The Setup for Amazon Alexa app asked for users' IP address and device serial number. The fake Alexa setup app is from One World Software, which also has two other shady apps in the App Store.
Apps/Software December 27, 2018
Following complaints from China’s state media, Apple moved for the removal of around 25,000 illegal apps from its App Store. Many of these apps are gambling-related.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2018
Facebook owns four of the top five most downloaded iOS apps of all time, according to App Annie. The report, which was released to celebrate the App Store's 10th birthday, also revealed the top games for the operating system.
Apps/Software July 3, 2018
Apple recently informed developers that it needed to remove certain apps from the Chinese App Store due to their use of CallKit. The technology software integrates with VoIP calling services, which the Chinese government has banned.
Apple May 22, 2018
Apple sent developers e-mails that state they violated two privacy sections of the App Store Review Guidelines. The technology company is allegedly removing apps that are sending third party customers’ data.
Apple May 9, 2018
Microsoft’s Xbox party chat application is now live and ready to download for Android and iOS users. The app permits real-time conversation among gamers and essentially extends the Xbox Live outside of the living room.
Apps/Software February 15, 2018
Telegram, and its Swift-written version Telegram X, were temporarily removed from the Apple App Store for 'inappropriate content.' The popular communications app, which comes with end-to-end encyption, has been criticized in the past.
Apps/Software February 2, 2018
A security bug on the macOS High Sierra was detected on version 10.13.2. The App Store System Preferences will easily unlock when logged in as an administrator and using any password as claimed in a bug report on Open Radar.
Apple January 12, 2018
HQ Trivia is finally making its way to the Android market. The Google Play Store has started pre-registering interested parties.
Apps/Software December 27, 2017
Either a bug or a testing of a new algorithm over the weekend resulted in the App Store’s Top Grossing chart to see the rise of paid apps and decline of subscription apps.
Apps/Software February 21, 2017
Nintendo has already unleashed the 'Super Mario Run' version 1.1.0, considered to be its biggest update since its release. Changes include a new mode that features unlimited lives and the lifting of the time limit.
Video Games February 1, 2017
The decline in 'Super Mario Run's' rank at the Apple App Store is widely believed as an indication of a waning user interest. It is also attributed to the game's controversial pricing.
Video Games December 27, 2016
'PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator is now the most popular free-to-play game in Apple's App Store. It is based on the video creator's own persona, simulating his attempts to build a successful YouTube video publishing empire.
Apps/Software October 1, 2016
Apple announced that search ads will go live on Apple's App Store starting Oct. 5. Apple is offering a business model where developers have utmost control of their campaigns.
Apps/Software September 30, 2016
Apple is set to remove outdated and abandoned apps on the App Store, and it's also targeting apps created by shady developers who try to take advantage of the system.
Apple September 1, 2016
Google Play Store might soon get an edge over the Apple Store. Because of a slew of small, but important changes, Android apps are set to become a developer’s go-to place for earning more.
Google June 10, 2016
Apple changes up the App Store developer site, pitching in a ton of videos and articles that'll help developers succeed and understand how to build apps better.
Apps/Software April 19, 2016
Apple removed third-party Reddit apps from the App Store, but then let them come back after the developers agrees to get rid of toggles that filter NSFW content.
Apps/Software April 12, 2016
Apple announced that it will be producing non-scripted content about the applications in its App Store. Will.i.am and television executives have already signed on to join the project.
Internet Culture March 26, 2016
Apple has released a third beta of its tvOS 9.2 update which brings a number of new features to the fourth-generation Apple TV. These include dictation support, App Store Siri Search and iCloud Photo Library support, among others.
Apps/Software February 9, 2016
The app version of popular card game 'Exploding Kittens' is now available in the Apple App store and it rocketed its way to the top of the charts. Find our why it's a good time to download it soon.
Geek January 23, 2016
Hey, Inc.'s addictive game 'Stolen!' has been shut down due to privacy concerns. Find out why the fun of stealing and owning your favorite people on Twitter has been stopped for good.
Internet Culture January 16, 2016
Yahoo recently launched an app aimed at helping users find their favorite TV shows and movies. The company packed in Yahoo Video Guide some novel ways of choosing the perfect binge-watching pastime, targeting iOS and Android users alike.
