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  • Palo Alto Networks discovers Android vulnerability

    Palo Alto Networks has discovered a widespread vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that allows attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File (APK) app on user devices and replace it with an app of the attacker’s choice.

    Written by Byron Connolly25 March 15 10:01
  • Do's and don'ts for using Android in business

    While it's important to remember that the use of Google Android software in the enterprise is still a comparatively young phenomenon, there are a few general guidelines that businesses looking to use the platform would do well to remember.

    Written by Jon Gold02 April 13 11:16
  • Google I/O registration: Open and shut in 45 minutes

    Google I/O conference registration opened at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday and closed less than an hour later, showing once again that this is as hot tech confab as there is these days.

    Written by Bob Brown13 March 13 17:13
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  • Root Google Android the easy way

    Google's Android operating system is riding a wave of popularity that has rapidly eclipsed Apple's iOS, and by the end of 2010 it's expected to overtake RIM's BlackBerry as the world's leading smartphone platform. However, despite the relative openness and flexibility of the OS, your Android phone still isn't as powerful and customizable as it could be. To unlock all of your phone's potential, you'll need to root it.

    Written by Robert Strohmeyer15 Sept. 10 23:15
  • 6 ways to type faster in Android

    Smartphones are meant to make our lives easier--or at least more connected to people we want to communicate with--so why does typing on them sometimes seem on a par with performing root canal surgery?

    Written by JR Raphael17 Aug. 10 00:27
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  • Is Android in the business world to stay?

    It's official, and it's been official for a while -- Android is far and away the most popular smartphone OS in America. Ever since January 2011, when the platform surpassed RIM to take the top spot for the first time in comScore's monthly market share rankings, Google's operating system has continued to grow its user base, which accounts for 52% of the market as of this January.

    Written by Jon Gold02 April 13 11:16
  • Apple iPad 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: Tablet showdown

    Apple's iPad 2 is clearly the market leader, but Samsung has ruffled a few feathers with its upcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet -- so much so that Apple has blocked it from going on sale in Australia, and forced Samsung to postpone the launch event

    Written by Ross Catanzariti16 Aug. 11 15:08
  • Motorola Xoom review

    Motorola's Xoom tablet runs version 3.0 of Google's Android operating system — dubbed Honeycomb. Honeycomb is the first version of Android to be designed for use with tablets; previous versions were optimised for the smaller screens of smartphones.

    Written by TechWorld staff09 May 11 14:56
  • Android Honeycomb: Powerful, but not perfect

    Honeycomb is a whole different beast from the Android we've come to know. While previous versions of Google's mobile operating system were built for smartphones, Honeycomb -- also known as Android 3.0 -- is the first to be designed specifically for tablet-size devices. And seeing it in action, it certainly shows.

    Written by JR Raphael05 March 11 06:26
  • The top 5 smartphones of MWC 2011

    As Mobile World Congress 2011 draws to a close, it's time to take stock of the plethora of smartphones and tablet PCs we saw for the first time. Tomorrow, we'll bring you the best tablet PCs of MWC 2011, but here, in no particular order, are smartphones that stood out at MWC 2011. Sadly, they didn't include a Facebook phone or an iPhone nano - but when and if such things exist, you'll read it here first.

    Written by Matt Egan18 Feb. 11 05:31

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