Tag Archives: Apps

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 290th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Google is apparently playing it close to the vest in terms of software development. The company isn’t opening the Motion Sense API to developers so no apps can use it right now. Motion Sense works with third party music apps, but that’s natively… Read More »

Delete These 15 Dodgy Android Apps ASAP

Security firm Sophos has discovered 15 dodgy Android apps on the Google Play store that have been downloaded more than 1.3 million times. Once installed, the adware-riddled apps do not show up as icons in the launcher making it difficult to find and eradicate them. Here’s the full list. According to a security report on Sophos’ blog, the 15… Read More »

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro. Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These fraudulent apps have been downloaded more than eight million times to user’s smartphones and… Read More »

Google Play To Integrate Google Pay In Android Apps To Boost Usage

In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Indian digital payments industry, US-based search company Google is now exploring ways to boost usage Google Pay in India. According to unnamed sources, cited by Techcrunch, Google is planning to integrate the payment service deeply in Android applications. The company has built an in-app engagement rewards platform which will allow businesses… Read More »

Windows 10 Will Let You Run Desktop Apps on VR Headsets

Microsoft is still polishing up Windows 10’s April 2019 Update, also known as 19H1. In the latest development build, you can now launch desktop (Win32) applications in a Mixed Reality headset’s virtual environment. This feature is part of Insider preview build 18329, which Microsoft announced on February 1, 2019. If you have a Windows Mixed Reality headset, you can now launch… Read More »

After 10 years, Android apps are still worse than their iOS counterparts

You probably have a handful (or more) of apps installed on your phone. Apps are a big part of what makes a smartphone “smart,” and whether for business or pleasure, an app store is what keeps a platform alive. Every person who ever owned a Windows phone knows the sting and that it’s true. Even the best smartphone platform will… Read More »

How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it’s easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue. Fortunately, there’s an easy way that you can keep… Read More »

A single unicode symbol can crash iPhone, iPad and Mac apps

Apple’s been in the headlines over the past few months, for all of the wrong reasons. According to TechCrunch, their PR losing streak isn’t going to stop any time soon. TechCrunch reports that an IOS software development house has discovered that two unicode symbols, when inputted into a number of popular iOS apps, will cause the apps to crash.… Read More »

Top 5 Paid iPhone and iPad Apps Gone FREE Today – Limited Time Only

These are the top five paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone free today. This is a limited time offer so hurry up if you wish to bag some of these apps for yourself. Download 5 Paid iOS Apps Absolutely FREE Today Before you go ahead, also check out our list from yesterday. There are apps that are… Read More »

Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps

Target released its own mobile payments system today, called Wallet, which will live inside its app on iOS and Android. Reports of Target working on an in-house mobile wallet surfaced as early as 2015. Target confirmed the reports this past January to The Verge’s sister siteRecode. The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan… Read More »