whisper-systems

Twitter, a micro-blogging super site, has recently released a newly acquired security software for its Android platform. The new software is an open source platform that allows people to freely... use, share and expand their thoughts on the site. The software, TextSecure, was developed by Whisper Systems. The new software works by encrypting each text message before they are sent to their respecti...

Perfect-Phone-Size

 A lot of terms today are thrown around in the Android community that to some, may be a little confusing. I have decided to write a post that may help clear up some of the confusion for the newcomers... to the world that we have come to know as Android. The first part (that I will not covering today) is the hardware our phones are built with; the processor, screen, battery, and etc. The other is the so...

avast

If you have been an Android user for several months, you already have an idea of how versatile the platform is. Considering that it has an open-source platform, it only means that you need to... be on top of things and be protective of your device. Thankfully, you’ve got avast! Mobile Security to help you gain the assurance that you need that your device will be protected!

avast! Mobi...

scam alert

In line with our recent report on the RuFraud Scam, we discovered that SMS fraud similar to this nature is not new to Android. Does this mean that Google needs to tighten their security? We... believe this is the case.

If you missed this earlier report we did, you can click on the link and take a look at the apps Lookout Mobile Security discovered as a scam. Even though the discover...

RuFraud

If you’ve been experiencing problems with third-party software from your downloaded apps from the Android Market, it may be because of a fraudulent software that keeps tricking its users to... send premium text messages. You’ll be pleased to know that Google has already been notified of this alert and has since removed 22 apps, including Sim City and Angry Birds.

Based on an earlier...

nvidia-tegra-3-specs

Even though Tegra 3 tablets are arriving much later than when Nvidia promised us at MWC this year (for late August), they should still be able to hold the ground as the most powerful tablets... for at least a few months. Plus, I believe the only quad core tablets in the first half of 2012 will be the ones with Tegra 3, and maybe a few of them will have quad core S4 chips by the end of 2012...

graph_only_3

The Android Market has reached 10 billion total downloads since its launch, and it looks like the number of downloads per month are already as many as the iOS (1 billion), which means it will... soon surpass the Apple app store in downloads per month.

There’s still the issue if developers make as much money on Android as they do on iOS, and there have been many reasons in the past...

Samsung-Galaxy-S2-HD-LTE-VS-Galaxy-Nexus

Not everyone is buying the Galaxy Nexus’ hype, folks – and for good reason. Despite it being proclaimed by many a prominent blog as the best Android phone to date, and likely the... best smartphone ever – the Galaxy Nexus has a contender that few realize. Created by none other than the same company that brought us the Galaxy Nexus, the original Galaxy S, and this years best...

Windows-8-Start-Menu

I remember when years ago people were hoping that Linux would end Windows’ domination in the market place, especially with a crippled Apple at the beginning of last decade. Linux, an open... source OS, was our last chance for that happening, at least back then. But Microsoft made sure nothing would be threatening their monopoly, and over the years they made deals in such a way that manufactu...

banner_MalwareThreats

Google’s Open Source Programs Manager Chris DiBona lashed out last week with pretty harsh words at antivirus companies who keep claiming that the Android platform has security flaws in every... aspect.  DiBona called developers of antivirus solutions for Android “scammers and charlatans.”

“[Virus] companies are playing on your fears to try to sell you bs protection so...