A Worrying Two-thirds Of Android Antivirus Apps Are Apparently Frauds

A Worrying Two-Thirds Of Android Antivirus Apps Are Apparently Frauds

Antivirus apps are meant to give you peace of mind where in the event you accidentally click on that suspicious link or email, you know that your device should be somewhat protected. Unfortunately there are so many antivirus apps out there that it can be a bit difficult to choose which one to go for, and the sad thing is that most of them are apparent frauds.

This is according to testing done by Austrian antivirus testing company AV-Comparatives (via ZDNet) who discovered that out of the 250 Android antivirus apps that they tested, they found that two-thirds of them could be considered frauds. They tested the apps out by feeding malware to the devices to see if the apps could pick up on them, and only 80 of the 250 apps did.

Panasonic Lumix Dc-g9 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital CameraPanasonic is pleased to announce their newest mirrorless micro four thirds digital camera, the Lumix DC-G9. Constructed from magnesium alloy with a die-cast frame, this interchangeable lens camera boasts a 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor, a 0.83x 3.68m-dot OLED viewfinder, a 3.0" 1.04m-dot free-angle touchscreen LCD, dual UHS-II SD slots, a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI A (full size) port and built-in WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity.

Olympus Brings Down The Curtain On The Legacy Four Thirds System

Olympus brings down the curtain on the legacy Four Thirds systemIt probably shouldn't be a surprise but it's still a little sad to see it in print: the latest catalogue from four-thirds.org states that production of Olympus's Zuiko Digital line of Four Thirds lenses has been discontinued.
It's been six and a half years since the launch of the last Four Thirds mount camera, so it's understandable that Olympus has decided to move on, but we thought we'd look back at Four Thirds: what it meant and where it led.

Kowa Announces Pricing For Three Micro Four Thirds Lens

Kowa to make three manual focus lenses for Micro Four ThirdsJapanese optical manufacturer Kowa has released pricing for the three Micro Four Thirds lenses it first announced a year ago. The trio, Kowa Prominar MFT 12mm f/1.8, Prominar MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 and Prominar MFT 25mm f/1.8 are available now and will come in a choice of black, silver or green finishes. The lenses are all manual focus, and do not feature electrical contacts for communicating aperture or focus distance data to the camera.

Photokina 2014 : Panasonic Reveals Lumix Dmc-lx100 With Four Thirds Sensor

Photokina 2014 : Panasonic reveals Lumix DMC-LX100 with Four Thirds sensorPanasonic is proud to introduce the DMC-LX100 (LX100) with Micro Four Thirds High Sensitivity MOS Sensor for the 6th generation model of Panasonic’s world-renowned LX high-end compact camera series. The new LX100 is not just a successor to the DMC-LX7 but a jump-up that even inherits the DNA of DMC-LC1 - the Panasonic’s first full manual compact camera released in 2004. The LX100 will be available at www.shop.panasonic.com and valued channel partners at the end of October.

Ifa 2014 : Sony Action Cam Mini Packs Just As Much Power In Two-thirds The Size Hdr-az1

IFA 2014 : Sony Action Cam Mini packs just as much power in two-thirds the size HDR-AZ1Sony Electronics has today announced its smallest and most capable POV camera to date, the Action Cam Mini, model HDR-AZ1.
Approximately 30% smaller than its Action Cam siblings and weighing in at just over 2 oz, the new model packs a variety of leading POV imaging technologies including SteadyShot™ image stabilization, a ZEISS™ Tessar Lens and an Exmor R® CMOS sensor into an extremely portable body that is ready for any adventure.