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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Verizon rolls out new Moto X update
Jul29

Verizon rolls out new Moto X update

Getting a software update from Verizon can sometimes be like pulling teeth as the biggest carrier in the US is hardly known for being quick with roll outs. However, Big Red seems to be on the ball this time and has announced that it has received the Android 4.4.4 update from Motorola and is rolling it out to the company’s flagship device, the Moto X. That of course means if you are packing a Verizon Moto X you can now download the...

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LG’s Tab Book 11 is a little bonkers
Jul29

LG’s Tab Book 11 is a little bonkers

LG has added to its growing tablet line up today with a large screen slate that is a hybrid between a traditional tablet and a laptop. It even has the specs to boast and the new LG Tab Book 11 is arguably the most powerful Android tablet on the market. Yes, that's right, this is a laptop bothering tablet that runs on Android. Of course, using specs reserved for full computing seems a little pointless for a tablet running a mobile...

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Nokia X Devices to get Update
Jul28

Nokia X Devices to get Update

Less then a week after announcing that they will no longer produce the Nokia X line of devices, Microsoft has announced a firmware update for the smartphones. Some of these updates include a new App Switcher feature and improved Outlook experience. While I release this announcement doesn't affect too many of you out there, it is nevertheless worth talking about since it shows continued support for a DOA product. This leads me to...

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Blackberry uses internet comment section to talk up Passport
Jul22

Blackberry uses internet comment section to talk up Passport

Blackberry has embarked on a bizarre marketing ploy to show that its Passport smartphone is winning customers back from iOS and Android. The company has lagged behind Apple and Google in the mobile platform market and has even slipped behind Microsoft's Windows Phone. Arriving late for the smartphone touch screen boom, the company formerly known as RIM has slipped from its pedestal and now relies on enterprise and not hardware to stay...

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