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Android Growth Slowing, iOS Still on the Rise

Posted on 07/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Even though Android captured an impressive 75% of all smartphone sales in the 3rd quarter, a new analysis shows that it’s growth is slowing down over the past six months while iOS is still making healthy gains.

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Report: Android Gingerbread Most Malware Prone Mobile OS

Posted on 07/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Google’s Android Operating System is the most used mobile OS in the world. While its presence on smartphone and tablet devices continues to rise, so does its reputation as being susceptible to malware and malicious attacks.

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65% of US Mobile Web Traffic Comes From iOS Devices

Posted on 02/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Chitika has gathered the data from its 200,000 mobile websites, and their 4 billion ads to come up with their latest report on mobile web traffic. The mobile advertising firm releases their studies every few months or so to give insight into the mobile devices being used to access the web.

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Shit Android Fanatics Say… (Humor, Video)

Posted on 31/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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You’ve probably already seen the “shit Apple users say” videos that have been circulating around the web recently. Now Scott Rose is back, this time poking fun at Android users!

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Android Malware Up 580% In One Year (Infographic)

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Figures released last week show that Android malware has grown by 580 percent between September 2011 and September 2012. To add insult to injury, more than 175 million downloads of “high risk” apps were from Google Play’s Top 500.

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iOS 6 Adoption Rate Hits 61% After Just 1 Month

Posted on 22/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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After just one month of release, Apple’s iOS 6 mobile operating system is installed on roughly 61% of all compatible devices in the U.S. and Canada. Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich? It’s melting from lack of use.

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French Hacker Stole 500,000 Euros From Android Users

Posted on 19/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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A 20 year old hacker has been arrested in northern France after creating and spreading a virus via smartphone apps that defrauded thousands of victims. The hacker grabbed about 500,000 euros from his victims before being caught.

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FBI Issues Official Warning to Users About Android Malware

Posted on 15/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Android is well known as being a cesspool for all types of malware, with threats continuing to grow at an alarming pace – and now even the FBI is putting out the red flag! The Crime Complaint Center of the FBI has issued an official warning about malware attacks on Android.

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