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Many Android Apps Are Suspicious
2012-11-05 07:54:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bit9 announced late last week that it has found that more than 100,000 Android apps available in the Google Play store could be classified as "suspicious" or "questionable." The company surveyed the more than 400,000 Android apps available on the Google Play store in their recent analysis. They found that 26 percent of the apps analyzed can access users' personal data, including contacts and emails. "A significant percentage of...

2012-10-16 04:01:19

Auburn Tigers video-centric application now upgraded and free for 2012-2013 season Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 XOS Digital, Inc., the leading provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations announced today the release of the upgraded Auburn mobile and tablet applications, now free for Tigers fans. Equipped with new, expanded gameday features, the app provides fans with full coverage of Auburn Athletics and is...

2012-10-11 04:02:45

Drippler, the ultimate resource for Android users, has cut data downloads by 35 percent and reduced battery consumption by 20 percent, allowing users to make the most of their device faster than before. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Drippler announced today its app has reached 2.5 million downloads on Google Play and recent improvements in app performance with help from AT&T´s developer program. Drippler´s mobile app automatically detects the device it's running on...

2012-09-30 23:01:06

With over 300+ million active Android devices, more people than ever are turning to their smartphones and tablets for reading, whether for pleasure or for getting information. Now writers can reach this growing audience by turning their e-books, manuals, brochures and more into apps using Andromo's new PDF activity. Winnipeg, MB (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Now anyone with an ebook, training guide, or informational PDF document can turn it into a professional Android app using Andromo....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.