"How do I know that the new installed app behaves as described?" asks Andreas Zeller, professor of software engineering at Saarland University. So far experts have identified so-called malicious apps by checking their behavior against patterns of known attacks. "But what if the attack is brand-new?" asks Zeller.
The Barnes & Noble lineup of Nook digital readers originally required a hack in order to access the full version of the Google Play store.
Are you a fan of genre comic books and graphic novels who happens to own an Android device? Well, Google Play has some good news for you, as over 400 comic books from Dark Horse were recently added to the Play bookstore.
Google has updated its Gmail Android app, which now allows users to save time on the actions they use most often: reply, archive, and search.
Android enthusiasts who routinely root their devices will undoubtedly be pleased to read about a new app from veteran dev Koushik Doutta known as Superuser.
E Fun has debuted a lineup of Android tablets dubbed the Google Play series. Powered by Jelly Bean (4.1), the tablets feature full access to Google Play, 1.5GHz dual-core processors and an HD (1024 x 600) display.
Mountain View has introduced a free scan and match feature for its Google Play music platform which allows users to add up to 20,000 songs.
Samsung’s ARM-powered (WiFi) Chromebook briefly appeared on Google’s official Play store yesterday before selling out after only a few hours.
A number of apps on the Google Play store may be leaking personal data.
Despite its continued increase in the mainstream consciousness, Android has seen a decrease in developer interest.
Forget McDonald's - Google is the one boasting about billions and billions served today.
Amazon is launching a way for Android users to find apps that will actually run on their device.
Smart app updates for Android have gone live on Google Play - promising to save users both time and bandwidth.
If you want to be among the first to know who will be joining Mitt Romney on his quest for the White House, the candidate's campaign wants to be sure you know about the "Mitt's VP" app available on the iPhone and Android.
Verizon will no longer block Android users from using third-party apps for mobile data tethering.
The Nexus 7 tablet is so popular that Google has had to block all sales through its own online store.
Step aside, App Store and Google Play.
You can now test out more than 5,000 Android apps before you decide to hit the purchase button.
Confirming earlier reports, Amazon is entering the market of in-app payments.
The gritty shooter game franchise is set to invade the mobile market.