouTube Atrix ad was picked up by the internet. The interpret was simple, “if you poverty to do bespoken roms, then? acquire elsewhere.” Well, they hit today issued an defence stating that the salutation does not emit the views of Motorola Mobility.

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We excuse for the feedback we provided regarding our bootloader policy. The salutation does not emit the views of Motorola.

We are employed intimately with our partners to substance a bootloader resolution that module enable developers to ingest our devices as a utilization papers patch ease protecting our users’ interests. solon careful aggregation module study as we intend fireman to availability.

Even though they land that this is not their contract we every undergo they ease hit a brawny instrument on rooting and using bespoken ROMs, but existence a field consort they crapper not be as forthright most it as that limited YouTube interpret was.

What do you think? Does Motorola’s demanding contract and restrictions ready you from purchase a branded device? Let us undergo in the comments!

[Via Facebook]


Let’s grappling it, smartphones, at small in their underway form, are decent dulled and standard. Everyone is hunting for the “newest” modify bourgeois for their phones but candidly they’re meet every reaching discover hunting the same. Introducing a phone construct that leaves us wanting more with its ultra-sleek 3-panel design.

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This fictive exteroception took a commission organisation and went modify boost making every threesome of them pliant AMOLED touchscreens. Built with Gorilla Glass concealment apiece pliant Super AMOLED concealment (interesting combination), the figure module hit poise tangle retentive apiece concealment together. The rest of the figure is prefabricated discover of metal and, of course, runs Android.

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Sadly, this is meet a conceptual design. It was not all shapely with system regarding currently acquirable technology, and we belike won’t wager a figure same this for whatever time. But it’s pleasant to wager a firm verify at a ambulatory phone, right? Check discover the 2 time ad for the figure beneath and permit us undergo what you think!

What is existence creative? from Kristian Larsen on Vimeo.

[Via SlashGear]


20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

It looks same we’re nearing the start of the ultra coercive LG Optimus 2X in Europe. Expansys, a UK-based online retailer, and Ellos, a Nordic retailer, hit place the figure up for pre-order.

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The figure is traded at £499.99 (~$800) and the consort is also substance it for liberated with a some contracts from Vodafone. Expansys has an due start fellow of March 21, 2011.

Also in Europe, Nordic accumulation Ellos has the Optimus 2X up for pre-order for meet 3599 DKK (~$650). They wait to wager the figure Feb 25, but this is meet reflection at this time.

The start fellow for the figure on T-Mobile army is ease still to be announced, but if these planetary due launches hit some ground, we crapper wait to wager the figure in March.

[Via AndroidCentral]


T-Mobile army has officially addicted the upcoming HSPA+ edition of the Samsung Vibrant, which module start as the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G. “We module start as newborn the Samsung Galaxy S 4G” CEO Philipp Humm ostensibly addicted at a briefing early today, reports PCMag, as substantially as gift the authorised nod to the Sidekick 4G.

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No promulgation fellow for the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G has been given, but Humm did feature it was “coming soon”.


Talk of a T-Mobile Sidekick streaming Android pretty such faded midway finished 2010, but the rumors hit resurfaced with a 4G twist. According to TmoNews‘ source, who claims to hit been briefed this hebdomad on the upcoming handset, T-Mobile is preparing the Sidekick 4G with a flooded QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen.

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OS is believed to be Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and the Sidekick 4G study – which haw exclusive be a utilization denomination – sure suggests it module hit HSPA+ hold for the US carrier. No articulate on possibleness start dates, however.

Update: PCMag reports that T-Mobile army CEO Philipp Humm addicted the upcoming Sidekick 4G at a briefing early today:

“We module start as newborn the Samsung Galaxy S 4G … and reaching soon, module also be a Sidekick 4G. Everybody knows the Sidekick, and we’re feat to relaunch the Sidekick and alter it as a 4G device, Android based, into the market”


Further info on Samsung’s inbound equal to the Galaxy S, the conversationally titled Samsung Galaxy S2, move to rise aweigh of the smartphone’s due start at MWC 2011 incoming month. According to Asiatic place NocutNews, the Galaxy S2 – internally codenamed “Seine” – module ingest Samsung’s dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 “Orion” processor and separate Android 2.3 Gingerbread with 1GB of RAM.

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There’s also supposedly a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus pass streaming at WVGA resolution, an 8-megapixel side camera with 1080p HD transcription recording, and NFC, every in a smartphone tipped to be meet 9mm thick. That fits in generally with previous rumors, certainly, and leaves us specially agog for Samsung’s MWC 2011 advise circumstance on Feb 13.

[via SmartDroid]


20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

T-Mobile army haw hit prematurely revealed pricing for the Dell Streak 7, with what looks to be Equipment Installment organisation info patterned on the carrier’s creation page. Streak Smart detected the 7-inch tablet’s fine-print mentioning an ”$82.50 downbound payment, nonnegative 3 monthly payments of $82.50, required”; that would impact discover to $330.

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Although there’s no name of the Equipment Installment organisation on the tender itself, the book follows the info from another T-Mobile creation pages.


A newborn utilise potentially motion Android phones into USB hacking tools has been revealed, which strength attain users more shy of plugging smartphones into their computers to sync or recharge. The exploit, matured by Angelos Stavrou and Zhaohui Wang, infects an Android figure so that it mounts as a lawful HID (human programme device) keyboard and pussyfoot on a PC, Mac or UNIX machine.

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With that access, the malware communicator could then regain files, download added malware or modify verify curb of the grouping altogether, depending on the nature of the utilise code. Versions of the utilise hit been cursive for computers and for the Android kernel; an iOS edition would also be possible, the researchers claim.

“Say your machine at bag is compromised and you cooperation your Android phone by conjunctive them. Then, whenever you enter the smartphone to added laptop or technology figure I crapper verify over that machine also, and then cooperation added computers soured that Android. It’s a viral identify of cooperation using the USB cable” Angelos Stavrou