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Here are 235 apps that will not run with macOS Catalina

macOS 10.15 Catalina drops support for 32-bit apps, and that means apps you currently rely on may stop working. Here's how to find out if you will be affected....

Here are 235 apps that will not run with macOS Catalina

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macOS Catalina preview: It's all about the apps Three weeks ago, Apple was holding court at the San Jose Convention Center, where it kicked off its annual developer conference with first looks at iOS 13, iPadOS and the latest version of macOS, Catalina. Today the company is releasing Catalina in b...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring ne...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Messages, Shortcuts apps may happen on macOS Catalina via Project Catalyst The latest macOS Catalina beta hints that Apple is working on new versions of the Messages and Shortcuts iOS apps for macOS Catalina, as developer Steve Troughton-Smith highlighted in a series of tweets.We've already heard plenty of details abou...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Apple’s macOS Catalina 10.15 adds media apps and Catalyst for iPad app porting MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro users will all benefit from the latest major release of Apple's macOS, which will begin to bring iPad apps to Macs.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

macOS Catalina: macOS 10.15 release date, news and features macOS Catalina – the official name for macOS 10.15 – is almost here, after being showcased at Apple's WWDC 2019 conference in San Jose, California. And, from what we've seen, there will be some brilliant new features coming to...
16:00, 08/29/2019

macOS Catalina is officially the name for macOS 10.15 Apple has revealed that the name for macOS 10.15 is officially macOS Catalina. The company made the news via its live keynote address at its WWDC 2019 conference in San Jose, California.The company's head of software Craig Federighi showed off t...
12:32, 06/03/2019

macOS Catalina: Will your Mac run it? Will your existing Mac run the new macOS Catalina upgrade which is due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash for a new Mac?...
17:48, 06/04/2019

The 5 best macOS Catalina features Apple’s next major update to its Mac and MacBook operating system – macOS Catalina – is coming later this year (the smart money is on a September launch), but now that Apple has released the public beta of the software, we’...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Will your Mac upgrade to macOS Catalina? Apple plans to release macOS Catalina in the fall. Find out if your Mac is on the list of devices that fully support the new OS, or if you need to upgrade your hardware to run the latest version....
13:00, 07/03/2019

What can macOS Catalina tell us about the next MacBook Pro? Apple’s latest operating system for Macs, macOS Catalina, is not only exciting for owners of current Mac computers – it could hold big hints for the next major MacBook Pro. That is, the rumored MacBook Pro with a 16-inch display, n...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Why does macOS Catalina use Zsh instead of Bash? Licensing Yesterday, at its WWDC developer conference, Apple unveiled the latest version of the MacOS operating system. Codenamed Catalina, it’s a fairly significant update for the platform, not least because of the changes that have taken place under the hood...
12:48, 06/04/2019

How to Share Your Music in macOS Catalina When macOS Catalina finally drops, you’re going to notice a number of big changes. One of the more memorable ones is Apple’s grand transformation of iTunes into standalone Music, Video, and Podcast apps. We love the move, but it does lead to a few qu...
07:32, 08/21/2019

The new Apple TV app debuts on macOS Catalina Apple TV is finally coming to macOS. While it was expected that the streaming video platform would finally make the leap to Apple's desktop operating system, the company made it official today at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)...
13:48, 06/03/2019

macOS Catalina public beta is now available to download If you can’t wait until later this year to test out Apple’s latest operating system, then you can now download the macOS Catalina public beta.Apple has now released the early version of macOS Catalina for anyone with a compatible Mac to...
17:16, 06/24/2019

Apple macOS Catalina: A cheat sheet Apple's latest entry to its operating system line is macOS Catalina. Read about the features, applications, and security updates that come with macOS 10.15....
04:00, 06/04/2019

How to create a USB installer for deploying macOS Catalina Deploying a fresh copy of macOS to Apple computers couldn't be easier with this three-step process that uses a USB flash drive to fully install macOS Catalina on any supported device....
13:16, 07/08/2019

macOS Catalina vs Windows 10 May 2019 Update: which is best? Apple has now unveiled macOS 10.15 Catalina and announced that it will be heading to Macs and MacBooks later this year after a beta testing period. Meanwhile, Microsoft has begun rolling out its latest major operating system (OS) revision: the Window...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Use Your iPad as a Secondary Display in macOS Catalina One of the neater features you’ll find in macOS Catalina—one that definitely got my attention, at least—is Apple’s new “Sidecar” mode. Like a tiny seat attached to a larger motorcycle, Sidecar allows you to link your iPad to your Mac and use it as a ...
08:48, 07/04/2019

The Safest Way to Install the macOS Catalina Beta The public betas for all of Apple’s latest operating system iterations are finally out (save for watchOS, per usual). We always warn people about installing these on their primary devices, because you don’t want the iPhone you rely on for work and so...
11:48, 06/25/2019

It Looks Like Apple Is Finally Killing the Dashboard in macOS Catalina It had a long run, but it seems in the next major release of macOS—macOS Catalina—Apple is finally killing off its Dashboard feature once and for all.Read more......
09:00, 06/05/2019

Apple might wave goodbye to Dashboard in macOS Catalina One of the Mac's longer-serving features appears to be going away. Appleosophy and others using the developer preview of macOS Catalina have discovered that Dashboard, the secondary screen for widgets, isn't present. The app is missing in L...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Apple explains the future of iTunes on macOS Catalina At WWDC, Apple announced that its upcoming macOS will put an end to the iTunes you're familiar with and will divvy up its features between three new apps: Music, TV and podcasts. Now, the tech giant has explained how that will work exactly. The ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Here's how iPhone and iPad syncing will work in macOS Catalina We had pretty well expected iTunes to be dramatically changed with the debut of macOS 10.15 Catalina, but we didn't think Apple was going to outright kill it. But, now that iTunes is no more in the new Mac operating system, you still need to man...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Apple reveals Catalina, the latest version of macOS From the desert to the ocean: Apple today revealed its latest macOS update today: Catalina. The new OS comes with a host of new features, including accessibility updates, the death of iTunes, and more. Possibly the most exciting update is Project Cat...
12:16, 06/03/2019

iTunes Is Dead As We Know It (and All the Rest of the News About macOS Catalina) With Apple Music, Apple TV+, and other streaming services making owning gigabytes of MP3 and video files a thing of the past, iTunes, the iOS desktop companion app that’s been around since the iPod first debuted, is finally dead. In its place are a c...
16:00, 06/03/2019

MacOS Catalina is Apple's next desktop operating system Where does macOS go from here? Sailing, apparently. Apple announced today that the next version of macOS (10.15) will be known as Catalina. And one of the big new features is a complete rethink of iTunes, which is now broken out into individual Music...
13:48, 06/03/2019

How to download and install macOS Catalina’s public beta right now Apple released the public beta versions of its new operating systems iOS 13, iPadOS, WatchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13. These versions might have some bugs and niggles, but if you’re curious like me, you’ll want to install them and check out the...
03:16, 06/25/2019

How to Enroll in the iOS 13, macOS Catalina, and iPadOS Public Betas The public betas for iOS 13, macOS Catalina, iPadOS, and tvOS 13 are finally available. Here’s a quick recap of how to sign up, and what testers can expect from these beta builds....
22:16, 06/24/2019

All the MacOS 10.15 Catalina Announcements from Apple's WWDC 2019 Keynote Apple WWDC closed with a detailed overview of the upcoming macOS update, now officially titled “Catalina.” Let’s go over all the new features announced at WWDC that will be part of macOS 10.15 Catalina when it releases in fall, 2019....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Apple releases public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina Now's your chance to peek at the future of Apple software without signing up for a developer account. Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina, giving you a taste of what's to come in the fall if you�...
19:32, 06/24/2019

macOS Catalina first look: Sidecar, Project Catalyst and Voice Control After Apple wrapped its WWDC keynote today, the developers went to coding sessions and the press, well, mostly showed themselves out. As it happens, we later had a chance to see most of the new software in action in private demos. First, an impor......
20:00, 06/04/2019

The Best iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Updates Apple Didn't Announce at WWDC During the WWDC 2019 keynote on Monday, we heard about a ton of features coming to iOS 13, the new iPadOS, and macOS Catalina—but Apple itself admitted that there was much more it didn’t have time to showcase. Here are some of the best and coolest so...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Apple will release iOS 13 and watchOS 6 on September 19, macOS Catalina in October The 'finished' public versions of Apple's operating systems for Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone, and Mac get unusually staggered releases.Read More...
20:32, 09/10/2019

