android

Mon
20
May
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'Google Translate for Android 2.7', and 'AkelPad 4.8.3'

Google Translate for Android 2.7 Google Translate for Android gives you access to more than sixty different languages. It allows you to quickly and easily translate words and phrases on your favorite Android device. You can also speak a word or ... phrase and hear a proper translation. http://google.com AkelPad 4.8.3 This open source editor for plain text is small, fast, and easy to use. Features include preview, multi-level undo, fast search and replace, multiple language modules, plugins support, and column text selection. Download this program via Sourceforge. http://akelpad.sourceforge.net ... (view more)

Wed
24
Apr
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'3DMark for Android 1.0.1-949', and 'SpecialFoldersView 1.21'

3DMark for Android 1.0.1-949 Use this awesome benchmarking program to test the 3D performance of your Android smartphone or tablet device. It runs a high-quality Android benchmark test that displays important information related to your on-board ... hardware. http://www.futuremark.com SpecialFoldersView 1.21 Chances are your Windows PC contains a number of special folders used for storing applications settings and files. Sometimes these special folders are used to store Internet files and shortcuts. With this program you can find the special folders located on your system and learn more about the ... (view more)

Wed
17
Apr
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'Advanced Mobile Care for Android 3.1', and 'RoboTask Lite 5.4'

Advanced Mobile Care for Android 3.1 This is the Swiss Army Knife application for your Android mobile device. It can be used to boost your device's overall performance, making it a more efficient browser and game player. It also allows you to ... protect your online information and extend your device's battery life. http://www.iobit.com RoboTask Lite 5.4 Become more efficient by using RoboTask Lite, a free program that automates any combination of tasks on your home PC. You can use this program to launch applications, check your email, backup or move files, and initiate a download. http://www. ... (view more)

Thu
11
Apr
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Google's Android a 'Trojan Horse,' Microsoft Says

Microsoft and several other prominent technology firms have filed a complaint with the European Commission against Google. The problem, according to Microsoft: Google is using its Android operating system (OS) like a Trojan horse to take control of ... the rapidly-expanding mobile market. At the moment, Android can be found on most tablet computers and smartphones. According to a recent study by Strategy Analytics, roughly 7 in every 10 mobile devices run this highly-adaptable OS. Microsoft is just one member of the FairSearch coalition, which also includes Nokia and Oracle. In total, FairSearch ... (view more)

Tue
09
Apr
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Microsoft Rips Facebook's 'Home' Android App

Microsoft communications leader Frank Shaw has taken a swipe at Facebook over 'Home,' its new mobile application for the Android platform. According to Shaw, it's an old idea. Home was recently unveiled by Facebook. It turns an Android device's ... screen into one big Facebook News Feed, thereby limiting applications to the background. Overall, it's designed to make accessing news easier than before. According to Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, it's part of Facebook's plan to put people ahead of apps. Idea Two Years Old, Microsoft Exec Says But Microsoft's Frank Shaw thinks the ... (view more)

Fri
09
Nov
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Microsoft Office Coming to iOS, Android: Report

Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing its Office software to the Android and Apple mobile platforms. The reported plan would involve offering a free viewing app for users, and light editing tools for subscribers. At the moment, Office ... functionality on mobile devices varies widely. Handsets running Windows Phone have a limited range of viewing and editing tools, while Microsoft's Surface tablet comes with Office pre-installed. Now, a combination of leaked screenshots and a press release from Microsoft's subsidiary in the Czech Republic make it clear that Office is coming to devices ... (view more)

Mon
05
Nov
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Nearly 1 in 8 Home Networks Infected: Report

According to a new report, nearly one in every eight home networks in North America is infected with malware. Experts consider about half of those threats to be "serious." The study comes from Mountain View, California's Kindsight Security Labs. In ... its third-quarter malware report, the company indicates that 13 per cent of all home networks are infected. Kindsight's report suggests that about 6.5 per cent of these infections are serious enough to have converted the computers on the infected network into a botnet , or are capable of compromising a user's information security. ZeroAccess Botnet ... (view more)

Wed
15
Aug
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'Google Translate for Android 2.5', and 'Database .NET 7.0.461'

Google Translate for Android 2.5 Google Translate for Android devices is a new, free software program that helps you break through language barriers. The system can translate words and phrases between more than 64 languages. For most languages, you ... simply speak your phrases in one language and will immediately hear the corresponding translations in another language. http://play.google.com Database .NET 7.0.461 Database .NET is an innovative, powerful and intuitive multiple database management tool. With it, you can browse objects, design tables, edit rows, export data and run queries, all by ... (view more)

Thu
12
Jul
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Yahoo Mail Exploit Blamed for Widespread Spamming

Rumors of a rampant Android-based botnet that is spamming individuals around the world are now proving to be unfounded. Instead, experts have discovered that Yahoo Mail may have been compromised. Rumors of an Android-based botnet first began ... circulating last week. Reportedly, the botnet was sending out waves of pharmacy, penny stock, and e-card spam emails. Terry Zink, a program manager for Microsoft's Forefront security product team, added credibility to the rumors by claiming, "a spammer has control of a botnet that lives on Android devices. These devices login to user's Yahoo Mail account ... (view more)

Fri
22
Jun
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Amazon Kindle Leads Android Charge Against Apple

According to a new survey, almost one in every three American Internet users owns a tablet computer of some kind. If the trend continues, by next year nearly half of U.S. web users will own an Internet device in this category. The report also showed ... that Amazon's affordable Kindle Fire tablet has Android surging in popularity. That means Apple's share of the market appears to be in serious decline. The survey was performed by the Online Publishers Association (OPA), which summarized the results in a report stating that tablet adoption is "exploding" among American Internet users. ... (view more)

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