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$20,000 and a CR-48 laptop for first to hack Chrome

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Google is offering $20,000 and a CR-48 Chrome OS laptop to anyone who can hack their Chrome browser.

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Patched Froyo security flaw resurfaces in Gingerbread

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The notorious security flaw in Android 2.2's stock Internet browser, which allows remote access of files on your SD card to rogue websites, hackers and attackers who know the file path, has been patched on Android's new Gingerbread version of the OS.

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Geohot invited to jailbreak Windows Phone 7

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George “Geohot” Hotz. He survived Apple's lawsuit for jailbreaking the iPhone. More recently, he's sitting as the defendant in a Sony lawsuit for hacking and bringing homebrew to the PS3.

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ChevronWP7 prevents Windows Phone 7 from re-locking after Zune sync

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Just as you can root your Android device and jailbreak your iPhone, you can also unlock your Windows Phone 7 device. However, every time that you sync it back up with Zune, you might find yourself with a locked device again. How can you get around this?

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BMW hacked and remotely controlled by Nokia C7

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Anyone who has ever played with a remote-control car has dreamed of this moment. Forget about those tiny 1/18 scale models. What if you could drive a real deal BMW down the road using nothing but your smartphone? That's the dream that has been realized by a couple of keeners.

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Sony taking on iPhone jailbreaker GeoHotz and the DMCA

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He may not exactly be a household name, but in the realm of hackers, George "GeoHot" Hotz is highly regarded as a pioneer. He was the first one, after all, to ever jailbreak an iPhone. After turning his attention to the PS3 recently, though, he's managed to get the attention of Sony's lawyers.

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Hackulous Mobile Hunt is a reverse BitTorrent for jailbroken iPhone apps

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If you were to cast aside all the potental legal ramifications, the concept and infrastructure behind BitTorrent is quite a brilliant one. Instead of downloading your desired file from a single source, you download little pieces of that file from many other sources. What if you could take the same idea and apply it in reverse for mobile apps?

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Pre-rollout Android Market hack available for 2.2+ devices

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With the new Android Market screenshots floating about, it's hard not to wan't to get in on some of that action. If you've already rooted your device and are running 2.2 or above, then Android Market version 2.2.6 is just within reach.

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T-Mobile G2 overclocked to 1.9GHz

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The T-Mobile G2, which is basically the same as the HTC Desire Z, has been permanently rooted and this is opening all sorts of possibilities.

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Google Android on Nokia smartphones? Can it be?

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I've been saying for quite some time that I'm a big fan of Nokia hardware. I think their cell phones are great, but the operating system can leave a lot to be desired. Well, it turns out that we just be able to address that with Google Android.

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Video: Hacker runs Google Android on first-gen iPhone

Hacker runs Google Android on Apple iPhone

Just because you have an Apple iPhone doesn't mean that you need to restrict yourself to the iPhone OS. Just as people have been able to hack their Windows Mobile smartphones to run on alternate operating systems, it seems that the iPhone is worthy for some hacking as well.In the video below, you'll see that "planetbeing" has been able to modify his first generation Apple iPhone to run Google Android. I don't know why you would want to put Android on an iPhone (why not just buy an Android phone?), but it is an exercise in what is possible.

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Charge Your iPhone Direct from Laptop Battery

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Not satisfied with the current selection of backup battery products for your iPhone, BlackBerry, or any number of other USB devices? What if you could literally tap into the power of a notebook or netbook battery? That’s what this hacker aimed to achieve. Yes, you could have your netbook turned on and your device attached to one of the USB ...

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