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Smartphones and Tablets are very popular nowadays, according to the study from Canalys (2012) in 2011Q4, which shows that global shipment for smartphones has a growth of more than 62% and growth of around 275% for pads.
By: Vibha Manjunath (posted on September 12, 2011)
Smartphones have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. In this growing market of smartphones, Android, an open source platform of Google has become one of the most popular Operating Systems. Android is mainly used in smartphones and tablets.
Android is an open-source mobile operating system, based upon a modified version of the Linux kernel, initially developed by Android Inc., a firm purchased by Google in 2005.
A Gartner study released on November 2010 outlined that Android has become the second-most popular OS in the world (Gartner, 11/2010). The growth of Android has exceeded their previous study, released last year, in which they had predicted that Android will be the No.2 worldwide mobile operating system in 2012 (The H, 08/10/2009). According to another Gartner study (Gartner, 08/2010)., there will be only a slight difference between Symbian and Android market share in 2014: 30.2% for Symbian against 29.6% for Android.
Companies' confidential information can be stored in the device, and a compromise on the device will pose risks to companies. The paper aims to describe an audit on Nokia Communicator 9500 implementation in Enterprise context.
This article will examine the security features standard with the Palm OS(R) version 3.x, their vulnerabilities, and some alternative security software which help remedy these vulnerabilities. The classic ideals of information security apply to a Palm device as well as to a network.
iOS is the name of Apple’s mobile operating system. Previous to June 2010, it was known as the iPhone OS. Released in the summer of 2007, the first generation iPhone OS was a spectacular hit in the blackberry-dominated smartphone market.