Android

All the world’s a Stagefright

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Here’s how security vulnerabilities are supposed to be handled. One, a researcher discovers an issue. Two, the people who make the software find a solution. And three, the solution is then made available, ideally by automatic update. That’s what Windows does, and what Apple does. It isn’t always as fast as it should be, but […]

Browsers

What you need to know about BERserk and Mozilla

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The Intel Security Advanced Threat Research Team has discovered a critical signature forgery vulnerability in the Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow malicious parties to set up fraudulent sites masquerading as legitimate businesses and other organizations. The Mozilla NSS library, commonly utilized in the Firefox web browser, can also be found […]

Apple

iPhone Notifications to Google Glass

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Google Glass

Google has already released a MyGlass Companion app for Android via the Play Store, and although a corresponding iOS version has yet to manifest itself  in the App Store, the company has already noted that iPhone users will not be neglected when it comes to the early 2014 public launch of Google Glass. In the […]

Google

Google Overhauls Gmail to Take On E-Mail Overload

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NYTimes posted: On Wednesday, Google introduced a new in-box design for its e-mail service, Gmail. In a blog post announcing the new design, the company said it wanted to help people quickly sort through their messages to determine which ones were important and which ones could wait until later. The revamped Gmail automatically sorts incoming […]

Google

Chrome 27 comes with better load speeds and security fixes

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The Chrome developers at Google have released version 27 of their browser to the Stable release channel for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Chrome Frame for Internet Explorer. The new version, Chrome 27.0.1453.93, includes performance improvements with a new scheduler and fixes a number of security vulnerabilities – most of them rated as High – that […]

Google

Google’s New Favicon

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Google Operation System Blog: Google has a new favicon that looks like the icon from Google’s mobile search apps for Android and iOS. The same icon was also used for the Google Search app from the Chrome Web Store. Most likely, Google wanted to use the same icon irrespective of the platform so that it […]