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Your Android Phone's Lockscreen Is No Match For a Freezer

Make no mistakes about it, your lockscreen is good at keeping honest people honest, but a truly dedicated thief is bound to find his way around it. One of the wilder ways to do so has recently been demonstrated by researchers who cracked through a Galaxy Nexus's security by throwing it in a freezer. Read More >>

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Ubuntu Takes a Stab at the Smartphone-Desktop Combo

Motorola couldn't make it work with its Atrix, but apparently London-based Canonical thinks it can do better. You'll soon be able to get Ubuntu on a phone, which you can then dock and get a full Ubuntu desktop experience. I'll believe it when I see it. Read More >>

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A Nerf Gun Is Your Terminate-With-Extreme-Prejudice Deal of the Day

Let's be frank here – life is a bit of a pain in the arse isn't it? What with all the people and stuff and everything. If only you could dole out some instant firearm justice whenever it all got too much for you – without getting arrested or anyone getting killed of course. Read More >>

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Samsung Says the Minuscule Sales of the Galaxy Nexus Means It's Not a Threat to Apple

In the other court battle between Apple and Samsung, Apple is accusing the Galaxy Nexus of violating Apple's "universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system" patent with its Universal Search. Samsung is saying Apple shouldn't feel threatened by the Galaxy Nexus because the sales of the phone are so "minuscule". Really. Read More >>

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Google Beats Galaxy Nexus Ban By Making It Worse

Last week, Apple secured an injunction against the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus by claiming that the quick search on the phone's Android OS violates its patent for a "universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system." Google's got a "fix" coming, but you're not going to like it. Read More >>

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Courts Side with Apple to Block Samsung Galaxy Nexus In the US

First the Galaxy Tab 10.1, now the Galaxy Nexus. Apple has, for the second time in two weeks, convinced the court to bar the sale of a competing Samsung product for patent infringement. Read More >>

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Google's Jelly Bean Ready for Download Right Now

Right after announcing its latest version of Android at its developer conference last night, Google has now dumped a version of the OS online for a select few users to download and install. But it's for Galaxy Nexus owners only at the moment. Read More >>

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Want Android Jelly Bean First? Get Yourself a Galaxy Nexus

It seems Google's getting a bit leak happy at the moment. First big G gave us a sneak peek at what Jelly Bean will look like; now it's confirmed that Android 4.1 will be here "soon", and on the Galaxy Nexus first. Read More >>

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New Google Maps Makes Taking the Bus Easier

Public transit riders used to have to just settle for the route that Google Maps dictated — no discussion, no sharing of feelings, nothing. But, the newest iteration of Maps will tailor  the route to your preferences while looking gorgeous on Ice Cream Sandwich. Read More >>

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Strange Busty Russian Lady, Why in the Hell Are You Cooking Your Galaxy Nexus?

Behold the bizarre, picture-driven tale of the Russian lady who, after dropping her phone in her soon-to-be meal, decides to cook (and eat) the phone itself. But why? It doesn't make sense. No words. None. Read More >>

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Galaxy Nexus-Owner Who "Smoked" the Windows Phone Gets Public Apology and More

Microsoft has seen the light -- or rather, felt pressured by the shitstorm of blog coverage their little travesty of a "smoked by Windows Phone" promotion caused -- and has given the Galaxy Nexus-owner the free Windows laptop he deserved to win, plus a Windows Phone and a public apology. Well, on Twitter, but still! Read More >>

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Windows Phone Gets "Smoked" By a Galaxy Nexus

Remember Microsoft’s “Smoked by Windows Phone” promotion? It’s a pretty arrogant “challenge” that pits any other phone against a Windows Phone in a race to pull-up information like the weather. Apparently it’s just backfired, badly – a Galaxy Nexus just smoked a Windows Phone. Unfortunately Microsoft didn’t take it like a man, instead throwing its toys out of the pram and rather screwing the pooch. Read More >>

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The 32GB Galaxy Nexus Gets Unceremoniously Dumped

Bad news Galaxy Nexus fans, you’re stuck with just the 16GB variant after Samsung has reportedly ditched attempts to roll out a planned larger 32GB-equipped version, meaning it’ll never see the light of day at least in Europe. Read More >>

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How to Use Your Android Phone as a Desktop PC

After the popularity of his previous video showing just how well a Galaxy Nexus does as a PC replacement, Christian’s back doing a bit of gaming and showing you precisely how to hook all that Android goodness up. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy Note: Truly, Freakishly Large

For a while Samsung couldn't decide whether to call its Galaxy Note tablet or a phone. Considering that its 5.3-inch screen splits the difference between an iPhone and a Galaxy Tab 7, that's not surprising. Read More >>

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Who Needs a PC When You Can Just Hook Up Your Android Phone to a Monitor and Keyboard

Motorola’s had a stab at trying to get people to use their phone as a surrogate computer with its Atrix 4G – it wasn’t all that great as a netbook replacement. But things have drastically improved with the introduction of Ice Cream Sandwich, so why not just hook up your Galaxy Nexus to a monitor, keyboard and trackpad to give you an instant desktop computer? Read More >>

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