Adobe Repaired Critical Flash Bugs, Also Released Sandboxed Plug-in For Firefox

Adobe Repaired Critical Flash Bugs, Also Released Sandboxed Plug-in For Firefox

Adobe has repaired seven critical debilitation in Flash Player and side by side released sandboxed plug-in for Firefox and security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.235 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. The company also released Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.8 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.9 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x, respectively. It is the fifth security update in 2012, that means Adobe has faced many security bugs. The company said that these updates allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

By On June 10, 2012 1 Response
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Samsung Gets On The Board Of Linux Foundation

Samsung Gets On The Board Of Linux Foundation

Samsung isn’t exactly known for being among the open-source big-wigs, even though the company has been toying with a number of open-source tools and software. Now, it seems that the Korean electronics maker is planning a serious role in the open-source community.

By On June 7, 2012 Respond
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AT&T Launches Environment-Friendly Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate For $49.99

AT&T Launches Environment-Friendly Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate For $49.99

AT&T has announced that a environment-friendly smartphone called Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate selling will be started from June 10 with sustainable features. This phone is priced at $49.99 with a two-year agreement. It is AT&T’s first 4G LTE smartphone which has obtained UL Platinum certification. This phone is made by 80 percent recycled material and it is packaged with a low-load, energy-efficient charger which is able to give alerts to customers when the device will be fully charged.

By On June 6, 2012 1 Response
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Google’s ‘Bouncer’ Can Be Fooled By Hackers To Hide Malicious Android Apps

Google’s ‘Bouncer’ Can Be Fooled By Hackers To Hide Malicious Android Apps

Google has been trying to put in a tight security mechanism in the Android Marketplace so that malicious apps are filtered away and are not allowed to stay in the apps market. In order to do so, Google makes use of a scanning program which is called ‘Bouncer.’ Now, security researchers have been able to identity the details of the antivirus scanner that Google uses, details that can be exploited by the hackers.

By On June 5, 2012 1 Response
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Android 4.0 ICS Update Will Land On Verizon Motorola Xoom On June 4th

Android 4.0 ICS Update Will Land On Verizon Motorola Xoom On June 4th

Google’s latest iteration of Android OS, namely Ice Cream Sandwich, has been open for quite some time now. However, some vendors have been really slow in rolling out the update to their respective devices. One of these devices would be Verizon-supported Motorola Xoom tablet.

By On June 3, 2012 1 Response
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7.1% Android Users Use Ice Cream Sandwich Now

7.1% Android Users Use Ice Cream Sandwich Now

Android Ice Cream Sandwich has been released by Google since quite some time. However, it has gained really slow traction in the world of Android devices since a lot of vendors have rolled out the update quite late. Now, Google has revealed that out of total Android users, 7.1 percent are currently using Ice Cream Sandwich.

By On June 3, 2012 Respond
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Get Native IPv6 On Android Phones With T-Mobile

Get Native IPv6 On Android Phones With T-Mobile

IPv6 has been around for quite some time but the standard still lacks implementation when it comes to wireless carriers. IPv4 is already exhausted and there is a pertinent need to move towards widespread use of IPv6 but there’s slow progress on that front. Now, T-Mobile has taken an initiative which we wish may inspire other carriers too.

By On June 2, 2012 Respond
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Total CyanogenMod Android Installs Reach 2 Million

Total CyanogenMod Android Installs Reach 2 Million

CyanogenMod is one of the most popular hacked and customized Android-based ROM. Android being an open-source software, fans have been tweaking with it and there are a number of custom ROMs out there. But CyanogenMod has been the most popular and widely-used of these ROMs. Now, it has been found out that the total installs of this custom ROM have reached a massive figure of 2 million merely months after it crossed 1 million!

By On May 29, 2012 Respond
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FBI Released New Version Of Child ID App For Android

FBI Released New Version Of Child ID App For Android

May 25 is the National Missing Children’s Day in the United Sates. To Mark this day, FBI has released a new version of Child ID app for Android. The Child ID App from FBI was first released in August 2011 for iPhone and till now, it has been downloaded more than 121,000. The application can be downloaded for free from the Android Apps section of Google Play.

By On May 26, 2012 Respond
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Google+ Hangouts Comes To Your Android

Google+ Hangouts Comes To Your Android

One of the most distinctive feature of Google+ is Hangouts. The feature seems to be picking up recently with the launch of ‘Hangouts on Air’ and a lot of users are hooked to it, finding it a unique form of interaction. Now, Google has shipped out an update for the Android App of Google+ so that Android users can utilize hangout right from their phones.

By On May 26, 2012 1 Response
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Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

The case between Oracle and Google has dragged on for a while. The court had to determine whether or not Google had used Java APIs in the Android software and that were such infringements covered under fair use. While the jury did agree to the former, it was unsure to the latter question. Now, though, the jury has come out with a decision and it is in favor of Google, ruling that Google didn’t infringe Oracle’s patents.

By On May 24, 2012 Respond
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Star Micronics Wireless Mobile Printer With Smartphone And Tablet Support

Star Micronics Wireless Mobile Printer With Smartphone And Tablet Support

Did it ever occurred to you that it would had been handy if you had a mobile printer? You could have carried the printer with you and print docs from your mobile or tablet. If you ever felt the need for such a mobile printer then Star Micronics has a solution for you. The company’s SM-T300 rugged mobile printer can print documents on the go. It supports different systems such as iPad, iPhone and Android-powered mobiles or tablets. Its rubber type case is able to fend off shocks from drops as high as 1.5 meters. Not only that, you will be please to know that it is waterproof and dust-proof, conforming to the IP54 international standard.

By On May 24, 2012 Respond
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VIA Introduces APC Android PC System For $49

VIA Introduces APC Android PC System For $49

Taiwanese chip maker VIA Technologies has introduced an APC Android PC system. It is a $49 low power desktop computer system which will run on a modified version of Android 2.3. The APC is powered by WonderMedia ARM 800MHz processor. It also has 512MB of DDR3 memory, 2GB of flash storage. It has full set of consumer I/O features in a small footprint Neo-ITX motherboard which can be connected to a TV or monitor to output resolution of up to 720p. The APC will be accepting pre-orders soon and it will be shipped in early July 2012 for just $49.

By On May 23, 2012 Respond
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LG Optimus Slider Android Phone For $149.99

LG Optimus Slider Android Phone For $149.99

With monthly plans including unlimited data, text and email, Virgin Mobile offers second generation Android powered LG Optimus Slider. This multimedia phone features a music player with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+/eAAC+ support and a video player with MPEG4, WMV, H.264, H.263 support. By using its 3.0MP camera, you can capture special moments. You can enjoy faster web surfing, downloads, messaging, and more with the 3G. connectivity. LG Optimus Slider is available at Virgin Mobile for $179.99, and at Best Buy for $149.99 (w/o contract).

By On May 21, 2012 Respond
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ZTE Confirms Security Hole In Score Phones

ZTE Confirms Security Hole In Score Phones

Chinese telecom gear maker ZTE, which produces the Android based ScoreM smartphone, confirms that there is a security hole in one of its models. The hole, usually called a backdoor, allows anyone with the handsets hardwired password gain root access to any Score phone. This security hole is described by a researcher to be “highly unusual.”

By On May 20, 2012 Respond
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