Arxan and iThreat Cyber Group have published The Application Security report detailing how the illegal reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material (piracy) on the web is growing rapidly. Over 1000 sites have been analyzed over the past 3.5 years are part of the dark web which is not indexed by standard search engines. 50 are in the business of distributing pirated releases.
Samsung have confirmed that there will be no lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3. This is frustrating if you look forward to having the latest updates and features or that you feel phone has never quite reached its potential. If you like experimenting then you might be interested in installing a custom rom which can actually increase your phones performance and removes all unnecessary bloat. Here are some alternative Roms to add a little Lollipop sweetness to your phone.
Over the years smartphones are more sophisticated and so too are the apps that you can purchase for them. Having had a pretty tough time lately, sleep was one of the things that was affected in a big way. Having barely slept in January and struggling to get back into a pattern of having several hours sleep in one go, waking up groggy and disinterested in life as a result. In the beginning of March I decided to buy an iPhone app to monitor my sleep (or lack of), something that I would say I was quite pessimistic about to start with but would the app have any effect?
If you are like me and you are fed up of receiving those annoying nuisance text messages to claim for the accident you have never had, PPI, bank refunds then instead of ignoring them, block them easily with this easy to follow picture tutorial and banish the bad boys for good.
A few years ago I published why I would never buy an iPhone. Since then I have owned a HTC and Samsung Smartphone both using the Android OS. Do you think my opinion has changed?
As technology has advanced over the years so have mobile cell phones. The days when you had to have arms of steel to carry one around to now being able to easily lose it without even knowing it. Smartphones have been wildly adopted at an increasing rate over the last few years. The following infographic highlights how the market share has increased. Will Android win the battle over iOS? Will relative newcomers Windows steal a percentage? Who do you think will win? You might just be surprised.
I have been hands-on testing the Sony Xperia SP for the past week. The Sony Xperia SP is a mid-level phone which is not as feature rich or as powerful as the Xperia Z series. Although this is my first time with a Sony Smartphone I once owned the extremely popular Sony K750i a number of years ago which was as solid as a rock and featured one of the best cameras around for it’s time. Would the Sony Xperia SP stand up to the challenge?
If you have recently been thinking “Should I really sell my mobile?” maybe you should look at some weird and wonderful docking stations to bring out the best in your smartphone. From the crazy to the downright bizarre, docking stations can provide crystal clear sound and some quirky design to your office or home. Whatever your style and budget, there is sure to be a docking station for you on the market. Here are just a few models which can add some style and intrigue to a room.
Look everywhere around you and you will see almost everyone using their smartphone – either making a call or surfing the net. There are actually more than one billion smartphone users in the world and the number is expected to double in two years according to a research made by Strategy Analytics.
iPhone fans can get a low cost device now, as Apple is going to launch that sooner. Some say the low cost Smartphone would be either fully plastic body, or a combo of metal and plastic. It would be a downgrade from the previous metal or glass design, sources revealed at DigiTimes.
DigiTimes said without mentioning the supply chain sources that the main purpose of using plastic body in the device is to cut the manufacturing cost of the phone. However, some other sources revealed that the phone would have a mixture of plastic and metal, with internal parts visible from outside.