Apple is testing Touch ID and Face ID sign-in for iCloud in iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Apple is apparently considering doubling down on biometric authentication, as 9to5Mac reports that iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina beta testers have been given the option to sign in to their iCloud.com accounts using either Face ID or Touch ID,...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Apple reveals iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates—but macOS Catalina remains a mystery Enlarge / The just-announced iPhone 11 running iOS 13. (credit: Samuel Axon) CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS will arrive by the end of this month, Apple revealed on its website as it unveiled new h...
21:32, 09/10/2019

Google launches Dart 2.5 with intelligent code completion, Flutter 1.9 with iOS 13 and macOS Catalina support Google has released Dart 2.5 with support for calling C code and intelligent code completion, and Flutter 1.9 with iOS 13 and macOS Catalina support.Read More...
12:01, 09/10/2019

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have emerged that appear to show off the new Music and T...
03:32, 05/30/2019

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates comi...
16:32, 05/29/2019

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize access.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Leaked macOS 10.15 Screenshots Detail Anticipated Apple TV, Music Apps Apple is set to announce its latest edition of macOS at WWDC 2019. But ahead of the keynote, leaked screenshots seem to reveal upcoming TV and Music apps on macOS 10.15....
04:48, 05/30/2019

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Apple’s watchOS 6 brings new apps (and various iPhone apps) to Watch Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) SAN JOSE, Calif.—At its developer conference today, Apple described its new Apple Watch software features in detail. Called watchOS 6, the operating-system update adds new apps, watchfaces, and features that en...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Pedestrian hit and killed in Catalina Foothills TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. According to Deputy Marissa Hernandez, it happened Wednesday night in the area of Sunrise Dr. and Hacienda del Sol Rd. The road is expec...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Pole fire causes power outage in Catalina CATALINA, Ariz. – A fire on a telephone pole has caused some power outages Tuesday afternoon on the northwest side. According to Golder Ranch Fire District officials, the fire was reported near Hawser Street and Twin Lakes Drive. Authorities sa...
02:16, 09/04/2019

Catalina Highway closed after fatal collision MOUNT LEMMON- The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is on the scene of a fatal crash on Catalina Highway. Officials said the collision involved a motorcyclist and a passenger vehicle near milepost 15. The highway is currently closed at milepost 0 as t...
16:48, 05/19/2019

Crews contain large brush fire in Catalina TUCSON – Firefighters with Golder Ranch Fire District battled a large brush fire in Catalina Friday afternoon. According to officials, the fire was located at Golder Ranch Drive and Largo Del Oro Parkway. Authorities said the fire is burned abo...
15:48, 06/07/2019

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area of the Push Ridge Wilderness north of Mel...
14:00, 08/24/2019

Two sought in carjacking that resulted in crash near Catalina Park TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for two car-theft suspects after they reportedly were involved in a vehicle collision near Catalina Park Thusday afternoon. According to TPD, a vehicle that was reportedly carjacked crashed ne...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break-in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break-in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break-...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Catalina Lauf takes aim at AOC with 'Latina by heart, American first' congressional run Catalina Lauf, a 26-year-old former Trump administrator adviser and Latina running for Congress in Illinois, doesn't bill herself as the Republican counterweight to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
12:00, 08/27/2019

From Catalina to Alexis: Chilean teen first to legally change gender In 2016, Chilean 14-year old girl Catalina began to identify with friends and family as Alexis, a boy. It took Chile's conservative, Roman Catholic legal system far longer to come around....
15:48, 09/06/2019

Catalina Foothills alum earns scholarship with Stanford basketball PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Former Catalina Foothills High School standout Sam Beskind has earned a scholarship on the Stanford basketball team. Here’s more from our Tuesday sportscast: ...
02:32, 08/28/2019

Woman arrested in fatal pedestrian crash in Catalina Foothills TUCSON – A woman was arrested in connection to Wednesday’s fatal pedestrian collision in Catalina Foothills. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, deputies received multiple calls about a man standing in the middle of the e...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break ...
03:16, 06/23/2019

City council rejects proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project in their neighborhood. The developer’s vision is to build a four-story hotel, an office building...
06:48, 09/05/2019

This App Resurrects Clippy on MacOS Long before we were talking to AI assistants on smart devices, we had Clippy—the cheery, animated paperclip mascot of Microsoft Office, who’s definitely-not-at-all-annoying tips and contextual actions “helped” users navigate Word, Excel, and the rest...
16:00, 09/16/2019

How to use the macOS ColorSync Utility Maintaining color consistency between applications and devices and when printing can be a challenge. If you're unfamiliar with color matching in macOS, learn how to use the ColorSync Utility....
02:16, 07/31/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and more Enlarge / The Apple Watch series 4 running watchOS 5. (credit: Valentina Palladino) As it often does, Apple has released updates for all of its device operating systems at once. iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and tvOS 12.4 all arrive on supp...
18:32, 07/22/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
01:48, 05/21/2019

How to harden your macOS systems with Lynis Regularly checking your macOS systems for properly configured systems, apps, and services with Lynis helps administrators harden devices by minimizing their attack surface....
06:00, 06/03/2019

SwiftUI is an expressive UI framework for iOS, MacOS, and more Apple launched its Swift programming language almost five years ago. It was designed to supplant Objective-C with something that’s powerful, expressive, and crucially, as easy for beginners to grasp as Python. While it largely succeeded, one hindranc...
13:00, 06/03/2019

How to Protect Yourself From the New macOS Security Vulnerability Mac users take heed: A recently disclosed vulnerability present in the macOS Gatekeeper—otherwise known as the “Cavallarin” exploit—has reportedly been leveraged by adware creators. It’s times like these when we’re reminded of the best advice for kee...
19:16, 06/25/2019

How to use Internet Recovery to reinstall macOS Apple's tool for reinstalling macOS on devices without using local media is a fail-safe function that allows admins to reinstall or upgrade the OS. It's the first step to recovery during deployment....
09:32, 07/26/2019

Apple just debuted MacOS 10.15, and it’s packed with new features Apple chose to wrap up its annual WWDC keynote this year with a showcase of MacOS 10.15. The upcoming MacOS update will include a suite of new features that promote productivity and ease of use. To start, Apple addressed the drama surrounding the dea...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 and a supplemental update for macOS 10.14.5 Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Just a little over a week after iOS 12.3 hit iPhones and iPads everywhere, Apple has released iOS 12.3.1—a minor update that fixe...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1, and tvOS 12.3 Enlarge / Apple announced some of these features at its services-and-TV-focused event on March 25. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Today, Apple began rolling out new versions of its iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems for iPhones and iPads, Macs, ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

There's another macOS update to fix Zoom security exploits Apple is still working to plug the holes created by a security exploit recently discovered in video conferencing app Zoom. According to The Verge, Apple quietly pushed out a security update for macOS that removes vulnerable software installed automat...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Sidecar on New macOS Turns Your iPad Into a Second Display Apple has announced an extended desktop feature called Sidecar with the new macOS Catalina, allowing users to use their iPad as a second display or as an input device in creative apps....
23:00, 06/03/2019

macOS 10.15: news, release date and rumors macOS 10.15 is this year's major update to the operating system that runs on Apple's Mac devices, and in this guide we gather together everything we know so far about macOS 10.15 - including features we'd like to see and any rumors we ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Apple's New Standalone App for macOS to Be Like iTunes: Report The much talked about standalone music app that Apple is bringing with macOS 10.15 is being built on the existing framework of iTunes, rather than on a new app code....
06:16, 05/10/2019

Apple macOS Mojave: Cheat sheet In Apple's macOS Mojave, there are security and performance enhancements, as well as new features and applications. Here's what business professionals need to know about macOS Mojave....
22:48, 06/05/2019

Microsoft’s Edge for macOS arrives in preview Fifteen years after Microsoft walked away from the Mac browser scene, it's back with Edge -- currently in semi-stable beta forms for curious testers.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

macOS 10.14 Mojave release date, news and features Now that macOS Mojave has arrived on our Macs, bringing key iOS apps like News and Stocks to the fold, Apple’s OS is better than ever. This update also brings a system-wide Dark Mode and increased productivity through Finder.In the coming year...
16:00, 05/15/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple unveils new iOS, iPad OS, macOS and Mac Pro The iTunes app is dead, your iPhone will be faster and the $5,999 Mac Pro becomes firm’s most expensive computer Apple has announced that the iPhone is going to get faster with iOS 13, the iTunes app is dead on the Mac with the new macOS 10.15 Catali...
14:00, 06/03/2019

