A lighter iPad for light-fingered Apple thieves?
Mark Bridge writes:
No prizes for guessing which two mobile tech stories grabbed most of the headlines last week. Tuesday morning saw Nokia’s much-rumoured tablet and phablet launches, with a Windows RT device and two 6-inch smartphones joining the company’s product portfolio.
As suggested a few weeks ago by Samsung’s preliminary results, the South Korean electronics giant has reported another record quarter.
Net income was up 25% year-on-year to a new high of 8.05 trillion won (£4.7 billion) for Q3 of 2013.
Mobile security company NQ Mobile has been called “a massive fraud” by investment research business Muddy Waters.
Not only does Muddy Waters claim that “at least 72% of NQ’s purported 2012 China security revenue is fictitious”, it also describes the NQ Antivirus 7.0 product as “unsafe for sale to consumers” and “spyware”.
Podcast - 25th October 2013
HTML5 is often described as the shape of things to come; sometimes as the future of the web and sometimes as the nemesis of native mobile applications.
But exactly what is 'HTML 5' - and what does it mean to the mobile industry?
Anton Faulconbridge writes:
It’s the latest tech update that everyone is talking about; for good or for bad, iOS7 is here and it’s something that all mobile app developers need to take into consideration. So, how have these changes to Apple’s system had an impact on third party apps?