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Four iPhone Privacy Apps for Protecting Your Content from Prying Eyes

Do you want to keep personal photos and other content on your iPhone hidden away from any onlookers? Here's the lowdown on four "privacy apps" that could help.

Do the Carriers Care if Your Phone is Stolen?

Though some would have you believe that the situation is much bleaker, the fact is that there are plenty of ways to recover your phone if it's lost or stolen.

Download Lowdown: 10 Must-Have App Types for Your iPhone

Along with the apps that come with your iPhone, you'll definitely want to download more. Here are recommendations on what types to choose out of the hundreds of apps downloadable[...]

Apple Releasing iOS 6.1.3 to Fix iPhone Lockscreen Bug

Users frustrated by a security flaw in Apple's iOS 6.1 may soon find relief as reports are saying that Apple has released a beta version of iOS 6.1.3 to developers.

Norton Mobile Security Adds First iPhone and iPad Protection

Norton Mobile Security this week added its first Apple iOS client, along with a new pricing model for safeguarding iPhones, iPads, and Android devices alike.

IBM: BYOD Brings Security Woes, Consumerization & Hassles Over iPhone Vs. Android OS

With more employees bringing their own personal smartphones and tablets to work, employers are weighing Apple's iOS vs. Google's Android OS, including associated security and management concerns, IBM officials said[...]

BYOD Smartphones, PCs and Tablets Raise Big Security Risks, Experts Say

Employees bringing their own devices to work (BYOD) can raise big security risks, according to newly released research. At this week's RSA Conference, though, vendors announced some new technologies that[...]

How to Keep Your Smartphone Safe

It's a dangerous world out there for smartphones and tablets. Follow these tips though, and your device -- and the personal information aboard it -- just might have a fighting[...]

Symantec Rolls Out Free Norton Security Software for Android OS

Symantec on Thursday released a free edition of Norton Mobile Security, aimed at Android OS phone users socked by security threats ranging from cell phone thefts to "fake" apps loaded[...]

Low-Priced iPhone Accessories Are Great as Holiday Gifts, or Any Time

While doing your holiday shopping this year, take a look at some fun and/or practical camera accessories, docking stations, chargers, and other iPhone add-ons, each priced $15 to $130.[...]

Carrier IQ Under Investigation by the U.S. Government

Weeks after Carrier IQ software was discovered to be running on about 150 million smartphones, tracking and capturing every keystroke and text message without the user's knowledge, a federal investigation[...]

Norton Anti-Theft Service for Phones, Tablets and PCs Now Available from the Cloud

Fending off big rivals, Symantec on Tuesday released Norton Anti-Theft, the first in a set of planned cloud security services for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

Black Friday 2011 Brings Big Savings on Smartphones

The Friday after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year. To lure in customers, wireless carriers and online retailers are offering big sales on smartphones. There are special[...]

Samsung SAFE Program To Make Its Smartphones Secure Enough for the Enterprise

Samsung Mobile announced its "Samsung Approved for Enterprise," or SAFE, program for enterprises at CTIA this week in San Diego. This is designed to make smartphones that were first designed[...]

Google Wants to Listen to Your Phone Calls, then Send You Ads Based on Them

Users of Google's free Gmail service should be used to the idea that this company scans through their messages and serves them ads based on the content. Even this group[...]

Symantec Rolls Out Norton Safety Minder for Android OS

With one out of three kids using smartphones for Internet access, Symantec today released Norton Safety Minder, an Android OS security app aimed at helping parents monitor the use of[...]

Apple Modifying iPhone to Better Protect Users’ Data from Third-Party Apps

Several days ago, news came out that some iPhone apps are sending to their developers personal information about their users without permission. Apple announced today that it is going to[...]

PrivacyStar for Android Fends Off Text Messaging Abuse

With the annoying phenomenon of text messaging harassment continuing to plague cell phone users, PrivacyStar has rolled out a new feature that beefs up protection against unwanted SMS texts on[...]

Smartphone Design Peaks as Virtual Software and Applications Take Center Stage

They are slick, well designed and incredibly functional. Despite their present-day "wow factor", however, smartphones may have hit the ergonomics wall in terms of the balance between beauty and real[...]

Apple iOS 6 Will Better Protect iPhone Users’ Data from Third-Party Apps

Apple will be making a handful of changes in its upcoming mobile operating system, iOS 6, to protect the personal data of iPhone users from third-party apps. This will give[...]