Whether your platform of choice is iOS, Android, or something else, these are the mobile apps you'll be talking about this year.
Norton Everywhere for iPhone and Android
According to McAfee Labs, 2011 is going to be a big year for threats to mobile devices. The more we all rely on our smartphones, especially to manage things like our finances and our health, the more we need to protect them. That's why apps like Norton Everywhere, which protects against malware and safeguards your phone's data if it's lost or stolen, will matter more than ever before.
Google's recently launched eBooks service isn't an app, exactly. It has an app component, which is available for iOS and Android devices, but Google eBooks is actually a cloud-based service for buying and reading digital books. It lets you read books on any browser and on almost any device, while storing your books 'in the cloud', so you can access them whenever, wherever. Many pundits have been saying devices like the iPad could kill off dedicated e-readers like the Kindle. But Google's cloud-based approach just might do more damage to these devices than any tablet ever could.
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