The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”
Apr16

The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”

You know it was only a matter of time till some stopped trying to squeeze a smartphone into a watch and simply said to heck with it lets simply put a smartphone on peoples wrists.  Well that day is here welcome the "Rufus Cuff".  This device is doesn't even pretend to be a watch it's a brand new mobile category. I don't really know who this is aimed it it's 2000's version of the watch calculator that was seen on the techist people...

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Google Released It’s Security Review for 2014 and Android is Getting Safer
Apr02

Google Released It’s Security Review for 2014 and Android is Getting Safer

One of Androids big issues is with being an open source OS that 80% of the world uses is that it is a HUGE target for malware and spyware.  Windows for computers had this issue for years and Microsoft had to be on top patches and updates so it's user felt safe.  Google is in the same spot right now and it looks like they are pro active and doing something about it.  Well at least in their own report they released on Android Security...

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Windows 10 Devices to be Android App Friendly?
Mar26

Windows 10 Devices to be Android App Friendly?

Windows Phone is now officially a mature OS with all the bells and whistles you expect from your OS.  It's got from Cortana, to Here Maps, to the action center it looks, feels and acts like a modern smartphone OS.  However one of the ways it still lags is the App count.  Microsoft has been working very hard to court developers but it's still an uphill battle since the user base isn't as large as iOS or Android. Now there are reports...

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Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone
Mar17

Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone

For years and years smartphone users of all ages have been playing Nintendo emulators on their devices and wondering why Nintendo isn't putting out official games themselves. Nintendo for their part has been going all in on their own handle-held gaming systems and has refused to make mobile games for fear of cannibalizing it's own mobile gaming market share. Now it looks like Nintendo has finally saw the light and will start making...

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Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App
Feb26

Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App

In a move that I guess shouldn't really surprise anyone Google has pulled the mobile wallet service Softcard from all App Stores and is only bringing it back for Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with the service Softcard is a NFC based mobile wallet that allows you swipe to pay for items it was bought by Google few months back. This move is to compete with Apple Pay...Softcard was the payment system backed by all the...

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Android’s apps can be mimicked by hackers
Jul30

Android’s apps can be mimicked by hackers

Android is hardly known as the most secure of mobile platforms, no matter how much Google tries to say it is. Five million infected Android devices sort of tells us that, but just in case we needed more proof a new security flaw in the OS has been found, and this one could have some fairly wide implications. Security firm BlueBox Security has found a very big flaw in the way Android approves apps and the result is a bug that means...

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