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What is Android 12 Game Mode and should you be using it?

May 24, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Game Mode optimizes a device for performance and battery life and is done on a game-by-game basis by developers. Of course, that means Game Mode may not be enabled for every game. Another caveat to Game Mode is that it’s […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps immersive view lets you experience maps like never before

May 12, 2022

Via: BGR

Mapping and navigations are areas where Google shines thanks to products like Google Maps and Waze, which are must-have apps for so many people. Unsurprisingly, Google Maps got a short segment during the Google I/O 2022 keynote this week, where […]


Mobile Apps

Worldwide App Store Downloads Reached 8.6 Billion in Q1 2022

April 26, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Worldwide App Store downloads grew 2.4 percent to hit 8.6 billion in the first quarter of 2022, according to data shared today by Sensor Tower (via TechCrunch). Between the ‌App Store‌ and the Google Play store, there were 36.9 billion […]


Mobile Apps

Google Play Store’s labels will become more descriptive, but not necessarily more truthful

April 26, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Google announced that Play Store apps would begin displaying “Data Safety” information starting this week. The privacy sheets looks much like the App Privacy sections for Apple apps. Google Play app pages must start including this information by July 20. […]


Mobile Apps

New Google Play Store policy cracks down on call-recording apps

April 22, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Starting May 11, Google will begin rolling out a policy change to its Play Store that will prevent third-party apps from using the Accessibility API to record calls and some new consumer protections. This is the start of a year-long […]


Mobile Apps

Google Play makes bizarre decision to ban call-recording apps

April 21, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Google has announced a bizarre policy that effectively bans call-recording apps from the Play Store. As part of Google’s crackdown on apps that use Android’s accessibility APIs for non-accessibility reasons, Google says call recording is no longer allowed via the […]


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Mobile app developer salary guide

April 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Mobile application development involves the creation of applications for mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers. Mobile app development salaries reflect the need for skilled developers in the evolving field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects more than 400,000 new […]


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WhatsApp announces 5 major new features rolling out this year

April 15, 2022

Via: BGR

WhatsApp is by far the most popular mobile messaging platform on the planet, with more than two billion users worldwide. But despite its popularity, WhatsApp still lacks several key features that other chat platforms have had for years. The company […]


Mobile Apps

Google launches its Switch to Android app on iPhone

April 13, 2022

Via: BGR

More than half a decade ago, Apple released the Move to iOS app on the Google Play store. As the name suggests, the goal of the app is to simplify the process of moving from Android to iPhone. Now, more […]


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Google launches Play Store’s new billing system — and devs are footing the bill

April 1, 2022

Via: The Next Web

Google Play’s new billing payment system policy starts today. This change forces developers to use the company’s own payment system for in-app purchases. The update means that you can’t add links or sections in the app that redirect users to […]