How to share files with another Mac using macOS Bluetooth File Exchange When you need to send a file to another Mac user, there are multiple options. Follow these steps to accomplish the task using macOS' integrated Bluetooth File Exchange....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Update: You can now officially install Microsoft Edge on macOS UPDATE (21 May): Microsoft has officially released the preview version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for macOS and it's available for download from the Microsoft Edge Insider website now. Mac keyboard shortcuts, and Touch Bar and trackpad s...
01:16, 05/21/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that t...
09:32, 05/10/2019

macOS High Sierra news, updates and features Apple’s macOS 10.13 High Sierra launched two years ago now, and is obviously not the current Mac operating system – that honor goes to macOS 10.14 Mojave. But, because Mojave increased the system requirements by a significant margin, ma...
16:00, 05/15/2019

How to Reveal Your Saved Wifi Passwords in Windows or macOS Riddle me this: You’re out somewhere and you need to hop on a wifi network with a new device. You realize you have the wifi password saved on your laptop, but not on whatever device you’re looking to connect. And you’re either too lazy to ask for the...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Apple Releases iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS Updates: Here's What's New Apple has released software updates for all its devices. iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and tvOS 12.4 are now available for all compatible devices....
05:16, 07/23/2019

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and execute. Here's how PopClip works....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Apple releases macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update to fix sleeping Macs Enlarge / The 2018 MacBook Pro. It was just over a week ago that Apple released macOS 10.14.6, but the company has already pushed out a Supplemental Update. Released today, the update fixes a heretofore not-widely-known issue involving sleep mode ...
05:48, 08/02/2019

Apple WWDC 2019 invites go out ahead of iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 unveilings Even though we already knew the Apple WWDC 2019 keynote date before today, we just got in the all-important press invite to June's developer conference.That means we'll be able to bring you the story of Apple's next software updates on...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Apple could build macOS feature to use your iPad as extra Mac display According to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo, Apple is working on a feature that would let you pair your iPad with your Mac to turn your iPad into a secondary Mac display. That feature, code-named Sidecar, could ship with macOS 10.15 this fal...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote will detail iOS 13, macOS 10.15, and more on June 3 Enlarge / Neon emoji and animoji images accompanied the invites to press. Apple has sent out invites to the press for its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote—or as the invite calls it, a "special event." The event will take place on Jun...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Apple’s new privacy and security features in iOS 13 and macOS will be a tough act to follow For years, Apple has been insisting on offering its customers strong privacy and security across its products and services. Apple has long supported end-to-end encryption, and often reminded its audiences, as well as its rivals that it doesn’t ...
15:48, 06/04/2019

Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Try these alternative operating systems No Windows, no Linux, no macOS: is there really a desktop operating system that's worth using outside of the big three? We've set out to answer that question, and while there are no absolute definitive answers here – everyone's ...
07:32, 07/22/2019

Microsoft releases first Chromium-based Edge preview for MacOS Microsoft officially has released the 'Canary' version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for MacOS. Developer and beta previews for MacOS are 'coming soon.'...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Security researcher spots a macOS malware vulnerability that's not yet patched Watch out for this potential vulnerability if you're opening up apps on a Mac: a security researcher has worked out a way that malware makers can bypass the macOS Gatekeeper protections to run malicious code.Filippo Cavallarin details the securi...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current EdgeHTML-based Edge is in its support for other platforms. The original Edge was, for no good reason, ti...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei Claims Hongmeng OS Faster Than Android, macOS Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has told in an interview that the in-house Hongmeng operating system is 'very likely' faster than Android and macOS....
02:00, 07/08/2019

Review: macOS Finder alternative Commander One 2 features great enhancements Commander One 2 is a macOS Finder alternative that offers Mac users choice and flexibility. Cloud storage support is a key enhancement in the file management app's latest release....
10:32, 07/02/2019

What to expect from Apple's WWDC event in June 2019: iOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 Google's I/O 2019 is ending today, but don't think the news-heavy developer summits are over this spring. Quite the contrary: Apple's very important WWDC summit is happening next month, holding the promise for tons of announcements centered around Ap...
03:16, 05/10/2019

This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices Researchers from Boston University (BU) have discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose most devices to third-party tracking and leak identifiable data. According to the research paper — Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth ...
00:48, 07/18/2019

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
20:16, 07/14/2019

No, you don’t own your apps — here’s why it feels like you do Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials – that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990s who have grown up with the internet and digital technology – are in favor of accessing rather than ...
13:00, 07/22/2019

These Are the Only Three Money Apps You Need How many money apps do you have? Turns out, the perfect number might be three: a budgeting app, an investment tracker, and a credit monitoring service....
11:48, 05/13/2019

Are Dating Apps All Hot or Not? Dating apps lead our digital lives, but they don’t always lead to love at first swipe. Many users air their grievances about various dating platforms on social media, hoping for empathy or even a date....
11:16, 08/03/2019

Keep These Apps Off Your Kid's Phone No matter how long you manage to hold them off, at some point, your kids will have their own electronic devices, and they’ll use those devices to communicate with others. First with friends and family, but eventually with strangers, too. Read more.....
19:32, 08/22/2019

The best (and mostly free) apps to help you keep up in class By design, school is supposed to challenge you -- to push at the boundaries of your understanding of the world and make you a more well-rounded person. It's not supposed to be easy as much as it is fulfilling, but thankfully, there are ways to m...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been the refrain of the 2010s, with the object of that...
04:32, 05/02/2019

The safest messaging apps So you want to send a short, instant, text-based dispatch to another human. The options are endless -- iMessage, Slack, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype, Snapchat -- but their security is variable. Short of whispering words into another person's ear, ...
12:32, 08/28/2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now So, you’ve finally decided to get on board and check out some podcasts. Congratulations! You’re in for a treat, if only thanks to the sheer number of shows available to you — there are over 600,000 to choose from. But before you sta...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Are Hypnotherapy Apps Better Than Meditation? Often associated with onstage theatrics and eccentric celebrities, hypnosis is moving further into the mainstream with hypnotherapy apps like Clementine, Harmony Hypnosis and Mindset...
09:32, 08/27/2019

The Best Apps for Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting isn’t magic, but it works well as a weight loss tool for people who manage to stick to it. If that’s you, consider using one of these fasting trackers to remind you of start and end times and to keep tabs on how well you’ve stuck...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

The best streaming apps for kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for children sounds great. However, even with a host of parental controls, YouTube Kids is still plagued with i...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Best Linux apps of 2019 One of the big advantages of most Linux distros isn't just that they are free and open source - so are most of the software applications used for Linux. While some business-orientated software does come with a cost, for most home users most of w...
01:32, 06/03/2019

The best iPad apps of 2019 Apps set the iPad apart from other tablets, whether you need to work on office tasks, learn something new, make music, watch a movie or become a digital artist.But which apps are worth your cash and time? We’ve tested thousands to come up with...
05:16, 05/14/2019

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV Your new Samsung TV may look great in your living room, but it's the Samsung TV apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to define what you're watching and how you go about it.Samsung Smart TVs have had a subst...
04:32, 07/09/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Download these 5 apps before your next trip There are millions of apps available for your phone, but you can't take all of them on your next trip. So which travel apps should you pack?        ...
14:00, 05/24/2019

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available isn’t easy, and so we’ve done the ha...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Best productivity apps of 2019 Working online can mean distractions and loss of productivity, not least when multiple applications and software platforms need to be used and switched between. Luckily, a number of companies have come up with solutions to ensure that individuals and...
08:00, 05/26/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s where this list comes in. It’s freshly curated to...
08:32, 05/16/2019

The Best Note-taking Apps We recently polled readers with suggestions for the best note-taking apps. Most of you said you still do things the old-fashioned way with pen and paper—a technique I heartily endorse....
15:16, 09/03/2019

Five apps you've never heard of that teens are using to shop E-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay top the chart of most-used retail apps, but a few you might not have heard of are quickly rising in the ranks....
08:48, 08/06/2019

Best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for even the best Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t tha...
04:48, 08/08/2019

The 6 best apps to buy cheap Broadway tickets Getting cheap rush tickets is, well, a rush — that is, if you don’t mind standing in line in the rain, praying the guy in front of you won’t snatch the last remaining seats. Guess what? There’s an app for that. Here are the six best apps ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invasions of privacy....
12:16, 09/03/2019

Best iOS apps (September 2019 edition) Let’s take a tour of some of the best iOS apps and services currently available. These are all apps that have been battle tested by extensive real-world usage, and many are available to use totally free of charge....
12:32, 09/22/2019

The Best Apps That Now Support Dark Mode in iOS 13 iOS 13 is here, and like Android 10, Apple’s newest OS update brings an official dark mode to your iPhone. Apps can have their own special looks when you’re using dark mode, too, and the fine folks at Gadget Hacks have provided a long list of various...
03:48, 09/21/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, ef...
18:00, 08/15/2019

