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Mobile Apps, Software Security

Two-thirds of Android antivirus apps are worthless or worse

March 18, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE VAST MAJORITY of Android antivirus apps do absolutely nothing other than make ad revenue for their creators, a study of 250 products by AV-Comparatives has found. Yes, you may as well change your wallpaper to say “no viruses allowed:” […]


Mobile Apps, Software Category, Software Security

Samsung will fix Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor issues in future updates

March 14, 2019

Via: BGR

The Galaxy S10 is already shaping up to be a huge commercial success for Samsung. The phone’s novel design and brand new features make it a significant upgrade compared to last year’s Galaxy S9, a phone that failed to sell […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft launches Xbox Live SDK for iOS and Android games

March 14, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS RELEASED a new SDK that will enable developers to bring Xbox Live functionality to Android and iOS apps. While some iOS and Android games already have Xbox Live Achievements, this feature is only enabled in titles from Microsoft […]


iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Spotify’s EU antitrust complaint could be a serious threat to Apple

March 14, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple is abusing its control over the iOS App Store to give its own music streaming service an unfair advantage over competitors, Spotify argued in a Wednesday filing with the European Commission. “Apple has introduced rules to the App Store […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Android apps are now available on Windows 10 for Windows Insiders

March 12, 2019

Via: BGR

Microsoft might lack a mobile OS of its own, but that doesn’t mean the company is ignoring smartphones and tablets. The software maker is behind several popular mobile apps for iPhone and Android, and even sells select Android handsets in […]


Mobile Apps

Google Allo is shutting down today

March 12, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Google’s history with its communication services has been a bit of a mixed bag, to say the least. Google+ effectively failed after years of troubled operation, and Google Hangouts+ is far from the most popular video chat service out there. […]


Mobile Apps

Google’s new voice recognition system works instantly and offline (if you have a Pixel)

March 12, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Voice recognition is a standard part of the smartphone package these days, and a corresponding part is the delay while you wait for Siri, Alexa or Google to return your query, either correctly interpreted or horribly mangled. Google’s latest speech […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Google Patches Critical Bluetooth RCE Bug

March 11, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Eleven critical Android bugs were patched as part of Google’s March Security Update. Three of them were tied to Android’s media framework and core system, while the others were related to faulty Qualcomm chip components. Out of those critical bugs, […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

W3C declares WebAuthn an official security specification

March 4, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Back in April 2018, we reported that Firefox began supporting a new password-free authentication standard called WebAuthn. Other major browsers followed suit with Chrome, Edge, and then Safari all testing and implementing it before the end of 2018. The authentication […]


Mobile Apps

Dark mode added to Facebook Messenger, here’s how to enable it

March 4, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Facebook launched an overhauled version of its Messenger application back in October. In addition to decluttering the app, Facebook promised a dark mode was in the cards. Now more than four months later, the feature has finally arrived. Messenger’s dark […]