Posts Tagged ‘Android Market’
Experts had predicted that the scams and attacks on mobile systems, especially for Android, would continue in 2012 and the trend is apparent. The researcher at Symantec Peter Coogan has posted on his blog a notice of two new malware threats for mobile devices Android.
The first is identified as an application called Android Steek. Those responsible for this application have disguised malware like a app games for Android.
When installed, users are allowed access to the Internet application. After that, supposedly to complete the installation, a window opens to confirm the process. If users click the button that appears in the web browser on your handset gets redirected several times without the consent of users to a page with advertising online security solutions, through which cyber criminals get their benefits.
The second application is related malware software Carrier IQ. Cybercriminals take advantage of the news about installing the software on mobile devices, which accounts for all types of information to deceive users.
The application in question, distributed mainly in France, one imitates the image of domestic operators to trick users and promise them off Carrier IQ . Users running the application must confirm an installation process, for which they click a button. However, the application actually performs sending up to four SMS messages to premium rate services.
Cybercriminals are distributing this second application through secondary channels and have not found evidence of its presence in the Android Market, making it more difficult to control. They are also using a system that allows them to bypass the permissions message that usually appears whenever users install an application.
Users should exercise caution and be wary of any application that is not in a store as a security officer.
We have seen pictures loaded from Flickr application for Android in all parts of the world, so we are happy to announce that starting today, application of Flickr for Android includes 9 new languages. To be more precise, the languages ??are German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese and Indonesian.
If you already use one of these languages ??as the default language in the settings of your Android phone, with this new version (1.3), the use of Flickr for Android will be updated automatically magic to match the settings of your phone. If you ever want to change the language of your Flickr application for Android, you can do by changing the language setting on your mobile phone.
Do not have the Flickr application installed on your Android phone? Download it in Android Market.
It’s a big number, but still far short of the more than 200,000 that has the AppStore, but it is true that the pace of growth that is having this system does not have any other.
In the month of August have been added about 10,000 new applications over the Market and making the old account by the end of the year have surpassed the mythical bar of the 100,000 applications comfortably. Read the rest of this entry »
The SDK for developers who provided Adobe has not changed and remains the same that was made available on 30 September. Anyone with an application developed for use with Adobe Air and can go directly to the Android Market. Read the rest of this entry »
We can say that the tablets are the latest multimedia gadget, and the fever that has been unleashed by them will continue for a long time because the number of models that go to market with a good variety of improvements in all aspects, being the Android operating system one of the more changes are taking place in this sector.
Nvsbl Nvsbl P4D submitted the V1, which would be coming to Spain in September and received Andora as the operating system as one of its main attractions. The rom 7-inch touch screen and uses a dual-core chip RK2808 at 600 MHz with 128 MB of RAM, although only 2GB of internal memory, though of course that is expandable up to 16GB by using MicroSD cards, which incidentally comes with a 4GB.
As for connectivity, wireless has type b / g, optional 3G and has two USB ports, plus a 1.3 megapixel webcam for video conferencing and video calls. Read the rest of this entry »