These apps may have told Facebook about the last time you had sex A new report finds that some period-tracking apps shared intimate information with Facebook. In some cases, that data included when the user reported last having sex....
19:00, 09/09/2019

These apps might have told Facebook about the last time you had sex A new report finds that some period-tracking apps, including Maya and MIA Fem, shared intimate information with the social media site. In some cases, that data included when the user reported last having sex....
19:00, 09/09/2019

What Are Your Favorite Apps for Taking Notes? The internet and subsequent rise of smartphones and cloud storage have revolutionized the act of taking notes. It’s easier than ever to save your thoughts (since we almost always have a connected device within arm’s reach), access them from a variety...
10:32, 08/23/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best outdoor navigation apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
09:32, 08/24/2019

Stop Force Closing Your Apps Constantly force closing apps is a bad habit many of us have formed over the years. We were told it helps improve battery life and makes our phones run faster. But the truth is, it can actually have the opposite effect. In the video above, I explain ...
16:32, 09/09/2019

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, i...
02:00, 07/09/2019

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we....
15:00, 08/16/2019

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Labor Day plans: Still wondering what to do? These apps can help This Labor Day weekend, why not throw an epic pool party, rent a speedboat, or even go glamping? A handful of new apps go all-in with the sharing economy.       ...
05:00, 08/28/2019

'Mosquito Repellent' Apps Don't Work For decades we’ve been able to buy devices that play noises that are supposed to repel mosquitoes, and for just as many decades they have been completely useless. Now, instead of buying a device, you can now download an app. Guess what? It still won’...
22:16, 06/24/2019

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on your iPhone....
06:48, 07/13/2019

Three of the best celebrity fitness workout apps Let Jessica Ennis-Hill, Chris Hemsworth and Davina McCall help you reach your full potential• Fit in my 40s: does Cindy Crawford’s 90s fitness video stand the test of time? Jennis by Jessica Ennis-HillThere aren’t many opportunities to train with a t...
23:16, 07/12/2019

The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple's Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. While Apple says no incidents of eavesdropping have been reported, the app is disabled until the vulnera...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Best task management apps of 2019 Whether you're running your own business, a department, or a team, or even just working for yourself, it can be difficult to manage all of the tasks on your to-do list.This is especially the case where you might have multiple deadlines to work w...
11:00, 06/30/2019

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head straight to Ninite (Windows) or macapps.link (Mac). Both sites allow you to pick and choose apps you’d li...
13:48, 07/10/2019

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a trip to the Bahamas last year, they downloaded a ...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone and get on with your life, right? Well, not quite...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to do so outside of Facebook's existing platfor...
15:16, 07/09/2019

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running on your iPhone (which is an even more handily portable device, of course).However, deciding which busi...
09:49, 07/06/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
10:32, 07/18/2019

How to download new apps to your Fitbit watch Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Fitbit‘s smartwatches, the Ionic and Versa, come with a number of apps pre-installed. These apps — which include...
19:00, 06/18/2019

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us keep track of shopping lists, to-do lists, and quick ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Just because sex toy apps can count calories doesn’t mean they should This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sexte...
02:16, 07/28/2019

How Google's Lightweight Go Apps Work—and Why You Might Need Them You may have noticed Google launching a succession of cut-down, lightweight, basic apps under the Go label. The idea is they’re intended for countries where a combination of spotty internet and tight data caps making using all the cool apps on your p...
17:16, 07/25/2019

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that's your preference, go for it!). But if you...
10:48, 07/24/2019

iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you've granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewhere have discovered the upcoming release (and iPadOS) will occasionally pop up detailed panels asking...
18:48, 06/08/2019

iOS 13 will show you where apps have tracked your location, on a map Apple’s new iOS 13 has a ton of privacy-focused features, including restrictions on location tracking. Now, 9to5Mac has spotted that when an app asks for permission to use your location data , the dialog box will show a map view of locations the app ...
08:48, 06/10/2019

iOS 13 will show you a map of locations where apps have tracked you One of the main themes of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote last week was privacy. Apple unveiled several new features for its various operating systems showing a renewed commitment to privacy at a time where its rivals are also making user privacy a t...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Sleep apps might be doing more harm than good Apps meant to improve sleep are likely to “make problems worse,” say experts. They reveal little about sleep quality, lack accuracy and create stress, according to researchers. Scientists also fear people can become obsessed with default targets, suc...
12:32, 06/10/2019

How to streamline collaboration with these G Suite apps If your organization has G Suite, but people mostly use Gmail and Calendar, here are additional ways you and your team can enhance collaboration and conversation with other G Suite apps....
16:48, 09/06/2019

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available across the range of productivity and creativity applications, as well as easy accessibility for Software a...
14:16, 06/17/2019

iOS 13 will tell you when you’re about to delete apps with active subscriptions Apple has just released the second iOS 13 beta to developers, ahead of the public beta release that should hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Aside from the fixes and improvements, the new beta comes with several new features on top, including a n...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Best document scanning apps of 2019 Despite the fact that we live in an increasingly digital world, many organizations still print out important documents on paper - whether it be a letter, contract, bank statement, invoice, receipt or educational handout.Some people still rely heavily...
13:48, 07/07/2019

Best money transfer apps of 2019 Transferring money electronically has become increasingly normalized, as banks have found the tools to ensure that money transfers can be safely handled with least risk to the customer. There are already a number of websites online that cater for tra...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Best business networking apps of 2019 There is an ancient adage that it isn’t what you know, but who. And the advent of the digital era has served to only bolster the importance of business networking, especially in certain sectors.There are numerous challenges to business network...
08:00, 05/26/2019

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors...
07:32, 05/01/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few...
03:00, 05/02/2019

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 5, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Ge...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
20:48, 06/01/2019

The best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t that Apple Watch ...
06:00, 05/01/2019

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them are free. Not so great news! You've got to sift through them to work out the very best. Fortunatel...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Car-sharing apps take off, run into speed bumps Peer-to-peer car-sharing apps like Turo are gaining popularity, allowing owners to rent out their vehicles. But the services are running into resistance from rental car companies and lawmakers who want to tax and regulate them like rental cars. (May ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

How Android Q supports 5G apps and why you should care When Francesco Grilli and his peers were working on the 4G standard, they had a few ideas as to what the popular use cases might be. Video calls over the internet, perhaps, or rich messaging content, they thought. "In the end, none of that really hap...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge advantage over your competitors.While there is no shortage of comprehensive business solutions and se...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credits, and more! – just for sharing your opinion about the products you buy and places you visit. L...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to write a shopping list, make creative notes, or take b...
15:48, 06/19/2019

Millennials are twice as likely to use unapproved collaboration apps in the workplace As collaboration tools like Slack and Teams become more popular, collaboration across the enterprise will inevitably evolve, and companies need to be strategic about deployment....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
12:32, 08/14/2019

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the apps are purchased – could be in doubt.In an...
03:00, 05/02/2019

You can now activate Alexa skills through mobile apps The new app-to-app account linking service from Amazon gives developers a way to quick way to launch and easily extend a service to an Alexa skill.Read More...
19:32, 08/27/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” pose serious security risk, and so the company is cr...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Disney+ will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Today we're learning about how you'll be abl...
06:16, 08/19/2019

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best bir...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when you’ve caugh...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Have children in your area been groomed on dating apps? Children as young as nine have been victims of sexual offences after accessing adult dating apps, according to police documents obtained by Sky News....
09:48, 09/17/2019

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The Pokemon Company has been pumping out Pokemon game...
12:48, 05/29/2019

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm...
11:01, 08/13/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
08:32, 05/16/2019

EU election voter apps: Swipe right to vote? The battle for the European Parliament is raging, with everyone from populists to pan-European newbies fighting for votes. Voting advice apps offer users help making a political choice. But is that all they do?...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “MagicBands” and smartphone apps to reportedly spy on guests and collect data on not just their buyin...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design of documents.The specific advantage DTP has over normal document programs is that it allows for the p...
16:48, 06/29/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
17:00, 06/28/2019

How to simplify your shopping routine with these handy apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I hate shopping. I hate the aisles. I hate the noise and the random tannoy announcements. I hate the chaotic cha...
11:16, 06/28/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated vacation spot....
21:48, 05/09/2019

Not just FaceApp: 4 popular apps also taking your information Experts say FaceApp isn’t doing anything unusual by harvesting your personal data and there’s probably a bunch apps on your phone doing the same thing!       ...
06:48, 07/22/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Divorce stinks. These 7 apps can help coordinate and communicate with your ex If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.       ...
02:32, 07/24/2019

