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(Update: It’s Called The HTC Mini) HTC Comes Up With Small Bluetooth Handset To Augment Large Phones

People are often complaining that smartphones are getting too big. I often agree, though my Galaxy Note II betrays that. HTC thinks they have found a solution, but it’s not making smartphones any smaller. They want to include an accessory with every big smartphone that will act like a mini phone, connected through Bluetooth using a tap with NFC. This… Read more

Is Your Phone Vulnerable To The USSD Wipe Bug? Here’s A Fix

We reported on a USSD wipe bug in Samsung devices, and it was later discovered to effect a lot more than just Samsungs. If there is some code in a site, it can initiate a remote wipe of your device without any confirmation. Very malicious and absolutely horrible if it were to happen to you. However, there is a fix. Bitdefender USSD Wipe Stopper will… Read more

Google Wallet Now Supports Any Bank Cards, But Only Partially

Google Wallet never supported anything but Citi MasterCards, further limiting its already tiny audience (since only a few phones ever supported Wallet). However, that tiny audience gets to use other cards from now on. Google Wallet now supports all MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover bank cards. However, it isn’t true support. It has… Read more