Android Overload: HTC One V Now Available From Virgin Mobile for $200, Clickjacking Rootkit Proof-of-Concept Can Hijack ICS, and More


Tomorrow we celebrate our nation’s independence and before we leave you for the night, we have the Android Overload. These are all the news bits from around the web that didn’t quite make in onto our front page, but since they were so close, we felt we’d post them here for you guys to take a look at. If you find something interesting, feel free to holla back… playa.

  • Virgin Mobile (USA) now offering HTC One V for $200 contract free. [Virgin Mobile]
  • Non-official Jelly Bean live wallpaper now available for all devices. [Google Play Store]
  • New WiFi certified Passpoint platform could see Android devices that auto-connect to wireless access points. [BetaNews]
  • Proof-of-concept Android clickjacking rootkit can potentially hijack apps on your Ice Cream Sandwich device. [ComputerWorld]
  • Turns out Beats bought music streaming service MOG for $14 million. [TheNextWeb]
  • Google is officially killing off iGoogle. Gives users until November 1st, 2013. [GoogleBlog]
  • NPD says by 2016, tablets shipments will outpace notebooks. [BGR]
  • LG’s 3.0 launcher ported to run on any Ice Cream Sandwich device… and it’s not half bad. [XDA-Developers]
  • T-Mobile in talks with Google to bring Google Wallet to Europe. [Bloomberg]
Chris Chavez
I've been obsessed with consumer technology for about as long as I can remember, be it video games, photography, or mobile devices. If you can plug it in, I have to own it. Preparing for the day when Android finally becomes self-aware and I get to welcome our new robot overlords.

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  1. Any news on the google io contest winners?

    1. Not that I’ve heard of, but when they’re picked, they’ll be announced here on the site. :)

      1. oh ok thanks for letting me know :-)

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