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Google Play Sends Users’ Personal Information to App Developers Without Permission

Posted on 14/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


As if the horrifying wave of malware affecting Android devices (which can now even infect your PC!) wasn’t bad enough, ZDNet reports that Google is also sending users’ personal information to Google Play developers (including names and addresses) without permission – a massive privacy violation if there ever was one.


iOS is Still A Main Priority for Developers

Posted on 30/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Mobile ecosystems analysts VisionMobile has released its fourth Developer Economics report. The 2013 report looked at developer opinions in order to chart which platforms have the highest mindshare among developers, as well as which platforms make the most money for developers.


Verizon Had Plans For Siri Before Apple Stole Her Away

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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You have a crush on a girl, and you have big plans for your future together. You’re ready to make your move… Then someone else catches her eye, wins her heart, and takes her away to fame and fortune. Welcome to Verizon’s world.


The Original Android Logo Was Just Plain Scary (Image)

Posted on 21/01/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill


The little green thing that represents Android today could have been yellow (or blue, or red) with weird eyes – and downright scary. Android engineer Dan Morrill posted some pretty horrific early concept art of the Android logo to his Google+ account.


Google Says Google Maps for iOS is Better Than the Android Version!

Posted on 17/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Google’s new Maps app for iOS has certaily caused a great deal of excitement, providing users with a solid alternative to Apple’s own iOS 6 mapping app. Google has really done a great job on the app – and according to Google, it’s actually even better than the Android version!


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