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Passwords can be forensically lifted off touchscreen phones

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Password protecting your mobile phone is quite a common act, you have private data, so you want to protect it. Unfortunately, it seems that the touchscreens on phones could effectively present a security risk.

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Say hello to the Motorola DROID 2 R2D2 edition, no sign of Cee Threepio just yet

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Earlier this week, Verizon Wireless officially confirmed the pending release of the Motorola Droid 2<, but we also heard that a special R2-D2 edition was in the works too. Now, we can see the Star Wars inspired smartphone.

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Chrome to Phone is the missing link

chrome-to-phone

Google’s Chrome-to-Phone solution launched yesterday, it’s a two part system that allows Chrome web browsers to send links to their Android 2.2 smartphone. The software fills the void of linking your home desktop navigation findings to your smartphone for on the go browsing.

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Dell Thunder Android smartphone prototype “leaked”

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Dell has already been pretty successful with the whole home computer business, capturing interest in netbooks, notebooks, and desktops alike. But that's not enough. They want more. That's why the Dell Thunder and the Dell Streak are so intriguing. They both represent monumental leaps in design over, say, the Dell Axim line of old.

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Google’s voice actions for Android: One step closer to Star Trek

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Voice actions have arrived for Android smartphones. Google’s latest integration of seamlessly simple solutions has brought about the new feature which allows Android users to simply speak the command.

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Apple iPhone users having more sex? Think again, Android is pretty frisky

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A writer from the online dating site OkCupid has claimed that Apple users have twice as much sex as Android users, well, he might have to take a closer look at his own graph. Taken from OkCupid’s online dataset, the graph illustrates the sexual activity of 9,785 anonymous 30-year-old smartphone users.

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Verizon confirms Motorola Droid 2, plus R2-D2 special edition

Motorola Droid 2

After all kinds of rumors, leaks, and hearsay, the official word has finally been slammed down by Big Red. The Motorola Droid 2 is indeed a real phone and it is indeed making its way over to Verizon Wireless, and it's coming real soon too.

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Confirmed: Dell Streak Android tablet is $300 this Thursday

Dell Streak Android Tablet on AT&T

On Thursday August 13th the Dell Streak will be available for pre-order from AT&T, the price is $300 and it will run on an undisclosed version of Google Android. Since it's being sold through AT&T, there are strings attached to that price, a 2-year contract. Without contract expect to pay $550.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 finally landing on AT&T next week

Sony Ericsson Xperia x10 headed for AT&T

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 has been available in Canada for a few months already, so what's all the hold up with a U.S. release? AT&T has officially announced that customers will be able to get their hands on the Android phone starting August 15th. That's under a week away.

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Best Buy to sell Rocketfish Android tablet soon

Best Buy to unveil Android tablet soon

The iPad is selling like hot cakes, but the only one profiting from the impressive sales of the device are Apple. Well, Best Buy has its own in-house "Rocketfish" brand. And these two factoids are on the verge of combining. Last Friday, Best Buy CTO Robert Stephens effectively confirmed the existence of an iPad-esque Rocketfish tablet on the horizon by sending out a tweet with the image of the device.

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How to buy the Google Nexus One smartphone again

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Were you sad to hear that Google would no longer be selling the Nexus One smartphone? Are you anxious to get your hands on that glorious Android phone once more? As it turns out, you can, and it's not really that much harder than it was before.

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Huawei U8100 is first Android phone from Wind Mobile

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So, you've been itching to get your hands on a new Google Android phone, but you don't want to break the bank in the process, nor do you want to sign a lengthy contract. Wind has you covered, because they've just released the Huawei U8100. This touchscreen smartphone is the first Google Android smartphone to be made available through Wind Mobile in Canada and you can get it for just $160.

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Confirmed: Rogers to offer Samsung Galaxy S Captivate

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It has been confirmed that Rogers Wireless will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate "in the coming weeks." The Android 2.1 smartphone, upgradable to 2.2 with support for Flash 2.1, runs on a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, has a Super AMOLED display with a 480 x 800 resolution

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Confirmed: Android 2.2 Froyo enroute to Galaxy S in September

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If you're rocking one of those new Samsung Galaxy S smartphones, but feel like you're being a bit left behind in the latest Android update department. Not for much longer, Samsung is ready to push a frosty cup of Froyo your way.

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German E-Noa Interpad Android tablet rocks Tegra 2 chip, slated for December release

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The Apple iPad may continue to be the dominant tablet on the market today, but it may not be the most powerful. A new Android tablet dubbed the E-Noa has an official launch date set for this December, and it's going to have a crazy 1GHz Tegra 2 T20 dual-core processor. You won't be alone if you haven't heard of the E-Noa Interpad, because it's a largely unknown German company and will likely have a limited release.

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