McAfee threat warnings for 2011 include URL shorteners and GeoLocation services

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Yes, a press release like this may as well be a sales pitch for getting you to buy some McAfee protection, but some of the things listed in the 2011: Threat Predictions report are very much worth noting if you want to avoid viruses, hackers, and other threats to your security.

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Google Nexus One headed to Sprint

Google Nexus One phone headed for Sprint

Sprint today announced they will be a carrier of the Google Nexus One smartphone. T-Mobile was originally the only carrier to offer an “official” term plan for the Nexus phone, but after checking up on Google’s phone website T-Mobile’s offering is no longer available. A “Sorry, this item is temporarily out of stock.” on the $179 two year contract plan is nothing less than a coincidence. Sprint won’t be the new and only company to carry the Nexus One, yesterday’s announcement told us about Google’s plan to send the phone to AT&T and Rogers Wireless in Canada, but with sales slumping there’s not much of possibility for a shortage on supply.

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Going hands-on with the almost-a-tablet Dell Mini 5 prototype

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Even before the Apple iPad officially broke the surface, we had already seen a number of UMPCs and MIDs hit the market. You do have to admit that Cupertino will really help to put the mini-tablet on the map, though, so it’s interesting to look at the immediate competition. One of the most captivating? The Dell Mini 5.

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Google Android overtaking smartphone world, surpassing iPhone?

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Google’s Android has seen phone shipments rise so fast that they may overtake iPhone sales and theres not much Apple can do about it. Google keeps up at the rate of 60,000 Android handsets shipped per day, according to Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt. They stand a very good chance of dominating the market, and that includes overtaking Apple. Unless they make some serious advancements in the next-generation iPhone 4G, and open up the OS, we can say goodbye to the iPhone being the #1 selling phone in the world.

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