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Computing, Software & Applications

Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data

July 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission. Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google removes seven stalking apps from the Play Store

July 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Threat researchers at antivirus giant Avast discovered seven apps on the Google Play Store that were apparently all built by the same Russian developer. It writes that they could be used to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids without their […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Verizon rolls out Android Pie for Nokia 2 V

July 18, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

HMD Global released Android Pie (Go Edition) for the Nokia 2.1 back in February and now, Verizon’s 2.1 – better known as the Nokia 2 V – is also getting a taste of the latest version of Android. The new […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Spotify app update for iPad finally supports multitasking

July 17, 2019

Via: The Verge

The latest update for the Spotify app on the iPad brings long-awaited support for multitasking features, including Split View (which Apple debuted in 2015) and Slide Over modes. You no longer have to open up a full-screen instance of Spotify […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Samsung phones to get One UI 2.0 along with Android Q, Galaxy S11 series to receive One UI 2.1

July 16, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung is reportedly releasing the second version of its relatively-fresh One UI interface to eligible Samsung devices alongside with Android Q later this year, says SamMobile. One UI 2.0 will be released with the next big major software update for […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Bixby Routines vs Siri Shortcuts: Samsung and Apple switched roles?

July 16, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

We are slowly but surely getting to the point where we will have some wicked automation options on our smartphones. It all started years ago with apps like ITTT (If This Then That), which allowed users to choose and automate […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google starts seeding Android Q Beta 5, quickly pulls it

July 11, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

The fourth beta of Android Q released last month and was halted shortly after that following reports of failed installations. Now the latest Android Q Beta 5 has met the same fate as Google pulled it hours after the release. […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Spotify Lite launches for Android in 36 countries

July 9, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Spotify is having a great year, and the music platform looks set to gain more audience in emerging markets as it launches a Lite version of its app on the Google Play Store. Coming in at just 10MB with support […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

iOS 13 introduces eye contact simulation to FaceTime

July 3, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Video calls have made long-distance communication a much more intimate experience, but there has been an issue from the get-go when it came to realistic eye contact between participants. Since you’re looking at the other person’s face on the screen, […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Privacy, Security

Apple touts iOS security and recycling efforts in latest iPhone ads

July 2, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Apple’s latest “That’s iPhone” ads are out, highlighting the superior security features of iOS devices as well as Apple’s dedication to protecting the environment. The first two clips highlight the App Store approval process for each app as well as […]