A gas station clerk from Orange County, Fla. has survived an attempted robbery after his HTC EVO 3D stopped an assailant's bullet. CNN reports that after being unable to access the store's safe, the suspect fired a single shot as he was leaving the scene. It was only after emergency services arrived that the victim's lucky escape became apparent — the bullet had hit the man in the chest, but...
Android app arms police with real-time data
Some 400 police officers in New York have been equipped with Android smartphones and a new crime-fighting Android app under a pilot scheme, the New York Times reports.
The app is designed to give officers the ability to run person and address searches, bringing in information from several different sources. Officers can look up police...
Because crime, apparently, is a funny way to market your product. And, yes, we're fully aware we're doing exactly what they want by publishing a second story here. Lame, Vodafone. Lame.Source: Engadget; More: Facebook
Vodafone New Zealand has confirmed that it's delaying its launch of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play after thieves managed to swipe the first shipment of phones in its entirety. Vodafone described the incident as a "major security breach", and isn't yet able to offer any updated release schedule for the device.
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