Latest Symbian OS Stories

2011-08-24 10:27:02

  Computer security software maker McAfee said Tuesday that the amount of malicious software targeted at Android devices rose 76 percent during the second quarter, making Android the most heavily attacked mobile operating system. Additionally, McAfee has identified 12 million unique types of malware during the first half of the year -- a 22 percent increase from a year ago.   “This has been the busiest first half-year in malware history,” said McAfee, a...

2011-08-20 00:00:33

With New Oxygen Forensic Suite 2011 Investigators Get Access to the Private User Data stored in a mobile device: History, Cache, Settings, and Logs of Popular Android Applications Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Oxygen Software, one of the leading developers of forensic software products, today announces Oxygen Forensic Suite 2011 v. 3.5, the newest version of the tool for forensic investigation of smart phones, mobile phones and PDA. The new release improves physical data...

2011-08-17 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile ad network, released its Mobile Insights Report: Global Edition, Quarter Ending July 2011. This comprehensive report is part of an on-going series to analyze quarterly data trends on InMobi's network and it projects that Android will be the top global mobile ad platform by the end of the year. InMobi experienced global ad impression growth of 22%, over the previous quarter, served 112.5...

2011-06-21 11:13:43

Nokia is planning to introduce mobile phones featuring the Microsoft Windows operating system this year, but is facing steep competition in the smartphone marketplace, reports the Associated Press (AP). Nokia faces strong products from the king of the smartphone hill, Apple's iPhone, Research in Motion's Blackberry line of products as well as Android choices. Less expensive products that maintain strong features are always clawing up the market hill squeezing the middle ground of the...

2011-06-13 09:06:18

Smartphone maker Nokia is struggling to hold its place as a leader in mobile communications technology but products from Apple and Samsung are quickly bumping Nokia down the list. Nokia has lead the smartphone market since it emerged in 1996, Reuters is reporting. Nomura, a global investment banking and securities firm, said: "Nokia looks set to relinquish its smartphone crown to Samsung and Apple. Further emphasizing the shift in power to Asia is our forecast for HTC to almost match Nokia...

2011-05-16 09:02:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile ad network, revealed its monthly network data analysis findings in its Mobile Insights Report: North American and Global Editions April 2011. The largest and most comprehensive report of its kind is based on data from the InMobi network which currently serves 35 billion monthly mobile advertising impressions to over 314 million consumers globally. This report highlights the continued...

2011-05-13 16:35:02

Beijing, May 13, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Components-electronic.com repoorts that Nokia officially announced that the R & D base of S30 and S40 will be moved to Beijing, China. Shortly thereafter, Nokia announced that they will outsource the Symbian software development to Accenture. Beforethis, Nokia announced cooperation with Microsoft Windows on Phone7, which aroused a ripple and suffered from the doubts of the industry and netizens. The two new moves, no doubt pushed Nokia to the...

2011-05-04 13:48:18

Research firm Canalys said on Wednesday that Google Inc.'s Android operating system took its market share to 35 percent in the first quarter of this year. The firm said the market for smartphones grew 83 percent from a year ago in the January-to-March quarter to 101 million phones. Google's software platform increased its market share to 35 percent from less than 10 percent just a year earlier, and Nokia's Symbian saw its market share drop to 26 percent from 45 percent. Canalys research...

2011-04-25 07:14:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina-X Studios, LLC announced today the current availability of PhoneSheriff for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows smartphones. This parental control service for mobile phones allows parents to easily monitor, filter, and restrict their children's smartphone. The parent sets the software to record and block activities associated with specific numbers and track locations via GPS. PhoneSheriff is a stealth application which allows...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.