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China wants to control what apps citizens use, but can Google play along?

China wants to control what apps citizens use, but can Google play along? This follows rumours from 2015 that Google was working on a China-only version of its Play Store, in order to comply with regulators.With Android phone usage soaring in China and Google's web properties geo-blocked, most users in China instead turn to third party app stores.

Desktop apps can be installed on Windows 10 Cloud with a little extra effort

Desktop apps can be installed on Windows 10 Cloud with a little extra effort That’s why Microsoft is releasing the Windows 10 Cloud edition, which essentially enables locking down the OS to allow apps to be installed only from the Windows 10 Store.More: An early build of Windows 10 Cloud has leaked, proving the new OS is no myth By limiting Windows 10 Cloud to only Windows Store apps, Microsoft could accomplish a few things.

Google may soon delete millions of apps from the Play Store

Google may soon delete millions of apps from the Play Store The Google Play Store could shortly be a whole lot smaller.According to Google’s User Data Policy, developers have to submit a valid privacy policy, especially when that app handles sensitive information.

Need to fix your laptop or buy Coachella tickets? Float wants to offer you some tiny loans

Need to fix your laptop or buy Coachella tickets? Float wants to offer you some tiny loans If you asked a bank for a loan to buy Coachella tickets, they'd probably laugh and maybe take away your credit card.But Float, a credit app, is launching a new service just for needs like that.

This app helps you make mom friends even when you're trapped under a baby

This app helps you make mom friends even when you're trapped under a baby A new, free app, Peanut, aims to take the guesswork out of that agonizing process.A user can describe herself as a "dance machine," "hot mess," "spiritual gangster," "adrenaline junkie" and "city gal.

If you really don't want to get pregnant, don't use this fancy app. Get an IUD.

If you really don't want to get pregnant, don't use this fancy app. Get an IUD. )  The app, which is now available for iOS and Android, was designed by a husband and wife team of two physicists, Dr.They initially developed the algorithm for their own use and then decided to turn it into an app for everyone.

Start dating more efficiently with one of these 8 apps

Start dating more efficiently with one of these 8 apps Because everyone else is using dating apps, it’s tough to avoid using them, too.ung First off, Tinder the app requires you to have a Facebook account in order to enable it, and you have to be over 18.

Magically control Donald Trump's every word with this heroic new app

Magically control Donald Trump's every word with this heroic new app The highlight of President Donald Trump's inauguration was DJ Ravidrums.Now, the world has been blessed with his greatest competitor: DJ Trump.

How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

How to install Android apps on a Chromebook One of Google’s most exciting announcements regarding its Chrome OS platform and Chromebook hardware is thesupport for Android apps.While Chrome OS can run Chrome browser extensions, web apps, and Chrome apps, the addition of the millions of Android apps greatly increases the platform’s value.

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places You can now make customized lists of places on Google Maps, the company announced in a blog post on Monday.To create a list, just open a place on Google Maps.

How to force quit a misbehaving app on your iPhone or iPad

How to force quit a misbehaving app on your iPhone or iPad Five ways to Force Quit an app in MacOS Maybe an app has locked up and become unresponsive.If you press the home button and re-open the app, it may not fix the issue, in which case you will have to close out of the app.

Some Pixel and Nexus owners can begin using Android Instant Apps now

Some Pixel and Nexus owners can begin using Android Instant Apps now Late last month, Google announced it was beginning a limited test for its new Android Instant Apps initiative, a platform that allows users to run software without installing it to their device.0 Nougat are receiving Instant Apps immediately — the company appears to be rolling out the feature slowly, without notifying users.

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.