Android security issues soaring, warns Kaspersky's CTO

Nikolay Grebennikov, the CTO of antivirus company Kaspersky, has warned that the number of malware apps targeting Android are growing by the day...
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29. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I knew the Charm would suck just by looking at it. What issues did you have with the G2? How about with the Nexus One? What did you not like about them? I've owned two Motorola phones and a Palm Pixi. I dealt with Blackberry for a while before either. I haven't played with Symbian, though it doesn't seem to be anything special to me. The Pixi was okay, but too. Damned. Small. WebOS needs better hardware. I had the Moto CLIQ and liked it a lot. Okay, it was a little slow, but it was a rough draft for Motorola with Android. Now I have the DROID X. It's endured a lot of physical abuse. I've put it through its paces, and only when I really start to overtax it does it start sucking battery or begin to freeze up. And while it was somewhat latch with Froyo, Gingerbread seems to have solved everything I took issue with. I get that you may have had some not so fun experiences so far, but you could consider giving Android another chance when the new crop of smartphones comes out.

32. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Yes the charm was a mistake, the G2 was ok but it was slow(it didnt lag but it wasnt fast enough) and the nexus one was alright with android 2.2 but once i updated it to 2.3 it was horrible! (i used the official update BTW). Ive always been with blackberry for email, texting, and calling, but i got the nokia astound for web browsing(not thee best) and entertainment(videos pics music apps) and i like the symbian OS. its Open software like Android but its stable and cleaner.
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