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First Android Rom with Kurdish Language

First Android Rom with Kurdish Language

December 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
Android devices having more than 1.3 million daily activation and that there are now more than 500 million Android devices active worldwide. Where Android is growing at a rapid pace, there is equal growth in users from various countries like Kurdistan. Kurdistan refers to parts of eastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), northwestern Iran (Iranian Kurdistan) and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan). Rawand Haider ,  Petroleum Engineer by profession and  Android Rom Developer releases first Android  Kurdish version Rom. Officially there is no Kurdish language in Android devices yet available. Kurdish people begun to realize that the future is for Android OS, as a result, they're buying android phones more than ever. More than 60 million people speaking Kurdish language and  Rawand's project becomes  quite useful and handy project  for them now. The Rom is based on Jelly bean 4.1.1 and of course it's a custom ROM, it works on Samsung Galax
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Google is bringing a host of new features to its Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system designed to increase productivity, creativity and peace of mind and some very promising security improvements including: client side malware protection, Security Enhanced Linux, and always-on VPN . Most important Security Improvements in Android 4.2 is that it now includes a service based on Bouncer that works with all apps, not just those on Google Play. For example, it can check the apps you download on the Amazon App Store, or from 3rd Party sites. Whenever user will install any app from a different source than the official market, and will scan it for any malicious code that may prove potentially harmful for your device. Other than this, Users can now control how much data apps can access and share. This is made even more secure by something called VPN lockdown that can limit the amount of information sent over a connection that may not be secure or that is shared rather than priv
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