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Google sharpens Gmail app for iOS

This new version adds background refresh capability.

New iOS flaw allows malicious apps to record touch screen presses

The captured touch screen data could be used to reconstruct what users typed

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

on macworld.com

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Study: 6 out of 10 Android apps a security concern

Webroot mobile threat report illustrates dramatic rise in mobile malware—especially threats targeting Android devices.

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Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps

A study from Appthority of security and risky behavior in mobile apps yields some concerning results.

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Apple tops Android in business activations, but Surface claims the workday usage crown

A pair of reports from Good Technology and Chitika Insights reveal the differences between mobile business users and the consumer market at large.

Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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Read this now: 7 clever mobile apps to conquer procrastination

More than nagging reminders, these apps help you break through productivity barriers so you can finish reading this and get even more done.

Twitter for Android, iOS apes Facebook in showing number of retweets in feed

Twitter is rolling out a new version of its Android app that shows the number of tweets and retweets in the main feed.

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Why a health-focused iWatch won't kill smartwatches like the iPod killed audio players

Nothing about current sensor technology or the wearables space in general tells us that Apple can roll in and dominate.

on techhive.com