I’ve heard some comments on forums which suggest that Flashback isn’t that important or successful because it’s “only” infected around 1% of the Mac installed base – around 500,000 machines, from about 50 million. Unfortunately, this displays the kind of ignorance about malware and its prevalence that I’ve often found from Mac users. Continue reading
A new survey shows that 34 percent of U.S. teens have iPhones — while another 40 percent plan to buy one within the next six months.
It looks like teens have moved on from the BlackBerry, and instead of diving into cheap Android, have held out for cheaper iPhones.
Google released Android 4.0 in October. Samsung released the global variant of Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0 on board in November, followed by the U.S. Verizon version in December. Other OEMs didn’t gain access to the Ice Cream Sandwich source code until November, about a month after Samsung got its hands on it.
Samsung has had the source code to Ice Cream Sandwich for five months. So far, it has not released a single ICS upgrade for its tablets, and has continued to release products with older versions of Android.
With “partners” like that, no wonder Google ended up buying Motorola.