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Adobe funds SQLite database

Company says it's funding public-domain project incorporated into some of Adobe's own software. Also new: an Adobe open-source site.

By Feb. 25, 2008


Security risk at the root of a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3

Thinking of rooting your Android phone? Read this cautionary tale first.

By Nov. 13, 2012


Utility Extracts Files from iPhone and iPod touch Backups

Utility Extracts Files from iPhone and iPod touch Backups

By Nov. 13, 2008


Is public domain software open-source?

There's no doubt that open-source software and that in the public domain are similar. But even experts differ about just how closely linked they are.

By Feb. 28, 2008


Android stores passwords in plain text: Safer than a false sense of security?

The phone hacking scandal has made us touchy about security loopholes. Today we learn that Android stores passwords as plain text -- but should we be worried?

By Jul. 25, 2011


Web-app storage standard meets a formal end

Web SQL Database, which enabled Web apps to store data while offline, meets its official demise as a formal standard.

By Nov. 19, 2010


Database glitch hampers Lightroom upgrade

Database issues are causing trouble for some trying to upgrade to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.1.

By Jun. 29, 2007


Firefox beta getting new database standard

A standard called IndexedDB, useful for storing lots of data on a computer for tasks such as Web apps that work offline, is getting closer to being useful for Web developers.

By Jan. 13, 2011


How to reset and manage the OS X 10.7 Launchpad interface

Apple's new Launchpad feature in OS X Lion may be a bit cumbersome to organize if you have numerous applications, so here are some tips on resetting and managing it, if needed.

By Aug. 2, 2011


iPhone secretly tracks your location, but here's why you shouldn't worry

Researchers have created an app that highlights how your iPhone records where you've been at all times -- but it's not the sinister plot they claim.

By Apr. 21, 2011