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India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

27 Jul 2020

India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

Weeks after banning as many as 59 applications from China over safety concerns, India has put 275 more apps from the neighboring nation on its radar.

IIT-Delhi students have introduced a replacement for CamScanner

21 Jul 2020

IIT-Delhi students have introduced a replacement for CamScanner

Ever since India imposed a ban on 59 Chinese applications, internet users have been on a hunt for replacements of popular banned services like TikTok.

This malware can steal passwords, card data from 300+ apps

16 Jul 2020

This malware can steal passwords, card data from 300+ apps

After Joker, a new strain of malware called 'BlackRock' has surfaced on the internet.

Amazon launches 'Interactive Video Service' for businesses

16 Jul 2020

Amazon launches 'Interactive Video Service' for businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world to switch to the routine of interacting, studying, and working remotely.

Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here

16 Jul 2020

Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here

Officials from the Maharashtra Police are looking into the origins of a dangerous new malware called 'Joker'.

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

09 Jul 2020

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.

'Remove China Apps' removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

03 Jun 2020

'Remove China Apps' removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

Remove China Apps, a viral application that promised to delete apps made by Chinese firms, has been removed from the Google Play Store.

Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks

26 May 2020

Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks

As TikTok continues to struggle with the mess of misogynistic content and poor ratings, creators have started embracing a new short-form video-sharing platform called 'Mitron'.

Play Store has a weird bug, and Google is mum

27 Apr 2020

Play Store has a weird bug, and Google is mum

If you see plenty of pending updates on the Google Play Store, better be careful while proceeding to install them.

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

19 Apr 2020

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

In a shocking development, personal data of more than 20 million users of Aptoide, a third-party store for Android applications, has been leaked online.

Apple's iOS 14 update may let you try out apps

10 Apr 2020

Apple's iOS 14 update may let you try out apps

Even though we are months away from the official announcement of iOS 14, tipsters have already started revealing what exactly Apple is planning for the update.

YouTube likely to launch TikTok competitor 'Shorts'

02 Apr 2020

YouTube likely to launch TikTok competitor 'Shorts'

YouTube, the biggest video sharing platform in the world, is looking to take on the popular new kid on the block - TikTok.

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

15 Mar 2020

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

In a bid to combat misinformation on the novel coronavirus and its outbreak, Apple is going after unreliable apps on its App Store.

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

11 Mar 2020

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

In a major shocker, at least 20 apps dedicated to VPN and ad-blocking services have been caught spying on their users.

Google removed 600 apps from Play Store: Here's why

21 Feb 2020

Google removed 600 apps from Play Store: Here's why

In a bid to make Android safer to use, Google has pulled nearly 600 apps from the Play Store.

Addicted to phone? Try Google's new apps which shame you

24 Jan 2020

Addicted to phone? Try Google's new apps which shame you

The problem of smartphone addiction has been growing worse, thanks to more and more people falling into the mitts of engaging games, social media, and OTT platforms.

Want to keep your schedule private? Try the fully-encrypted ProtonCalendar

02 Jan 2020

Want to keep your schedule private? Try the fully-encrypted ProtonCalendar

If you have grown tired of using Google/Microsoft's Calendars (and sharing personal data with them in the process), there is a new solution on offer - from the house of Proton.

Internet shutdown? Try these 'offline' messaging apps to communicate

20 Dec 2019

Internet shutdown? Try these 'offline' messaging apps to communicate

In the wake of violent mass protests breaking out against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the government has resorted to shutting down the internet.

Updated version (79) of Google Chrome for Android is catastrophic

16 Dec 2019

Updated version (79) of Google Chrome for Android is catastrophic

Google recently released Chrome 79 - the latest version of its browser for Android - with predictive phishing protections and the handy ability to warn about compromised passwords.

Critical bugs detected in apps pre-installed on Samsung, Xiaomi phones

16 Nov 2019

Critical bugs detected in apps pre-installed on Samsung, Xiaomi phones

If you use an inexpensive Android phone with plenty of pre-installed bloatware, better start using an anti-virus.

