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Nielsen: Consumers Download More Apps than Ever!

May 20th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Analysis & Editorial | No Comments »

A new report from Nielsen shows consumers are downloading more apps than ever before. Currently, the average U.S. consumer has 41 apps installed. That’s 28% up from 32 apps a year before.

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Security Flaw in Android 2.3’s Micro SD Access

January 31st, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS | No Comments »

North Carolina State University’s Xuxian Jiang has discovered a security flaw in Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread. According to the researcher, malicious websites can read out userdate on Micro SD cards.

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3DS Will Receive Automatic Updates

October 1st, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: DSiWare | No Comments »

In order to battle piracy, Nintendo will be pushing firmware updates to the device. The consumer has no choice but to accept them If they want to continue playing new games.

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Apple Leaves iPhone & iPad Wide Open for PDF Exploit

August 4th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

Security companies world-wide criticize Apple as the company is leaving their complete collection of iOS devices open to a PDF exploit only jailbreakers are able to protect themselves from.

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Android Supports Remote Installing and Removing of Apps

June 28th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS | No Comments »

Last week, Google utilized its possibility to remotely remove two apps that have been installed on many handsets as those apps where breaching security on Android devices.

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Chainfire Hacks new Windows Marketplace Security

November 16th, 2009 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

Microsoft Dutch developer Chainfire has announced that he managed to crack the new security on the Windows Marketplace. Microsoft sotres the license on the local device and with a simple exe running in the background, he is able to spoof it.

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In-App Billing Issues for the App Store

October 23rd, 2009 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

Apple With the release of in-game billing for mobile games and applications on Apple’s App Store, many applauded this new way of generating revenues and fighting piracy. Yet, a few sources have started to discuss the real value of this proposition.

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Windows Marketplace Lacks Security

October 7th, 2009 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

Microsoft Shortly after the launch of Windows Marketplace, developers seem dissatisfied with the quality of the security. It seems relatively easy to hack mobile games and applications offered on the store.

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S60 J2me: Security Prompting Update

October 22nd, 2008 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: J2me | 1 Comment »

Unlike native Symbian games, J2me games have always been bothered with tight security restrictions on S60 devices, leading to endless popups, time and time again.

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