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Microsoft Windows 11 Officially Adds Android App Support to 21 Countries: Android Apps Now Installable Through APK Format

October 3, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Windows 11 is officially adding support for Android apps to 21 countries. Now, more people will be able to install Android apps through the APK format. Microsoft is Expanding Android Apps on Windows 11 to 21 More Countries The merge […]


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Things to consider before hiring a mobile app development company

September 20, 2022

Via: TechBullion

You’ve studied the pros of establishing a mobile app for your company and have settled on a one-of-a-kind perk for your employees or clients. When you go out into the market to look for a app development company, you might […]


Mobile Apps

Android 13 review: Plans for the future, but not much to offer today

August 30, 2022

Via: Technica

The Android update treadmill continues with the release of Android 13. It’s one of the smallest Android releases in recent memory, with barely any user-facing features to point to. Keep in mind, though, that this update follows the monster Android […]


Mobile Apps

Android 13 brings themed app icons, security tweaks

August 16, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Android 13, the latest version of Google’s popular mobile OS, has arrived, with new features for developers such as themed app icons, per-app language preferences, and better text support. The release also brings new privacy and security capabilities. Source code […]


Mobile Apps

5 Safari settings on your iPhone that you should change immediately 

August 16, 2022

Via: BGR

Privacy-conscious internet users might be doing whatever they can to reduce the amount of data tech companies collect about them. Complete user-tracking prevention is impossible, given the plethora of devices, websites, apps, and services we use online every day. But […]


Mobile Apps

Google apps on Android tablets receive multitasking improvements

July 26, 2022

Via: TechSpot

The combination of large screen real estate and productivity apps mean that a lack of multitasking features will result in wasted potential. It’s why Google is focusing on improving this experience on Android tablets and foldables by adding drag and […]


Mobile Apps

Instagram update turns it into an even better holiday planner

July 21, 2022

Via: TechRadar

If you’re looking for a new place to grab a bite to eat or get your hair done then forget turning to Google Maps – it’s time to open up Instagram. The photo and short-form-video-focused social media platform just got […]


Mobile Apps

The App Store still has a fleeceware problem that affects millions of iOS users

July 18, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Scam apps are nothing new, but Apple and Google have yet to develop a proper solution to prevent them from making it into their mobile app stores. The most recent estimate is that developers of fleeceware apps raked in $400 […]


Mobile Apps

Google’s Switch to Android iPhone app now supports all Android 12 devices

June 29, 2022

Via: BGR

Google officially launched its Switch to Android app for iPhone earlier this year. As its name suggests, the app intends to simplify the process of moving your data from an iPhone to an Android device. At first, the app only […]


Mobile Apps

Security researchers detail Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

June 27, 2022

Via: TechSpot

A report from Google’s Threat Analysis Team describes how Italian company RCS Labs distributes its Hermit spyware on behalf of clients which include national governments. It aligns with Lookout Threat Lab’s report from earlier this month. Attackers distribute Hermit through […]


Mobile Apps

Spurred by Roe overturn, senators seek FTC probe of iOS and Android tracking

June 24, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Four Democratic US senators today asked the Federal Trade Commission to “investigate Apple and Google for engaging in unfair and deceptive practices by enabling the collection and sale of hundreds of millions of mobile phone users’ personal data.” “The FTC […]


Mobile Apps

WhatsApp Likely to Release New Missed Calls API

June 14, 2022

Via: ProgrammableWeb

Multiple outlets, including mint, are reporting that WhatsApp is poised to release an API dedicated to providing alerts for missed calls. This new API was first spotted by a Platform tracker who noticed its inclusion in upcoming releases. The platform […]


Mobile Apps

Samsung Launches One UI Watch Beta For Galaxy Watch 4 Series — New Features and Upgrades Added!

June 2, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Samsung jumpstarted the One UI Watch beta program last week for the Galaxy Watch 4 series and encouraged power users to test out the new Wear OS updates before the product’s official release. But now, the South Korean tech giant […]


Mobile Apps

The Apple and Google app store monopoly could soon be over — here’s why

June 1, 2022

Via: The Next Web

New rules on mobile app stores could trigger a wave of creative, cheaper apps with more privacy options for users. Every budding developer dreams of creating an app that goes viral and makes lots of money overnight. The Angry Birds […]


Mobile Apps

6 Android settings for smarter notifications

May 27, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Ah, notifications. Has any other technological wonder managed to be so incredibly helpful and so impossibly irritating at the same time? Notifications truly are one of our smartphones’ greatest strengths — and one of their most irksome annoyances. They keep […]


Mobile Apps

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 […]