Tag Archive: Mobile


The most vulnerable mobile devices of 2011, Is your Android phone part of the “dirty dozen?”

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Is your Android device vulnerable to a security risk? Bit9 has released their annual report for the most vulnerable mobile devices and the news is not good for many Android owners. As many of us already know, there are a ton of Android devices out there that no longer receive software updates, which means “security vulnerabilities are not being maintained, bugs are not being patched, and loopholes in your system are being  [Read More…]

Android App Mini Review: Mobile Checkbook

Mobile Checkbook Android Central Guest review by Kerri Neill

Mobile Checkbook, a hugely popular personal accounting application on the BlackBerry platform, is now available for Android devices. Mobile Checkbook allows the user to quickly enter in both deposits and withdrawals while maintaining an accurate bank balance on the go.

Mobile Checkbook allows you to ditch that paper transaction register and record their transactions as they occur. You can also transfer  [Read More…]

ShopSavvy takes on Craigslist, adds mobile wallet and marketplace for selling your stuff

ShopSavvy was one of the first “wow” apps on Android thanks to its ability to scan a barcode and provide a quick price comparison between local and online retailers. The app has since faced pressure from several competing companies, including Google, but the latest version really pushes the company’s strength in the buying and selling process.

Yes, buying and selling. ShopSavvy 5 now supports  [Read More…]

Mobile anti-virus app makers are “charlatans and scammers” says Google employee

Chris DiBona is no fan of mobile anti-virus software, and he’s not afraid to say it. DiBona took to Google+ to decry companies who, as he believes, stoke fear and misinformation about mobile device “virus” threats in order to sell software.

“Yes, virus companies are playing on your fears to try to sell you bs protection software for Android, RIM and IOS,” DiBona wrote  [Read More…]

Vscreens from Sony Ericsson brings your mobile photos to bigger screens

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An interesting new application hit the Android Market today from Sony Ericsson which allows you to easily share content from your Android smartphone to a bigger screen via a web browser.

Called vscreens, the app is currently in beta but despite being a Sony Ericsson product, they claim it should work with all Android smartphones running 2.1 and above.

The idea is relatively simple. Download the free app from  [Read More…]

Adobe product manager says Apple is one of the top reasons they abandoned Flash Player mobile

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The end of development for Flash Player mobile has been a hot topic these past couple days. Adobe announced that HTML5 was the future of mobile media, and that the company needed to put their efforts into that and Air. But is that the only reason?

Adobe product manager Mike Chambers took to his personal blog today to lay out the reasoning behind the move way from Flash Player for mobile  [Read More…]

Droid RAZR now available from Best Buy Mobile

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It’s 11-11-11, and in addition to it being available at the carrier stores and Amazon, Best Buy Mobile’s now carrying the Motorola Droid RAZR with a couple options for purchase. You can get it with a new or renewed two-year contract for $ 299, or you can buy it outright for $ 799.

Order the Motorola Droid RAZR now from Best Buy Mobile

 

The last version of Adobe Flash you’ll download for mobile (until the next bugfix that is)

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Here it is, folks, the last version of Adobe Flash Player for mobile. Final. Kaput. Only, not really. While Adobe has halted work on future versions, we’re still likely — very likely — to see the odd bugfix here and there. So head on over to the Android Market and snag version 11.1.102.59, which has some security enhancements and bugfixes, including video streaming on the Samsung Galaxy S II and enabling 1080p  [Read More…]

Adobe Flash Mobile development to die off according to rumored upcoming statement

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Adobe may be ceasing all developmental efforts on mobile Flash according to sources who spoke to ZDNet. On its Tech Broiler blog, ZDNet writer Jason Perlow claims that an update from Adobe to be released later today will confirm that the company is abandoning plans for Flash on mobile devices – like Android phones and tablets –  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile drops the ZTE Warp down to $199

ZTE Warp

Boost Mobile this morning dropped word that it’s dropped the price of the ZTE Warp to $ 199. It’s a solid little phone, with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 5MP camera and 1GHz processor. Also, if you buy and activate a Warp on the Android  Montly Unlimited or Daily Unlimited plan by midnight Nov. 8, you’ll get a one-time $ 55 credit to you account. Noyce!

More: ZTE Warp on Boost Mobile

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