Mobile

Android 5.0: Lollipop Gets Serious About Security

It’s never easy being No. 1, as Windows XP discovered in the first decade of the 20th century. Mischief-makers attacked Windows XP because 80 percent of the world’s population used it, giving Windows a nagging reputation — which is somewhat unfair — of being significantly less secure than Mac. Mobile malware makers target Android for the same reason that others ...

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Android Text Message Worm ‘Selfmite’ Is Back Again

Android Text Message Worm ‘Selfmite’ Is Back Again

A lot of smart Android users know better than to click malicious links in apps and browsers. But when it comes in the form of a text message from a trusted contact, the case is different. The Android text message worm called ‘Selfmite.b’ is back: it spreads by texting every contact name in the list of an unsuspecting user. IT ...

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The 10 Best Apps for Online Students

Technology has become an integral part of the student experience. There’s no shortage of apps to help students organize their schedules, stay on track with homework, and pay the bills on a tight budget. Students taking online or distance courses have additional needs that can also be assisted with today’s best apps. Take a look at these options, most of ...

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Why Did The Amazon Fire Phone Fail So Terribly?

Today Amazon announced their earnings, or lack thereof, for their Fire phone, which was Amazon's first effort at creating their own smartphone hardware. The company took a $170 million hit because of the Fire's failure to carve a niche in the market.

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