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Google Refunds Android Users Who Bought Fake Anti-Virus App

Google Refunds Android Users Who Bought Fake Anti-Virus App

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google is refunding users who were fooled into purchasing a non-functional anti-virus app through their Play Store. The $3.99 Virus Shield app quickly rose to the top ranking in...

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2014-04-22 23:05:56

Latest Android Update Enables Chromecast Users to Stream Any of their Digital Content Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Bitcasa, the company that makes storage simple, today announced Chromecast support in its latest Android release. The updated Android app will support Chromecast streaming and allow users to stream digital content from their Bitcasa app directly to their TV, extending Bitcasa’s commitment to making users’ digital content more accessible. “With native...

2014-04-22 23:04:07

Tablet users experience a new photo and video experience that brings memories back to life with this creative application. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Flayvr Media LTD now offers its innovative Flayvr photo gallery application for Intel® Atom™ tablets for Android*. This interactive organization tool recognizes photos and videos taken at the same event and builds an album out of them, automatically organizing and displaying your memories based on a proprietary algorithm that customizes...

2014-04-17 23:11:36

AppsGeyser, the online Android app tool platform, delivers optimization tips to Android app makers to encourage social media marketing success (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Social media marketing is the key to success for many businesses including Android app businesses. AppsGeyser has been providing Android app makers with the tools to create successful app businesses for over three years, but creating an app does not always equate to success if a business is not effectively marketed, therefore...

2014-04-17 16:29:17

Special education technology startup, SpecialNeedsWare, launches AutisMate, a comprehensive learning, life skill and communication platform, for Android. NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpecialNeedsWare will release AutisMate, a comprehensive life and learning platform for individuals with special needs, on Android-powered tablets and smart phones. AutisMate focuses on simultaneously improving learning, self-management and communication skills through a comprehensive set of...

2014-04-15 08:37:32

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years after placing its first miniature system on a micro-helicopter, Gumstix today unveiled the AeroCore for DuoVero, a new MAV control system that puts a complete installation of Linux in the air. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73087) Gumstix AeroCore includes a comprehensive list of features, including: -- Multiple control options for up to eight motors -- A 9-axis accelerometer/gyroscope and...

2014-04-10 23:02:10

The long-awaited goal of first person shooter (FPS) mobile gaming devices for video games is finally here as Modded Apps, a developer of mobile gaming technology, launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new mobile gaming controller—the “AppTrigger.” Naples, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The campaign aims to speed distribution of the AppTrigger Touch and AppTrigger Blue mobile gaming devices to game enthusiasts and developers around the world. People can join the initiative by visiting...

2014-04-09 08:34:28

Launching on Indiegogo, Company Seeks $100,000 to Complete Cutting-Edge Android-Based Platform SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching now on Indiegogo, ALYT (Affordably Link Your Things) is a unique do-it-yourself (DIY), open source, ANDROID powered Smart Home Manager. It enables consumers to easily manage their home security, energy use, entertainment systems, and home automation through their Android or iOS smartphones and tablets. For consumers, this wireless device offers...

Google Eyes New Set Top Box
2014-04-09 04:36:18

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google wants a bigger piece of the living room. The Mountain View company is reportedly working on Android TV, a set top box that will provide streaming television from the Internet and over the top (OTT) services such as Netflix, Hulu and Pandora. While Google has yet to announce Android TV, developers are reportedly already working on apps for the new hardware, according to The Verge's Sean Hollister and based on documents obtained by...

2014-04-08 16:20:32

App offers customers new features, improved design and functionality CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its all-new mobile application for the Android platform, offering customers innovative new features, smoother functionality and an improved touch-friendly design that enables travelers to access information more quickly and easily. The new Android app, available at united.com/mobile, follows United's redesign of the mobile app for the iOS 7 platform, which...

Smartphone Antivirus App Revealed As A Fake
2014-04-08 12:00:05

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security on smartphones has become as essential as security on a PC. You make sure you have virus protection on your computer, and that it stays up to date. The same is increasingly true on a smartphone. And sadly this week one of the top antivirus apps for the Android platform, Virus Shield, was identified as a fake. Virus Shield made it to the well-respected number one new paid app position in the Google Play Store in just a week,...