Tag Archives: Android

HTC Says Some Of Its Handsets Leak Wi-Fi Passwords

HTC is acknowledging this morning a software flaw found on some of their Android phones that openly offers secure credential across any Wi-Fi network they are connected with. A report from TheNextWeb shows that there is little in the way of stopping someone from grabbing this information and using it for mischievous purposes. The flaw affects a number of HTC devices, however, the Sensation 4G is the only T-Mobile device … [read full article]

myTouch 3G Receiving Software Update, Allows For Google Security Fix

Lookout original myTouch 3G owners, we’re going back in time today as T-Mobile has released some info on a software update heading your way. Unfortunately, this update is rather “minor” as updates go, but it does allow for the application of a Google security fix. Unfortunately for any myTouch 3G owners out there, Google no longer supports Android 2.2.1 Froyo for any further OS updates, however this update is just a bug … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adds FamilyWhere Check-In Service, Keep Tabs On The Family

T-Mobile has added a new family locator service to its suite of carrier-specific Android apps this morning. T-Mobile Android owners will now find FamilyWhere, powered by Location Labs’ Safely software, in the Android market on their smartphones. With FamilyWhere, family members will be able to find each other from their phone or browser, even if the other family phones aren’t equipped with a GPS radio. T-Mobile’s press release says in 2011, more than … [read full article]

First Impressions Of HTC Sense 4.0 Arrives To The Internets

HTC Sense is undoubtedly one of the most well-known skins among all the Android platforms — with its huge clock it’s both distinctive and instantly recognizable. Well, the boys at PocketNow had a chance to check out a non-final version of HTC Sense 4.0 who have been told to expect its arrival on upcoming HTC devices like the HTC Ville and HTC Edge. First and foremost we’re told to look out for … [read full article]

Samsung Ranks As Most Preferred Android Brand In The United States

There is little question that at 47% of the smartphone market in the United States, Android is easily the most popular platform. It should come as little surprise then as we break down 47% of the market that Samsung, the biggest smartphone maker in the world as of Q3 2011, scores highest in brand preference. Following Samsung are Motorola, HTC and LG, along with Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The latter companies stay … [read full article]

The LG X3, LG’s Second Quad-Core Phone…Will It Come To T-Mobile?

Chalk this rumor up firmly in the “I have no idea if it will come true, but I absolutely hope it does” category as the boys from PocketNow have discovered what is believed to be LG’s second quad-core handset. Running a Tegra 3 chipset, 4.7″ 1280×720 display, the X3 is said to have a sub nine-millimeter profile. The rear camera is said to be the 8 megapixel variety with the front facing camera … [read full article]

Ice Cream Sandwich Powered HTC Ville Coming To T-Mobile?

Oh what excellent timing…right on the heels of our report on T-Mobile’s first quarter device roadmap, comes a report from the boys at PocketNow indicating the HTC Ville, an Ice Cream Powered Android device is headed to Magenta. Like PocketNow, we aren’t particularly surprised by this report given T-Mobile’s love for high-end HTC hardware. The Ville is reported to sport a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3″ qHD display, point-and-shoot quality camera and a … [read full article]

Untethered Podcast Episode 3 live tonight on Ustream!

Hey, all. Taylor here. I’m just dropping in to remind everyone that it’s Wednesday and we will be holding our third episode of the Untethered Podcast on Ustream tonight at 8 PM Eastern. We will be talking about all things Android (and other operating systems, too), coffee, how crazy David is and who knows what else. So join us in the Ustream chat room at 8(ish) for all kinds of … [read full article]

Google’s Andy Rubin Says 3.7 Million Android Devices Activated During Christmas Weekend

A big congrats to Google’s Andy Rubin announcing this morning via a Google+ posting that Android activations eclipsed 3.7 million during Christmas weekend. Stated another way, between December 24th and 25th, Android saw a whopping 3.7 million Android devices activated. “There were 3.7M Android activations on 12/24 and 12/15. Congrats team-Android.” The boom in Android growth has also led to the Android Market passing 10 billion downloads earlier this month. These … [read full article]