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App security, Applications

Facebook will shut down the Onavo VPN app and its spying capabilities

February 22, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook used a VPN app for years to spy on the users that the same app should have been protecting against online threats. Facebook learned details about how devices running the Onavo VPN app were used, as well as what […]


App Review, Applications, iOS, Operating System

Apple to combine Mac, iPad, and iPhone apps by 2021, says report

February 20, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A large portion of Apple’s revenue is generated by services, and buying apps from the Store is just one way you help the iPhone-maker succeed. We’ve recently heard that iPhone users in the U.S. are spending more and more dollars […]


App security, Applications

Facebook Accused Of Exposing User Data Via Groups

February 19, 2019

Via: Pymnts

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has received a complaint against Facebook that alleges the social media giant wrongfully disclosed information on members of closed groups. The complaint, which was filed with the FTC last month, alleges that “Facebook deceptively solicited […]


App Review, Applications

The 15 most essential iPhone apps everyone should be using

February 14, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

One could make a very compelling argument that 2008 was the most important year in the history of smartphones. Not 1992 when IBM unveiled the first smartphone ever, not 1998 when Symbian planted its roots, and not 2007 when Apple […]


App Review, Applications

These Android apps have been tracking you, even when you say stop

February 14, 2019

Via: CNET

Some apps may track your activity over time, even when you tell them to forget the past. And there’s nothing you can do about it. Roughly 17,000 Android apps collect identifying information that creates a permanent record of the activity […]


App security, Applications

7 security tips to stop apps from stealing your data

February 14, 2019

Via: CNET

We regularly see news about ways our personal information has been compromised after a data breach — and apps can be part of the problem. Apps have been unmasked as malware, used to commit click fraud or to sell your […]


App security, Applications

Some iPhone apps record your actions without permission, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: CNET

iPhone apps from some major companies are reportedly recording how you use them without asking your permission. Air Canada, Expedia, Hotels.com, Singapore Airlines, Abercrombie & Fitch and sister brand Hollister are among the companies mentioned Wednesday in a TechCrunch report. […]


App security, Applications

WhatsApp can now be locked using Face ID or Touch ID

February 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

Access to WhatsApp’s iOS app can now be protected using your phone’s biometric security. Depending on your iPhone model, you’ll get the option of using either Face ID or Touch ID to restrict access to the software. The feature, which […]


App Review, Applications

Facebook’s unified messaging plan might finally convince you to leave Facebook

January 28, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

A bombshell report late last week revealed that Mark Zuckerberg and Co. are considering a massive overhaul of Facebook’s instant messaging apps which include two top-rated chat apps (Messenger and WhatsApp) and the chat version of Instagram. The plan, according […]


App Review, Applications

The best Apple Watch apps we’ve used in 2019

January 25, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

It’s been an interesting year for Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t that Apple […]