Friday, September 25, 2015

Don't Fall For This Facebook "Dislike Button" Scam

Don't Fall For This Facebook "Dislike Button" Scam

Article Snip: "...Sophos security researchers writing on Naked Security said that clicking on the links brought them to two different scam sites, "neither of which had anything to do with Facebook, or a Dislike button, and both of which wanted us to sign up by giving away personal information." This is classic scam stuff. Facebook wouldn't make you jump through hoops to activate a new feature. Attackers and phishers often use the colors and logos of companies to make their fake sites look legitimate. Their links may lure users into sharing personal information or unwittingly downloading malware ..."


Reference: www.wifr.com

Friday, September 18, 2015

S Health app: Great app for counting your steps and so much more


Feature rich S Health app now available on non-Samsung smartphones

S Health appArticle Snip: "...It’s taken a while, but Samsung’s excellent S Health app is now available on any Android running Android 4.4 and above, not just the company’s own smartphones. Before brushing aside S Health as simply yet another health tracking app, it actually has several features that set it apart..."

Reference: mobilesyrup.com

Monday, September 7, 2015

'Head First Android Development' based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory

Head First Android Development


Article Snip: "...What will you learn from this book?

If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this book will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. You’ll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design interfaces, create a database, make your app work on various smartphones and tablets, and much more. It’s like having an experienced Android developer sitting right next to you! All you need is some Java know-how to get started.

Why does this book look so different?

Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First Android Development uses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multi-sensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works...."


Reference: www.amazon.com

The company behind Ashley Madison worked on an app called 'What's Your Wife Worth'

The company behind Ashley Madison worked on an app called 'What's Your Wife Worth'

Article Snip: "...Avid Life Media, owner of Ashley Madison, the beleaguered dating website aimed at connecting married individuals, was working on an app called "What's Your Wife Worth?" according to The Daily Dot and independently verified by Business Insider..."


Reference: www.businessinsider.com

app took secret photos of users

app took secret photos of users

Article Snip: "...appeared to offer pornography, but secretly took pictures of users with the phone's front-facing camera...."


Reference: www.bbc.com