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App Review, Applications

Instagram is dropping the annoying IGTV button

January 20, 2020

Via: The Verge

Instagram is removing the IGTV shortcut button from the top right corner of the Facebook-owned app’s home screen, reports TechCrunch. First launched in June 2018, IGTV is Instagram’s long-form video service that was originally meant to rival the likes of […]


App Review, Applications

WhatsApp dark mode is nearly ready, and plans to cover it in ads have been scrapped

January 17, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

The long-awaited WhatsApp dark mode is nearly ready for release, judging by files hidden in the app’s latest beta release, and WhatsApp’s parent company Facebook has reportedly scrapped plans to insert ads into your conversations. WABetaInfo, which specializes in tearing […]


App security, Applications

The iPhone now works a physical 2FA security key for Google apps

January 15, 2020

Via: BGR

If you’re serious about securing your online accounts, then you should already be using unique, strong passwords for your online properties, preferably with the help of a password manager. On top of that, many products and services now support two-factor […]


App security, Applications

TikTok vulnerability could have let hackers access users’ videos

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

Cybersecurity research firm Check Point Research says it found “multiple vulnerabilities” within video sharing app TikTok that demonstrated its insecurity as scrutiny for the Chinese-owned company continues to grow. Check Point found that it was possible to spoof text messages […]


App Review, Applications

Apple says its App Store hit new records in 2019

January 8, 2020

Via: CNET

Last year, Apple began focusing more on the products that are sold alongside its iPhones, such as subscriptions for its $4.99 per month Apple TV Plus video service and $9.99 Apple Arcade video game program. The company’s App Store has […]


App security, Applications

Twitter to Android users: We’ve just patched this nasty bug so update your app ASAP

December 23, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Twitter has warned of a serious security vulnerability in its Android app that could have allowed an attacker to hijack an account and view private messages. The social network said it recently fixed the bug which allowed an attacker to […]


App Review, Applications

10 apps to help you learn something new

December 18, 2019

Via: Mashable

They say school is where you get to explore all of your passions and curiosities. BS. More like your phone … or the internet, in general. Good thing is, nowadays, a quick search on YouTube yields thousands of tutorials for […]


App Review, Applications

Best Android apps of 2019

December 12, 2019

Via: CNET

Crazy to think that just over a decade ago, Android apps didn’t exist. The Google Play store launched in 2008 with 50 apps and as of 2019 has grown to a playground of 2.8 million apps that have changed the […]


App Review, Applications

Windows 10 Your Phone app: Now all Android users can make calls from their PC

December 12, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for syncing a phone with a PC is now available for all Windows 10 users and, in theory, all Android smartphones above version 7.0. Microsoft has long been working to bring something of a macOS-iOS experience […]


App security, Applications

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

December 10, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrong reason. As we’ve discussed ad nauseam over the years, most of the missives you read about this-or-that super-scary malware/virus/brain-eating-boogie-monster are […]