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Google patches Android icon permissions flaw

Google patches Android icon permissions flaw

Security vendor FireEye has announced that Google has issued a patch for a security flaw that left Android users vulnerable to attacks that could lead them to phishing sites. The security firm says that it has recently spotted a malicious app that had the ability to modify icons of other applications. The purpose of modifying the icons of other apps was to lure users into clicking them, where they would be sent to a phishing website.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for April by Samsung exec

Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for April by Samsung exec

Samsung has some of the most popular smartphones on the market with its Galaxy S series of devices. Currently the Galaxy S4 is one of the most popular smartphones from Samsung. Reports are now coming in from a highly placed Samsung executive that the next generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphone will be coming in April.

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Lenovo ThinkVision brings Android to your desktop

Lenovo ThinkVision brings Android to your desktop

Looking for an Android desktop? Look no further than the Lenovo ThinkVision. Lenovo has built a gorgeous Android desktop, and it’s touch capable to boot. With a display the size of a small TV, the Lenovo ThinkVision is a step in a new direction. It might be the first time we don't want to use a keyboard and mouse combo on a desktop.

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Barnes & Noble calls for US investigation into Microsoft

Barnes & Noble calls for US investigation into Microsoft

With Barnes & Noble unveiling its latest foray into the Android world recently with the new Nook Tablet, it will soon be hit with more demands to pay Microsoft. Just about every major firm that has fielded an Android device has now signed up with Microsoft to license the Android patents that the software giant holds. Microsoft has already accused B&N of patent infringement on some of the Nook readers B&N sells.

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Schmidt: Android stays open

Schmidt: Android stays open

There were some fears that with Google looking to close the purchase of Motorola Mobility soon that Google's openness might suffer. Google CEO Eric Schmidt has reiterated that the purchase of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion will not change the way Google handles or operates the Android OS. The fear from partners was that they would have to compete with Google for licenses and updates.

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AT&T slashes price on HTC Vivid and Samsung Skyrocket

AT&T slashes price on HTC Vivid and Samsung Skyrocket

If you like AT&T's network and have the need for a new Android device at a good price the wireless carrier has slashed some serious money off a couple very interesting smartphones. AT&T has chopped $100 each off the launch price of the HTC Vivid smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket smartphone. Both of these smartphones also operate on the new AT&T LTE network.

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Escort Live SmartCord connects your radar detector to the cloud

Escort Live SmartCord connects your radar detector to the cloud

If you use a radar detector for your ride that is from Escort or Beltronics a new power cord is launching soon from Escort that will fit more than a million of those radar detectors already in the wild. This cord does more than just hook the radar detector to your power source. The Escort Live SmartCord Live bundle will connect your detector to the cloud for real time updates on just where the man is in your town.

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