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Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

All Google`s apps are included and developers of popular Android apps are invited to opt-in to the programme being run in partnership with HackerOne.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Twitter brings its dark ''Night Mode'' theme to desktop

Twitter brings its dark ''Night Mode'' theme to desktop

The "Night Mode" look is dark navy colour and not black or gray, which is considered as a better choice for general legibility.

Sep 07, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Android users to spend more money on apps than Apple customers

Android users to spend more money on apps than Apple customers

Users of Google`s Android operating system will spend $41 billion in total on apps and subscriptions in 2017, topping $40 billion for Apple, a new report has found.

Mar 30, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Android apps can secretly track your whereabouts

Android apps can secretly track your whereabouts

Android apps can be manipulated to access built-in sensors in smartphones and track your whereabouts and traffic patterns, without your knowledge or consent, a new study has warned.

Aug 09, 2016, 15:05 PM IST
Yahoo Mail updated to compete with Microsoft, Google

Yahoo Mail updated to compete with Microsoft, Google

Internet giant Yahoo has rolled out a bunch of updates for its Android and iOS Mail apps in order to recapture the market with growing competition with Microsoft and Google.

Jan 30, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
Many smartphone users unaware of what Android apps are accessing

Many smartphone users unaware of what Android apps are accessing

Consumers are feeling so overwhelmed by requests from their smartphones, PCs and the online services that they habitually use, that they're increasingly blindly clicking 'accept' or 'OK'.

Jan 18, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
Android flaw lets hackers control your phone

Android flaw lets hackers control your phone

Yet another security flaw for android users has been discovered that might affect 90 million android users across the globe.

Aug 24, 2015, 14:38 PM IST
Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six.

Jul 31, 2015, 20:56 PM IST
LinkedIn's Pulse releases an update which serves stories based on LinkedIn

LinkedIn's Pulse releases an update which serves stories based on LinkedIn

Pulse has released a new update of its iOS and Android apps.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:24 PM IST
Explore weirdness with these 7 cool mobile apps

Explore weirdness with these 7 cool mobile apps

Zee Media Bureau/ Vasavi Garg

Jun 08, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Now, Google Play will let you 'pre-register' for new apps

Now, Google Play will allow Android users to set up an alert for new Android apps so that they could grab it as soon as it hits the store.

May 11, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Find apps that secretly connect to ad sites

Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.

May 04, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

'Microsoft to allow Android apps on Windows phones'

Microsoft Corp is set to allow apps from rival Google Inc`s Android system onto its own Windows phones later this year in an attempt to attract users to its unpopular mobile devices, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Apr 30, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Android apps can now be run on Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Users simply need to download the ARC Welder app and obtain APKs from Google's Play Store.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Android apps can now be run on Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Android apps can now be run on Mac or PC with Google Chrome 

Apr 06, 2015, 00:37 AM IST
Smartphones can be tracked via power usage

Smartphones can be tracked via power usage

Malicious software can track your smartphone simply by measuring the way it uses power even without access to location data, scientists warn.

Feb 23, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

BlackBerry updates software, offers access to Android apps

BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend.

Feb 20, 2015, 00:32 AM IST
Now, post videos and host group chats on Twitter

Now, post videos and host group chats on Twitter

 The long wait for posting group messages and videos is over for Twitter users, as the social networking website on Tuesday revealed that users can now use the features from the iOS and Android apps.

Jan 28, 2015, 23:28 PM IST
Twitter suffers partial outage on Android, mobile and desktop; back now

Twitter suffers partial outage on Android, mobile and desktop; back now

 If you are facing a problem logging into your Twitter account from an Android device, you are not alone.

Dec 29, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

App turns smartphone into spy gadget

How about turning your smartphone into a spy gadget? It`s possible with a new app.

Aug 18, 2014, 18:10 PM IST