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Young Developer Wins AT&T’s “It Can Wait” App Contest

Young Developer Wins AT&T’s “It Can Wait” App Contest

An 11-year-old software developer has created a new application designed to deter people from texting while driving, and won a $20,000 award from AT&

Sep 30th, 2012Comments Off on Young Developer Wins AT&T’s “It Can Wait” App Contest
How to Manually Update To New Android Market

How to Manually Update To New Android Market

If you just can’t wait for the Android Market to automatically update on your phone over the next few weeks, follow these simple steps below to manually install the updated Market on your phone (no root required).

Download the Market App HERE
Open the file on your SD Card using a file manager
Select the file, then click OK to replace the old market app
Select Install

Movies cannot be played on rooted devices at this time, however there are a number of […]

Jul 13th, 2011Comments Off on How to Manually Update To New Android Market
HTC Thunderbolt OTA Leaked

HTC Thunderbolt OTA Leaked

A new thread at XDA contains a leaked Thunderbolt ROM that is believed to be the upcoming Verizon OTA update. XDA member jcase stated “this is a full RUU, and is likely the first OTA update.”

The ROM contains a new radio that dramatically improves the GPA, 3G / 4G transitioning, battery fix, and quiet video issues.

The update will wipe your phone, so be sure to back up all your data before flashing.

Be sure to check out the thread at XDA […]

Apr 20th, 2011Comments Off on HTC Thunderbolt OTA Leaked
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
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