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When It Comes To Mobile Security, Apple Overthrows Android [INFOGRAPHIC]

 Do you know it could be the virus you’re carrying along with you? Yes..! This new chain doesn’t target the immune system, but instead the operating system — on your smartphone.

Smartphone usage has shot up to an amazing growth over the past few years. Because of the immense popularity, smartphones have become a main point of reference for vile hackers looking to spread malware and steal personal information. The main avenue for viruses to contaminate smartphones is through third-party apps. There are over one million apps combined for the two most popular mobile operating systems, Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. Many hacked apps, often made to look like popular apps, are equipped with malware. More than 90% of the top-selling Android and iOS apps have hacked versions available for download on torrent sites and other unofficial platforms, according to a study by Arxan, a mobile security company.

Up till now, Apple seems to be performing a fairly better job protecting its mobile users against cyber threats. The iPhone has never seen a virus, and its only spam app was removed. Conversely, 75% of smartphone malware targets Android devices, according to F-Secure.

One probable reason hackers target Android over Apple is that the former enjoys a much greater share of the smartphone market. More than 50% of all smartphone users employ the Android OS, while Apple’s market share is closer to 30%. With far more people using Android devices, a virus has the ability to do much greater damage.

Check out this infographic by Ladbrokes Games for more information on mobile app security and how the top two operating systems stack up!

Apps and Hijacks Infographic

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黑莓在与Android和iPhone的比赛中失利了吗?

没错!令人震惊的,但却是真实存在的。随着谷歌成为领头羊苹果今天在智能手机市场的顶级制造商地位苹果今天在智能手机市场的顶级制造商地位的形成,RIM的黑莓想保持原来的地位变得越来越困难了。最近由comScore发布的2011年7月的统计报告显示,约82.2亿人在美国自己持有Android或iPhone,相较于2011年4月呈现出10%的增幅。

哇哦!在短短2个月的时间里,谷歌和苹果的智能手机的市场占有率有了重大的提高。但RIM的黑莓智能手机却是没有太大的前途。据ComScore称,谷歌是以41.8%的市场份额(经历了从4月份的36.4%)稳坐了第一把交椅,而苹果拥有(已从26%到达)27%的市场份额屈居第二。

现在这里已经不在适合RIM的黑莓了吗?坦白地说,它确实与谷歌和苹果相距甚远。在短短3个月的时间里黑莓智能手机的市场份额从25.7%下降到21.7%。没有新版本和黑莓的应用程序无法更新的问题成为了它停滞不前的重要原因。对于黑莓的开发者来说,这是一个非常令人不安的状况。

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由comScore收集到的数据显示了RIM的黑莓在智能手机市场明确呈现了倒台的趋势?根据报告中所陈述的事实,大约234万13岁或以上的美国人拥有手机,但不一定是智能手机。三星获得领先位置占有市场份额的25.5%,其次分别是LG和摩托罗拉的移动电话用户,分别为20.9%和14.1%。苹果获得市场总量的9.5%。RIM仅占有市场份额的7.6%,位居第五位。这些数字太触目惊心啦!

移动通信市场在未来几年会有如何的发展还很难预测。这就是为什么我们在看到了以上触目惊心的数据之后,仍然没有放弃黑莓的原因。我们希望我们带有所有最新的VoIP功能的FriendCaller黑莓版应用推出后,将带动黑莓的攀升。

虽然有传言说Windows Phone到2015年将取代iOS的市场,但我们对此都抱有怀疑。至于现在,Android和iPhone继续占领着智能手机市场的主导地位。让我们拭目以待,看未来将如何发展!

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Is BlackBerry losing the race with Android and iPhone?

Yes! Shocking but true. With Google taking the lead and Apple being the top manufacturer today in the Smartphone market, it’s getting more and more difficult for RIM’s BlackBerry to keep holding the grounds. Recent stats gathered by comScore shows that in July 2011, approximately 82.2 million people in the U.S own an Android or iPhone, thus showing a 10% increase as compared to April 2011.

Wow! In just 2 months time, the Smartphone market for Google and Apple has surely become gigantic. But for RIM BlackBerry smartphones, the stats are not that much promising. According to comScore, Google is ruling the market with 41.8% market share (gone up from 36.4% in April), while Apple lands on the second slot with 27% market share (gone up from 26%).

