An unexpected announcement released days ago from Research In Motion. The Canadian corporation announced that upcoming BlackBerry Playbook removed support for installing applications from unknown sources . The idea is to minimize apps possible hacking pay.
The news was announced by Alec Saunders, vice president of developer relations at RIM, who said on Twitter that the company does not want to suffer the same piracy problem facing many Android developers. The executive even referred to as Google Play “a chaotic black hole”
. Essentially what matters here is that the playbook users can only download and install applications from BlackBerry App World
. Still do not know when it will release the update that will block the “sideloading” but several developers have already shown their dissatisfaction with the elimination of simple and complete method for testing apps. Commenting on the issue said Saunders to find a viable alternative to the developer community, but gave no further details. Be seen whether the executive’s statements cause a particular reaction within Android, since according to anonymous sources more than 25% of applications for Google’s operating system are downloaded illegally. We look to the information appearing on the subject and to keep you updated of any new development.
Track | Electronista | The Verge.
For several days the Mac OS X users are fighting a very damaging malware called MacDefender . This application was circulated on the web as a free antivirus, but in reality it was a program designed to swindle the Internet and presenting false virus notifications until users were passed on to the paid version .
From the official Apple support distributed a guide with steps to remove the malware. However, many problems still have to remove the computer as soon will launch an update to the Apple operating system that will detect and automatically delete MacDefender team .
We must remember that this malicious software is distributed on the web by various names: the aforementioned MacDefender, MacProtector and MacSecurity . Since AppleCare service assistance Californian firm, claimed that in the last two weeks have triggered the consultations related to the installation of this malware .
Generally this information platform and repair of problems gets about 20 or 25 thousand submissions per day, and thanks to MacDefender that number jumped dramatically. During the month of May AppleCare operators received between 60 and 125 thousand calls per day by users of Mac OS X
Returning to the update for the operating system Apple should be mentioned that there is still no official release date but is supposed to be in the coming days. To keep you informed of any new development.
Track | Wired.