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Infographic – State of Piracy Security Report

Infographic on the state of piracy

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.

No Android Lollipop for Samsung Note 2 and S3

Android Lollipop Logo

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.

How Market Share And Use Of Cell Phones Is Increasing

SmartPhone

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.

Review – Hands on with the Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP

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?

The Weird and the Wonderful Smartphone Docking Stations

Speakal iCrystal Speak Dock with two speakers

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.

Why I Would Choose Android OS over iPhone OS

Android Logo

Back in January I renewed my mobile contract and got a HTC Desire HD smartphone with the android operating system. I love everything about it apart from the slightly poor battery life which is probably not helped with my Wifi being constantly on but hey I spend all my spare time on my computer so I can quickly charge it up. I do like Apple products but there is one thing that Android does better.