BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has identified a potential vulnerability in Adobe’s PDF format which could result in the execution of malicious code via a PDF attachment. This is not the first time in 2009 that RIM has picked up on such an issue, and as before they have written a patch for the BES [...]
According to a report published by Maribel Lopez, formerly of Forrester Research, BlackBerry smartphones provide consumers with the highest level of security available. The report analyzed the device itself as well as the network it uses and how it connects to that network. The ratings system was divided into 4 sections with a top score [...]
Andy Rubin, Google’s Director of Mobile Platforms, claims there could be up to 18 new handsets released in 2009 sporting the Android operating system. Seeing that we’re almost half way through 2009 and only two handsets have been launched globally (the G1 and HTC Magic) this appears a tall order, unless Google and its manufacturing [...]
Apple this week warned its iPhone and iPod users that they might experience a “small and quick” shock via their earbuds due to a buildup of static electricity. “This condition is not limited to Apple hardware and static can potentially build up on almost any hardware and could be discharged using any brand of earbuds,” [...]
A reputable Sony Ericsson Blog has confirmed that Sony Ericcson are planning on releasing a new firmware for the X1, which will include support for a BlackBerry connection in June 09.
US based bespoke holster manufacturer case-mate have designed a new holster for the BlackBerry Bold 9000. The new holster, called the “BlackBerry Bold Fuel” contains a lithium polymer battery and can be used to charge your BlackBerry by the flip of a switch. The lithium cell can provide the Bold with an additional 7 hours [...]
While Google has improved Android several times since it came out in 2008, “Cupcake” bumps the software’s version to 1.5 and marks the platform’s first significant upgrade.
This morning there was a brief outage on the RIM EU relay. Our servers detected a loss of service shortly after 08:00 GMT and the network was offline for around 30 minutes. Both BES and BIS users will have been impacted, but there will have been no loss of data as mail will have been [...]
Finnish company Nokia has introduced a service that allows users to send and receive emails on their mobile using virtually any email service. Nokia Messaging is “push email” which means that new messages digitally compressed in order to speed up delivery to a user’s mobile and are immediately sent to the recipient. Users can access their [...]
Speculation regarding the next generation iPhone has been enhanced this week with the release of a leaked screenshot online showing the device to have 32GB of memory. The 2009 flavour of the iPhone is expected to be announced soon, along with some enhanced specifications (a far cry from the recurring iPod analogy of the same [...]