Apps/Software December 11, 2015
Apple teamed up with Postmates to make sure that Manhattan residents receive their tech products as fast as possible. For some busy New Yorkers, same-day delivery is a godsend for the holidays.
Business November 19, 2015
InstaAgent reached the top of free app downloads, but the Instagram-tracking app proved to be a malicious scam that stole users' info. After getting the boot from both iOS and Android App Stores, the developer posted an unconvincing apology.
Apps/Software November 13, 2015
Apple added a new Shopping section in the App Store in preparation for Black Friday. A number of retailers jumped onboard and offered deals for clients who shop through iOS Apps, and some of them are too good to pass up.
Apps/Software November 9, 2015
Apple is getting ready for the holiday shopping rush with a dedicated App Store category for e-commerce apps. This is the 25th App Store category Apple deems important enough to merit its own section.
Apps/Software October 27, 2015
A week before the fourth generation of Apple TVs comes out, developers received green light to create apps for tvOS. Apple offered downloadable tools and guidelines, as it expected a heavy inflow of Apple TV app submissions.
Apps/Software October 23, 2015
Apple purged more than 200 apps from the Apple App Store after an analytics service discovered they were collecting users’ private information and sending them to a third-party advertising platform.
Apps/Software October 20, 2015
Looking for a quick 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' fix while waiting for the next announcement? Chances are you've missed this set of images from the much-anticipated movie.
Geek October 17, 2015
Estimates by mobile research firm App Annie show the Apple App Store still owns an overwhelming majority of all revenue made through apps, even as the Google Play Store gets more downloads.
Business October 17, 2015
Google rolled out an update for the iOS version of Google Translate, bringing in some useful features. Apple's Split View feature now works well with the language-translating app, breaking language barriers during conversations.
Apps/Software October 15, 2015
Due to the renewed strength of the U.S. dollar, Apple will be adjusting its prices for markets outside the United States. Indonesia, Sweden and Australia will have app prices raised by as much as 15 percent.
Apps/Software October 14, 2015
Science Inc. rose majestically in the Apple Store. The group's Wishbone polling app landed in the top 20 downloaded apps, heavily relying on hype from the 3.1 million teens who answer its daily questions.
Apps/Software October 6, 2015
After taking a hit over its China strategy, Apple is doing a lot right in the world's largest mobile market, a new report claims. China has now surpassed the U.S. in Apple App Store downloads.
Money August 10, 2015
The sheer number of apps on Apple’s App Store takes center stage on Apple’s third ad for its latest “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone” campaign.
Apps/Software July 20, 2015
Bethesda has a new online hub for its games, where gamers can access all content, mods and updates for their favorite Bethesda titles.
Video Games June 15, 2015
SEGA has revealed that it will take down some titles in its active Android and iOS catalog in the coming weeks.
Video Games May 11, 2015
A new research reveals that a selection of free Android apps connect to more than 200,000 sites which are spread to more than 2,000 domains. Some of these apps connect to Google’s ad services sites while others connect to user tracking sites.
Apps/Software May 4, 2015
iOS apps using a flawed open-source code library could be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks by hackers who want your private information.
Apps/Software April 22, 2015
Apple fans worldwide couldn’t access iTunes or the App Store from their iOS devices on March 25. The outage lasted less than an hour as Apple engineers fixed the issue in record time.
Internet March 25, 2015
Now that you have your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus it's time to download the best apps for games, fitness, shopping and budgeting your finances.
Geek January 5, 2015
Here are the apps that gave iPhone and iPad users the best iOS experience of the year, according to Apple.
Apps/Software December 26, 2014
Intel created an app called the Easy Migration app, which caters mostly to new users of Chromebooks. The app allows easy transfer of data and files from their former devices such as Windows, Apple and Android.
Apps/Software December 23, 2014
To prevent Masque Attacks, the Department of Homeland Security warns iOS users against installing apps on iDevices that are not available in Apple's App Store. Apple reveals that its system has built-in safeguards to protect users.
Apps/Software November 14, 2014