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwat...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Microsoft drops the 'Online' name from its Office web apps The next time you fire up any of the web versions of Microsoft's Office applications, you might notice something slightly different about them. Starting "relatively soon," Microsoft is dropping the "Online" branding of its Office Online suite an...
22:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. carriers, apps and others hit by massive outage in the Northeast According to DownDetector, many of the wireless industries biggest stars are down today. The website shows that it has received complaints from customers of Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, Amazon, Google, Snapchat, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. The image at the...
12:32, 06/24/2019

Best free cloud apps for business in 2019 Just a few years ago it was impossible to imagine the number of software tools that are now available to business owners.Whether your organization needs to do its accounts, collaborate on work or handle client relations, there are a number of cloud-b...
10:16, 08/03/2019

Samsung's DeX on Note 10 brings phone apps to your PC Samsung's DeX is no longer limited to turning your mobile device into a computer -- it now works with your computer. The expanded version of DeX on the Galaxy Note 10 lets you transfer files (including photos), reply to messages and run mobile a...
13:48, 08/07/2019

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
20:32, 08/12/2019

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like that post-lunch e-cigarette break. Whether it’s hitting the gym regularly, reading more often b...
12:16, 07/08/2019

Huawei Launches First Smartphone Without Google's Key Apps Huawei unveiled its first smartphone devoid of Google’s most popular apps, a byproduct of the U.S.-China trade dispute that could complicate the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to stoke demand for its products....
13:16, 09/19/2019

99% of iOS apps investigated by the WSJ contained secret trackers Apple brags that it doesn't sell iPhone users' information to third party companies. The customer is not our product is the mantra repeated often by CEO Tim Cook. But that doesn't stop apps downloaded onto an iPhone from the App Store from using pers...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the App Store to find the very best, and sorted them into handy categories, which you can find on the fol...
04:00, 04/30/2019

GMTurns toGooglefor in-Car Apps, Voice Commands General Motors Co. forged a closer alliance with Alphabet Inc.’s Google, agreeing to build the tech giant’s apps directly into touch-screen displays in vehicles across its four main brands....
08:16, 09/05/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Move Almost All the Apps Off Your Phone's Home Screen I’m on my cell phone too much. I know, it’s a unique problem to have, but I’ve had enough of the mindless scrolling through social media. Anytime I have to wait a minute or two for anything, out comes my phone and I’m tap-tap-tapping out of habit, no...
11:48, 09/05/2019

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
08:00, 07/17/2019

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.   ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it revealed today. Developers are no longer permitted to...
13:48, 06/03/2019

5 Apple Watch apps to simplify your workday If you want to put your Apple Watch to work for you, here are five apps--which include IFTTT and Microsoft PowerPoint--that make it easier to take notes, give presentations, collaborate, and more....
17:32, 09/10/2019

Android VPN apps found serving disruptive ads A security researcher has discovered four VPN apps that serve ads while running in the background and also on the home screen of Android smartphones in the latest case of adware found on the Google Play Store.While researching suspicious Android VPN ...
20:03, 09/20/2019

The Best Podcast Apps for Your iPhone and iPad (2019) Almost everyone loves listening to podcasts, but finding a decent podcast app to manage your subscriptions can be tricky. Podcasts continue to grow in popularity and, as a result, there are more podcast managers on the App Store than ever before. But...
00:17, 09/20/2019

What to Do If Your Android Apps Keep Crashing When Loading Web Pages Have your Android apps been crashing when trying to load a web page? You’re not alone; many users have been reporting these issues for weeks, and it appears Android’s WebView feature is to blame....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’ No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 ...
21:16, 09/18/2019

Google Launches AI Lab in Bengaluru to Improve Apps, More The lab will be a part of Google's global network of researchers and will support them by publishing research papers and participating in conferences....
04:32, 09/19/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
09:16, 05/31/2019

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon you since early childhood. The stereotypes about women, which in most cases come from men, can be har...
22:00, 09/01/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other se...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Remove these Android apps from your phone immediately By now, the pattern is pretty familiar. In spite of the company stepping up its detection efforts, Google can’t seem to eliminate sketchy applications from sneaking their way into the Google Play Store where they often rack up millions of downl...
12:32, 09/21/2019

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep you posted about upcoming events and meetings.They...
12:16, 06/09/2019

Pay-Access Apps Face Regulatory Test A growing industry of financial apps that allow workers to access payday funds early is drawing scrutiny from regulators to prove they are different from payday lenders....
06:00, 09/02/2019

Make Sure You Don't Have These Android Apps Installed on Your Phone Google removed two apps from the Google Play Store this week after it discovered they were serving adware to users. The apps, Sun Pro Beauty Camera and Funny Sweet Beauty Selfie Camera, had been downloaded over 1.5 million times, ZDNet reports....
21:48, 09/21/2019

Apps Purged by Apple Say It Holds the Key They Need to Get Back In Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns....
20:48, 05/30/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
05:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, as the search engine expands its advertising real estate to boost revenue from mobile shoppers....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an official Google-related application to get embedded o...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Confiant have uncovered a wide-ranging malvertising campaign that has been targeting apps and services f...
07:32, 07/22/2019

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone ships without Google apps Here you can see the bottom speaker and USB-C port, and you can also see that the screen wraps really far around the sides. [credit: Huawei ] ...
16:16, 09/19/2019

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled seven tracking apps from the Play Store after Ava...
09:32, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of rising danger in America — despite the fact that crime rates have plummeted over the past two decades, ac...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
09:48, 07/09/2019

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over privacy issues Removals are part of inquiry into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps from the platform for privacy reasons, it announced in a blogpost on Friday.Th...
21:01, 09/20/2019

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Why apps should enhance real-world experiences, not replace them Most mobile apps seek to be the center of attention. They are created by owners and product managers who obsess over extending as many user sessions as possible. Unfortunately, they don’t place a high consideration on the impacts of their customers’ ...
19:48, 09/21/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watch let you adjust the target temperature with a tap of your wrist, see notifications, and set home/awa...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The company will reportedly bring a ton of changes with iOS 13, watchOS 6, and MacOS 10.15. Here are some of th...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some that surely wouldn't be missed if they were unins...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking Android apps from the Play Store after Avast disc...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going on with your body is just to create a calendar (in Google Calendar or wherever you keep your appoin...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Facebook Suspends More Apps, Tightens Data Controls Facebook said it suspended tens of thousands of apps for violating its rules around accessing and sharing information, a disclosure that follows the company’s record $5 billion fine from federal regulators in July....
21:32, 09/20/2019

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google t...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hundreds of index cards and then bringing them around with you is a pain. Fortunately, like many other ...
14:48, 07/22/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
16:16, 05/08/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
02:00, 08/15/2019

5 ad hacks for apps looking to capitalize on strong retargeting strategies If you’ve developed an app — even if you’re successfully selling it — there’s one statement that’s unquestionably true: you’re letting potential users slip through your fingers. No matter how good your market...
16:32, 08/15/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Malicious Android apps hijacked phones to click on ads Android users have been warned that certain apps may have hijacked their devices to click on malicious ads.New research from Symantec has shown that cybercriminals are using apps to auto-click on mobile ads to generate a profit.Two main culprits were...
08:00, 08/30/2019

Star Wars Day: Celebrate with these apps, games and deals Celebrate May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, by enjoying these great apps and games, as well as great deals at local restaurants.        ...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Android security: Are you using these popular apps that secretly click on ads? Apps with 1.5 million downloads were in the Google Play Store for almost a year before they were spotted, used a new trick to remain under the radar....
13:32, 08/29/2019

Huawei's next flagship phone blocked from using Google apps US trade ban means Mate 30 will be launched without Google Maps or GmailHuawei’s next flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and services under the US trade ban, Google has said.The Chinese telecoms firm is expected to launch its Mat...
11:32, 08/29/2019

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 fi...
18:16, 08/19/2019

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpfu...
17:00, 08/21/2019

India’s Restaurants Rebel Against Food Delivery Apps Frustrated by the steep commissions and discounts that apps like Zomato and Uber Eats push on restaurants, thousands have started a movement to #Logout from them....
11:00, 08/29/2019

TikTok follows Snap and Facebook by launching plan to run ads in other apps Having an audience network means that when advertisers buy ad spots on TikTok, they can also buy ad spots on other apps at the same time. Facebook has had its own audience network since 2014, while Snap launched one in April 2019....
09:32, 08/29/2019

OnePlus TV to support Reliance Jio streaming apps out-of-the-box: Report Reliance Jio is carrying out tests with its streaming apps for the upcoming OnePlus TV. OnePlus confirmed earlier today that its television will simply be called OnePlus TV as had been speculated previously. We have a report coming out of 91Mobi...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Apple tweaked App Store searches so its apps don't always rank first Did you notice that Apple's software was suddenly less dominant in the App Store this summer? There's a good reason for that. Apple confirmed to the New York Times that it changed App Store search algorithms in July so that its own apps d...
09:00, 09/09/2019

