My morning started as most of my mornings do, Tablet in hand I trudge around my house making sure my little ones are getting breakfast and readying for school. I flick through all of the news and commentary I may have missed in the last 8 hours, catch a few webcomics, and if I am ... Read More »
Over the next few days you should see a link on your Google Account Settings page that allows you to enabled 2-step verification. This new feature adds an extra layer of security to your Google account by requiring a special passcode in addition to your normal password.
The opt-in program might be a hassle for ... Read More »
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, ... Read More »
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According to Russian security firm Kaspersky, Android has been hit by its first SMS-based trojan. Claiming to be a media player, the offending 13KB Android Package (APK) requests permission to send SMS text messages on behalf of the user.
Once installed, the application then proceeds to send premium rate SMS text messages without further consent ... Read More »
Today, probably like many of you, I updated the Google Maps application to discover something rather odd. Google Maps is now sporting four separate icons, one of which is a replacement for an existing stand-alone application. The strangeness stuck with me all day and what initially struck me as somewhat odd has now ... Read More »
We’ve known that Google had the ability to remotely remove apps obtained from the Market since before the G1 first hit users hands, but until this week it had gone completely unused.
What apps were so dangerous that they caused Google to forcibly yank them from users’ devices?
The early reports indicated ... Read More »
Norton security, a subsidiary of Symantec Inc., has announced the release of a new beta application for the Android platform. Norton Smartphone Security provides Android users the ability to remotely lock and wipe their device in the event their phone is stolen, Norton-strength protection against malware, and the ability to screen calls from unwanted callers.
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