Are anti-virus apps necessary for Android users? Hiroshi Lockheimer, VP of Android Engineering, recently said, “I don’t think so. That’s obviously an individual choice, but I haven’t felt the need for it. Let’s put it this way, I don’t run those apps.”
Carrier IQ has quickly become one of the most popular topics in the cellphone industry. It’s one of the main security concerns when it comes to Android devices (as well as other platforms). Carrier IQ is facing pointed fingers and even court. (Read this article for more details)
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A few months back, Android and Me reviewed Lookout Mobile Security, a free mobile security suite for your Android phone. We found it to be a decent security suite for the free pricetag.
So, about that free price tag. Today, Lookout has announced that they have added a premium version of their application, which ... Read More »
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Update: As several of our readers have pointed out, just because I think anti-virus programs are unnecessary on Android doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. Viruses and malware are serious concerns, and if you have those concerns, you should be protecting your phone. As always, the choice is up to you.
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