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Is your daily commute a drag? Here are some of the best car apps for iPhone

Is your daily commute a drag? Here are some of the best car apps for iPhone The app also has a sense of community, as you are encouraged to contribute and get other people’s reports on traffic conditions.Subscription prices are $3 per month or $20 per year, and you need to subscribe to access the radio feature.

People call FaceApp racist after it lightens their skin tone

People call FaceApp racist after it lightens their skin tone The makers of FaceApp are backtracking after users accused the popular face-morphing app of racism.According to the company, the app will "transform your face using Artificial Intelligence in just one tap!

How to kill Android apps and tasks running in the background

How to kill Android apps and tasks running in the background Before we get into the details, it’s important to note that the majority of Android apps will be running in the background because they’re doing something they’re supposed to do.There are various ways to stop an app from running in the background right now and that might be enough to stop your immediate problem.

‘Pokémon Go,’ Citymapper among Google Play Store’s best of 2017 nominees

‘Pokémon Go,’ Citymapper among Google Play Store’s best of 2017 nominees Why it matters to you These are some of the best Android games and apps currently available on the platform, and many are free to try.It’s that time of year again, as Google has just announced its nominees for its best Play Store games and apps of 2017.

Your headphones aren't spying on you, but your apps are. Here's why.

Your headphones aren't spying on you, but your apps are. Here's why. Lawyers in the US are claiming that headphone and speaker company Bose, is secretly collecting information about what users listen to when they use its bluetooth wireless headphones.The app allows customers to interact with the headphones, updating software and also managing which device is connected at any time with the headphones.

Evernote vs OneNote: Battle of the note-taking apps

Evernote vs OneNote: Battle of the note-taking apps Winner: Evernote — Without question Evernote puts the OneNote browser clipping extension to shame, and if this is something that’s important to you, then you can go ahead and choose Evernote with confidence.We’re happy to report, that even on iOS, both Evernote and OneNote are great for importing things into your notes.

5 annoying Nexus 6P problems, and how to fix them

5 annoying Nexus 6P problems, and how to fix them The Nexus 6P is by far the best Nexus phone ever, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect.My Nexus 6P has good Bluetooth audio performance on my Mazda CX-5, but there is no sound when placing a call until shortly after the person (or voicemail) answers.

This gripping app lets you 'walk a mile' in a 16-year-old refugee girl's shoes

This gripping app lets you 'walk a mile' in a 16-year-old refugee girl's shoes Now, a powerful new app will show you how crucial the technology is by taking over your phone's operating system and transforming it into the phone of a 16-year-old refugee girl.Kathijah, or "Kat" to friends and family, is fictional.

How to make money designing custom Snapchat geofilters

How to make money designing custom Snapchat geofilters Custom geofilters are the must-have party accessory for the Snapchat generation and, now, talented designers are setting up businesses to quench people's thirst for bespoke filters.The site also allows people to upload their own designs, which go through a strict approval system by the Snapchat's geofilter team.

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices Android malware often takes the form of infected apps on the Google Play Store, and a new variant called FalseGuide has been discovered by security company Check Point.While Google has been pushing monthly security updates, manufacturers like Samsung unfortunately often delay on pushing these updates to customers.

Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound Almost a full year ago, Google announced that many of its Chromebooks would be getting support for Android apps.Of course, just because these devices are “planned” to get Android app support, that doesn’t mean the support will come anytime soon.

Create and publish your own apps with the $15 Android development bundle

Create and publish your own apps with the $15 Android development bundle By the end, you’ll be fully equipped for professional Android app development and ready to start applying for junior coding jobs.How to Make a Freaking Android App The third lesson consists of 6.

Amazon is shutting down Underground app store, ‘Actually Free’ promotions

Amazon is shutting down Underground app store, ‘Actually Free’ promotions In its early days, Amazon’s marketplace would offer up a different free app every day.In 2015, the company discontinued that promotion, but in its place launched Amazon Underground — a separate app where developers could give away their software, and Amazon would reimburse them depending on the amount of time people spent using it.

Samsung’s Marshmallow app encourages and rewards kids to put down the phone

Samsung’s Marshmallow app encourages and rewards kids to put down the phone Every parent knows the struggle of competing with phones, tablets, and various other electronic distractions for their child’s attention.In response to this, Samsung has developed an app for its Galaxy phones that encourages kids to develop self-control and aims to foster “healthy smartphone usage habits.

Your Apple Watch may not have as many apps available as it did before

Your Apple Watch may not have as many apps available as it did before You may love your Apple Watch, but from the looks of it, app makers aren’t quite so enamored.But it’s not just the navigation app that’s quietly bidding adieu to Apple Watch (at least for now).

Get retro: 5 analog-inspired photo apps for your iPhone and iPad

Get retro: 5 analog-inspired photo apps for your iPhone and iPad But, much like physical music media, analog photography has had quite the revival, largely thanks to the growth of film-inspired photography apps available for your iPhone and iPad.As its name suggests, Filmborn was born to replicate the aesthetic of film photography on mobile devices.

Hundreds of apps on Google Play Store are vulnerable to open port attacks

Hundreds of apps on Google Play Store are vulnerable to open port attacks All of the apps are found on Google Play, and many of them have tens of millions of installs so far.To identify the vulnerable apps, researchers used a custom tool to analyze hundreds of thousands of apps on the Google Play Store.

Motorola's next tablet might ship with an innovative multitasking feature

Motorola's next tablet might ship with an innovative multitasking feature There is not much to go on, yet, but here is what we know about Motorola’s 2017 tablet so far.There is a slim chance Motorola’s 2017 tablet runs Andromeda, the rumored Google operating system meant to bridge the gap between Android and Chrome OS.

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves For example, apps can employ ultrasound cross-device tracking (uXDT) to find out where you are or what you’re watching.The research was funded by the German government, and surveyed top Android apps to see how many were using uXDT technology.

Google's Android O Targets Battery Life, Likely With Mixed Results

Google's Android O Targets Battery Life, Likely With Mixed Results According to Google, Android O is more akin to the latter kind of update, with meaningful improvements to device security, battery life, and overall stability.Regardless, Android O does put sharper limits on which apps can register for implicit broadcasts.