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An insightful report on US  Today shows how hackers can easily get control of your mobile devices. The report quotes a security expert study from from Georgia Tech and Alcatel-Lucent which disclosed gaping security holes in the developer support services of both Apple and Google. “What’s worse, cybercriminals who are probing novel ways to infect mobile devices with malicious code, much as they do PCs, may be the least of consumers’ worries,” Byron Acohido writes for US Today. “Application developers, online advertising networks and social media sites may pose evenRead More

Posted On August 5, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Google News

Google Releases Adsense App for iOS

Today Google has released their Adsense App for iOS devices, giving users a fast and easy way to key data from their Adsense Account. This release came a week after Google release the Android version of the Adsense App. The two apps similar functionalities in allowing users to access key earnings information, payments alert to list a few. According to the report: The AdSense app provides an easy way to access key data from your AdSense account. Access reporting features anywhere, directly from your iPhone. The first version of the app gives youRead More
A recent survey by Strategy Analytics shows that global smartphone shipments grew 47 percent annually to reach 230 million units in the second quarter of 2013. Additionally, Android continues to dominate the sector with 79.5 percent share all smartphone worldwide. Apple’s iOS – 13.6 percent and Microsoft Windows Phone  – 3.6 percent occupying second and third positions respectively. Scott Bicheno, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global smartphone shipments grew 47 percent annually from 156.5 million units in Q2 2012 to 229.6 million in Q2 2013. Growth was driven by strong demandRead More
According to a report from Android Police, the Samsung website – User Agent Profile, User Da1L1 configuration, appears to have leaked information of an unknown  2560 x 1600 pixel ultra-high resolution. The report suggests that this could be the Galaxy Tab 3 Plus. According to the report: There are several high-resolution Android tablets on the market, with another bunch about to hit the stores in the next few months. Samsung’s own Nexus 10 has opened the road for crazy high pixel densities, and it looks that the Korean manufacturer will soon unleash another tabletRead More

Posted On July 9, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Google News

What does the World ask Google to Censor?

 Check out this Sadowski’s infographic, on what Google is asked to hand over by various governments in this transparency report. Sadowski: Google’s transparency report visualized in an interactive format, detailing which governments asked for content to be removed from the web and why. The data for the last half year can be compared to the global internet accessibility. Surprisingly, there are some countries, which censors data even though the majority of the population does not have internet access and in other countries, many people are affected. Some detailed information aboutRead More
According to a new report from  market research firm Net Applications, Apple Safari continues to dominate the global mobile client browser market share reached 58%, while Microsoft IE is to 56.2% of the share, occupy the global PC client browser market dominance. This is significant given Android large market share in smartphones. Perhaps Apple CEO Tim Cook was right when he said many Android users are using the smartphone as a feature phone. In June this year, Apple’s Safari continues to dominate the global mobile client browser market share reached 58%Read More
In a recent security report on Android, Norton Mobile Security revealed that the Facebook application for Android is reportedly leaking the device phone number. According to the report, “the first time you launch the Facebook application, even before logging in, your phone number will be sent over the Internet to Facebook servers. You do not need to provide your phone number, log in, initiate a specific action, or even need a Facebook account for this to happen.” It was also reported that, hundreds of millions of devices have installed the Facebook applicationRead More
£650m Google UK HQ plans revealed for King's Cross
  Credit: BBC According to  a new report from the BBC, Google is about to set its new headquarters in Kings’s Cross, London. The headquarter is designed by architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. The new building will be one million square foot building will house all Google’s UK staff, with relocations from offices in Victoria and Holborn, the report states. The new building is expected to be completed in late 2016, if given the go ahead. Approximately 35,000 people are expected to work in the wider development of King’s Cross onceRead More
This is the sort of post many SEO experts really do not want to be reading. However, Matt Cutts – head of Google’s Webspam team recently shared an email his colleague received from a so-call SEO expert promising to drive more traffic to his website Wait… did I miss something! How can you get it so wrong. Here is Matt Cutts post on the matter and the email in question: Folks at Google get cold-call emails out of the blue just like everybody else. Here’s an email that a colleague of mineRead More
Ad Age Report
Samsung last year in the U.S. advertising spending hot pursuit Apple (Ad Age distribution map) In a new report from research institutes Ad Age (via TechWeb), Apple retains the top position as the highest spender on advertisement in the US. However, Samsung is in hot pursuit – showing that the company is prepared to compete with Apple on all fronts. Key highlights from the report: Samsung’s advertising spending jumped 58 percent, totaling $ 881 million, ranked second. Apple is ranked first with about $ 1 billion in advertising expenditure. The advertising expenditureRead More
Mobile Malware Up 615% YoY; 92% of all Mobile Malware is on Android
  According to Juniper’s third annual Mobile Threats Report, mobile malware is on the rise and Android is the chief culprit. Some may point to the fact that this because of its large market share, while others might point to the open system. The report highlights that between March 2012 and March 2013, the total amount of mobile malware grew 614 percent with Android responsible for 92 percent of all mobile malware. Wow! The key highlights from the report are: Android devices are increasingly a target. As the Android platform becomes more popular so,Read More
Today, ME System – a London based product innovation company unveils the ME Clock: The Digital Life Coach  and the ME Clock App for both Android and iPhone. According to the press release: ME Clock is a revolutionary personal trainer for the mind that helps people reshape the way they think about achieving their goals and overcoming challenges in a meaningful, real, and lasting way. The ME Clock programs provide a relaxing, empowering workout for one’s thoughts and emotions by combining aspects of life coaching, meditation, hypnosis, and counseling philosophies within one’s reach 24/7. TheRead More