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Skype with Video Chat Leaks for Thunderbolt

Skype with Video Chat Leaks for Thunderbolt

The HTC Thunderbolt was supposed to ship with a new and improved version of Skype that would allow users to video chat from their mobile device.  Unfortunately, it didn’t happen and it left many users extremely disappointed.

For those still waiting for this capability on their Thunderbolt, look no further…a leaked version of the Skype for Android app can be found online.  You can download the file from a mirror here:  http://www.megaupload.com/?d=TMRGC8TI (via Business Insider)

May 29th, 20113 Comments
Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps

Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps

Google was made aware of an issue with a little over 20 applications in the Android Market that were malicious.  These apps gained system access when downloaded and intercepted and secretly transmitted private data from user’s handsets to third party servers. To make matters worse, some of these apps have been downloaded over 50,000 times.

Google started using a remote ‘kill switch’ feature to wireless kill the apps on user’s handsets.  In addition to removing the apps, Google is […]

Mar 7th, 2011Comments Off on Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps
Updated Anrdoid Market 2.2.11 Now Available

Updated Anrdoid Market 2.2.11 Now Available

A new version of the Android Market app is now available, reportedly fixing a security issue in the previous version.  Some users have already received the update, but if you don’t want to wait you can download the file below and follow the steps to upgrade your market.

Download the updated market app HERE.

Follow the steps here to update your market app.

Jan 20th, 2011Comments Off on Updated Anrdoid Market 2.2.11 Now Available
Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

Google announced a new version of their Translate app last week for Android devices.  The most notable change – real-time speech translation.  The new conversation mode will enable users to quickly translate speech in a foreign language into their language.  To reply, users can speak their response in their own language and the app will translate and play the message in the foreign language.

The app is currently only available to Android devices running 2.1 or higher.  Check out some of […]

Jan 14th, 2011Comments Off on Real-time Translation for Android Translate App
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