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How AT&T Detects Unofficial Tethering and How to Stop It by Acting Like Android

May 9, 2011 - 79 Comments
PDANet attempts to hide unofficial tethering

You probably know by now that AT&T isn’t a fan of unofficial iPhone tethering, and they are now auto-updating accounts to paid tethering plans when they detect an iPhone users unauthorized tethering activity. How AT&T Detects Unofficial Tethering from the iPhone So how does AT&T know you are tethering in the first place? Apparently it’s … Read More

Tablet Comparison: iPad 2 vs Xoom vs TouchPad vs PlayBook

Mar 3, 2011 - 18 Comments

The tablet arms race is in full force, so how does the newly released iPad 2 stand against the tablet competition? This chart compares the new iPad 2 specs with the Motorola Xoom, HP TouchPad, and BlackBerry Playbook. Similar Hardware, OS & Apps Make the Difference From a hardware standpoint, each tablet is pretty comparable, … Read More

Android 3.0 Honeycomb demo video shows off iOS and iPad’s biggest competitor

Jan 5, 2011 - 1 Comment

Android 3.0 Honeycomb is Google’s upcoming version of Android for tablet devices, aimed to compete directly with Apple’s iOS and iPad. This trailer video shows off the Android 3.0 lockscreen, parts of the main ‘desktop’ interface, a virtual desktop-like GUI, gestures, books, gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and video chat, 3D Google Maps, and more. I … Read More

Run Android Using a Virtual Machine on Mac or Windows PC

Dec 14, 2010 - 20 Comments

If you want to explore Android OS but you don’t have an Android phone, you can install Android OS directly into a virtual machine on your PC running either Mac OS X, Windows, or Linux. This process is pretty easy and it’s completely free, so if you’re interested in seeing what the biggest iPhone and … Read More

Dual Boot Android OS and iOS on iPhone 3G and iPhone 2G

Nov 15, 2010 - 6 Comments

If you have a jailbroken iPhone 3G or iPhone 2G, you can dual boot between Android OS 2.2.1 Froyo and iOS 3.1 to iOS 4.1. The installation really isn’t that difficult, especially if you already have a jailbroken iPhone (apparently it must be jailbroken with PwnageTool, redsn0w, or blackra1n, not quite sure why), it’s basically … Read More

Android Desktop Notifier Alerts you of SMS, Phone Calls, & More

Oct 14, 2010 - 2 Comments

How’d you like to get notifications from your Android phone onto your desktop Mac or Windows PC? This cool little utility will notify you of incoming SMS’s, phone calls, and battery notifications, right on your desktop. The app installs on your Android and also on your desktop PC and communicates through Bluetooth, it’s fully multi-platform … Read More

The First Windows Phone 7 Commercial Debuts [Video]

Oct 11, 2010 - 3 Comments

This is the first commercial for Windows Phone 7, which was announced on 10/4/10 at a press conference from Microsoft. In case you didn’t know or don’t care, Windows Phone 7 is Microsoft’s new foray into the mobile world. They’re getting a bit of a late start, but Windows Phone is hoping to compete directly … Read More

Windows Phone 7 Release Date: October 11

Oct 4, 2010 - 5 Comments

The battle for the mobile landscape is about to heat up: Microsoft is expected to barge right into direct competition with Apple and Google with the release of Windows Phone 7. Invitations sent out indicate that Microsoft will hold a launch event on October 11. The event will give attendees an insider look at Windows … Read More

Play the Droid Sound Effect from Mac OS X

Sep 28, 2010 - 9 Comments

You know those Motorola Droid commercials where a robotic voice says “Droid”, or more accurately Drooooid? Oddly enough, your Mac may have been the originator of this sound, and without any additional software you have the ability to play and save the sound yourself right in OS X.

Android on the iPhone

Sep 27, 2010 - 3 Comments

You can install and run Android OS on the iPhone, thanks to a tool called iPhoDroid. I’m not sure why you’d want to do this, but it’s fun to know that you can. Grab the iPhoDroid download on the developers site or Google Code, the tool runs on both Windows and Mac OS X and … Read More

Did Apple Inspire Google? Google Instant is Spotlight for the Web

Sep 13, 2010 - 13 Comments

There’s a lot of hooplah in the web world about Google Instant and it’s ability to turn up search results immediately while you type them. Is Google Instant really as new and revolutionary as it’s claimed to be? Yes and no. Yes for the web, and no for computing. You know what other prominent search … Read More

Download Android OS to run in a Virtual Machine

Aug 27, 2010 - 16 Comments

If you want to check out Android OS, you can download and run a pre-configured Android OS Virtual Appliance installation within VirtualBox. You’ll need a torrent client to download the virtual machine itself, and of course Virtualbox to run it. You can download Android OS VM here and get VirtualBox here, both are free downloads. … Read More

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