Enter Corey Benninger, a security researcher at Intrepidus Group, who demonstrated, at a security conference in Amsterdam, how he and his colleague were able to cook up an Android app in one night – the UltraReset app – that can fool the transit systems in various cities, such as the New Jersey Path and San Francisco Muni.
Waiting for the iPhone 5 has you on pins and needles? Find out how to cope (video)
Conan and his team are at it again, and quite surprisingly they manage to keep the jokes simple, fresh and best of all hilarious. This time we’re dealing with an “official Apple guide” for waiting on the iPhone 5 to ship to you.
Lenovo shuts down its app store, lets customers deal with the repercussion
Did you know that Lenovo has an Android app store of its own? Neither do we. Apparently, it has been around since March 2012. Any hope of trying to get to know it better is too little too late since Lenovo has decided to pull the plug of its Google Play alternative. As of September 21, Lenovo’s Android app shop will cease to exist.
Verizon CFO claims unlimited “doesn’t really mean anything”
You've been craving for the G-Note 2 since you saw it at IFA 2012. You have a Samsung Galaxy S3. You rooted your phone, unlocked your bootloader, run a custom ROM and your workdesk is cluttered with Android figurines. You my friend, are a big Android nerd. But that doesn't mean you can't add some practical fashion to your life.
Patent troll hits Google and Apple with a big fat patent infringement claim
So you say the Facebook app sucks? You said you don't like Timeline's look on your mobile browser? Then you'll enjoy the news straight from Menlo Park, a promise of epic proportions, that Facebook will be updating its entire armada of mobile apps every 4-8 weeks.
Apple is in trouble for copying Switzerland’s famous railway clock
Hans Hilfiker, an engineer, designed a clock face for the Swiss Federal Railways in 1955 that quickly became an internationally recognized symbol for his native country. Apple, with Wednesday's release of iOS 6, used Hilfiker's design as the icon for the clock application in the iPad. The problem is that Apple never told the Swiss about any of this.
NexPhone, an Ubuntu version of the ASUS Padfone and Moto Atrix
When Ubuntu first came onto the computing scene, very few people knew how popular it would get in just a short amount of time. Sounds similar to Android doesn't it? Now the boundaries between smartphone, tablet and notebook are blurring even further, with the advent of ideas like the Ubuntu for Android NexPhone.