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App Review, Applications

WhatsApp adds FaceTime-like quick links for calls, encryption coming for up to 32-person video calls

September 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

WhatsApp for iOS is adding an important feature to all users – the ability to share a link to start a call with a single tap. This function is a lot like the ability to share a link to start […]


App security, Applications

App Store hosted 10 ad fraud apps compared to 75 on Google Play Store

September 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Security researchers discovered 85 apps engaged in ad fraud; ten are on the App Store, and the other 75 are on Google Play. Combined, people downloaded them over 13 million times. They’re part of a new ad fraud campaign named […]


App Review, Applications

Meta’s new switcher puts all of your Facebook profiles and finstas in one place

September 26, 2022

Via: The Verge

Meta is testing a new way to add and switch between your accounts on Instagram and Facebook by integrating its Accounts Center into the apps. The features should help make things easier for anyone who constantly bounces between various accounts […]


App security, Applications

Jit and ZAP: Improving programming security

September 23, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Jit, a startup programming security company, dreams of being a top security power. To help make those dreams a reality, Jit recently hired Simon Bennetts, the founder of the world’s most popular web app security scanner, Open Web Application Security […]


App Review, Applications

Instagram testing latest feature to ruin your experience (yes, it’s an outage) [U: Fixed]

September 22, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Update: An hour after the outage started, Instagram says it fixed the issue. Instagram is currently down, according to Twitter users. This information was also confirmed by 9to5Mac‘s staff. The Meta-owned platform is currently facing an outage as users around […]


App security, Applications

Uber blames security breach on Lapsus$, says it bought credentials on the dark web

September 19, 2022

Via: ZDnet

The security breach that hit Uber last week was the work of Lapsus$, Uber said in a blog post Monday. The South American hacking group has attacked a number of technology giants in the past year, including Microsoft, Samsung, and […]


App Review, Applications

How to edit or unsend an iMessage in iOS 16

September 16, 2022

Via: The Verge

We’ve all done it: sent a text message and then instantly regretted it. Whether it was a text to your parent with a spelling error that they’d never let you live down, a message with a wrong word in it […]


App Review, Applications

Snapchat adding iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets, chat shortcuts, more

September 15, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Snapchat is the latest popular app to introduce iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets support. This is only one of the features being made available this fall by the company, which keeps improving how people can experience the app. With new […]


App Review, Applications

Instagram reverts recent change, no longer plays Stories sound by default

September 15, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Instagram for iOS recently made a controversial change to how it handled the sound for Stories. The app used to respect your iPhone’s silent switch and mute Stories when in silent mode, but it recently started playing sound for all […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft Teams now has a remixed ringtone from TikTok

September 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft liked a TikTok video so much it has put a remixed version of the Teams ringtone into the Microsoft Teams app. Calum Newton, who’s better known as CandyMoore.mp3 on TikTok, created the Teams ringtone remix earlier this year by […]


App Review, Applications

Apple reportedly expanding App Store ad slots by the end of this year

September 13, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Earlier this year Apple announced that it would expand its ad business by adding new ad slots to the App Store. Although details of when the new ad slots would become available to developers were uncertain at the time, a […]


App Review, Applications

Facebook and Messenger take a hint from Discord for new Community Chats

September 13, 2022

Via: The Verge

Facebook is expanding access to a feature that allows group organizers to create curated live Messenger chat groups. It’s called Community Chats, and it’ll allow you to browse chats organized by announcements, topics, events, and more to connect with group […]


App Review, Applications

Instagram begins testing ‘reposts’

September 9, 2022

Via: The Verge

If you can believe it, Instagram is testing a new feature that mimics other social networks. TechCrunch reports Instagram confirmed tests of “reposts” to bring someone else’s content onto your own timeline. It’s similar to Twitter’s retweets or the kind […]


App Review, Applications

YouTube launches an ad-free video player for education

September 8, 2022

Via: The Verge

YouTube is introducing a handful of new features for creators and institutions using the platform for educational content. In a blog post today, YouTube says it’s launching an embeddable video player for education apps that removes ads, external links, and […]


App Review, Applications

Twitter had a new plan to fight extremism — then Elon arrived

September 2, 2022

Via: The Verge

It had been a long pandemic for Twitter’s research team. Tasked with solving some of the platform’s toughest problems around harassment, extremism, and disinformation, staffers absconded to Napa Valley in November 2021 for a company retreat. Despite a tumultuous change […]


App Review, Applications

How to use iOS’s App Library to organize your apps

August 31, 2022

Via: The Verge

If you’re an organization junkie and an iPhone user, then iOS has provided you with a useful tool: the App Library, which organizes your apps in labeled groups to make them easier to find. Introduced with iOS 14, all your […]


App security, Applications

5 popular Chrome extensions are stealing your browsing data so delete them now

August 31, 2022

Via: BGR

Any untrusted software that you install could be dangerous. Whether it’s a mobile app, a PC game, or a browser extension, it could be stealing your data. This week, security researchers at McAfee Labs highlighted five Chrome extensions that can […]


App Review, Applications

Google Slides cheat sheet: How to get started

August 30, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Need to build a slide presentation for a meeting, training, or other event? Google Slides is an easy-to-use web app that comes with the essential tools and more. It stores your presentations in the cloud with Google Drive. Anyone with […]


App Review, Applications

Apple launches new Education Community hub, adds new Forum section

August 29, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Today, Apple has announced its new Education Community hub, created for Apple professional learning resources and created as a collaborative space where educators can connect and share ideas. The Community expands on all the resources from Apple Teacher. There’s a […]


App Review, Applications

Google’s making it easier to add emoji in Docs

August 29, 2022

Via: The Verge

A few months after Google added emoji reactions to Google Docs, the company’s making it easier to include them in your actual document as well. Today, it announced a new shortcut that lets you easily insert an emoji while writing, […]