Posted December 12, 2012 The second of two FTC reports on kids’ mobile apps shows that the industry hasn’t improved with regards to privacy, with many apps sharing personal information with third parties, all without notifying parents or asking for their permission. Read the story now.
Posted December 11, 2012 A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police. It’s a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track [...]
Posted February 6, 2012 The United States is preparing a modified version of Google’s Android operating system to allow soldiers to use smartphones. Read the story on Naked Security.
Academic researchers have demonstrated flaws in the Android permissions system that could allow rogue applications to gain access to SMS messages, GPS or even record audio from affected devices. Read the story on NakedSecurity.
Mobile development’s the way to move. Nor will you starve if you’re picking up Java or Objective C. Check out the full story on the new Software Quality Connection site—is lovely, ya? Ya!