android

Tue
15
May
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'Yahoo! Mail for Android 1.4.1', and 'Twitter for Android 3.2.1'

Yahoo! Mail for Android 1.4.1 With the free utility Yahoo! Mail, you'll be able to stay connected via your email account, and also get instant notifications. The software provides a full suite of functions, including sending photos and downloading ... files or other attachments to incoming emails. This simple program is designed explicitly for the Android system, and is loaded with features to deliver a great user experience. http://mobile.yahoo.com Twitter for Android 3.2.1 This software, the official 'Twitter for Android' app, helps you stay in touch with the Twitterverse and keep abreast of ... (view more)

Mon
16
Apr
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'Google+ for Android', and 'BlueSprig AirCover for Android 1.1'

Google+ for Android Google+ facilitates friend-to-friend conversations between individuals or among groups, photo and video sharing, and much more. This free utility allows sharing using any Google site or +1 buttons across the web. You can also add ... a profile picture, share personal details, and even pick a "cover photo" that advertises your primary interests. http://plus.google.com BlueSprig AirCover for Android 1.1 AirCover provides advanced system tools for iOS and Android devices. You get cloud-based backup, system security, and family safety all in one simple, free utility. ... (view more)

Thu
01
Mar
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Facebook Denies it Snoops on Android Users

A British newspaper has accused Facebook of reading its members' text messages. In response, Facebook says the article is misinformed and "completely wrong." Google Android Security Permissions Scrutinized The dispute involves a Sunday Times report ... based on an investigation into Android-based handsets, the results of which may also apply to Apple iPhones. The investigation scrutinized the security permissions system within Android, which breaks into several different categories the information an application may use. For each category, the application must ask for and receive permission from ... (view more)

Thu
23
Feb
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'Skype for Android 2.7.0.907', and 'Granola 5.0.1'

Skype for Android 2.7.0.907 Skype for Android lets you do more with your phone, including instant messaging and voice / video call to anyone in your contact list (for free). With this latest version, you can send photos and videos for free, too. ... http://www.skype.com Granola 5.0.1 With Granola intelligent software power management, you can reduce the energy consumption of your laptops, PCs, and servers by 15-35% without any adverse impact on the way you use these devices. Whether you use are out to save the world, or simply to conserve energy in your home or business, you can use Granola to ... (view more)

Thu
09
Feb
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'Hexonic PDF Split and Merge 1.0.2', and 'Google Chrome for Android 0.16.4130.199'

Hexonic PDF Split and Merge 1.0.2 Hexonic PDF Split and Merge allows you to easily merge an unlimited number of PDF documents into a single one. Using the splitting feature, you can create a new document for each page of the source documents. ... Hexonic PDF Split and Merge is free for private, non-commercial use. http://www.hexonic-software.com Google Chrome for Android 0.16.4130.199 Presenting your favorite Chrome features, now on your Android phone and tablet. Pages load in a snap and hardware-accelerated page rendering lets you fly through long pages. Experience the mobile web, Chrome fast. ... (view more)

Tue
07
Feb
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Study Matches Dating Behavior, Smartphone Choice

A new survey draws some interesting parallels between the smartphones we choose and our dating behavior. According to the poll's results, Android users are far more likely to engage in 'hanky panky' on a first date than those who prefer to use an ... Apple iPhone or a BlackBerry, made by Research in Motion (RIM). The survey was recently conducted by Match.com, a major online dating website. Survey questions were asked of Canadian singles, and produced a flurry of fascinating findings. The study should be taken with a grain of salt, however, as the sample size was only 1,000 respondents. (Source: ... (view more)

Tue
31
Jan
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'Largest Ever' Smartphone Malware Campaign Uncovered

Security software company Symantec has sent out a warning about what it believes to be the largest-ever malware campaign launched against Android smartphone owners. Called "Android.Counterclank," the malware was discovered hidden within 13 different ... apps (smartphone applications) released by three different publishers. Of the enticing titles, "Sexy Girls Puzzle" and "Counter Strike Ground Force" were among the most prolific in duping from one to five million people into downloading the infected software through Google's legitimate app marketplace. (Source: computerworld. ... (view more)

Mon
30
Jan
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Report: Tough Year May Be Ahead for Windows Tablets

A new report reveals that only a tiny portion of all people with a tablet computer right now are using one that runs the Windows 7 operating system (OS). According to statistics from research firm Strategy Analytics, Microsoft's operating system ... provides the software basis for just 1.5 per cent of tablets sold during the fourth quarter of 2011. The report reveals that 27 million tablet computers sold in the fourth quarter of 2011, a big increase from the fourth quarter a year ago. "Global tablet shipments reached an all-time high of 26.8 million units in Q4 2011, surging 150 percent from 10.7 ... (view more)

Tue
29
Nov
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Google Android Malware Up 472% Since July: Report

Usually the term 'malware' is synonymous with PC infections that result in frustratingly sluggish computer performance. But now, the same term may be associated with mobile devices just as much as PCs, as the number of mobile malware infections ... skyrocket. According to a new report from Juniper Networks, the number of Google Android applications laced with malware has jumped a staggering 472 per cent since July, 2011. Android users now face a constantly growing wave of threats that isn't likely to abate any time soon. (Source: tomsguide.com ) "Tens of Thousands" of Malcious Apps ... (view more)

Mon
10
Oct
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Samsung, Google Delay Phone Launch in Honor of Steve Jobs

Apple CEO Steve Jobs passed away last Wednesday at the age of 56. Although Jobs had been suffering on-and-off from pancreatic cancer for seven years, the news of his death sent most people -- techies or not -- into a head spin. Virtually every media ... outlet and Apple fan have taken considerable time to remember the popular businessman and innovator. (Source: mercurynews.com ) To get an idea of how important Steve Jobs was to the tech industry, you don't necessarily need to focus on all the nice things said about him by U.S. President Barack Obama or fellow Apple founder Steve Wozniak. Just pay ... (view more)

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