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…

 
 

Apple® today announced that GarageBand®, its breakthrough music creation app, is now available for iPhone® and iPod touch® users. Introduced earlier this year on iPad®, GarageBand uses Apple’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ interface to make it easy for anyone to create and record their own songs, even if they’ve never played an instrument before. “GarageBand on iPad…

 

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…

 

In a big shift about cell phone industry, women have emerged as eager buyers of not just iPhones but of all so-called smartphones — BlackBerrys, Treos and other models of cell phones, mobile phones also. In the last year the number of American women using smartphones more than doubled, growing at a faster pace than…

 

Of the 56 countries Canalys tracks around the world, Android led in 35 of them and achieved a global market share of 48%. Asia Pacific (APAC) remained the largest regional market, with 39.8 million units shipping there, compared with 35.0 million in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and 32.9 million in the Americas….

 

Brew (Brew MP, Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless) is an application development platform created by Qualcomm, originally for CDMA mobile phones, featuring third party applications such as mobile games. It is offered in some feature phones but not in smart phones. It debuted in September 2001. As a software platform that can download and run…