Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that including ads in mobile applications (apps) poses privacy and security risks. In a recent study of 100,000 apps in the official Google Play market, researchers noticed that more than half contained so-called ad libraries. And 297 of the apps included aggressive ad libraries that were enabled…

 

Android is new OS in mobile world and it is a Linux based open source operating system. The main feature of Android is it is open source and easy to use. Android provides Java Language support for developers so that mobile application developers can build third party applications on java which can run on Android…

 

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Google Inc. purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. Android’s mobile operating system is based on the Linux kernel. Google and other members of the Open Handset Alliance collaborated on Android’s development and release….

 

Maemo is a software platform developed by the Maemo community for smartphones and Internet tablets. It is “based” on the Debian Linux distribution, but has no relation with it, especially for what concern open source. The platform comprises the Maemo operating system and the Maemo SDK. It is not open source, though it contains some….