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Google has provided OEMs with a fix for the 99% vulnerability
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Google has provided OEMs with a fix for the 99% vulnerability

You may recall all the kerfuffle about the possible vulnerability found by security group Blue Security that allowed malicious apps to circumvent the app verification process. So it can change the contents of an app while leaving a pre-existing app signature intact. The harm being that a well known app could be changed by hackers and side-loaded onto peoples Android[Read More…]

in News by at 1:23 pm on July 10, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note III UAPROF pops up on Samsung’s website, confirms 1080p display

Samsung Galaxy Note III UAPROF pops up on Samsung’s website, confirms 1080p display

What you’re looking at above is the official UAPROF (User Agent Profile) for the Samsung Galaxy Note III. A UAPROF is used by content providers on the web to create content suitable to that device. So in the UAPROF for the Galaxy Note III we find that it will indeed have a 1920 x 1080p display. As for the size[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 7:00 am on July 10, 2013
Moto X won’t be unveiled at July 11 event
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Moto X won’t be unveiled at July 11 event

While it was rumoured that on July 11th Motorola would unveil the new Moto X, Google has stepped in to squash those rumours, telling Android Police that a select 50 or so ‘friends’ of Motorola employee Guy Kawasaki are attending a private function. So it turns out we’re going to have to wait a little longer to see exactly what[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 1:51 am on July 10, 2013
HTC’s financial results for second quarter 2013 aren’t pretty, profit down 83% from last year
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HTC’s financial results for second quarter 2013 aren’t pretty, profit down 83% from last year

HTC have released their second quarter results from 2013, and things aren’t looking great, but it could have been much, much worse. HTC have reported a profit of AUD $44 million after tax from revenue of AUD $2.57 billion. This news is much better than last quarter in which HTC reported profit of $2.7 million from revenue of $1.58 billion.[Read More…]

in News by at 10:25 pm on July 5, 2013
Accessory Review: Aranez Flip Leather Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4
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Accessory Review: Aranez Flip Leather Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Over the past week I’ve had the joy of trying out the Aranez Flip Leather Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4. After the infamous smashing of my Galaxy S4 display a couple of months back, I’ve been keen on trying out accessories for you Galaxy S4 owners that are worth getting for your own device. So what did I think[Read More…]

in Accessories, Phones, Reviews by at 3:48 pm on July 5, 2013
Motorola’s upcoming Moto X will supposedly allow you to design it yourself
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Motorola’s upcoming Moto X will supposedly allow you to design it yourself

Motorola’s upcoming Moto X just got a little more interesting, According to this ad leaked to The Verge, Motorola’s new device will be as unique as you are when it launches as it will allow for you design it yourself. It’s unclear how far that concept will go in terms of what you can alter when ordering the device. The[Read More…]

in News, Phones, Rumours by at 10:50 am on July 3, 2013
Stock Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition leaks, can be installed on any Snapdragon Galaxy S4
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Stock Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition leaks, can be installed on any Snapdragon Galaxy S4

As reported earlier today, there was a test build of Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition in the US floating around, and now it has finally surfaced. Thanks to the team at SamMobile, you can now download the stock Android 4.3 ROM and install it onto your Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S4 (GT-i9505). If you are going to install[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 11:10 pm on June 28, 2013