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Researchers find smishing vulnerability in all recent versions of Android, Google working on a fix

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NC State University researchers have discovered an SMS phishing (smishing) vulnerability in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and thus is present in almost all Android versions, including Donut (1.6), Éclair (2.1), Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0), and Jelly Bean (4.1). They have tested the flaw on...
Researchers find smishing vulnerability in all recent versions of Android, Google working on a fix

MetroPCS intros first Rich Communication Services on LTE, touts universal contacts and chat (video)

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Smartphone users are well immersed in a world of contact syncing, media sharing, VoIP and video calls. They're just not used to finding everything in one place, let alone guaranteeing that any carrier-level features will work with other phones and providers. MetroPCS is hoping to put itself ahead on...
MetroPCS intros first Rich Communication Services on LTE, touts universal contacts and chat (video)

SocialParent: The social network for families

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At the Launch Festival a new social network emerged. Your reaction to that first sentence had to be just like mine: Argh! Not another one! But it wasn’t until I just spent the weekend with my new God Daughters at a birthday party, that I realized this one in particular...
SocialParent: The social network for families

Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

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Facebook Messenger might as well be as ubiquitous as SMS text messaging for some, but there's a catch to getting everyone to agree: despite there being over a billion Facebook users, not everyone is able (or willing) to fire up a social networking profile to get started. Some of...
Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

Prepare for what is to come with Future Scheduler

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Future Scheduler from Appsicum is an iOS and Android app that allows users to set up a schedule of phone calls, text messages, social network status updates and emails to be automatically sent at specific points in the future. It’s available now as a $1.99 download on both the App...
Prepare for what is to come with Future Scheduler

Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts

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Skype has acknowledged that a bug in its VoIP software is unwittingly sharing instant messaging conversations with uninvited contacts on a user’s friend list, causing a minor privacy headache for the Microsoft-owned company. As noted by Engadget (citing a thread on Skype’s support forums), users have found that a small number of messages...
Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts
Fake Android app can launch DDoS attacks from your phone
Hackers claim to leak contents of Israeli Vice PM's Gmail account, including contacts and emails

Facebook Updates Android App, Adds Photos And Message Sharing From Home Screen

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Facebook has released an update to its Android app today that should give users of the social network on Android devices a more integrated and instant experience — and takes Facebook another step closer to making its mobile app experience more like the one people have when using the social...
Facebook Updates Android App, Adds Photos And Message Sharing From Home Screen

Introduction to OAuth Basic

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OAuth allows you to share your private resources (photos, videos, contact list, bank accounts) stored on one site with another site without having to hand out your username and password. Giving your user name or password to a social media site is like giving them the rights to access your...
Introduction to OAuth Basic

Tweetdeck Coming To The iPad – This Will Be Awesome

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Tweetdeck has just announced that it is bringing its well-respected Twitter app to the iPad. The app is available for free now, for use with the iPad from launch tomorrow.Far more than just being a port of the iPhone or Adobe Air versions of the app, Tweetdeck for iPhone is...
Tweetdeck Coming To The iPad – This Will Be Awesome

Facebook loses friends in Germany over privacy breaches

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Before you've even sipped your morning brew, a regional German court has delivered yet another stern judgement affecting a multinational organization. This time it's Facebook back in the dock over the Friend Finder feature, which uploads a user's contact list to Zuckerberg's bunker without proper warning. Another offense involves the...
Facebook loses friends in Germany over privacy breaches
Trade your mass holiday text for a song

More than a year after its shutdown, Google to move all Buzz posts to its Drive service on July 17

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Google is taking the “last step” in its shutdown of its Google Buzz product. Starting July 17, the company announced in an email that all posts will be saved to Google Drive. Back in February 2010, Google launched Buzz, perhaps a precursor to Google+, and was a service that the...
More than a year after its shutdown, Google to move all Buzz posts to its Drive service on July 17

