OK Go's Damian Kulash Explains Why His Band Built Its Own Mobile Game
OK Go (the band behind hit music videos like "This Too Shall Pass" and "Here It Goes Again") launched its very own game for iOS and Android earlier this month. Titled Say The Same Thing, you play the game with one of your friends or with a randomly chosen player. (If you sign up now, you can also participate in a temporary promotion where people are randomly selected to play with a band member) Each player types in a word, then you see what the other player said, and you use that as prompt for another word. As the game's title implies, you win when each of you enters the same word.
New Opera for Android looks like Opera, tastes like Chrome
Hands-on with the new mobile version of the world's fifth-favorite browser.
After Getting Booted From Apple's App Store, Mobile Privacy App Clueful Returns On Android
Clueful, the mobile privacy app Apple booted from its App Store for being too revealing- or possibly because of its own behavior - is staging a comeback. This time around, Clueful’s maker Bitdefender is targeting Android users instead, with plans to reveal what the apps on your phone are doing, and how your privacy may be comprised in the process. Bitdefender, a company which makes a variety of anti-virus, anti-theft, and other security applications for web and mobile, first launched Clueful a year ago as a $4.00 iOS app that detailed how the apps on users’ phones handle – or mishandle, as the case may be – personal data. The app launched in the wake of a number of high-profile security events, like address book-gate and locationgate, for example. (And you know they’re bad when there’s a “gate” attached, right?). For “unknown reasons,” Apple removed Clueful from its App Store shortly after its debut. The company spins this as “we revealed too much!” of course, ...
Hotspot Shield Crosses 10M Installations On Android And iOS, Showing Strong Appetite For Mobile VPN
Virtual private networking is a great way to accomplish a number of things, including making sure that your secrets stay your own, protecting against malware attacks, and getting around the geoblocking of audio and video content from networks, labels and basically anyone who wants to restrict your sweet, sweet access. It's understandable, then, that as computing increasingly goes mobile, VPN would get more popular on mobile, too.
Sony releases its Android drivers for AOSP
Sony has released proprietary drivers and libraries of its Xperia S smartphone, Xperia Z smartphone and Xperia Tablet Z along with source code from the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to make building custom firmare easier