Tag: Android app

Application Software, Software Category

Google changes Bard’s name to Gemini: unveils new Android app and advanced AI model

February 8, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Google’s announcement confirms weeks of rumors that Bard was being renamed. The company unveiled the Gemini AI large language model, a direct competitor to OpenAI’s GPT LLMs, in December, and it is now changing Bard’s name to fall into the […]

Application Software, Software Category

5 smart secrets for a better Google Tasks experience

February 22, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Quick: When’s the last time you used Google Tasks? If you’re like a lot of folks I know, the answer to that question might be: “Wait a sec — what? Google has a Tasks app?!” Tasks is one of those […]

Mobile Apps

Google Releases a Guide to Android App Modularization

November 18, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Google has recently released a guide to Android app modularization. This guide is designed to bring best practices and recommended patterns for developers to build multi-module Android apps, focusing on mitigating problems that arise when the codebase grows, such as […]

Application Software, Software Category

5 advanced add-ons for the Gmail Android app

November 10, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Friends, emailers, internet persons: Lend me your ears — ’cause my goodness, have I got one heck of an incredible Gmail treasure to share with ye today. It’s an entire system of advanced add-ons that I’m pretty sure has been […]

Application Software, Software Category

Google pauses threat to remove Bandcamp Android app

May 20, 2022

Via: TechSpot

This week, Bandcamp co-founder and CEO Ethan Diamond said Google has agreed to leave the music service’s Android app alone pending the court case between it and Epic Games, which recently acquired Bandcamp. Until then, Bandcamp will pay artists its […]

Mobile Apps, Software Security

Android app promised to serve news updates, served ESET with a DDoS attack instead

May 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

ESET has been forced to fend off a DDoS attack facilitated by a malicious news app hosted in the Google Play Store. On Monday, ESET researcher Lukas Stefanko described how the app, named “Updates for Android,” promised users a free […]

Mobile Apps, Software Security

Malware found in popular Android app with more than 100 million downloads

August 30, 2019

Via: BGR

If you’re an Android user, you’ll want to steer clear of a popular Android app that recently began serving up malware to unsuspecting users. The app in question is called CamScanner and has been around for nearly a decade and […]

Mobile Apps

Snapchat fully rolls out reengineered Android app, boosting usage

April 23, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

After a year of its user count shrinking or staying flat, Snapchat is finally growing again, and more growth is likely on the way. That’s because it’s finally completed the rollout of Project Mushroom, aka a backend overhaul of its […]

Development Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Facebook developing tool that shows how long you spend on the platform

June 25, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Tipster Jane Manchun Wong, who also revealed Twitter’s plan to encrypt direct messages, tweeted that the company was working on the “Your Time on Facebook” feature in the Android app. It shows how long a person has spent on the […]