Posts Tagged Android

BitDefender offers live tracking anti-theft feature on Android app

Anti-virus company BitDefender has added two new features to its Mobile Security for Android beta app. The first is remote flash card wiping. It means that in event of your Android device being stolen, users will be able to fire up the app to wipe all contents on the device’s flash storage card, protecting your […]

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Apple sues Samsung, alleges Galaxy Tab copied iPad

Apple has filed a complaint against Samsung in the US District Court in California, alleging the Korean electronics giant’s Galaxy Tab product is a copy of its own iPad. The iPad 2 maker is seeking an injunction to stop Samsung selling Galaxy Tab tablets as well as damages, both punitive and actual. It claims Samsung […]

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HTC announces Incredible S for Australia bound to Optus

Android smartphone maker HTC this morning announced that its up-coming Incredible S will be launched in Australia on May 1. However, it will be an exclusive to Optus. The new phone will be HTC’s first in Australia to natively come with Gingerbread (Android 2.3) and includes a four-inch LCD panel with 480×800-pixel resolution. In terms […]

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LG launches first-timers’ Android smartphone with capacitive screen

Korean electronics giant LG continues the torrent of Android smartphone releases of late with a new compact model aimed at first-time users. The new Optimus Me features Google’s Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system, along with a 2.8-inch capacitive-touchscreen LCD panel and 600MHz processor. The phone features a 3MP image sensor, 1280mAh Lithium-ion battery and comes […]

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Why Android is good – and bad – for smartphones and tablets

Google is probably the one brand Apple is keeping more than just a weather-eye on at the moment. Despite basking in the glory of its latest iPad release, is it possible the iconic brand is just keeping the home fires burning long enough to make Google cosy in the top chair? Google’s meteoric rise in […]

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