Android Market Web Store Could Provide Backdoor For Hackers

Google only announced its new Android Web Store last week but already security firm Sophos is urging Google to remove the automatic over-the-air installation of apps feature. Saying that it makes the silent addition of malware and spyware to Android users’ devices far too easy. With hackers who discover your Gmail password potentially being able to purchase apps for your devices without your knowledge.

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Nintendo 3DS Super Street Fighter IV 3D Game (video)

The new 3D Super Street Fighter IV is going to be one of the key titles for Nintendo during the launch of its new Nintendo 3DS and will need to take full advantage of all the new 3DS features to win gamers over.

The new game will offer 35 playable playable characters to choose from, with bonus stages and superb cinematic style ultra combo moves. Its also equipped with the new StreetPass feature that allows you to fight with passer-bys in the street or online, battling friends around the world via Wi-Fi. Watch the video after the jump to see the new Super Street Fighter IV game in action.

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XIM3 Xbox 360 Keyboard And Mouse Controller Arrives (video)

If you have been waiting for the arrival of the new XIM3 controller which allows you to hook-up a keyboard and mouse to your Xbox 360. You will be pleased to know that the wait is now over and they are available to purchase from the manufactures website.

However due to the demand of the XIM3 you might already have missed the first wave of production devices, if you haven’t already put in your order. Watch the video after the break to see a demo of the XIM3 in action with the Call of Duty: Black Ops game.

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Canon EOS Rebel T3 And T3i DSLR’s Announced

Canon has added two new DSLR’s to its range with the launch of the Canon EOS Rebel T3 and the EOS Rebel T3i. The Canon EOS T3 is Canon’s latest entry model DSLR.

The Canon EOS T3 features a 12.1 megapixel sensor, plus a Digic IV processor, 3fps burst shooting, intelligent scene selection, and it is capable of recording HD video in 720p at 25 and 30 frames per second.

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Solar Wind Bridge Concept

The Solar Wind Bridge is a concept from Italian designers Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino and seems like one of those ideas, that makes you think, why isn’t this already in use.

The concept uses the span in between the bridge uprights to accomodate wind turbines together with solar cells embedded in to the bridges road surface. The design has been entered into the Solar Park Works, Solar Highway competition for a brief that required entrants to modernise sections of a decommissioned elevated highway stretching between Bagnera and Scilla in Italy.

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iPad 2 To Feature Carbon Fiber Design?

As we wait for Apple to launch the second generation iPad, or iPad 2, the iPad 2 rumors continue and the latest one is that the iPad 2 will feature a new material for the body in the form of carbon fiber.

According to the guys over at iLounge, Apple will be replacing the aluminum case on the back of the iPad 2 with a carbon fiber case, which does sound quite possible considering the iPhone 2G came with an aluminum case and the 3G featured a plastic case.

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Palm Pre 2 Coming To Verizon 17th February

It looks like the Palm Pre 2 may be about to launch on Verizon Wireless, according to an internal document which was obtained by the guys over at Engadget.

The Palm Pre 2 features a 3.1 inch HVGA multitouch display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, there is also a slide out QWERTY keyboard, plus a five megapixel camera and an LED flash.

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Angry Birds Coming To Nintendo 3DS

Angry Birds has become one of the most popular games on both Apple’s iOS platform and Google’s Android platform, we have already heard that it will be headed to a range of different platforms and now Rovio Mobile has announced that it will be available on the new Nintendo 3DS.

It looks like all three versions of the game will be available on the 3DS later this year, and it will be interesting to see what Rovio comes up with for its first 3D version of the game.

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Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb Tablet To Cost $800, Coming 24th February

The Motorola Xoom is the first tablet that will come with Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and now it looks like we have some pricing information, as a recently leaked Best Buy adverts shows a price of $799.99.

The advert is also showing a launch date of the 24th of February, which ties in with previous details we have heard on the launch date, which also came from Best Buy.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Coming 13th February

It looks like we wont have to wait very long until we get to take a closed look at the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, as this new Android gaming smartphone is set to be launched on the 13th of February 2011.

We have already seen some photos of the Xperia Play, as well as Sony’s first TV advert for the Xperia Play, and we know that it will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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SMSPrinters Print Out Your All Important SMS Messages

That is, if you have a managerial position in a company and regularly send instructions to the rank and file, then the SMS Printer pictured below comes real handy. Anyone else using an SMS printer these days must either be a senior citizen or work in a restaurant. It really is quite out of place with everyday use. After all, there’s plain old SMS, right?

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