Android meets x86
ZTE has admitted that its Score Android smartphone has a security hole that allows anyone with a hard-wired password to access to its root directory.
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Vodafone UK announced today that Samsung will make its Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Galaxy S II available via its KIES desktop software tomorrow, with an over the air rollout planned for next Tuesday, April 17th.
T-Mobile has announced a 3.7 percent increase in monthly cost to contract customers who signed up before February 1st, which comes into effect after May 9th.
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Three UK has confirmed that its users are receiving the Galaxy S II ICS update now (connect to the Kies software to do so), and O2 UK says it'll upgrade the phones in the beginning of April. Orange and Vodafone haven't given an ETA, but they have both confirmed that they're working on it, and T-Mobile UK, meanwhile, hasn't even said that it's making progress on the update.
UK telecom authority Ofcom has granted preliminary approval for joint venture Everything Everywhere to bring LTE to Orange and T-Mobile. The office is currently accepting comments and will file a final report in May.
Orange "Santa Clara" is an Android phone based on Intel's reference design. It has a 4-inch 600 x 1024 screen and a 8 megapixel camera, which shoots 1080p video and has a 10-shot-per-second burst mode.
Orange has announced that it will be launching a simplified, text-only version of Facebook in Africa. This version will work through USSD even on phones that do not support a mobile internet connection.
Starting early this year, Orange will begin supporting free access to Wikipedia in 20 African and Middle Eastern countries. Any web-enabled mobile phone with an Orange SIM card will be able to use the site either from a browser or with a special Orange widget.
Today, Orange launched the Tahiti, its second self-branded tablet and the first to sell in the UK. The budget 7-inch tablet is manufactured by Huawei and runs Android 3.2.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting this afternoon that AT&T is talking to T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom about a possible joint venture should its acquisition proposal ultimately fail.