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Google Maps just made it easier to report traffic incidents

October 18, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Few things are more annoying than coming across an unexpected delay in traffic. Thankfully modern mapping services are generally pretty good at warning you about hindrances on the road, but someone has to report those incidents first. Now Google is […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps adds more Waze-like features, including driving incident reports

October 17, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google Maps is starting to look a lot more like Waze. Google today announced a series of new features that will allow drivers using the Maps app on iOS to report accidents, speed traps, and traffic jams. And on both […]


Mobile Apps

Tim Cook defends Apple’s removal of Hong Kong protest app in an internal email

October 11, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The removal of two apps from the App Store in Hong Kong brought Apple into the public eye once again, as the controversial decision was seen by most as the company bending to Chinese will and criticism. Much like Apple’s […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps just got an awesome new feature I hope I’ll never have to use

October 11, 2019

Via: BGR

I’m sad to say I’ve never really considered what it means for a person with a serious vision impairment to get from point A to point B without being able to rely on what’s probably the most important basic human […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Global app revenue soared to $21.9 billion in Q3 2019

October 10, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The market intelligence and insights outfit estimates that consumers worldwide spent $21.9 billion on apps across the App Store and Google Play in the third quarter. That’s an increase of 22.9 percent compared to the $17.9 billion spent on mobile […]


Mobile Apps

Pinterest launches a new ‘Lite’ app for emerging markets

October 9, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Pinterest is the latest tech company to introduce a “Lite” version of its mobile application to meet the needs of users in emerging markets. With Pinterest Lite, launched on Monday, users will benefit from a faster download and an app […]


Mobile Apps

One of Google’s most popular apps might finally be getting dark mode

October 9, 2019

Via: BGR

Dark mode has been slowly spreading across the entire mobile app ecosystem over the last few years, but Apple’s decision to add a dedicated system-wide dark mode to iOS 13 might have escalated the adoption of the feature even further. […]


Mobile Apps

Google October Android Security Update Fixes Critical RCE Flaws

October 8, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Google has released fixes for three critical-severity vulnerabilities in the Media framework of its Android operating system, which if exploited could allow a remote attacker to execute code. The remote code execution (RCE) flaws are part of Google’s October 2019 […]


Mobile Apps

Apple just finally added Spotify integration to Siri in iOS 13

October 7, 2019

Via: BGR

A major shift reportedly underway at Apple — involving the company loosening the restrictions on how third-party apps work with Siri — has also brought about an integration that Spotify users have been wanting for some time now. The arrival […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Google, Xiaomi, and Huawei devices affected by zero-day flaw that unlocks root access

October 4, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Researchers at Google’s security group Project Zero have found an active vulnerability in Android that affects several popular devices including the Pixel 2, Huawei P20 Pro, and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. A post from the security group suggests it found […]