Mobile Operating System

[Video] The Next Version of Windows Phone- Mango

What’s next in Windows Phone 7? Check out Mango: Easier to connect and share- Whether you call, email, text, tweet, IM, check in, post, or tag—the next release of Windows Phone communicates just like you do. A smarter approach to apps- Instead of keeping information you need bottled up inside apps, the next release of Windows Phone makes it available ...

Read More »

[Comment] Microsoft announces Windows Phone ‘Mango’ update

Comment by Ovum principal analyst Tony Cripps “Mango will provide a worthwhile upgrade for both existing and new users of Windows Phone devices once it arrives in the marketplace. However, Microsoft needs to do better if it is to persuade the market that it has the most user friendly – and desirable – mobile platform in the market today. “New ...

Read More »

500 new features in upcoming Windows Phone 7 Update

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told attendees of the Japanese Microsoft Developers Forum Monday that the next version of Windows Phone, codenamed “Mango” will contain approximately 500 new features. Ballmer did not go into details but rumours pointed out that Mango will actually be Windows Phone 7.5 and include at least a handful of new features, such as Internet Explorer 9, ...

Read More »

99% of Android devices not safe in open WiFi networks

Some 99% of the Android devices out there are vulnerable to a new potential risk that allows attacker to eavesdrop any transmitted information. The attack utilises a similar process of the Firesheep desktop plugin, which could potentially allow attackers to hijack tokens(data) used to access calendars, contacts and a number of other services available within Google’s Android operating system. Due ...

Read More »

First Windows Phone Security Update from Microsoft

Microsoft has released the first security update for Windows Phone 7,  a similar security update that the company gave Windows desktop users six weeks ago. The 1st Windows Phone 7 security update is designed to blacklist nine digital certificates acquired by a hacker in March from Comodo however it is unclear when the update will reach end users.

Read More »

Google facing a lawsuit over Android location tracking

Two Android phone users sued Google Inc. over claims their phones secretly recorded and stored data about their movements. The two residents of Oakland County in Michigan said in a complaint filed April 27 in federal court in Detroit that their HTC Inspire 4G phones, which use Google’s Android Operating System, track their whereabouts “just as if by a tracking ...

Read More »

Android 2.3.4 supports Google Talk with Video Chat

Google has added video chatting capabilities on a new version of Android phones- Android OS 2.3.4. A video or voice chat button will appear in the Google Talk friends list next to your contacts. While video chatting, any text chats from that person will also appear overlaid on the video. When switching to a different application while video chatting, video ...

Read More »

Latest Symbian OS called Anna

Nokia has announced the much awaited Symbian^3 update called Anna(aka PR2). According to Nokia, the most obvious and visible feature of Symbian Anna is the new icons. The redesigned icons are part of the new UI.  Symbian Anna packs a split-screen keyboard allowing easier text input, an improved browser and enhanced security features too.

Read More »