No, this isn’t another Zombie film starring Brad Pitt killing digital zombies (though I would totally watch that); this Zompocalypse deals with a new security flaw discovered in the Android operating system just a few days ago. This flaw is particularly bad in that in affects all version of Android going all the way back to first smartphone release.
The way it works is by allowing a hacker to modify an application’s code without touching its signature, making it seem to the device and the app store to be perfectly legitimate. Once installed, the app can essentially rove around doing whatever it wants pulling data, harvesting passwords, tracking user locations, or even using the phone as a zombie to attack others on the net. Read more about the specifics from our friends at Appleinsider.com Article Continues…
Touch screens have revolutionized the way we use computers. Perhaps more importantly, they’ve changed the way we use our phones. The touch capabilities coupled with the power of the iPhone and other smartphones has boosted our mobile productivity unprecedented levels. It’s now possible to do many of the tasks that previously were reserved for your Mac right on your iPhone.
But while tapping a screen has served as a fine alternative to using a mouse, typing on a touch screen can still be frustrating and inaccurate. Fortunately, writing an email or texting on your iPhone doesn’t have to be a series of typos that lead to embarrassing auto-correct mishaps. With the Matias Tactile One Keyboard, you can bring the same comfort of typing on your Mac to your iPhone! And with the new special OWC price of $144.99, luxurious typing is easier to obtain than ever. Article Continues…
I’m by no means a car junkie. I know enough to get in trouble and do basic repairs. But I love racing games, anything that lets me drift / powerslide or drag race as in this case. So were going to take a look at one of the prettiest iOS racers around, CSR Racing for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
CSR has five main tiers of play. The first screenshot after the break represents the five racing groups you need to defeat as you progress through the game. Each tier has five members. As you defeat a member the next member unlocks for you to defeat and increases with difficulty every step you take upwards.
Get your trading card game fix in this award-winning cross-platform wonder, for Mac OS X, iOS, Android, and PC from Wulven Studios!
When it comes to visually stunning titles Shadow Era is up there in the charts, with bold graphic styles, and a wonderful interface, making this trading card game, (which typically translates poorly to handheld devices) an absolute joy to play.
When first starting the game, you must choose a hero to represent you and your deck. Hero’s are broken down into 2 factions, Human and Shadow, and each Hero also has a class. This decides what kind of cards you can place into your deck. For example, if selecting a Human Mage Hero, I can use Human cards and Mage cards but not Rogue or Shadow.
Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 | Author: OWC Grant
Say what you want to about Apple and their controlling, even heavy-handed policies and decisions at times. But for sure, the FBI has never issued a warning to users of Apple’s devices like it did this past Friday to Android users.
The short of it is the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) says it was “made aware of various malware attacking Android operating systems for mobile devices. Some of the latest known versions of this type of malware are Loozfon and FinFisher.”
There’s over a dozen recommendations on how to keep you and your Smartphone running Android safe from negative consequences.
They might have added another: Just buy an iPhone.