Android modding, hacking and custom ROM development is proliferating at a ridiculous pace, with hundreds of devices hitting the market every year capable of being ‘the next big hackers’ phone.’
Motorola’s Droid 4 has been waiting for a long, long time for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system update, but it seems as though there is no end in sight to the amount of patience required for this wait.
Facebook has launched its own app store, letting you play and download games and apps for both the browser-based site and for your iPhone or Android mobile.
The new store will let you browse through the ever-growing world of apps before deciding to use them. To help you wade through the universe of apps, Facebook will use its social data to only show the best of the best, with user ratings to determine which apps will feature. If your annoying fart app only got one star, it's not getting in.
BoxCryptor, the client-side encryption tool for Dropbox, Box.net and other cloud storage services, has come a long way since its early, Windows-only incarnation.
These days, the tool works not only on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, but also on Android and iOS. Right now, though, the Android version only works with Dropbox — but on Friday the team pushed out an update that they say readies it for other providers, including Box.net.
It’s not just malicious apps you need to be wary of infecting your smartphone. Now, navigating to poisoned websites are a threat, too.