Security

Hackers can get other people’s mobile phones to send paid messages

Disadvantages of mobile communication standards give fraudsters the opportunity without the knowledge of the phone owner to arrange sending SMS messages to premium rate numbers or to create difficulties in obtaining ordinary text messages. The vulnerability concerns the messaging system for applications that are installed by operators in the SIM-card. This system is called SIM Application Toolkits. These applications are used for…

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OS, Windows

Malicious SMS disables all messages on Windows Phone

The mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7 is vulnerable,  which can be blocked by function send and receive messages. One of blog readers, the developer Khaled Salameh, showed that if the phone is sent a specially composed SMS, then the machine reboots. The application “Messages” (Messaging Hub) will be available – when you try to run it the user will be…

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Android, OS

Android has won half of the smartphone market

According to Gartner, Google Android has been detected in more than half of smartphones sold in the third quarter of this year. The operating system scored 52.5% of all sales, doubling the share from the same quarter last year. And this happened despite the fact that many users are put off buying in the summer and bought a new iPhone is…

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Security

Juniper enters into a cooperation agreement with Samsung to develop mobile security

The company Juniper Networks has expanded its security platform for the Junos Pulse series Samsung mobile phones based on Android. The company said it will integrate its security platform with hardware Samsung, to add some features that are not currently available for other devices Android. Among the remedies proposed for devices Samsung, will be the inclusion of SSL VPN-connections. The platform…

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General

Micron and Samsung formed a consortium to promote the memory of HMC

Two of the biggest manufacturer of memory Micron and Samsung established a consortium to which the sit down next Altera, Open-Silicon and Xilinx for the collaborative development and implementation of open interface specifications of a new type of memory Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC), designed for a wide range of applications from large-scale networks to high-end products. According to the developers, DDR4 is…

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General

Samsung opens the source code of bada

Samsung has plans to open source its own mobile operating system bada. After opening the package-based devices bada be able to produce not only Samsung, but other manufacturers. The number of such devices may include smart phones as well as  Smart TV with Internet connection, the company plans. Code bada Samsung intends to publish in 2012. Transformed into the operating system open source, bada…

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Gadgets

28-nm processors Qualcomm Snapdragon – 2,5-GHz and 4 cores in early 2012

Qualcomm has confirmed that it intends to begin shipping next-generation processors Snapdragon Series S4 our partners at the end of this year. This information is reported, senior vice president of product management for Cristiano Amon in the event Innovation Qualcomm in Istanbul. Chips operating at speeds up to 2.5GHz, there may be a smartphone as early as next year, possibly in February, by…

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General

Samsung accuses Apple of violating seven patents

Samsung has struck back at Apple in Australia. The Korean manufacturer has submitted to the Australian court lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of violating seven patents related to wireless communications standards. In addition, the Korean manufacturer has filed an appeal against the recent decision by the German court, banning the sale of the tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab II in…

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Gadgets, Social CellPhones

Android Ice Cream Sandwich will be released in November

Google introduced in October and November a new version of the Android operating system, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich, designed to reduce the fragmentation of the platform, the website Android and Me, with reference to the statement of the Board of Directors Eric Schmidt. Google is currently developing two versions of Android, one of which (Gingerbread) is designed for smartphones and…

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Gadgets, Just CellPhones

Samsung released Bada 2.0 SDK

Samsung released Bada 2.0 SDK is aimed at enlarging the audience of its operating system, planning to release a series of innovative smartphones later this year. Bada 2.0 will contain several important updates, including support for multi-tasking, direct exchange of files via Wi-Fi, NFC and the ability to support voice recognition. The platform will better support for Flash and HTML5,…

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