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The Google Pay app is dead

June 11, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Google has killed off the Google Pay app. 9to5Google reports Google’s old payments app stopped working recently, following shutdown plans that were announced in February. Google is shutting down the Google Pay app in the US, while in-store NFC payments […]


Mobile Apps

iOS 18 beta will bring Apple AI to the iPhone, but I might not install it

June 10, 2024

Via: BGR

I’ve been running iOS betas on my iPhone ever since Apple started the program, with one exception. iOS 17 wasn’t exciting enough to warrant installing it on my iPhone 14 Pro last year. With the iOS 18 beta coming this […]


Mobile Apps

Apple will challenge 1Password with a new Passwords app in iOS 18

June 6, 2024

Via: BGR

Every so often, Apple adds a brand new app to its suite of first-party software for the iPhone. It sounds like the latest addition will make its debut next week. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple will show off the […]


Mobile Apps

Social media is a rip-off

May 7, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Much of the angst about social media revolves around how they deal with your personal data. They sell your attention to advertisers. They sell your online activity, tendencies, and interests to people who want to sell you products. Personally, this […]


Mobile Apps

US Senate passes bill to ban TikTok: Here’s what happens now

April 24, 2024

Via: BGR

The US Senate voted in favor of legislation that could ban TikTok in the country if ByteDance doesn’t divest its popular app over the next nine months to a year. This bill comes amid widespread worries that China could access […]


Mobile Apps

EU Antitrust Chief Warns Apple About App Store Fees and Safety Warnings

March 20, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Key parts of Apple’s compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) are set to be investigated by European regulators based on developer feedback, the EU’s antitrust chief warned on Tuesday. In an interview with Reuters, the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Windows

The best ways to run Android apps on a Windows PC

March 20, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Though Microsoft removed Android app support from Windows 11, there are still ways to run Android apps on your PC if you want. Here are the best ways to do so, whether you’re using Windows 10 or Windows 11. What […]


Mobile Apps

How to track your sleep using your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

March 14, 2024

Via: BGR

Celebrating Sleep Week, BGR has compiled a list of ways to track your sleep using your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Last year, we shared six ways Siri can help improve your sleep quality, which are still useful tips, but […]


Mobile Apps

WhatsApp for Android is making it much easier to find older messages

February 29, 2024

Via: TechRadar

WhatsApp users on Android just got access to a feature that iPhone owners have been making use of for a while now: the ability to search through conversations by date, which makes it much easier to dig out old chats. […]


Mobile Apps

WhatsApp working on a way to stop users from screenshotting your profile pic

February 21, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Meta may be releasing yet another layer of privacy protection to WhatsApp that will prevent people from taking screenshots of your profile photo on the service. This upcoming feature was discovered in the most recent WhatsApp beta on Android by […]


Mobile Apps

WhatsApp Working on Interoperability With Other Encrypted Messaging Apps

February 7, 2024

Via: MacRumors

As part of its compliance with the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) legislation, WhatsApp is putting the final touches to introducing platform interoperability with other encrypted messaging apps. In September, EU lawmakers designated WhatsApp parent company Meta as one of […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps for Android adds a feature its iOS version has had for years

February 7, 2024

Via: ZDnet

A feature that has been a part of Google Maps on iOS for years is finally coming to Android. If you use Google Maps for navigation, you’ll soon notice that current weather information is included. The feature isn’t on all […]


Mobile Apps

Top 5 Windows iOS Jailbreak Tools

January 31, 2024

Via: TechBullion

If you are an iOS user who wants to customize your device, install apps that are not available on the App Store, or access features that are restricted by Apple, you might be interested in jailbreaking your device. Jailbreaking is […]


Mobile Apps

Apple has been forced to change App Store purchases, but it’s still found a way to win

January 18, 2024

Via: TechRadar

The long-simmering dispute over Apple’s App Store commissions and practices has just resulted in some pretty substantial alterations to the ways you’ll now be able to pay for apps. But in some respects, not a whole lot has changed – […]


Mobile Apps

Android 15 might bring back lock screen widgets

January 12, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

It sure looks like Android 15 is going to have lock screen widgets. The Android 14 QPR2 beta landed the other day, and Mishaal Rahman over at Android Authority found a hidden unfinished feature that brings back lock screen widgets. […]


Mobile Apps

iPhone’s Find My app lets you track up to 32 items, but you probably didn’t know that

January 12, 2024

Via: BGR

Since iOS 16, the Find My App lets you track up to 32 items, but Apple only clarified this week. In a support document spotted by MacRumors, the Cupertino firm explained the limit available in the Find My app while […]


Mobile Apps

Hey Siri, where will you be after the genAI bubble pops?

January 5, 2024

Via: Computerworld

When you consider the resources required to train, run, and oversee generative AI tools, you have to ask whether the rewards justify the consequences. While in theory it is possible to use smart machinery to get things done, at what […]


Mobile Apps

Android users could soon replace Google Assistant with ChatGPT

January 5, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Hey Android users, are you tired of Google’s neglect of Google Assistant? Well, one of Google’s biggest rivals, OpenAI’s ChatGPT, is apparently coming for the premium phone space occupied by Google’s voice assistant. Mishaal Rahman at Android Authority found that […]


Mobile Apps

Google apps are free, but I still found a way to steal them on my iPhone

December 29, 2023

Via: BGR

No matter how much we search for free stuff, online or offline, there’s no such thing. Everything costs something. You pay for it with money or some other way. If it’s an offline free activity, maybe you pay with your […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft just launched a free Copilot app for Android, powered by GPT-4

December 28, 2023

Via: TechRadar

If you’re keen to play around with some generative AI tech on your phone, you now have another option: Microsoft has launched an Android app for its Copilot chatbot, and like Copilot in Windows 11, it’s free to use and […]