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Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

  When people started to receive their shiny new Verizon S3 it came with a bit of a surprise. A locked bootloader. It didn’t take very long for the interwebs to blow up in anger over this and for many Android specific websites to start reporting false information that the bootloader was encrypted. Not long […]

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Amazon Maps On The Way?

Amazon Maps On The Way?

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

It’s come as no surprise that Apple finally made their own maps app for iOS. Google refused to give up turn by turn and 3d maps for the OS and it was a major downfall to stock vs. stock comparisons with Android. Amazon uses the Android operating system as the base for the Kindle Fire, […]

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Google Drive Cloud Storage Goes Live

Google Drive Cloud Storage Goes Live

| April 24, 2012 | Reply

After many leaks and and rumors, Google has finally released its Drive cloud storage service for the masses. Google Drive will compete with the likes of Dropbox, Box, SugarSync and Microsoft SkyDrive. It most closely resembles Dropbox, giving users access to cloud-connected storage on PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets. Every Drive user will be graced […]

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Verizon Officially Announces XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 Android Tablets – White DROID RAZR, as Well

Verizon Officially Announces XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 Android Tablets – White DROID RAZR, as Well

| December 6, 2011 | Reply

This morning, Verizon officially announced that they will carry Motorola XYBOARD 10.1 and XBOARD 8.2 Android tablets (formerly known as the Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition). Both tablets feature 1.2GHz dual-core processors, 1GB RAM, and both sport Gorilla glass along with  a coating of water-repellent nanoparticles (spill/splash proofing, like the RAZR). They will […]

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Google Announces Their New Google Music Store

Google Announces Their New Google Music Store

| November 16, 2011 | Reply

As most expected, Google announced their Google Music store today at their special event. Google has convinced three of the four major record labels to hop on-board, allowing them to offer millions upon millions of songs for users to choose from. They officially dropped the “Beta” tag from their Google Music service as part of this […]

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Unlock Someone’s Locked iPad2 With… A Fridge Magnet??

Unlock Someone’s Locked iPad2 With… A Fridge Magnet??

| October 22, 2011 | Reply

Apparently, yes you can.  The folks at 9to5Mac discovered this little flaw earlier this week.  Turns out that after the iOS5 update, the magnetic sensor that Apple included to work with their Smart Covers and other accessories can be exploited by almost any magnetic object.  9to5Mac actually used a Smart Cover for their video demonstration, […]

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AT&T Toggle Helps Your Phone do Double-Duty

AT&T Toggle Helps Your Phone do Double-Duty

| October 11, 2011 | Reply

This is pretty timely for me. I actually took part in a conversation about this last week in my office. New guy starts, gets issued standard Verizon Blackberry. Hates said Blackberry, and owns an Android device (don’t hate me, I can’t remember what). “Isn’t there some way I can use my *insert Android here* instead […]

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Microsoft Takes Aim At AppleTV, GoogleTV With Xbox Content Partners Announcement

Microsoft Takes Aim At AppleTV, GoogleTV With Xbox Content Partners Announcement

| October 5, 2011 | Reply

Microsoft wants to make the Xbox 360 and beyond the only device you need connected to your TV. They know that just gaming isn’t what people want anymore. They require a feature rich experience for the best price they can get it for. Sure, throw your “until it overheats” comment below. Microsoft announced partnerships with […]

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DROID 3 SBF Finally Released, Users Rejoice

DROID 3 SBF Finally Released, Users Rejoice

| September 9, 2011 | Reply

I know a lot of Droid 3 users out there haven’t been rooting and modifying their phones too much, due to fear of something going wrong and leaving them in phone limbo. Now, D3 users can hack away with a little more confidence. Thanks to some guys over at XDA there is now an SBF available for […]

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