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Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Nokia: Yes, we decrypt your HTTPS data, but don’t worry about it

SUMMARY: [Nokia] has confirmed that the Xpress Browser used on its Asha and Lumia handsets does route HTTPS traffic via its servers, temporarily decrypting it as it does so. However, Nokia maintains that it wouldn’t access complete unencrypted information.

via Nokia: Yes, we decrypt your HTTPS data, but don’t worry about it — Tech News and Analysis.

How to make Android faster, more productive and more secure

I’m an iPhone guy…. I don’t know why I’m posting this:

Here are 10 ways to make Android faster, more productive and more secure

via How to make Android faster, more productive and more secure

iPad 2 vs. business class tablets

iPad2 is the gold standard, but Fujitsu Stylistic and GammaTech Durabook are strong contenders

Tech lovers have been flocking to the iPad 2 and other tablets in order to watch movies, read books, surf the Web and make video calls on the latest, greatest, thinnest, lightest, coolest devices. But where do tablets fit within the enterprise?

We tested 10 tablets to see which had the strongest set of business-related features… We focused on business-related features, such as business-oriented programs and apps, security components, developer programs poised towards the enterprise, and accessories targeting business use. We also looked at battery life and Java-based browser performance.

via Network World.

Bad Siri! She lets anyone use a locked iPhone 4S

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The voice-activated feature on the new iPhone 4S will let anyone use the phone to send e-mails and text messages and make calls even if it is passcode locked….. There is an easy fix for this situation… In the Passcode Lock settings, switch Siri to “Off”.

via Bad Siri! Shell let anyone use a locked iPhone 4S | Security – CNET News.

What’s new in iOS 5

Since I am an iPhone user, articles like this are of great interest to me.  I would love to see comments from anyone who has done the upgrade…

Start here to learn the most useful new features and enhancements for your iPad or iPhone

iOS 5 has been out for a day now, and if you have a compatible iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, you’re probably still trying to get familiar with it… But if you want the quick summary of what’s new in iOS 5, read on.

via http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/101311-whats-new-in-ios-5-251925.html.