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7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on August 14th

August 14, 2019

Via: BGR

There were a bunch of solid paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free in yesterday’s roundup. Did you miss it? That’s unfortunate, but there are actually still a few freebies left if you want to go back and […]


Mobile Apps

Facebook’s Android app is getting a dark mode

August 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Jane Manchun Wong, who has leaked numerous unreleased features from the likes of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in the past, was again the first to discover Facebook’s testing of a dark mode. Wong notes in her blog that Facebook’s new […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices

August 8, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Google Maps is finally rolling out its augmented reality walking navigation to a wider audience. The feature was announced at Google I/O 2018 (yes, ’18), entered private testing in February, and launched for Pixel phones at Google I/O 2019. Now, […]


Mobile Apps

6 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on August 5th

August 5, 2019

Via: BGR

If there’s a better way to start off a new week than with a roundup of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, we don’t know what it is. We dig through hundreds of discounted apps […]


Mobile Apps

Google Fit Now Tracks Sleep, Adds Dark Mode

August 5, 2019

Via: Geek

Fitness means more than washboard abs and toned arms. So Google Fit is rolling out improved sleep insights and dark mode to its iOS and Android apps. “We understand that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more than just tracking what […]


Mobile Apps

Google will charge rivals to be the default search engine on Android in Europe

August 2, 2019

Via: BGR

Google last year received its biggest multi-billion in Europe so far, a $5 billion antitrust penalty for abusing its mobile dominance in the region. Specifically, the EU fined Google for tying its Chrome browser and search apps to Android. Since […]


iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in

August 2, 2019

Via: BGR

A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical […]


Mobile Apps

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone

August 1, 2019

Via: The Next Web

It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July only. The kicker: these apps were downloaded over 32 million times in total in […]


Mobile Apps

Google is bringing voice-free emergency operator access to Android

August 1, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google today highlighted a new feature that will bring voice-free emergency service interaction to Pixels and other Android device. Designed for instances of injury, situations where speaking can present a danger and for users with speech impairments, the feature allows […]


iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Google’s Project Zero found six iPhone ‘interactionless’ vulnerabilities

July 30, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Project Zero researchers Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß describe the vulnerabilities as “interactionless.” In other words, no action on the user’s part is needed to exploit the device. For at least four of them, however, the user must open a […]