CallApp Uses Social Data To Build A Smarter Smartphone Contact Book

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One of my least favorite moments of the day comes when my iPhone rings and the number isn’t in my contact book. Is it an important call from an entrepreneur? A random PR person pitching me? Or just a telemarketer? I won’t know until I pick up. CallApp, a startup...
CallApp Uses Social Data To Build A Smarter Smartphone Contact Book
Viber VoIP app for Android and iOS updated with group messaging and improved iPhone audio engine
Latest Skype for Windows beta lets users sign in with Microsoft, Facebook accounts

Jerkface Guy Sexts a Naked Picture of a Teenage Girl to Teach Her a Lesson [Crime]

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Eugene Foster, a 31-year-old man, found a nude picture of his girlfriend's daughter on her phone and decided to teach her a lesson by sending that naked picture of her to everyone on her contact list. Uhh... yeah, that's pretty much historically horrible parenting. More »...
Jerkface Guy Sexts a Naked Picture of a Teenage Girl to Teach Her a Lesson [Crime]

5 Push-to-Talk Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Walkie-Talkie

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When was the last time you saw a walkie-talkie? Look in your pocket. Several smartphone apps mimic the walkie-talkie experience of instant push-to-talk communication. iPTT (Free: iPhone) iPTT is one of the App Store's original push-to-talk apps. It's just like a walkie-talkie. It provides one-to-many group communication, one-to-one communication within a...
5 Push-to-Talk Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Walkie-Talkie
Explay releasing the Crystal: a feature phone with a transparent color display

HighScore House Launches FamJam App to Help Kids and Families Connect

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Montreal-based HighScore House, the startup aimed at helping kids generate enthusiasm for chores through gamification, today launched its latest app. FamJam, the new app, takes the company in a different direction, but it’s one that HighScore House founder Kyle Seaman told BetaKit in an interview came naturally out of...
HighScore House Launches FamJam App to Help Kids and Families Connect

App of the Week: 'Where You @' enables text-based location queries

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Sometimes the most effective apps are the simplest. This week’s App of the Week, “Where You @?” is a quick and easy way for someone you know to find out where you are, just by texting two characters — @? — to your Android device. The app responds automatically...
App of the Week: 'Where You @' enables text-based location queries

New OS X 10.8 beta adds Twitter notifications, contact access requests, iCloud Safari tabs, more

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Earlier today, Apple seeded their second developer preview of the upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion release. As Apple noted when introducing the new OS X software product earlier this year, the new version is all about bringing iOS 5 features to the Mac. This includes popular iOS features like...
New OS X 10.8 beta adds Twitter notifications, contact access requests, iCloud Safari tabs, more
Skype 4.0 update for iOS has UI, stability, accessibility improvements

Skype updates Mac app with click to call in Safari and revamps user profile view

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Skype on Thursday released a new version of its native Mac application. Skype 6.1 for Mac has added a click to call feature and revamped the user profile view. You can download the new version now directly from Skype.com. Click to call allows you to dial numbers from Safari on...
Skype updates Mac app with click to call in Safari and revamps user profile view
Chorus.im taps HTML5 to let you text anyone with a web browser

"Find and Call" app becomes first trojan to appear on iOS App Store

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Find and Call is a malicious app for iOS and Android. Don't download it! Screenshot via Kaspersky Lab In case you need a reminder that trojans can still appear on the iOS or Android app stores, a new one has been discovered by the researchers at Kaspersky Lab. Published...
"Find and Call" app becomes first trojan to appear on iOS App Store

Twitter stores full iPhone contact list for 18 months, after scan

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Twitter Inc. has acknowledged that after mobile users tap the "Find friends" feature on its smartphone app, the company downloads users' entire address book, including names, email addresses and phone numbers, and keeps the data on its servers for 18 months. The company also said it plans to update its...
Twitter stores full iPhone contact list for 18 months, after scan

Get things done with no fuss with Any.DO

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Any.DO is an iOS and Android app from the company of the same name. It’s a free download, available now from the App Store and Google Play. This review is based on the iOS version, tested on an iPhone 4S. Any.DO is a task manager application that aims to help...
Get things done with no fuss with Any.DO
Google Voice update adds custom settings for callers who aren't in your contact list
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?