Category Archives: Android

BBC iPlayer on Jelly Bean Before Christmas

The BBC has announced that users of Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) will be able to use the BBC iPlayer app before Christmas. It has also promised a string of updates to improve its Android …

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Sony Planning Budget Smartphone

Sony has announced that it’s adding another Android smartphone to the Xperia range. This new handset will be a cheap and cheerful addition to the range, rather than an upgrade; the company’s flagship handset …

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Google Nexus 4 Sells Out In An Hour

Yesterday Google started selling their newest smartphone, the Nexus 4, in the Google Play store. It proved to be one of the most popular devices Google has made, selling out within an hour (or …

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82,000 Chrome Users Infected By Angry Birds Virus

If you use the Google Chrome browser on your laptop or desktop computer, you might have accidentally downloaded a dangerous virus which is advertised as a new version of Angry Birds. Anyone who has …

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Skype to provide new free wifi service in UK

Getting access to free wifi hotspots on a tablet or smartphone can be a bit of a pain. But Skype, the VOIP and chat service owned by Microsoft, are about to change all that …

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O2 announce the arrival of the HTC One X Plus

In the battle of the smartphones, the Apple iPhone 5 is up there with the Samsung Galaxy SIII and the HTC One X. All three phones are on top of their game, but HTC …

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Web page code could wipe your Samsung Galaxy S3 in seconds

Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S Advance owners are being warned of a serious security problem with their smartphone. Researchers have found that they can add a special 11-character USSD code to …

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Toys ‘R’ Us to launch Android Tablet for Kids

Forget the Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 or iPad – there’s a new gun about to hit in town as the tablet gold rush continues to gather pace, one you might quite feasibly call ‘The …

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O2 refuse Sony roll-out of Android Ice Cream Sandwich

O2 customers have been disappointed to learn that the operator has blocked updates to some of their Android phones. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, Xperia Neo and Xperia Ray are all stuck on Android …

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