Posts Tagged ‘smartphones’

Apple Software Update Prevents iPhone and iPad from Storing Users’ Movements

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Apple users who are concerned about privacy might want to check this one out …

Update for iPhone and iPad cuts amount of cached data that is stored to just a week

Apple has released a software update for its iPhone and iPad which prevents it keeping a detailed record of the owner’s movements, and does not synchronise the details to the owner’s computer.

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More than 50 Android Apps Found to be Infected with Rootkit Malware

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Android users should definitely check this story out …

Google acts to remove apps after developer finds ‘DroidDream’ malware can take over phone and send personal details to remote server (updated)

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Tablet Strategies, Chip Strategies, 3D TV, Smart TV and MIAs

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Some interesting observations regarding the recent Consumer Electronics Show …

Looking back on the week in Las Vegas’s giant show points to some serious struggles ahead in a number of sectors.

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BlackBerry Maker Agrees to Net Filters

Monday, January 10th, 2011

It seems like this should be Indonesia’s problem instead of BlackBerry’s problem …

BlackBerry maker RIM given two weeks to block access to online pornography after Indonesia warned that users’ internet access would be ‘shut down’ if the company failed to comply

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is to implement internet pornography filters in Indonesia after being threatened with a blackout for its 2 million users in the country.

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Word Lens App Translates Before Your Eyes – If You’ve Got a Steady Hand

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

In the past, machine translation programs have left a lot to be desired … let’s hope they got it right this time.

Latest bit of App Store magic gets one up on Google’s efforts, but is it still in ‘proof of concept’ mode?

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Nokia’s Patent Row with Apple Escalates

Friday, December 17th, 2010

This could get very, very ugly …

Finnish manufacturer files 13 fresh complaints in latest escalation of smartphone patent warfare

Nokia has opened up a new front in its patent war with Apple, launching 13 fresh complaints in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.

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