Step up your note-taking game with these easy to use apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Let’s be honest, most writers don’t come up with their best, or most creative ideas, sat at their desks all day....
04:48, 08/07/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
12:48, 05/08/2019

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may be using them to track you....
17:48, 07/24/2019

‘Joker’ malware was hidden on dozens of Android apps Batman can’t help you with this “Joker.” A bad batch of Android apps briefly available in the Google Play store amassed hundreds of thousands of downloads — and they reportedly carry a malware code designed to sign you up for subscr...
09:01, 09/10/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcuts for health, finance, food and ridesharing. You could tell your fitness app to start tracking a run...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Apple 'Improves' App Store Search By 'Handicapping' Its Own Apps After a number of first-party apps were found to have unusually high rankings, Apple has finally updated the App Store’s search algorithm to “handicap” itself and help make apps from other developers easier to find. Read more......
21:32, 09/09/2019

Oculus, Hololens and Vive headsets will soon be able to share apps The Khronos Group has launched the first official version of the OpenXR specification, which could make cross-platform AR and VR applications a lot more common in the future. It allows developers to build apps that can run on various devices across b...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will have support from 'hundreds' of apps Foldable phones aren't worth much without apps that can take advantage of their screens -- Huawei even postponed the Mate X to give app makers more time to optimize their titles. That might not be much of a problem now that the revised Galaxy F...
18:00, 09/09/2019

Uninstall These 24 Android Apps Infected with New 'Joker' Malware Another day, another batch of Android apps that made it into the Google Play Store—accumulating hundreds of thousands of downloads—with some sneaky malware embedded in their code....
16:32, 09/09/2019

I met hundreds of men on dating apps – then found love where I least expected it When I inherited my mother’s rundown home and moved in to do it up, I felt lonely and isolated. A chance encounter with a tradesman changed everythingI had been internet dating on and off for 16 years, since getting divorced in my mid-30s. I had a co...
02:48, 08/05/2019

Back to school: The apps and gadgets you need to stay fit on campus Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm...
11:48, 08/05/2019

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
03:16, 08/07/2019

For Business Travelers, Apps to Find Enviable Workspaces These 9 apps and websites help road warriors find covetable places to get the job done—from meeting rooms and co-working spots to hotel cabanas—all over the world....
17:32, 08/28/2019

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed — but promised some changes....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Apple says it doesn't track you, but apps on iPhone sure do Apple is less data hungry than Facebook, Google and Amazon and processes data on device instead of Cloud. But apps still track you on iPhone and iPad.       ...
03:48, 06/28/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fr...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Dropbox relaunches with new user experience, apps and integrations The file storage company updated the Dropbox desktop experience, dropbox.com, and the mobile app, and rolled out native integrations with Slack, Zoom and Atlassian....
16:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps It’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch also disables the screen area around the notch that turns the uppermost slice of screen space into an...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.Read More...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
14:32, 06/14/2019

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts Weird weather we’re having, right? I don’t know where you live, but I’m assuming it’s on the same planet as I do, and here in the northeastern U.S., a “typical” day includes a tantrum of rain in the morning, hot and humid around mid-day, then cold an...
11:32, 06/12/2019

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch. The newly announced Pokemon Home is a cloud...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
17:00, 05/31/2019

How to sync non-Amazon ebooks across multiple Kindles and apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the best parts of buying an ebook from Amazon is the syncing. You can read on your Kindle Paperwh...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue tha...
16:32, 06/05/2019

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A new study revealed that over 1,300 Android apps ca...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating since last year, and the company reportedly showed a similar device to employees earlier this month. Now...
19:32, 06/24/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it ...
15:16, 06/08/2019

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected so...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited the Chinese manufacturer from loading its main app, Instagram and WhatsApp onto any phone that hasn&#...
08:32, 06/07/2019

Giphy adds animated emoji and text to its apps Giphy is moving past just GIFs and getting into the business of everything animated. Starting today, the company is rolling out two new formats: Giphy Emoji and Giphy Text. The new features expand upon the company's huge reservoir of GIFs by add...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means....
13:48, 06/03/2019

Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them? At WWDC 2019, Apple gave us our first official glimpse of macOS 10.15 Catalina, and as we expected, the new operating system for Macs and MacBooks will be able to run iOS apps designed for iPhones and iPad, thanks to Project Catalyst.The idea is that...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
07:48, 06/07/2019

'Sign in with Apple' protects your email and info from apps Apple has long touted its approach to privacy as a selling point, and at WWDC, it revealed more privacy-oriented features. It's offering a "Sign in with Apple" option for apps and services it says provides "fast, easy sign in without the trackin...
13:48, 06/03/2019

The Best Apps for Reading Books, Audiobooks, and Comics in 2019 It’s never been easier to read, thanks to our phones—we’re all carrying entire bookstores around in our pockets. In the video above, I share our favorite apps for reading books, listening to audiobooks, and purchasing comics....
11:48, 06/25/2019

Take the Scenic Route With Apps Like Roadtripper and Roads by Porsche Things are green again and we’ve got roll-down-your-windows temps outside, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to hit the open road....
10:16, 06/03/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
11:32, 06/04/2019

Millennials blowing it by ‘flexing’ wealth, status on dating apps While swiping on the dating app Bumble, Laurann O’Neill, 26, found someone who caught her eye — for all the wrong reasons. He was 23, attractive and obnoxious. Evan referred to himself as an entrepreneur. His dating profile featured a photo of himsel...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Waiting-Room Anxiety Eased With Apps That Give Updates Startups and large health-care companies alike are developing tools to give worried parents frequent updates on what’s happening to their children during surgeries or hospital stays....
19:48, 08/06/2019

Facebook helps you control data shared from apps and websites Facebook has been particularly busy improving its approach to data, and that now includes how it handles data coming from elsewhere. The company has introduced an Off-Facebook Activity tool that helps you manage the data apps and sites send to the s...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature- The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information reported on Tuesday....
19:16, 08/06/2019

iOS 13 privacy feature will force total overhaul for Facebook apps Apple's Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple’s next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have sweeping c...
04:48, 08/07/2019

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force...
21:16, 08/07/2019

Skype, Slack, other Electron-based apps can be easily backdoored Enlarge / No need to knock, Electron left the code unlocked. (credit: Getty Images) LAS VEGAS—The Electron development platform is a key part of many applications, thanks to its cross-platform capabilities. Based on JavaScript and Node.js, Electron...
00:48, 08/08/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U) from their respective stores after ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Unravel raises $35 million to manage and optimize big data apps Unravel, a startup developing a full-stack data operations platform for multi-cloud environments, has raised $35 million in venture capital.Read More...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Gurman: WWDC will bring iOS app redesigns, iPad on Mac, and new Watch apps If there's any theme expected across all of Apple's operating systems at WWDC 2019, it's likely to be "more integrated apps for all of these platforms."Read More...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Inside Apple's team that greenlights iPhone apps for the App Store An executive board led by Apple marketing SVP Phil Schiller meets every week to discuss controversial apps or other iPhone software programs that may infringe Apple's App Store guidelines....
14:32, 06/21/2019

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end o...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Google Is Cracking Down On Weed Delivery Apps In the Play Store Google just announced that, even in places where weed has been legalized, it won’t allow any apps to arrange the delivery of marijuana, marijuana products, or products with THC. Part of a rollout of new Google Play policies, the company will no longe...
15:16, 05/29/2019

How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases We tend to call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store pretty regularly, but there are also some iOS apps looking to pull one over on unsuspecting Apple customers. In this case, these apps are trying to scam users into costly—and in some cases...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information reported on Tuesday....
16:48, 08/06/2019

Upcoming Huawei Mate 30 officially banned from using Google apps The ongoing dispute between the US and China has resulted in some real strife for Huawei and its devices, making it difficult for the Chinese smartphone giant to work with American companies like Google. While things started looking up recently ...
21:00, 08/28/2019

Huawei might launch the Mate 30 without Play Store and Google apps Despite President Trump’s approval to allow Huawei to resume trade with US companies and extend its temporary license, the company’s troubles are not over. According to a report by Reuters, the Chinese manufacturer’s upcoming flagships – the Mate 30 ...
06:32, 08/29/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Google purges 24 malware-ridden apps that were downloaded 500,000 times Android just can’t seem to shake off its malware issues. A new malware campaign targeting Android has been found to engage in ad fraud at least since early June 2019. The findings, disclosed by cybersecurity firm CSIS Security Group, reveal that the ...
03:32, 09/10/2019

