Google is expunging apps owned by DO Global from the Play Store. These apps were found to be generating ad revenue through a program that registers fake clicks.
Security April 27, 2019
An anti-fraud firm has discovered a scam by some advertisers to stack multiple video ads in a single ad placement. These fraudsters would often hide these clips behind normal banner ads that appear on Android apps.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 23, 2019
In a security test by AV-Comparatives, only 80 out of 250 antivirus apps passed basic standards. Some sucked so badly they flagged themselves as harmful.
Security March 18, 2019
Google is clearly working on bringing Android Runtime environment to its new operating system called Fuchsia. Speculations suggest the tech company would officially announce Fuchsia this year.
Google January 3, 2019
Just Watch helps you find out whether a film or TV show is available to stream somewhere and lets you compare prices. No need to manually look for them on all platforms you’re subscribed to.
Apps/Software December 31, 2018
Once again, someone discovers apps infested with malware inside the Google Play Store. Worse yet, some of those apps were able to reach the trending chart undetected.
Security November 25, 2018
A new Incognito Mode started rolling out to YouTube for Android, allowing users to search and watch videos in private without their history being recorded. Here's what you need to know.
Apps/Software July 11, 2018
A Movies & TV app might be on the way for iOS and Android users, sources say. In addition, Microsoft might also be joining the Movies Anywhere program to make it easier for users to access their content on any platform.
Microsoft July 6, 2018
Yahoo’s new messaging app is called Squirrel, and it features invitation-only conversations. Does it stand a chance in a market already crowded with messaging platforms?
Apps/Software May 10, 2018
Google came to its defense against a study claiming that some free Android apps are violating a federal law. The study further claimed that the programs collect details regarding the online behaviors of children below 13 years old.
Google April 19, 2018
Google released a new Gmail Go app designed for low-end devices, as it requires fewer resources and less storage space. The app offers a smart inbox experience and several neat features, so here's what it brings.
Apps/Software February 16, 2018
Recently bought an Android phone or tablet? Here's our guide to the best Android apps to download on Google Play. There's everything from note-taking apps to dating apps and fitness-tracking apps.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2018
The Google Maps Go beta expanded its availability to more markets including the United States. The app is now available for download, so here's what it brings.
Apps/Software February 9, 2018
Niantic has released a brand-new ‘Pokémon GO’ trailer starring Stephen Fry. The documentary-inspired trailer reveals Pokémon in their habitats and hints at new creatures coming to the game.
Apps/Software February 2, 2018
Snapchat has given users a new way to customize their Bitmoji avatars. The Bitmoji Deluxe update adds new skin tones, hairstyles, eye and hair color, and more.
Apps/Software January 31, 2018
Twitter is testing a new Share button and bookmarks feature for Android. Right now, it's a server-side test, so only a few users are able to see the changes.
Apps/Software January 21, 2018
Facebook rolled out a new activity status on Android and iOS, sparking mixed reactions. The feature is turned on by default, but here's how to turn it off.
Apps/Software January 19, 2018
The standalone WhatsApp Business app has officially launched in five markets, including the United States. Here's what you need to know about its tolls, perks, availability, and more.
Apps/Software January 18, 2018
Fitbit upgraded its Fitbit Coaching app for iOS and Android devices to integrate with Microsoft's Xbox One and Windows PC. Here's a guide on how to get started with Fitbit's Coaching app.
Apps/Software January 18, 2018
Google Arts & Culture app found its way to the top spot of the app store over the weekend. The new app is everyone's latest obsession including celebrities. We’ve rounded up all the best Art & Culture post from celebrities here.
Celebrities January 17, 2018
Sideloading Android apps on Chrome OS will soon be much easier, according to a newly discovered code commit. Soon, users won’t need Developer Mode to install apps from third-party sources, but there’s a catch.
Apps/Software January 15, 2018
Google kicked off a Play Store sale, offering heavy discounts for Android users. Called 12 Days of Play, the sale offers deals on games, movies, music, and books.
