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Android mug shots have no lock and key

(PhysOrg.com) -- If Google loyalists will persist that this Internet Goliath can do no evil, they at least need to admit, based on new evidence this week, that Google can do a lot of mindless harm. A security door in Android ...

dateMar 04, 2012 in Software report
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How Secure are iPhone and Android Apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's smartphones are pocket size computers that can be customized by downloading applications. This is what makes a smartphone vulnerable to cybercriminals. In this article we will examine how an iPhone ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Software weblog
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Adobe shows off new 'undo photo blur' feature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite all the advances in digital photography, most people are still plagued by the problem of blurry photos, a problem compounded by the use of cameras embedded in cell phones due to their small size. ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Software report
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FalconView Mapping Software Goes Open Source

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has released an open-source version of its popular FalconView software. The program displays topographical maps, aeronautical charts, satellite images and other ...

dateAug 12, 2009 in Software
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Music file compressed 1,000 times smaller than mp3

Researchers at the University of Rochester have digitally reproduced music in a file nearly 1,000 times smaller than a regular MP3 file. The music, a 20-second clarinet solo, is encoded in less than a single kilobyte, and ...

dateApr 01, 2008 in Software
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