News tagged ‘android’

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

Stepping back from an outright ban on texting while driving, California has just passed a bill which legalizes voice-activated hands-free texting while driving.

Monday, 16 Jul 2012

Zuckerberg Says Biggest Challenge is Adapting Facebook for Mobile

Zuckerberg Says Biggest Challenge is Adapting Facebook for Mobile

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits that the biggest challenge for him right now is to adapt Facebook to mobile devices.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Norton Survey Shows Three in Five Singaporeans Concerned about Mobile Cybercrime

Norton Survey Shows Three in Five Singaporeans Concerned about Mobile Cybercrime

Norton has released a survey which sheds light on Singaporeans' mobile usage habits, the importance of personal information, and their level of understanding when it comes to mobile security.

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2012

WD Redefines Personal Cloud with Dropbox Integration

WD Redefines Personal Cloud with Dropbox Integration

The new WD 2go mobile app lets customers move, copy, and share content between their mobile device, their Dropbox, and their WD personal cloud. This combines the benefits of personal and public cloud storage into one, user-friendly app.

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

Research house IHS iSuppli recently stripped a 8GB Nexus 7 and found that it costs $151.75 to build. They also found that it is highly similar to the Kindle Fire.

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012

Amazon Smartphone in the Works? (Update)

Amazon Smartphone in the Works? (Update)

Amazon is now said to be developing a smartphone that "would vie with Apple's iPhone and handheld devices that run Google’s Android operating system", Bloomberg reports.

Ouya Plans to Launch Android-Based Gaming Console with Kickstarter Funds

Ouya Plans to Launch Android-Based Gaming Console with Kickstarter Funds

Ouya, a US-based startup, plans to take its Android-based gaming console to Kickstarter for funding. It plans to rejuvenate the TV gaming console scene by pricing its system cheap, which will cost less than $100, and offer interested developers a truly open-source platform to showcase their wares!

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

Trend Micro Warns Against Fake Skype App Incurring Charges by Sending Messages

Trend Micro Warns Against Fake Skype App Incurring Charges by Sending Messages

This malicious app sends SMS messages to specific numbers, incurring unnecessary charges and although these fake Skype apps are marketed specifically to Android users, the malicious .JAR file can be executed on pre-Software Installation Script (SIS) Symbian phones or certain versions of Android which run Java MIDlet too.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date

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