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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.

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.

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.

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'.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

BlackBerry signs deal with Amazon, to offer 240,000 Android apps

BlackBerry Ltd has agreed a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon`s app store on its line-up of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.

Facebook makes first India deal, buys Little Eye Labs

Facebook Inc is buying India-based Little Eye Labs, a startup that builds performance analysis and monitoring tools for mobile Android apps, in a move that marks the social networking giant`s first deal in the country.

Yahoo acquires 'intelligent homescreen' startup Aviate

Yahoo has acquired Aviate, a startup whose technology brings information to mobile home screens from a user's Android apps.

Google removes privacy feature from Android mobile software

The change means that owners of smartphones using Android 4.4.2 must provide access to their personal data in order to use certain apps.

After Vine, Instagram and Waze debut on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users will now be able to use popular iOS and Android apps, Instagram and Waze on their devices.

New app to sort out your weekends

The kind of events the app lists include zombie night walks, insect food markets and late night poetry readings.

Half of all apps on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone are dead: Report

According to the infographic, almost 70 percent of the total 156,317 Windows Phone apps can be considered as dead apps, while 65 percent of those on Apple’s App Store have never received an update.

Amazon beats Google, Apple with paid-for Android apps in China

This move is considered as Amazon's strategy to delve deep into the Chinese mobile phone market where it had controlled less than three percent of the e-commerce market till last year, the BBC reports.

In Shanghai, call taxis through phone app

People can access the app through a website, 51yangzhao.com, or via the Android app store.