Now, Google has a 'defense alliance' to fight malware-laced apps

07 Nov 2019

Now, Google has a 'defense alliance' to fight malware-laced apps

Every now and then, we see reports of malware-laced apps slipping into the Google Play Store.

Over 50 Android, iOS apps caught stealing data, now removed

25 Oct 2019

Over 50 Android, iOS apps caught stealing data, now removed

In another case highlighting the problem of poor smartphone security, Apple and Google have taken down more than 50 malicious apps that stole data from devices and served disruptive ads.

Don't upgrade! macOS Catalina is breaking app support

14 Oct 2019

Don't upgrade! macOS Catalina is breaking app support

Ever since macOS Catalina started rolling out, users from different parts of the world have been complaining about broken app support.

2 popular malware-infected photo apps removed from Google Play Store

23 Sep 2019

2 popular malware-infected photo apps removed from Google Play Store

Despite ramping up the policies for screening and eliminating malicious apps, Google hasn't been able to curb the spread of malware-laced apps on Android phones.

Now, you can control an iPhone using just your eyes

02 Sep 2019

Now, you can control an iPhone using just your eyes

Using eyes to navigate through an iPhone sounds like the stuff of science fiction or something that's really high tech.

Now, all popular apps are covered under Google's bug bounty

30 Aug 2019

Now, all popular apps are covered under Google's bug bounty

As the problem of shady malware in Android apps isn't coming to an end, Google is calling for external help.

Soon, WhatsApp will have its own version of Boomerang

09 Aug 2019

Soon, WhatsApp will have its own version of Boomerang

If you use Instagram, there's a good chance you've already tried the fancy Boomerang feature of the service.

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

31 Jul 2019

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is also one of the most respected professions.

Amazon Prime Video hits Chromecast, YouTube returns on Fire TV

11 Jul 2019

Amazon Prime Video hits Chromecast, YouTube returns on Fire TV

Chromecast and Fire TV users are finally getting two of the most anticipated content streaming apps - Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.

Thousands of apps track you without permission: Here's how

09 Jul 2019

Thousands of apps track you without permission: Here's how

If you are using Android, there is a good chance you have encountered data permissions, a dedicated prompt to choose what data an app should get access to.

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

01 Jul 2019

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

Over the last 15 years, Gmail has evolved into an excellent email solution - free and easy to use.

Google Play Store has over 2,000 dangerous apps: Details here

25 Jun 2019

Google Play Store has over 2,000 dangerous apps: Details here

Google Play Store, the primary marketplace for Android, still remains plagued by the problem of malicious apps.

#FinancialBytes: 5 ways for students to make some extra money

11 Jun 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 ways for students to make some extra money

Student life can be quite hard, especially for those who are staying away from their family. Along with studies, they have to manage a lot of things single-handedly, even their expenses.

Watch out! Apps with fraud ads have grown by 159%

20 May 2019

Watch out! Apps with fraud ads have grown by 159%

Often, we witness cases of fake apps entering the Google Play Store and marring the experience of unsuspecting users.

Now, detect ear infections with an app and paper cone

19 May 2019

Now, detect ear infections with an app and paper cone

Soon, you'll be able to detect infections in the ear of your kid using an app.

Many people still remain vulnerable to WhatsApp hack: Here's why

18 May 2019

Many people still remain vulnerable to WhatsApp hack: Here's why

Recently, a major security vulnerability in WhatsApp was revealed that allowed hackers to inject and spread Israeli spyware through voice calls.

WhatsApp breach: How to secure your app on Android, iOS

16 May 2019

WhatsApp breach: How to secure your app on Android, iOS

WhatsApp, which enjoys a strong user base of over a billion users, was recently targeted by hackers, attacking mobile phones through the voice calling functionality of the app.

Xiaomi brings Hotstar app to Mi TVs; launches new Mi-backbacks

25 Mar 2018

Xiaomi brings Hotstar app to Mi TVs; launches new Mi-backbacks

Xiaomi has introduced Hotstar app to its Mi Smart TVs, allowing users access to a host of new TV shows, movies, and sports shows on their Mi TVs.