Tag Archives: app

Google suspended a popular Android podcast app because it catalogs COVID-19 content

Podcast Addict, an Android podcast app with millions of users, was briefly suspended over the weekend because it lists COVID-19 content. The app’s creator, Xavier Guillemane, tells The Verge that on Saturday, Google suspended and removed the ads from his nine-year-old app because it violated a new policy for developers that requires any app with a reference to COVID-19 to ... Read More »

Airtel’s mobile app hit with security flaw which left millions of user data exposed

Airtel was hit with possibly the biggest security bug which could have left the telco’s 300+ million users’ data vulnerable. The security flaw existed in the API of Airtel smartphone app where sensitive information of Airtel users can be found. Airtel’s security flaw was discovered by independent security researcher Ehraz Ahmed who said it took him just 15 minutes to find ... Read More »

OnePlus Gallery App Updated for Older Phones; Brings OnePlus 6 Video Editing Features

HIGHLIGHTS Gallery app update is bringing OnePlus 6’s video editing tools It is available on the Google Play Store It has added a slow-motion video editing feature as well OnePlus has rolled out an update to its Gallery app on Google Play that will enable even older smartphones from the company to edit videos using features present in the OnePlus 6. The ... Read More »

Asus Brings Google Lens Integration in Its PixelMaster Camera App

HIGHLIGHTS Asus has provided Google Lens integration The experience is available within Asus PixelMaster Camera app It is spotted on the ZenFone 5 that had received a recent firmware update Asus has now provided Google Lens integration within its PixelMaster Camera app to bring an advanced visual experience on ZenFone models. The new move comes weeks after Google expanded the presence of Google Lens by ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

How to Book an Uber or Ola Cab Without the App

When you need to take a cab, you probably pull your phone out and start the Ola or Uber app (depending on which one you prefer), and make your booking. But if you’re sitting in front of your PC in the office, you don’t actually need to take the extra step, and can book your cab without pulling out your phone. It’s actually easy ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Beta 2 Restores 3D Touch App Switching Gesture Following User Complaints

Apple has released the second beta of the upcoming iOS 11.1 to developers, and one of the most notable features is the return of the 3D Touch app switcher gesture which disappeared with the initial release of iOS 11. The gesture allows users to quickly call up the app switcher by pressing down hard on the left edge of an iPhone that ... Read More »

5 awesome YouTube app features you probably aren’t using

It can be easy to take the YouTube app for granted. It’s been there for years, opening videos when you click on a link, and receding into the background when you’re done. However, the YouTube app can do more than serve video links, and you’re probably not coming anywhere close to taking full advantage of the app’s capabilities. Let’s see what we ... Read More »

Apple’s App Store Has a Big Problem That No One Is Talking About

Khamosh Pathak, a Vadodara-based technology writer, spends more than 10GB of Internet data per month on his iPhone for simply downloading new apps and updates. He says the amount of data he ends up consuming with this “less essential” chore has increased significantly over the years. Pathak’s views represent a growing concern among many iPhone and iPad users who say that ... Read More »

Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Microsoft signaled an about-face in a blog post Monday night by Megan Saunders, a general manager within the Windows Experiences group. Instead of deprecating Paint in Windows 10 (which seemed to many to be the first step toward oblivion), Saunders said Microsoft would release MS Paint in the Windows Store as a free app. “MS Paint is here to stay, it will just have ... Read More »