Jerry Hildenbrand

Jerry is Mobile Nation's resident nerd and proud of it. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him across the Mobile Nations network and you can hit him up on Twitter if you want to say hey.

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Transformer Infinity and Prime Jelly Bean updates for the US and Canada expected 'in 72 hours'

Transformer Infinity and Prime Jelly Bean updates for the US and Canada expected 'in 72 hours'

Jerry Hildenbrand 12

Yesterday we heard that ASUS was rolling out the Jelly Bean update for the Transformer Prime in Sweden, and today we have confirmation from ASUS' Gary Key that users in the U.S. and Canada will be seeing Android 4.1 for their Prime and the Transformer Infinity in the next 72 hours. The version number will be 10.4.4.14.1, which is Android 4.1. We have no further details other than what...

Texas Instruments getting ready to shift away from the smartphone chip business

Texas Instruments getting ready to shift away from the smartphone chip business

Andrew Martonik 21

Texas Instruments, possibly better known by most for their calculators than their smartphone chips, looks to be shifting away from the business of providing systems on a chip for smartphones and tablets. Some of the bigger names in processors, like Qualcomm and Samsung, have really run away with the top-of-the-line chip business, which has put TI in a tough position. Looking into the...

Major security vulnerability in some Samsung phones could trigger factory reset via web page

Major security vulnerability in some Samsung phones could trigger factory reset via web page

Alex Dobie 65

Update, 09/26: Samsung has told us that the latest Galaxy S3 firmware fixes this exploit. Our own testing has shown other phones, particularly Galaxy S2 models, may still be at risk, however. If you're still concerned, you can check our USSD vulnerability test to see if your phone is vulnerable. A major security vulnerability has been discovered in some TouchWiz-based Samsung...