Now, where does RIM’s BlackBerry fit in? Well, frankly not anywhere near to Google and Apple. The market shares for BlackBerry smartphone dropped from 25.7% to 21.7% in a short span of just 3 months. Moreover, no new versions are coming up and the apps for BlackBerry have become stagnant with no latest updates at all. Pretty disturbing scenario for BlackBerry developers who have experienced this downfall in the past as well.

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The data collected by comScore shows a clear downfall of RIM’s Blackberry in the smartphone market, how? According to the facts stated in the report, approximately 234 million Americans aged 13 or above own a mobile phone, not necessarily a smartphone. Samsung gets the lead here with a 25.5% share of U.S mobile subscribers as compared to LG and Motorola with 20.9% and 14.1% respectively. Apple gets the forth position with 9.5% of the total market. RIM lands on the 5th spot with 7.6% market share. Not that impressive!

What will be the future of mobile market in the coming years? Well, it’s hard to predict. That’s why giving up on BlackBerry according to these facts and figures didn’t appeal us much. So, we are hopeful and our FriendCaller for BlackBerry app will soon be launched with all the latest VoIP features.

 Although there’s a rumor about Windows Phone taking over iOS by 2015, but this seems dubious to us even if it’s Nokia Windows Phone 7. As for now, Android and iPhone continue to dominate the Smartphone market. Let’s wait and watch what the future unfolds!

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Apakah BlackBerry kehilangan balapan dengan Android dan iPhone?

Ya! Mengejutkan tapi benar. Dengan Google memimpin dan Apel menjadi produsen atas hari ini di pasar Smartphone, itu semakin sulit untuk BlackBerry RIM untuk tetap memegang dasar. Terakhir statistik yang dikumpulkan oleh comScore menunjukkan bahwa pada bulan Juli 2011, sekitar 82.200.000 orang di AS sendiri Android atau iPhone, sehingga menunjukkan kenaikan 10% dibandingkan dengan April 2011.

Wow! Hanya dalam waktu 2 bulan, pasar Smartphone untuk Google dan Apple telah pasti menjadi raksasa. Tapi untuk smartphone BlackBerry RIM, statistik tidak banyak menjanjikan. Menurut comScore, Google penguasa pasar dengan pangsa pasar 41,8% (naik dari 36,4% pada bulan April), sementara Apple mendarat di slot kedua dengan pangsa pasar 27% (naik dari 26%).

Sekarang, mana RIM BlackBerry cocok? Nah, terus terang tidak berada di dekat ke Google dan Apple. Pangsa pasar untuk smartphone BlackBerry turun dari 25,7% menjadi 21,7% dalam jangka pendek hanya 3 bulan. Selain itu, tidak ada versi baru yang datang dan aplikasi untuk BlackBerry telah menjadi stagnan tanpa update terbaru sama sekali. Cukup mengganggu skenario untukBlackBerry developers yang telah mengalami kejatuhan ini di masa lalu juga.

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Data yang dikumpulkan oleh comScore menunjukkan kejatuhan yang jelas dari Blackberry RIM di pasar smartphone, bagaimana? Menurut fakta yang dinyatakan dalam laporan tersebut, sekitar 234 juta orang Amerika berusia 13 atau di atas memiliki ponsel, tidak harus smartphone Samsung akan memimpin sini dengan pangsa 25,5% dari pelanggan seluler AS dibandingkan dengan LG dan Motorola dengan 20,9%. dan 14,1% masing-masing. Apple mendapatkan posisi balik dengan 9,5% dari total pasar. RIM tanah pada 5th spot dengan 7.6% pangsa pasar. Bukan berarti mengesankan!

Apa yang akan menjadi masa depan pasar ponsel di tahun-tahun mendatang? Yah, sulit untuk memprediksi. Itu sebabnya menyerah pada BlackBerry menurut fakta-fakta dan angka tidak menarik kita banyak. Jadi, kami berharap dan kami FriendCaller for BlackBerry aplikasi akan segera diluncurkan dengan semua fitur VoIP terbaru.

 Meskipun ada rumor tentang Windows Phone mengambil alih IOS pada tahun 2015, tapi ini tampaknya meragukan bagi kita bahkan jika itu Nokia Windows Phone 7. Sedangkan sekarang, Android dan iPhone terus mendominasi pasar Smartphone. Kita tunggu dan lihat apa masa depan terbentang!

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