Samsung says Galaxy Fold will run ‘hundreds’ of optimized apps at launch Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was delayed so much we were beginning to think it wouldn’t even come out this year. Luckily that all changed last week. If there’s one benefit to the delay – besides, you know, a phone that won’t immediately break – is that it’s...
03:32, 09/10/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Huawei talks up own apps with Mate 30 challenge to Apple, Samsung Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled its new smartphones to challenge Apple's iPhone 11 on Thursday, talking up slick design and best-in-class features while playing down concerns about the lack of access to Google's popular apps....
11:17, 09/19/2019

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling it...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Two Malicious Apps With 1.5 Million Downloads Removed From Google Play These apps ask for a whole set of permissions, including the ability to record audio without user confirmation, and served intrusive adware that earned money for developers in an unethical manner....
09:18, 09/20/2019

'Tens Of Thousands' Of Facebook Apps Suspends In Privacy Review Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica...
17:00, 09/20/2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook promised to investigate other apps with access to large amounts of user data. The app developer investigation is ongoing, but today, Facebook said it has reviewed millions of apps and susp...
06:02, 09/21/2019

| Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review Facebook says it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica....
11:32, 09/21/2019

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts apps take over syncing Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - just got killed today at the WWDC keynote, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes sync...
15:32, 06/03/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating competition with its own tools. The New York Tim...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbeing. In response, there have been a number of ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Back to school: The apps you need to relax, create things and get work done Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Google's bug bounty program now covers all popular Android apps There have been several instances of malware discovered in apps on the Google Play Store recently, and now Google is enlisting further help from the public in beefing up the security of the apps it distributes on its platform....
05:00, 08/30/2019

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing insomnia, a leading neurologist has said.Speaking ...
07:00, 06/07/2019

What it Costs to Send Money Internationally With Wire Transfer Apps For ages, it seemed like you had two options for sending money internationally: Wait in line at a Western Union counter, or wait in line at a MoneyGram counter. But the rise of peer-to-peer payment apps means there are more options for sending money ...
06:48, 09/03/2019

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to do...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company hasn't announced the change, a source told The Wall Street Journal that it's in ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress on children caught in the crossfire....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we continue to find things gobbling up our info that we ...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Apple alters search algorithms to deliver fewer of its own apps - NYT Apple Inc, following antitrust scrutiny in Europe and the United States, has altered the search algorithm for its App Store so that the company's own apps do not dominate the top positions, the New York Times reported on Monday....
11:32, 09/09/2019

Apple alters search algorithms to deliver fewer of its own apps: NYT Apple Inc, following antitrust scrutiny in Europe and the United States, has altered the search algorithm for its App Store so that the company's own apps do not dominate the top positions, the New York Times reported on Monday....
12:48, 09/09/2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps over privacy concerns Facebook says it has reviewed millions of apps and suspended tens of thousands out of privacy concerns. The ongoing probe was launched in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
20:16, 09/21/2019

Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software, and technical services except those publi...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Leaked iOS 13 screenshots showcase Dark Mode, updated apps With just six days to go until Apple introduces iOS 13 at the annual WWDC event, 9To5Mac has obtained screenshots which showcase the updated operating system and some of its key features.Dark Mode everywhereCorroborating rumors and reports, the image...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that more than half of all Chromebooks now work with Lin...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite peop...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
08:32, 05/13/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

WhatsApp tests letting you share your Status to Facebook and other apps Though WhatsApp is owned by Facebook, plenty of the app’s users are happy to ignore the fact the big blue parent network exists. Somewhat surprisingly, Facebook has been content to let WhatsApp do its own thing since its $19 billion purchase back in ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Divorce is hard. These 7 apps can make coordinating and communicating with your ex easier If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.        ...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Apple teams up with SAP to help clients develop iPhone business apps Business software maker SAP and Apple are teaming up to help clients develop their own mobile business applications using Apple's machine-learning technology....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months Devs love a challenge, and there’s a mountain of opportunity in Bitcoin and blockchain. One of the fastest growing areas of blockchain development is Bitcoin sidechain, the Lightning Network. To learn more about the possibilities that the Lightning N...
05:32, 07/04/2019

Man posed as woman to lure men on dating apps, car jack them, prosecutors say A California man is charged with multiple felonies, including carjacking, as authorities say he posed as a woman on dating apps to lure and rob dates.        ...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Huawei Mate 30 Pro confirmed for Australia – sans Google apps With no end in sight to the US's ongoing Huawei ban, which has forced the Chinese smartphone manufacturer to soldier on without access to Google apps and services, many assumed that buying the company's new Mate 30 flagship would be a strug...
21:33, 09/19/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to the native keyboard, reports Bloomberg citing anon...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and f...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Oculus Quest gets Venues and control tweaks, will run Go apps later in 2019 Multiple updates to Oculus's premium standalone headset will make it easier to use, and potentially expand its catalog with numerous Go apps.Read More...
11:16, 07/24/2019

IKEA will finally offer online shopping through mobile apps IKEA's mobile apps have so far been focused on enhancing the retail experience, not replacing it. You can preview furniture in your home, but you'll have to either visit the web or travel to the store to make a purchase. That's poised...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivered to your home, office or even a hotel room. These...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
14:00, 05/22/2019

New report reveals Generations Z's favorite online apps and platforms Olivia Harris/Getty Zebra IQ, a market research and consulting firm, has put together a list of the most popular apps used by Gen Z, the generation born between 1995 and 2010. Generation Z is the first generation to grow up with the internet and sma...
01:00, 05/08/2019

You can now get Google Assistant to read and reply to third-party messaging apps Voice assistants are constantly getting new talents added to their repertoire by the companies that develop them in the hope that they will dominant the field and reach ubiquity ahead of their rivals.As discovered by AndroidPolice, Google Assistant h...
23:16, 08/04/2019

Microsoft brings Dark Mode to Outlook mobile apps and Office.com Microsoft's Dark Mode support in Office was just really just the start of a much larger (and darker) trend. The software giant has started rolling out Dark Mode to its Outlook mobile apps on Android and iOS, not to mention Office.com. There�...
12:32, 08/28/2019

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. The apps, which posed as photography and gaming programs, contained a family of adware that was highly ...
04:48, 08/20/2019

Magic Leap shows off free Concept apps with AR data visualization Magic Leap announced that third-party developers can now publish and explore Concepts, or free augmented reality apps with limited functionality.Read More...
07:32, 09/19/2019

Database Leaks 42.5 Million Records From Chinese Dating Apps: Researcher As many as 42.5 million records of users of different dating apps were found in a single Chinese database that doesn't have a password protection, a security researcher has said....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Over 2,000 Malware-Laden Copycat Apps Spotted on Google Play: Report Google Play was seen with over 2,000 apps that were both malware-laden and counterfeits, according to researchers from the University of Sydney and CSIRO's Data61....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Cops eye dating apps in Mackenzie Lueck’s disappearance after Lyft ride Police are looking at the dating apps of a missing University of Utah sorority sister who disappeared last week shortly after taking a Lyft ride. Salt Lake City Police confirmed Tuesday that 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck’s dating life has become ...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Apple to debut developer tools aimed at increasing apps for Macs Apple Inc is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference in San Jose, California....
06:00, 06/03/2019

2019 Google Play Awards Winners Announced: Here Are Top Apps of the Year Google announced the 2019 Google Play Award winners at the ongoing I/O developer conference. This is the fourth year that Google is celebrating the best apps and games of Google Play....
01:48, 05/09/2019

Period-tracking apps share sensitive data with Facebook: study Period-tracking apps used by millions of women are sharing information about their sex lives and health with Facebook, a new study revealed. Researchers with the advocacy group Privacy International published a report Monday that found two period-tra...
17:32, 09/09/2019

Huawei’s Android rival is incoming and will be compatible with Play Store apps We’re still watching how the Trump administration’s Huawei ban in the US plays out, especially after Google revoked the company’s access to Android and the Google Play Store. Yes, the US Commerce Department eased that ban te...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Domestic abusers are using easily accessible apps to stalk and control their victims For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Hollywood has us believing that spyware technology is only used by ...
06:32, 07/16/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York Times reported....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and...
17:48, 04/28/2019

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning 889 GB; it was discovered by the lead of antivirus revie...
01:48, 07/19/2019

GM taps Google for in-vehicle apps, voice assistant starting in 2021 GM joins other automakers expanding their own infotainment offerings and integrating in-vehicle technologies through Google's Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as they look for systems drivers find useful....
11:48, 09/05/2019

Police: California man posed as woman on dating apps to carjack dates FRESNO, Calif. — A Northern California man posed as a woman on dating apps to lure men to a meeting place and then rob and carjack them, prosecutors said. Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged Hakeem Doeparker, 20, this week with mul...
02:32, 07/04/2019

