Tags: Android

If you build it they will come

Tillpoint has launched its retail management solution. After three years in development business owners can download the app form the Apple store. Unlike many competitor solutions it aims to deliver a complete solution including accounting within a single application.  The architecture of the application is interesting. Tillpoint claims it is the first MBMA, Modular Business Management…

RootScan deploys on Android

RootStock has launched a new version of its mobile application, Rootscan. Version 2.0 is now available on Android as well as iOS, which it was launched on back in June. They have also introduced several improvements to the mobile app. New features for ERP users With this release RootStock has delivered a new UI. This is…

How to overcome the skills crisis in app development

Juniper Research forecasts that total revenues from mobile apps are on track to reach $99 billion by 2019. However, many predict that the skills crisis in mobile app development could hinder this growth as demand for skills is outstripping capabilities in many organisations. Robert Half, a leading UK IT recruitment firm, recently claimed that increased…

Is Coin Miner draining your Android device?

The TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog has identified the Coin Miner mobile malware back in the Google Play store. The malware takes over a device and uses its resources to mine a selection of different cryptocurrencies. Users will often not realise what is going all. What they will see is poor battery life and degraded performance.…

Google Chrome users fooled by fake Adblock Plus app

Adblock Plus has built a reputation around blocking annoying ads, blocking domains spreading malware and disabling tracking. It has been successful with versions for all the key browsers available on desktops, laptops and mobile devices. It’s success has led to a fake version of the app being downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. At present,…

BitVault, a blockchain smartphone

Embedded Downloads – based in Limerick, Ireland and New Delhi, India – has announced BitVault, allegedly the world’s first crypto communicator and blockchain-supporting smart phone. It will ship in November at a price of €949.00. The BitVault was introduced, via prototypes, to the fintech community earlier this year. Now it is almost real. BitVault features…

Check Point Research calls out DU Antivirus Security

Check Point mobile threat researchers have identified a version of DU Antivirus Security that harvested user data without consent. They believe that the app, which was free, has been downloaded between 10-50 million times. On first install onto a device the app proceeded to harvest data from the device. Among the data it collected were…

NordVPN squares up to China VPN ban

NordVPN has taken on the Chinese government with its latest update for Android. The company says its Android App has been specifically adapted to get around the Great Firewall of China. The timing of the release is good. In the last month Apple has withdrawn VPN products from its store. Meanwhile other sources are reporting…

GTNexus gets supercharged

Infor has announced improved functionality in GTNexus. This is as a result of the increased investment it made in development following its acquisition. The announcement comes only a short time after enhancements to GTNexus were unveiled at Bridges where it also announced a deal with HSBC. It is not clear if these are in addition…