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Microsoft’s latest attempt to get more users on their platform is an interesting one. The company has released an app called Switch to Windows Phone on the Google Play Store — and it’s of course designed to make switching, a little easier.
What the app does is it scans your [...]Read More »
We’ve all heard the stories about malware and Android. Many believe the claims to be false, especially considering most malware has to be actively installed by the user before it can cause any damage. The biggest problem with malware is that it can be embedded in alternate software, and users [...]Read More »
Apps are ridiculously easy to download these days, all it takes are a couple of taps. They’re also extremely easy to get rid of. And according to data from a recent survey by Compuware, most users aren’t afraid to push that delete button when an app fails to impress.
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DRM (digital rights management) is an umbrella term used to described methods used by entertainment producers, software producers, etc. to protect their content from being pirated. The problem with DRM content is, well, you cannot share it with others. I’m not talking about the inability to pirate it to others [...]Read More »
You may have noticed something peculiar happening to reviews for apps, games, movies, TV shows, books, songs, and magazine reviews on Google Play Store: most of the reviews are now by “A Google User” instead of a specific person. Why is this? Are those fake reviews? They aren’t, actually.
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Would you want Apple apps like iPhoto, iMovie, Garage Band and iWork suite on your Android advice? I know I wouldn’t mind would probably even pay for apps, assuming they are quality.
One malicious “developer” clearly thinks the same and decided to take advantage of the unsuspecting by releasing fake [...]Read More »
Until now, Apple App Store has always had the lead on Android when it comes to apps (which include games and other apps). Sure some may question the quality of all those thousands of apps, but in pure numbers iOS has had the lead over Android. Due to Android’s explosive [...]Read More »
Like any other computing platform, Android is susceptible to malware. The issue with Android, however, is while malware on other platforms (namely iOS) comes from third-party sources, there have been instances of malware making it into Android’s official Play Store. Earlier this year Google moved to mitigate the malware threat [...]Read More »
Google Play offers OfficeSuite Pro 6 and various other apps for $0.25, to celebrate 25 billion Android app downloads
Google regularly runs sales on Play Store to celebrate various occasions. The latest sale is celebrating 25 billion Android app download and sees “top apps” discounted to $0.25 for a limited time. Admittedly most of the apps are games but one app is bound to draw a lot of attention [...]Read More »
I absolutely love Netflix’s Android app. When I’m bored between classes at college, or stuck in a line somewhere, there’s nothing better than sticking in headphones and watching a few of my favorite old shows. However, for people who don’t happen to have an unlimited data plan, doing so can [...]Read More »
Google Play Store introduces ‘delta’ updates: now you no longer have to download full apps when updating
Do you find it annoying whenever you have to re-download a full package just for an incremental update to a program on Windows? Yeah, well, Android has been doing the same thing for a while and it was (is) bloody annoying, especially for those apps/games that are huge in size. [...]Read More »
Every quarter Kaspersky releases an IT Threat Evolution report which looks at the state of the digital world in terms of security threats. As part of this report, Kaspersky has a section devoted to mobile threats. In its 2012 Q2 IT Threat Evolution report, Kaspersky reported that from April to [...]Read More »