Sony’s Backup & Restore App Potentially Hacked
Nov25

Sony’s Backup & Restore App Potentially Hacked

Sony, like many Android running smartphone brands adds its fair share of home brewed software to devices, although the Japanese company admittedly does so less than some other companies such as Samsung and HTC. Although, one of Sony's own Xperia Z3 apps is causing concern right now for users of its latest smartphones. It seems that the Backup & Store Android app has been compromised by malicious software. A new Google Play entry...

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Apple No Longer Has “FREE” Apps They are now “GET” Apps

Apple has made a move recently which is very minor but may save them from a ton of legal issues in the long run.  Apple has started to relist all of their apps that we are use to being labeled as "free" and they now have labeled them as "get".  Why would they do such a thing? It is believed to keep them out of legal trouble with European Union who just recently made new guidelines that would force app stores to be "more truthful"...

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Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android
Oct21

Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android

Nokia’s HERE Maps is one of the better alternatives to Google Maps and even comes with some features that Google’s effort lacks. Recently Nokia announced HERE Maps for select Samsung Galaxy smartphones through the Korean company’s Galaxy Store. That was the first step to a wider Android roll out and today Nokia has confirmed that HERE Maps is now available for the wider Android user base. The app is not currently on the Google Play...

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Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN
Oct01

Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN

Microsoft has made some changes to its Bing suite of apps, giving them a professional new name that falls under the MSN branding. The company has changed all Bing apps, although the original Bing Search will stay as it is. It is thought that Microsoft sees the MSN branding as more serious as it looks to entice users to its suite of applications. The new MSN (Microsoft Network) apps are available across form factors so you can catch...

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Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137
Sep25

Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137

Amazon is showing some love today and has made $137 (US) of apps and games completely free on its apps store, and they are available until September 27th. The retailers has come under fire for its app store on its own devices, with some consumers citing the lack of apps as a reason not to buy Amazon hardware. Without getting into the situation too much, that is a little bit of a myth because while the overall number of apps does not...

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