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Jul 8, 2021
Google has just been given a lawsuit for abusing its power on the Play Store when Epic Games decided to add the in-game currency to the Play Store, just like they had done on iOS devices. The reason for this is that Google and Apple both take small cuts from purchases. But by making it […]
Apr 11, 2020
Everyone wants to safe online, but, what if the thing you think is keeping you safe actually puts you at risk? Recently, Google has removed a popular VPN from their Play Store - named SuperVPN. This was after it was discovered that the service could allow hackers to redirect users to malicious websites. SuperVPN has […]
Mar 18, 2019
Check Point Research has discovered a new malware campaign that have infected a total of 150 million Android users globally. The malware, dubbed SimBad, as many of the infected apps were simulator games, infected 206 apps found in the Google Play Store. SimBad disguises as ads to avoid suspicion. Google has been battling malware in […]
Nov 22, 2018
Google has been battling Malware from its own official Android App Store for many years now and here is yet another embarrassing story. More than 500,000 Android users have been tricked into Installing malware, that initially seemed to be driving games, onto their devices downloaded directly from Google's own App Store. A security researcher at ESET, Lukas Stefanko, […]
Aug 14, 2018
In April 2017, Twitter showed us their data friendly platform that they called Twitter Lite. For some time, it could only act as an app through Google Chrome. But, in December of the same year, Twitter Lite was launched as an actual and separate app on Google Play in 24 different markets. Today Twitter Lite […]
May 18, 2018
PUBG Mobile (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) is one of the most popular multiplayer online battle royale game in the world. The game hit the Google Play Store on March 19 (February 9 in China), and has since racked up over 10 million downloads on Android smartphones and Android apps compatible Chromebooks. But the app hasn't yet been available for Chromebooks […]
May 17, 2018
YouTube has just released an update to its Android app, bringing in a new "Incognito Mode" to the app. The Incognito Mode in browsers is a well-known and extremely useful feature, especially when you're logging into your account on someone else's computer. All the popular browser apps have it, as does Gboard. SwiftKey is another Android app […]
May 11, 2018
Briar, in case you didn't know it, is a peer-to-peer, end-to-end encrypted messaging app. One of the strengths of the application is the fact that it uses the Tor network to sends and receives messages. The app become more well known when it entered public Beta last July 2017. Now, the app has graduated Beta […]
Apr 25, 2018
Amazon has quietly launched a web browser of its own for Android smartphones, in India. The company didn't make any public announcements, but the app has been available on Google Play Store since March. The browser has a rather generic name of: “Internet: fast, lite and private,” and comes in at just 2MB.   Amazon Internet Browser: Fast, […]
Apr 18, 2018
The Samsung Flow app was launched back in 2015, with an aim to allow users to connect with Samsung devices seamlessly. Initially launched as a Samsung Galaxy exclusive, the app has subsequently been opened up for Windows as well. The app can already let you unlock your Windows 10 PCs with your phone, sync notifications and content […]
Mar 31, 2018
The majority of Android OS users use the Play Store to download apps, games etc. but there is a new type of Play Store subscription that everyone should be wary of.  This subscription uses Google's own prompts and harmless games to steal money. How you may ask? Well, this scam works by deceiving users into […]
Mar 13, 2018
The mobile payments industry is a huge revenue stream. Every top player in the tech industry is jumping into the lucrative sector, with the hope of carving out a share for themselves. Huawei is one of the many such companies with its own mobile payments solution. Named Huawei Wallet, the company's payment app has been around […]
Mar 5, 2018
Google launched Google Pay, the company's digital wallet solution born out of the merger of Android Pay and Google Wallet, last month. It was a long-overdue consolidation to say the least. The company's bid to make the various e-wallet solutions less confusing for consumers has now started taking bigger steps. Starting March, Google Pay is now available for HSBC customers in […]
Feb 13, 2018
If you're an avid Telegram user then you might be familiar with their new client App named Telegram X. This new App is seen as more of an experimental application that is said to be faster, with smoother animations and offer better features than its older sibling. Telegram is a popular messaging app, especially among the […]
Feb 1, 2018
VLC, the free and open source multimedia player is finally rolling-out support for Google's streaming platform, Chromecast. The developers behind the popular media player recently pushed out an update to the app’s Play Store beta channel. The latest Play Store beta release v2.9 comes with a lot of features and changes, including experimental Chromecast streaming support. Chromecast […]
Jan 23, 2018
In November 2017, Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy reported one of the most scariest security vulnerability in Android phones. They claim Android phones collect your location even if you’ve turned off location services. In fact, Google was aware of this all the time and was doing so on purpose. You don't even need to use […]
Apr 18, 2017
Samsung recently released the companion app for the new Tizen-based Gear 360 (2017) camera on the Google Playstore. While the camera can work standalone without the need of the app for its basic functionalities, such as taking pictures and recording videos, the app brings more convenience to that process and also includes some interesting new features that […]
Oct 2, 2015
  The Samsung Gear S2 went on sale today in US, Korea, Singapore and Germany. We expected a new version of the Gear Manager application, which enables the smartwatch to talk to the smartphone, to become available on the Google Play Store in order for non-Samsung Android devices to be able to connect.   Gear […]
Jul 29, 2015
  The Tizen Developer Summit is kicking off tomorrow and we are all excited about the first South Asian Conference of its kind, Ever! It's also great to see that a Tizen Developer Summit App has been released that will help you stay connected and get all the updates about the event at hand like […]
May 22, 2015
  Smartphones carry Information that contains everything about us, our name / address, where we go, who we see and how we communicate with the world (social media). Some feel that this is private informartion, some like the NSA believe this is really their Information and forget things like privacy and civil liberties. Now, according […]
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