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  • News: Could You Be Liable for Charges Resulting from Google Wallet PIN Crack?

    The Google Wallet system appears to be under siege. Over the past couple days, two different methods of potentially cracking or circumventing the PIN security protecting Google Wallet have been revealed. What’s worse is that you could potentially be liable for fraudulent charges racked up with Google Wallet.

  • News: Blogger exposes major Google Wallet security flaw

    If you took one look at Google Wallet and said to yourself, "There's no way that's completely secure," it turns out you were right.

  • News: Japan's largest carrier to launch test service to combat Android fragmentation

    Japan's largest mobile operator is prepping an elaborate testing center, with hundreds of handsets monitored by streaming web cameras, to help software developers debug their apps on the growing morass of Android devices and software versions.

  • News: Pre-rendered pages highlight latest Google Chrome release

    You're familiar with autocomplete. Now get ready for auto-page rendering.

  • News: Microsoft mobile CRM clients may mean more productivity

    The productivity of salespeople could jump with the upcoming release of native Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications for specific mobile platforms and put the software vendor ahead of some of its competitors, an expert says.

  • News: Androids Don't Age Well Compared To iPhones

    Apple's iPhone is a better investment than any other smartphone because it has a higher resale value than an Android device, and it's also less expensive to own. That's according to a study from Priceonomics.

  • News: How to Run Android Apps on Your PC

    As the popularity of smartphones and tablets increases, so will our dependence on the myriad apps available for them. Whether the end result is a hot game, a handy price checker, or a useful contact manager, the constraints of smartphone and tablet designs and interfaces have forced app developers to find creative ways to present and access data.

  • News: Chrome for Android Beta: 3 Drawbacks

    Google recently launched Chrome for Android Beta, a version of the search giant's popular desktop browser for Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. The new mobile browser includes many features that make Chrome so popular on the PC including speed, simple design, bookmark and open tabs sync, and autocomplete suggestions. But Google's mobile Chrome isn't all good news, there are also a few letdowns for people who love Adobe Flash, Chrome extensions or are part of the 99 percent.

  • News: Microsoft OneNote Now Available for Android

    Word, Excel, and PowerPoint may get all the attention, but OneNote has quickly become the gem of the Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft is now extending the reach of OneNote with an app for Android smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Pantech Burst Review: Fast and Affordable Android Phone

    At CES this year, the arrival of inexpensive LTE phones and tablets was one of the overarching themes. In particular, AT&T was pushing this idea, releasing a slew of Android and Windows Phone 7 handsets on its 4G network. The Pantech Burst ($50 with a two-year AT&T contract, price as of February 5, 2012), with its low price tag, high-end specs, and silky-smooth performance, was a breakout star at CES. But if you like to take a lot of photos with your phone, you won’t appreciate the Burst’s below-average camera and slow shutter speed.

  • News: Mobile Social Network Caught Uploading Users' Address Books

    Users and critics are upset with Path, the smartphone-based social network, after a developer discovered that Path was uploading users’ entire address books to its servers without explicit consent.

  • News: Motorola Droid 4 Lands at Verizon on February 10

    Motorola's Droid 4, with its physical QWERTY keyboard, arrives Friday for $200 to round out Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE smartphone roster.

  • News: Upcoming Microsoft CRM clients may mean more productivity

    The productivity of salespeople could jump with the upcoming release of native Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications for specific mobile platforms and put the software vendor ahead of some of its competitors, an expert says.

  • News: Mobile device management: Apple's extra little tricky requirement

    Anyone wanting to buy mobile-device management (MDM) software to manage Apple iOS devices will find they need a special digital certificate from Apple to activate it, a requirement that doesn't apply to the same MDM software that would be used to manage Google Android devices, for instance.

  • News: HTC aims to improve on its past smartphones with better 4G products this year

    After facing a disappointing financial fourth quarter, HTC has reviewed its under-performing products from last year, making changes in design and components for its future smartphones, according to its CFO Winston Yung.

  • News: Apple Pulls Ripoff Apps From its Walled Garden

    Apple perhaps knows better than any company that app ripoffs are everywhere.

  • News: The Humble Indie Bundle: Now on Android!

    The celebrated Humble Indie Bundle has returned with a mobile twist: For the first time, the included games are available on not only Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms, but also Android devices. Anomaly: Warzone Earth, EDGE, and Osmos are available for whatever price you choose to pay, but you’ll have to beat the average ($5.99 at the time of writing) to also receive World of Goo, as well as whatever bonus games, if any, are added later during the sale. As always, you determine how much of your payment goes directly to the game developers, the Humble Bundle website fund, and charity.

  • News: Google finally scans malware-ridden Android Market

    The Bouncer service analyzes apps in Android Market for known malware, spyware, and trojans

  • News: Android Isn't as Fragmented as You Think, Report Says

    Fragmentation is often held up as one of Android's biggest problems, posing all kinds of challenges for developers and users alike.

  • News: HTC Android phone flaw fix not coming until next week for some

    Some users of HTC Android phones will have to wait until next week to get a fix for a problem that could leak credentials used to gain access to Wi-Fi networks, including corporate networks.

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