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Category: Apps & OS


Apps & OS, Mobile

Can a third operating system survive today’s smartphone world?

May 22, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded “entity list” and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Stable release of Tor browser arrives on Google Play Store

May 22, 2019

Via: TechSpot

With more people now accessing the internet via mobile devices than desktops, an official Tor app was inevitable. While it had been possible to connect to Tor from a smartphone using the Orbot/Orfox app, it now comes built directly into […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Smartphones

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro

May 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Remember Huawei’s promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company’s flagships would receive official Android Q updates shortly after Google’s own Pixel devices? It’s pretty crazy how fast and drastic things can change in today’s volatile mobile […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless

May 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to Bloomberg, the […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android

May 20, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q’s release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to many apps. We learned […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Smartphones

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google’s restrictions on Huawei

May 20, 2019

Via: Techradar

Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates. Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Update to mobile YouTube app makes life a little bit easier

May 16, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

A server-side update is being sent out to the mobile YouTube app, according to Android Police. It doesn’t contain a major change, but for those who like to view streaming YouTube videos in fullscreen (which is done by holding the […]


Apps & OS, Hacking, Mobile, Privacy, Security

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed spyware to infiltrate phones

May 14, 2019

Via: TechSpot

WhatsApp is used by over 1.5 billion people and remains one of the most popular messaging and VoIP service. While it does offer “Security by Default” in the form of end-to-end encryption, there will always be vulnerabilities existing in the […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Android Q is going to be smart! Using brains instead of brawn to improve gaming performance

May 13, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The first Android Q beta has only recently been released and the full extent of the new features it would bring is far from being available to the users just yet. However, inquisitive developers have been digging hard through the […]


Apps & OS, Gadgets, Mobile

Mi Fit 4.0 app update comes with new card-based UI

May 13, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Mi Fit is the hub of the Xiaomi health tracking hardware – from the simple Mi Band smart running shoes. The app received an update with a new card-based interface as well as additional workout types (at least that’s what […]