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Google’s AI-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones

December 5, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google’s AI-powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive demos. The new app taps into advances in AI, speech processing and speech recognition in order to automatically transcribe a voice recording […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft is giving its Office for iOS and Android apps a makeover

December 5, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has been working on remaking its Office mobile apps for iOS and Android in terms of design and functionality. On December 5, the company provided some details on what it’s been doing, including on how it is making these […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Chirp debuts a faster, feature-filled Twitter app for Apple Watch

December 5, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Chirp, a Twitter client preferred by hundreds of thousands of Apple Watch users, is getting its biggest upgrade since its arrival last year. Now redesigned for watchOS 6, the new version of Chirp includes a rebuilt timeline feature that allows […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

This new app is leveraging blockchain to help sexual assault survivors

December 4, 2019

Via: The Next Web

When many think of blockchain, they think of cryptocurrencies. But as one of the most exciting new fields of emerging technology, there’s an incredibly wide array of use cases for blockchain — as well as many empty promises and scams. […]


Mobile Apps

Mozilla drops top security tools over snooping fears

December 3, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Mozilla has removed four Firefox extensions created by Avast and its subsidiary AVG after receiving credible reports that the extensions had harvested user data as well as user’s browsing histories. The four extensions which have been removed are Avast Online […]


Mobile Apps

Android Ups the Mobile Security Ante with Default TLS Encryption

December 3, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A full 80 percent of Android apps are encrypting their traffic by default, according to a Transport Layer Security (TLS) adoption update from Google. That percentage is even greater for apps targeting Android 9 and higher, with 90 percent of […]


Mobile Apps

Critical Android Flaw Leads to ‘Permanent DoS’

December 3, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Google has released an update stomping out three critical-severity vulnerabilities in its Android operating system — one of which could result in “permanent denial of service” on affected mobile devices if exploited. The vulnerabilities are part of Google’s December 2019 […]


Mobile Apps

A serious Android bug could be exploited to steal your banking credentials

December 2, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Researchers at Norwegian security firm Promon have discovered a serious Android vulnerability which can be exploited to steal login credential, access messages, track location and more. Called StrandHogg, the vulnerability affects all versions of Android, including Android 10, and the […]


Mobile Apps

What Makes People Love Waze More Than Google Maps and Apple Maps? Its Army of Unpaid Human Editors

November 26, 2019

Via: Fortune

Chad Richey has a hobby, but it looks like a full-time job. By day, the Longview, Texas resident is not just a product manager for a public safety software company, he’s also a father of three—which is more than enough […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

ColorOS 7: New features, rollout timeline and which devices will receive it

November 26, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Oppo had the overseas unveiling of ColorOS 7 in India today, where all the new features, design and rollout schedule details were shared for upcoming smartphones. The software skin on Oppo’s smartphones was often considered to be a little out […]