Kaspersky Boosts Deal Registration Rewardsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Gotham City has Batman to keep it safe. (IT news)

Android and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone market shareview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – At the end of 2011, the Android OS had a 46.3% market share for smartphones, but now they are officially over the 50% mark according to Nielsen’s latest report for the 2nd quarter of this year. The Android OS continues to climb and of all smartphone users, 51.8% of them are running Android. The question that is always asked next is where’s Apple stand? (IT news)

Judge Richard Posner: There Are Too Many Patents In Americaview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Tired of all these various conflicts involving patents here in the U.S.? Well, you’re not alone. After dismissing a frivolous suit from Apple against Motorola and expressing his unhappiness on the matter shortly after, Judge Richard Posner recently wrote an opinion expressing his complete and utter disdain of the U.S Patent system. (IT news)

Apparently you don’t need a Tegra 3 device to enjoy extended effectsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   With the release of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU, we’ve seen a few games that are either only compatible with devices that have the Tegra 3 or sometimes the game is compatible with many devices, but certain aspects like “extended effects” are only compatible for those same Tegra 3 devices. One example is the recent release of Dead Trigger. (IT news)

HTC releases kernel source for both the T-Mobile One S and the Sprint EVO 4G LTEview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – HTC seems to be running a little slow with kernel releases, but better late than never. They just released the kernel source for both the T-Mobile One S and the Sprint EVO 4G LTE. (IT news)

Selling Linux PCs to Senior Citizens: The WOW! Computerview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Desktop Linux will be ready for the masses, the old adage goes, when your grandma can use it — which is arguably not yet the case. If the WOW! Computer is any indication, though, Linux’s time has come. (IT news)

Upgrade to Xperia S, Sony Xperia SL shows up in pink and blueview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – As we reported earlier, an upgraded version of the Sony Xperia S appears to be on the way. Sources indicate the device, an LT26ii listed as a Sony Xperia SL, will run on an overclocked 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3 chip. The image that has surfaced shows the device in pink and in blue/violet. This is the second pink Xperia that has been spotted this week. (IT news)

Two new apps from NBC bring 2012 London Olympics to Android devicesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – NBC and Adobe announced two new apps today that will take the Olympic experience to a new level. (IT news)

Windows Phone 8: Gaining Apps, Software Developer Support?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – When it comes to Windows Phone 8 apps, how many mobile application developers will support Microsoft’s forthcoming smartphone operating system upgrade? Survey results from R.W. Baird provide some promising clues, but Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) must climb a steep hill to match Apple iPhone and Google Android developer interest. First, the good news for Windows Phone 8. The R.W. (IT news)

Is HTC Working on a Vertex HD Tablet?view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – According to a NenaMark2 benchmark result, it seems as if HTC is once again attempting to veer their foot into the tablet market. If you don’t recall, HTC hasn’t really engulfed themselves into the tablet business unlike other companies such as Samsung and ASUS. (IT news)