Biggest Android Malware Infection Ever, Says Symantec

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We know Apple has a strangle hold on which apps make it to the App Store. That’s why Google is preferred by many developers since their apps have more of chance to see the light of day on Android Market. But this freedom appears to have helped malware makers as well. According to Symantec, millions of Android devices have been infected by malicious chunks of code called Android.Counterclank.

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How Would You Like An iPhone 5 With A Lytro Sensor?

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Remember that Lytro point-and-shoot box camera we talked about back in October? Well, it appears like Steve Jobs was “interested” in that technology, so that’s enough for people to “speculate” that the sensor might make its way into an iPhone sometime in the future.

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GroupShot Face Swap App For iPhone (Video)

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The iTunes App Store is filled with a lot of apps that allow the managing, editing or sharing of photos. Although most of the apps are quite helpful, it’s very rare that we find something that can be called impressive. But the newly launched GroupShot app is pretty special.

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YouMail App Removed From Android Market By T-Mobile Request

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We know that many of you are fans of the visual voicemail app YouMail, which has been downloaded millions of times so far. But it appears like some are not at all happy about the success of the app. The popular app has been yanked from the Android Market by Google just because, it seems, T-Mobile asked that it be removed.

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Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

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With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

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Widgetized Chumby Display Ready for Retail Next Month

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A regular old digital picture frame isn’t exactly the most exciting thing in the world, but it suddenly gets a lot more interesting when you toss in a few more features and functions. In effect, that’s the appeal of the widget-happy display from Chumby Industries and they’re almost ready to let you buy it.

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Google unleashes next-gen Android Market

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Up until now, the only real way you could access Android Market was through your smartphone, but that’s changing. Google has just revamped its Android Market website and it pretty much lets you do everything you’d do on your phone, only through your PC instead.

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Apple’s App store set to pull in $2 billion in 2011

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Gartner estimated the app market had hit $4 billion in 2010, and will grow to $27 billion by 2013. With Apple’s app store expected to pull in $2 billion this year alone. Add to that the rumor of a February launch of an iPhone that works on Verizon -– the largest network in the U.S. — greater availability will mean more new users with new phones to fill with new apps.

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