Posts Tagged ‘Android Market’

RIM launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion for iOS, Android devices

April 5th, 2012

Research In Motion (RIM) has finally launched BlackBerry Mobile Fusion for iOS and Android-based devices. The mobile company announced Mobile Fusion last year. The service allows government and business customers to manage devices across BlackBerry OS, iOS, and Android from a Web-based console. According to the company, Mobile Fusion includes support for multiple devices per […]

Three years on, Chrome at last arrives on Android

February 8th, 2012

Google today released a beta version of its Chrome browser for Android, a momentous step that marries two of Google’s most important programming projects. The new browser, unlike the stock Android browser, is available in the Android Market so that people don’t have to wait for handset makers to offer it through an operating system […]

Google Hires Bouncer to Give Android Malware the Heave-Ho

February 4th, 2012

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) announced a new layer of security for its Android Market on Thursday, unveiling a program called “Bouncer” that will automatically scan apps and developer accounts for malware. Bouncer works by analyzing each app as it’s uploaded to the Market, scanning for threats, spyware and trojans. It also takes a look at developer […]

HTC patching Wi-Fi password leak on several smartphones

February 2nd, 2012

Some HTC smartphone users may find their Wi-Fi passwords and other information exposed due to a new bug, but the company is rolling out a fix. The vulnerability leaks Wi-Fi credentials and SSID (network name) details to any application with basic Wi-Fi permissions on several HTC handsets, according to an alert issued yesterday by the […]

CyanogenMod May Start Selling Forbidden Android Fruit

January 25th, 2012

CyanogenMod, which offers aftermarket firmware for Android mobile devices, is apparently planning to sell apps that have been banned from the official Android Market. Koushik Dutta, who writes apps for CyanogenMod, has publish a screenshot of what appears to be the landing page for the app market. The marketplace’s offerings will include root apps, in […]