The money-go-round between app developers and ad networks is starting to blur the line between many free Android apps and malware. While these legitimate apps aren’t stealing passwords, they’re still riding roughshod over user privacy by gratuitously sucking up your contact and location information — or worse. What These Bad Apps [...]
Google Glass is coming. Sure, the early adopters will be viewed as weirdos and the idea of a tiny head-mounted camera raises all kinds of creepy privacy questions, but Glass is cool.
Guest author Chris O’Connor is chief executive of mobile solutions provider Taptera. The booming mobile applications market is a hot topic right now at many a water cooler in Silicon Valley and beyond. I’ve toiled in the mobile market since 2007 and in those
You dropped your phone into a puddle. Doom is upon you, right? Perhaps not. Maybe you spilled some water on your phone, or, God forbid, it fell into an open toilet bowl. What to do now, throw it away? Shell out some dollars and buy a new one? A new product, the
OptioLabs has just released OptioCore, a secure version of Android, to handset manufacturers. It’s pretty cool, but does it mean Android is ready for the enterprise? From a security standpoint, Android has always been a case of untapped potential. The Two Sides Of Android Security On one hand, it’s an open and popular operating s [...]