android privacy

There are few things more personal that the pictures you snap with your mobile phone. While SSNs, bank accounts numbers, or street addresses are critical for our safety, pictures and videos take the... meaning of privacy to a whole new level.

We snap pics of our dear ones, of our kids, and our friends, sometimes in situations that are meant to remain private. Now imagine how you would feel if...

apple-android

Before buying your own smartphone, what criteria do you use for choosing the right phone? Does it include having a wider screen and higher resolution? Does it include having the fastest processor... on the market? Or what about battery power that lasts for more than a day? Most consumers focus their gaze on the phone’s specs but neglect to consider a very crucial and important criterion: security fe...

android-ui-4

About a month ago, there was a post from a former Google intern who worked on Android, where he tried to give his opinion on how the UI works on Android and how it works on iOS. His post became... viral because it seemed like a pretty elaborate technical post, and for non-developers especially it seemed like what he’s saying made sense. The intern also said that because the way (he thinks) t...

ota-update

Earlier last week, iOS users began to update to version 5.0.1. The newer version of iOS 5 is supposed to give increased battery life to the iPhone family. However,... for some users, that was clearly not the case. Some of the issues were:

Cannot Update Without Wi-Fi

Cannot Check for Update

Cannot Install Update

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On November 11, 2011 or 11-11-11 at 11:11, the Earth’s multitude of voices from different races, ages, and locations will unite in a cacophony of digital sound, in a move to unite Android... and iOS users all over the globe.

The project, dubbed as Massive Symphony, attempts to create the largest symphony orchestra in the world, with the help of the 111111 app.

How does it w...

OS

Just two weeks after Apple released iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S, Google and Samsung took center stage with their Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus–both of which can potentially... make Apple’s goods turn Android-green with envy.

The Galaxy Nexus packs a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED screen with an amazing 1280×720 resolution, a 1.2-GHz dual-core processor, a Near Field...

Undoubtedly gaining market share fast, Android will likely overtake its other competitors soon, especially Apple’s iOS platform.  This is a belief and expectation that many people share–especially... Acer.

Speaking to Chinese newspaper United Daily News, Acer founder Stan Shih said that Android would soon prevail over iOS (Apple’s mobile platform). The Apple iPhone, which runs iOS, is one of the mo...

Apple-and-Android-getting-hot

The whole mobile industry is abuzz with excitement over Apple’s latest update to iOS. Some industry pundits are opining that, just like past iPhone updates, iOS 5 is simply playing catchup to... what Android already offers. Even Engadget has put Apple on the offensive, declaring the Samsung Galaxy S II “the best Android smartphone yet, but more importantly, [potentially] the best smart...