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Google’s virus-scanning Verify Apps feature for Android now reveals its secrets

Google’s virus-scanning Verify Apps feature for Android now reveals its secrets Googls’ Verify Apps feature is a valuable tool against folks who mean your phone — and the data it contains — serious harm.That’s why in the interest of transparency, Verify Apps will begin reporting a list of the apps it’s most recently scanned.

Blame it on the bokeh: Xiaomi’s Mi5S Plus is frustratingly close to being a winner

Blame it on the bokeh: Xiaomi’s Mi5S Plus is frustratingly close to being a winner While Huawei, Apple, and even Honor phones will already be on your list, what about an imported phone like the Xiaomi Mi5S Plus?I prefer my smartphones to feel solid, something the Mi5S Plus does everywhere else, which makes this aspect stand out more.

Time for a clear out? Here’s how to delete text messages on your iPhone

Time for a clear out? Here’s how to delete text messages on your iPhone One of the most talked about updates in iOS 10 was the iMessage app.Apple took a very simple texting app and added all kinds of nifty features that people enjoy in other messaging apps.

Newly discovered Android for Work flaw could let attackers steal data

Newly discovered Android for Work flaw could let attackers steal data One of the pillars of Google’s enterprise-focused “work features in Android platform,” previously called Android for Work, is security.This secure profile effectively acts as a separate user, though it shares icon badges and notifications with the personal profile.

Skype is jazzing up its app with four new features that’ll help you ‘express yourself’

Skype is jazzing up its app with four new features that’ll help you ‘express yourself’ Once the go-to app for video chats, Skype seemed to go off the boil somewhere along the way and these days faces tough competition from a mountain of messaging apps that now incorporate their own video options.The latest one rolled into the room on Thursday, bringing with it four potentially handy features that the company says provide new ways for you to express yourself during video chats and messaging sessions.

New Android virus poses as an Adobe Flash Player update

New Android virus poses as an Adobe Flash Player update If you use an Android device and happen upon an update for Adobe Flash player, you’d best not download it.A new strain of malware posing as an innocuous software upgrade is spreading like wildfire via social media and compromised websites.

Many Android connected car apps hackable, allowing entry but not ignition

Many Android connected car apps hackable, allowing entry but not ignition Be wary of Android connected car apps.The researchers discovered that seven of nine connected car apps they tested were hackable.

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses That's the bold word from Graham McCorkill, co-founder and director of Buzinga App Development.For these businesses, McCorkill says there are three key ways they will leverage the benefits of connected devices to drive more meaningful customer engagement: McCorkill says the IoT allows companies to interact with customers in unique ways, separating them from organisations who have not made it a priority.

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash Changes to Mac app certificates over the weekend caused several apps to fail to launch or crash but developers have begun issuing the necessary updates.Of the affected apps, the developers said that the crashing was caused by the code-signing certificates expiring.

The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire

The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire A few companies are looking to declutter your media center by selling you an all-inclusive media streaming device with a tiny footprint that plugs right into your screen.The Roku Stick is by far the simplest choice on this list, for better or for worse.

A pretend Pornhub app is infecting Android phones with malware

A pretend Pornhub app is infecting Android phones with malware Porn is giving smartphones a virus, and it’s one that locks out their owners.As per a new report from cybersecurity firm ESET, apps pretending to be from Pornhub are infecting mobile devices with malware that locks users out of their handsets and demands a ransom for their release.

iPhone users spent double on entertainment apps in 2016 due to in-app purchases

iPhone users spent double on entertainment apps in 2016 due to in-app purchases The App Store revenue numbers from 2016 are in, and while spending grew quite predictably for iPhone users in the United States, the latest information does boast some surprising developments according to analytics firm Sensor Tower.More: Apple made a record-smashing $240M from the App Store on New Year’s Day alone To gather the data, Sensor Tower surveyed 132 million active iPhones.

App Store change boosted paid apps, pushed down those with in-app purchases

App Store change boosted paid apps, pushed down those with in-app purchases Why it matters to you The App Store's algorithm change might no longer be in effect, but it gives us an idea about what Apple might do about app discovery in the future.According to some eagle-eyed folks, the change not only affected Top Grossing charts for the App Store, but Top Grossing charts across all App Store categories.

Take team productivity to the next level with the best collaboration apps for iOS and Android

Take team productivity to the next level with the best collaboration apps for iOS and Android You, as the creator of the document, simply send a link to your team and let them edit.The app is simple, and it works just like other collaboration apps, allowing you to send a link to those you want to have working on a document.

Find places to hike, mountain bike, climb, and ski using REI’s mobile apps

Find places to hike, mountain bike, climb, and ski using REI’s mobile apps Now, with a whole suite of REI mobile apps, the company is bringing some of those same services to your phone.They can also place orders either for home delivery or pick-up in their local REI store and pay for the gear from the app.

HTC hands out prizes to winners of the first annual Viveport Developer Awards

HTC hands out prizes to winners of the first annual Viveport Developer Awards Why it matters to you Here are the best apps for the HTC Vive VR system, and if you act fast you can save a bundle on the four best selections.The company also kicked off another effort to spur developers to make apps for the HTC Vive, specifically the Viveport Developer Awards (VDA), which honor — and financially reward — the best apps.

Protect files and apps on your Galaxy S7 with Samsung’s Secure Folder

Protect files and apps on your Galaxy S7 with Samsung’s Secure Folder Fortunately, Samsung is bucking that trend by launching Secure Folder support for its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones.That’s changing now that Samsung has released a downloadable version through its Galaxy Apps store.

This Quirky Japanese Company Launched An App For Employees To Find Toilets

This Quirky Japanese Company Launched An App For Employees To Find Toilets If you find yourself having to go to the bathroom all the time like me, you’ve probably already memorized the locations of all the toilets near you, but for everyone else, a Japanese company has created an app that will direct you to the nearest empty toilet.It’s meant for use at work, introduced by the telecommunication company KDDI.

Tinder Could Soon Use AI To Improve Your Dating Experience

Tinder Could Soon Use AI To Improve Your Dating Experience Artificial intelligence in your dating app.We’re gonna be living in the future soon enough.

Windows 10 Creators Update will let you control which apps can be installed

Windows 10 Creators Update will let you control which apps can be installed Some recent information indicated that Microsoft planned to offer a version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 “Cloud” edition, that would lock down application installation to only the Windows Store.Now, it appears that Microsoft is turning on that feature for all Windows 10 versions starting with Creators Update, Windows Central reports.