Google December 23, 2017
Developers now have to follow new rules to keep on publishing apps on the Play Store. One requires them to create 64-bit version of their apps, because there’ll be Android devices in the future that can only run 64-bit code.
Apps/Software December 21, 2017
Heads up, Android and iOS users: you can now try out Microsoft Edge on your smartphones. One of its features is Continue on PC, similar to Handoff and Continuity that's found on macOS and iOS.
Apps/Software December 3, 2017
Microsoft is working on a Photos companion app for Android and iOS devices, and it will soon become available to Windows 10 testers. The app will let users wirelessly transfer photos and videos between mobile devices and PCs.
Microsoft November 30, 2017
Google just released a data-saving app called Datally, which has been tested since this summer. Basically, the app helps users find ways to cut down on their mobile data usage as much as possible.
Google November 30, 2017
Google Maps for Android has now been updated to include more cities in the parking difficulty feature. It can now also display all available parking spots in a given area.
Apps/Software August 30, 2017
Google has found another way to demote certain Android apps in the Play Store. Now, if an app is found to crash frequently, users will less likely see it in app listings and search rankings.
Apps/Software August 7, 2017
Security firm Check Point has discovered what could be the largest Android malware campaign to ever plague the Play Store. Google has already removed more than 40 apps that contained an ad-clicking function.
Apps/Software May 26, 2017
Google just unveiled this year’s Google Play Awards winner, with Memrise taking the Best App award, and 'Transformers: Forged to Fight' taking the Best Game Award. Take a look at the winners in each category.
Apps/Software May 20, 2017
Uber has announced a number of changes for its Android update, adding new privacy settings for more control and easier management. The update also makes it easier to delete your Uber account without having to go through support, so here's the deal.
Apps/Software April 29, 2017
Amazon has announced that it’s going to kill its Underground Actually Free Program by 2019. However, the company won’t restrict access to the program, at least not completely.
Apps/Software April 29, 2017
Samsung equipped its latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with a dedicated Bixby button, but what if you don't really need it? Well, if you're not that into Bixby, you can just repurpose the Bixby key to launch another app.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 7, 2017
The Play Store, along with third-party Android stores, is expected to beat out iOS in terms of mobile app spending, according to a new report by App Annie. Google will mostly owe the growth to China’s growing mobile app market.
Apps/Software March 29, 2017
HTC has released a virtual assistant called Sense Companion with its recent U Ultra and U Play smartphones, and now it's expanding the assistant's availability. The HTC Sense Companion app is now available on Google Play for other HTC devices as well.
Apps/Software March 15, 2017
Google has officially made sending and receiving payments using the Gmail app easier. Rolling out now, the feature lets users attach payments to emails, offering an easier, more familiar alternative to Venmo, Square Cash, and similar apps.
Apps/Software March 14, 2017
Giphy Stickers is the new app that allows users to send animated stickers in texts and chats to animate the conversation.
Apps/Software March 13, 2017
Lumyer is the latest photo app rising in popularity for its ability to animate photos with special effects.
Apps/Software March 10, 2017
Mattel launched a new match-3 game starring Barbie in celebration of her 58th birthday.
Apps/Software March 9, 2017
Capcom released the mobile game based on its popular aracade shooter in the Google Play Store on Thursday.
Apps/Software March 9, 2017
Woman Interrupted is an app that will let women know just how much men interrupt them when they are speaking.
Apps/Software March 8, 2017
'Candy Crush Saga' was the most downloaded game in the Google Play Store since its launch.
Google March 7, 2017
New titles coming to Google Play in March include the movie 'Rogue One,' the game 'Power Rangers: Legacy Wars,' and music by Ed Sheeran.
Apps/Software March 7, 2017
Capcom announced the upcoming release of four of its classic arcade games for iOS and Android devices.
Video Games March 2, 2017
‘After The End: Forsaken Destiny’ is the new puzzle adventure game for iOS and Android that is perfect for ‘Lara Croft Go’ fans.
Apps/Software March 2, 2017