GM will integrate Google apps and voice assistant into vehicles starting in 2021 General Motors and Google are teaming up to install the tech giant's voice assistant and apps, including Google Maps, into GM vehicles beginning in 2021....
07:48, 09/05/2019

Apple accused of clamping down on apps competing with Screen Time (updated) The introduction of Screen Time in iOS 12 was ostensibly a boon for parents and anyone else wanting to keep a lid on device use, but there are concerns that it's cracking down on apps that compete with that feature. The New York Times and Sensor...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Deep Discounts by Food Apps Cannibalising Dine-in Restaurants: CCI Study The deep discounts doled out by the online food aggregators are cannibalising dine-in restaurants and the burden is shifting to restaurants, interim findings from a report by the Competition......
02:48, 09/04/2019

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help b...
11:32, 05/31/2019

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps with more than 440 million installations was so a...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Tech assistance: the rush to design apps and devices for senior citizens Companies are creating new technology to mine baby boomers’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to disrupt virtually every aspect of modern life. Now comes technology’s final frontier: old age. Tech ...
03:16, 09/03/2019

Once again, Google Play Store apps with ties to China are wreaking havoc Google has made headlines in recent months, both here and elsewhere, for its crackdown on malicious apps in its proprietary app marketplace, as well as on apps that cross all kinds of lines regarding appropriate practices. Back towards the end of Apr...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Google will force Android apps to show the odds of getting loot box items Google has made some major alterations to its Play Store policies that tighten rules surrounding sexual content, hate speech and loot boxes. Android Police has spotted the changes, noting that they were designed to make the platform's ecosystem ...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies cutting ties with the Chinese electronics giant. The biggest blows to result from the Huawei ban, how...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

WWDC: Apple splits iTunes into three new apps, introduces new Mac and operating systems Apple began its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with a keynote event unveiling new software for its suite of devices and a new Mac computer....
21:16, 06/03/2019

Three quarters of mobile apps have this security vulnerability which could put your personal data at risk Researchers find that both iOS and Android apps have insecure data storage - and that could lead to passwords, financial information user locations and other personal data being accessed by cyberattackers....
04:48, 06/20/2019

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Navigation apps still lack railroad safety info the NTSB requested Your phone's GPS app can alert you when you approach a speed trap or accident -- but will remain silent if you come upon a dangerous railroad crossing. Politico reported that Google, Apple and Microsoft have yet to add information on US railroad...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Android Q’s gesture navigation won’t support custom home apps at launch Enlarge (credit: Android) We don't have any Beta 5 pictures yet, but here's what the gesture navigation system looked like in earlier builds. [credit: Ron ...
15:48, 07/10/2019

San Francisco runner makes art with GPS-tracking fitness apps Strava, MapMyRun Frida Kahlo, pizza, California -- his runs have drawn them. This man tracks runs to make art on San Francisco streets using GPS-tracking fitness apps.       ...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps stemming from an investigation into its developer ecosystem....
21:32, 09/20/2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps following personal data investigation The apps, which may have mishandled users’ personal data, vastly outnumber the hundreds that Facebook previously said it had taken action against in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the company gave little detail about what the apps h...
22:32, 09/20/2019

Google confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android apps The Google Play Pass Promo. [credit: Android Police ] Google is testing a new "Play Pass" subscription service for the Google Play Store. ...
19:16, 08/02/2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in ongoing privacy investigation Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook—the social media company that has been under intense public criticism for not adequately safeguarding the personal information of its 2 billion users—has suspended tens of thousands of apps for a variety of v...
22:33, 09/20/2019

Adobe Warns Using Old Creative Cloud Apps Might Get You in Trouble With the Copyright Cops Last week, Adobe said that older versions of Creative Cloud apps—including Photoshop and Lightroom—would no longer be available to subscribers. This week, some users are getting messages from Adobe warning they could be at “risk of potential claims o...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Microsoft’s mysterious dual-screen Surface will reportedly run Android apps The rumor mill has long suggested Microsoft is working on a dual-screen Surface, but we’ve seen little in the way of specifics. Originally, rumors pointed towards a pocketable device named Andromeda, but more recently it seems Microsoft is focusing o...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
07:32, 05/29/2019

For third-party apps that use social login, Sign In with Apple will be mandatory, not optional Third party apps that already use a social log-in service like Sign In with Facebook or Sign In with Google, supporting the new Sign In with Apple will be required, not optional.The important disclaimer can be found in the fine print of its freshly u...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Google’s Android Auto update makes launching and using apps safer Until recently, infotainment systems were sort-of-useful at best or plagued with horrendous interfaces at their worst. The introduction of Android Auto and CarPlay got automakers to finally start thinking about how people use touchscreen devices. Goo...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS, making key apps easier to see and swipe Wear OS smartwatches aren't as popular as they could be, but Google's still refining the experience to make key features easier to access with quick swipes.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

VPN apps with 500M+ installs caught serving disruptive ads to Android users Google Play Store has a malware problem. And it doesn’t seem to go away despite the company’s best efforts to rein in sketchy apps. In a yet another instance of Android adware, New Zealand-based independent security researcher Andy Michael found four...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row....
13:32, 09/20/2019

Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation The apps, which were made by about 400 developers, were suspended after an investigation looking into apps that accessed users' data. Facebook says the investigation is ongoing and it has looked at millions of apps so far....
14:17, 09/20/2019

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Study shows Apple devices in combo with apps could identify dementia Drugmaker Eli Lilly said on Thursday early results from a study suggest that Apple Inc devices, including the iPhone, in combination with digital apps could differentiate people with mild Alzheimer's disease dementia and those without symptoms....
07:48, 08/08/2019

Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for user data issues Facebook says it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps over concerns about how they handled user data amid an internal probe sparked by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social media giant on Friday said it booted the apps for “a variety of re...
16:33, 09/20/2019

Huawei Mate 30 doesn't have Google apps and won't work with the Play Store Huawei just announced the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro at an event in Munich, Germany where the company's CEO, Richard Yu has confirmed it won't sport Google services, but the phone may still come to the UK despite that.Previously rumors had sug...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't know what dark theme is, think of the typical smart...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Adobe warns Creative Cloud users with older apps of legal problems Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers who haven't updated their apps in a while may want to check their inboxes. The software company has sent out emails to customers warning them of being "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Google supercharges its mobile payment app in India with WeChat-style mini apps Google is officially embracing the super-app strategy popularized by WeChat and Go-Jek, with its Google Pay app in India. The internet giant is launching its new Spot platform, powered by its popular digital payments service. It allows businesses and...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Long Island bagel shop customer goes on bizarre tirade over dating apps A Long Island bagel shop customer was caught on camera lashing out at other patrons in a bizarre tirade about women rejecting him because of his short stature. “Why is it OK for women to say, ‘Oh you’re 5 feet’ on dating sites...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Apple to Debut Developer Tools Aimed at Increasing Apps for Macs at WWDC Apple is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook Says ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Suspended Over Malware, Data Misuse Concerns Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The announcement came the same day that unsealed legal documents in...
18:00, 09/20/2019

Google Play apps with 1.5 million downloads drained batteries and slowed devices Enlarge Researchers have discovered two Google Play apps with more than 1.5 million downloads engaging in a new form of click fraud that drained batteries, slowed performance, and increased mobile data usage on infected phones. The apps—a notepad ...
14:32, 08/29/2019

Startling investigation finds that simple flashlight apps on Android request up to 77 permissions Even though a flashlight capability is now native to the latest smartphones, if you search long enough you can still find hundreds of flashlight apps on the Google Play Store. Apps like Ultra Color Flashlight, Flashlight Plus, Brightest LED Flashligh...
17:49, 09/11/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
18:32, 05/23/2019

How Hong Kong protesters are embracing ‘offline’ messaging apps to avoid being snooped on The internet may be vulnerable to state intervention, but demonstrators in Hong Kong have found a way around it to stay connected to each other. As pro-democracy rallies rage in the territory, protestors are increasingly giving up on SMS, emails and ...
05:49, 09/03/2019

Report: Microsoft Is Cooking Up a Dual-Screen Surface With Support for Android Apps Computer makers have been dreaming about dual-screened laptops for a long time. Microsoft got the hype started nearly a decade ago with the Courier, a rumored dual-screen tablet that at some point was in development but never got an official release....
12:16, 06/24/2019

Study: Google Play is riddled with thousands of data-stealing counterfeit apps Google’s Android is facing a tough battle against malware apps, and there seems no end in sight. According to new research, Google’s Play Store is riddled with thousands of possible malware-ridden counterfeit apps and games. The two year study, condu...
03:48, 06/24/2019