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Roundup: Black Friday, mobile phone deals, pet feeding

Is your phone infected? If your Android phone is acting strange -- sending out garbled texts or start opening software on its own, it might have been hacked. Here's what you should know if you think your phone is compromised. Forbes

Get ready for an overload: The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show -- Jan. 8-11 in Las Vegas -- is expected to have more the 20,000 gadgets on display. Maximum PC

Black Friday apps: Are you ready for Black Friday madness? If you're determined to find the best deal, these apps compiled by Mashable can help. Or these from CNet.

Black Friday for homeowners: In addition to gifts and mobile devices, Black Friday is also a good time to look for gadgets for the home. Realty Biz News

Mobile phone deals: Speaking of Black Friday, there's expected to be a bunch of phones for less than $100. Here some bargain phones (with activation and a plan).

Google coming to the rescue? Google is getting ready its Google Maps app for iOS 6 to submit to Apple. It's currently in the testing phase. But will Apple accept it for its platform? CIO Today

A fork in the gadget road: Remember than when you choose your must-have gadget, you're picking a path through the digital world -- for instance /Android vs. iOS -- and switching back over can be difficult. Washington Post

Feed your pet using your smartphone: Going on a vacation? Pintofeed lets you remotely feed your pet from your smartphone. Mashable