Category: Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

Development Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Blazor Makes Its Way Into Cross-Platform Mobile App Development

January 17, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Officially announced at the “Focus on Blazor” .NET Conf, Blazor’s Mobile Bindings are a new experimental project aimed to enable cross-platform mobile app development using Microsoft Blazor and .NET for iOS and Android. Similarly to React Native, Mobile Blazor Binding […]

Mobile Apps

Google purged 1.7K malicious ‘Joker’ apps from the Play Store

January 10, 2020

Via: The Next Web

No, we’re not talking about the movie. Google has removed 1,700 instances of family of billing fraud malware dubbed Bread, but also known as Joker. The best bit? These Big G says the apps were nixed before users could even […]

Mobile Apps, Software Security

Researchers unearth malicious Google Play apps linked to active exploit hackers

January 6, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Researchers have found more malicious Google Play apps, one of which exploits a serious Android rooting vulnerability so the app can take screenshots and collect other types of sensitive user information. Camero exploits CVE-2019-2215, a potent vulnerability discovered in October […]

Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Windows

WhatsApp ends official support for Microsoft’s ill-fated Windows Phone

December 30, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The social media platform is officially cutting support for the Windows Phone from its popular messaging app, “WhatsApp.” This change goes into effect on December 31, 2019, which is tomorrow. Further, WhatsApp’s developers will stop supporting older versions of Android […]

Mobile Apps

You can no longer sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account

December 27, 2019

Via: TechSpot

It was back in 2015 when the social network started allowing people to sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account. Phone numbers, photos, and names were all accepted as forms of login identification, but a change in the company’s […]

Mobile Apps

Twitter Fixes Bug that Enabled Takeover of Android App Accounts

December 23, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Twitter for Android users are being urged to update their app to avoid a security bug that allows a malicious user to access private account data and could also allow an attacker to take control of accounts to send tweets […]

Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

A new music discovery feature for Spotify called ‘Tastebuds’ was recently uncovered

December 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Spotify has a new feature coming that lets users explore new music options through their friends’ preferences. The mode is called Tastebuds in a tongue-in-cheek reference to finding music that your friends enjoy, in other words, your buds’ taste in […]

Application Software, Mobile Apps

Chrome’s data disaster: Browser update wipes out Android app data

December 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Google’s latest Chrome update is causing a headache for users and developers of some Android apps. Chrome 79, which is rolling out across desktop and mobile OSes, has been causing data loss for some other seemingly unrelated Android apps. Thanks […]

Mobile Apps

WhatsApp bug allows complete control of group chats, crashing the app

December 17, 2019

Via: TechSpot

If you’re running an older version of WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android phone and have automatic updates turned off, you might want to get your app to the latest version. Specifically, make sure that you run at least version […]

Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Every Android Phone Now Has RCS Messaging. Here’s What You Should Know

December 16, 2019

Via: Fortune

Google’s Android users finally have access to a new messaging protocol that promises many of the benefits Apple users already get from iMessage. As of late last week, all U.S. Android users now have access to Rich Communication Services (RCS), […]