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National-Geographic-just-updated-their-app

National Geographic just updated their app


Monday, January 14, 2019 by

National Geographic just launched a new mobile app that is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store to customers in the U.S. and Canada. Compatible with both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, the app provides users with a personalized digital experience that includes access to the National Geographic magazine archives, an immense photo library, digi...


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Privacy for Android boosted with decentralized VPN


Sunday, January 6, 2019 by

Mysterium Network, an open-source, not-for-profit foundation reinventing internet privacy, security, and freedom, has announced the release of the Mysterium VPN app for Android, which is now available on the Google Play store. The app, which was released today and is also available for Windows and macOS, will allow users to participate in the world’s first dece...


30,000-blacklisted-apps-hosted-on-the-Google-Play-Store-report-finds

30,000 blacklisted apps hosted on the Google Play Store report finds


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

RiskIQ has released its Mobile Threat Landscape Q2 2018 Report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. The findings show a spike in blacklisted apps headlined by Trojans and Adware, as well as a fascinating shift in tactics by mobile threat actors. For the second year in a row, RiskIQ observed a sharp increase in black...


Changes-to-the-way-notifications-work-in-iOS-12-you-need-to-know

Changes to the way notifications work in iOS 12 you need to know


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by

iOS 12’s public release has brought about key changes to the way we do notifications. With these changes, Urban Airship urges app publishers to adopt customer-centric messaging best practices to accommodate new user behavior, improve notification visibility and maximize the value that their app can deliver. Granular user controls over notifications, new Grouped No...


Five-tips-for-taking-mobile-payments-from-inside-your-app

Five tips for taking mobile payments from inside your app


Friday, August 24, 2018 by

Back in 2008 when the Apple App Store began, there were a mere 800 apps available for download. Fast forward ten years and there are over two million apps on the Apple App Store and approximately 8 million in the Google Play store. Thousands of mobile apps are being published to Google Play and Apple App Store daily, but are the ones geared toward e-commerce or requirin...


Best-GPS-tracking-app

Best GPS tracking app


Thursday, August 23, 2018 by

When the freedom of Summer has come to an end for millions of students starting School, kids fret about what a new year brings, but parents, rejoice! However worry at the same time because despite their best preparation to ready kids to start the year - it’s just part of being a parent to be concerned about everything, especially knowing the location of their kids...


Fortnite-for-Android-is-a-trailblazing-risk-for-mobile-banking

Fortnite for Android is a trailblazing risk for mobile banking


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

CEO Tim Sweeny of Epic Games, the publisher of the wildly popular Fortnite game, is on a mission to “advance the openness of all platforms” - not to mention side-step Google’s 30% take of developer proceeds - by distributing Fortnite for the Android platform via their website rather than the Google Play store. I applaud a maverick challenging the statu...


Google-cracks-the-whip-with-new-policy-updates

Google cracks the whip with new policy updates


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by

Google’s Developer Policy Center has recently updated their platform policy for Google Play to include new measures that may affect future apps introduced to their app market. Google has sent out the mass email notification to all of its developers and says in the email that: “We encourage you to review these policy updates carefully in case any of your e...


Euro-Truck-Driver-2018-drops-for-Android

Euro Truck Driver 2018 drops for Android


Friday, July 13, 2018 by

Ovilex Soft has announced the release of their new Euro Truck Driver 2018 app. Available for free on the Google Play Store and coming soon to iOS, Euro Truck Driver is a successor to the original version that launched in 2015 and has been downloaded more than 20 million times. In Euro Truck Driver 2018, users experience life as a professional truck driver by choosing...


Avoid-mobile-cybersecurity-threats-by-checking-the-source

Avoid mobile cybersecurity threats by checking the source


Thursday, July 5, 2018 by

Earlier this month IT news organizations around the globe reported that Epic Games’ popular Fortnite game was being counterfeited and malicious actors were, in fact, lacing the imposter apps with malware. We’re only human, and people unwittingly let their guard down in anticipation of something they're passionate about, or when they think they might b...


Mobile-Threat-Landscape-reports-steady-decrease-in-blacklisted-apps

Mobile Threat Landscape reports steady decrease in blacklisted apps


Friday, June 1, 2018 by

RiskIQ has released its Mobile Threat Landscape Q1 2018 Report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. The findings showed that taking advantage of the popularity and volatility of the cryptocurrency landscape is paying off for threat actors via the mobile attack vector and that malicious apps leveraged by nation-state ac...


Millennial-targeted-news-app-SQUID-hits-1M-downloads

Millennial targeted news app SQUID hits 1M downloads


Thursday, May 31, 2018 by

SQUID App - the first news app built for millennials, was developed by Njuice AB, a media company based in Stockholm, Sweden, has just crossed 1,000,000 downloads and the company is growing its user-base by double-digit numbers every month.The goal of the app is to make relevant news readily available, offering a wide range of topics that let users select and create the...


Buzzvil-rebounds-after-Google-Play-store-suspended-their-app

Buzzvil rebounds after Google Play store suspended their app


Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by

Mobile lockscreen media platform, Buzzvil, announced that 50 app partners are once again engaging app users with lockscreen content under a new, Google-approved system. Apps that used Buzzvil’s lockscreen SDK were among those removed from Play Store in December 2017 as part of Google’s response to complaints that some apps (not Buzzvil-related) maliciously invaded users...


Alternative-Google-Play-app-stores-to-consider

Alternative Google Play app stores to consider


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by

Android is open source, and because of that -app developers can build and deploy an APK file anywhere! There are obvious advantages to deploying into the known Android app stores such as Google Play, and Amazon - mostly in the potential number of impressions and installs your app can receive, because Google play comes as the default app store on most Android devices. Pl...


Facial-detection-for-verified-ad-views-launches-from-Jinglz

Facial detection for verified ad views launches from Jinglz


Saturday, April 21, 2018 by

Jinglz Inc. has announced the live production release of the PlayJinglz mobile app, and it is now available for public download through the Google Play Store. As a first demonstration of their “Verified View” technology, the PlayJinglz app highlights the company’s unique approach to mobile ad engagement.PlayJinglz allows users to watch short sponsored video content and ...


Find-your-next-binge-with-the-Google-Play-Movies

Find your next binge with the Google Play Movies


Sunday, April 8, 2018 by

It's baffling to think back about how fast the online movie and TV streaming industry has come from near nothing to a big ballooning market. The transformation of the streaming services has been so radical if fact, that we no longer ask "What can I watch?" but rather "Where can I watch it?" And that task to find the correct streaming agent, can be quite annoying sometim...


Bango-launches-Mobile-Money-wallet-in-Google-Play-with-MTN-Ghana

Bango launches Mobile Money wallet in Google Play with MTN Ghana


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by

Bango just partnered with MTN Ghana to launch operator payments in Google Play. What this means is MTN Ghana subscribers can now pay for the wealth of content and services from Google Play with one-click, charging their MTN Mobile Money account.MTN Ghana is part of the MTN Group, which has over 200 million subscribers across 22 countries in Africa. From today on, s...


Open-Sesame-technology-changes-the-world-for-paralyzed-people

Open Sesame technology changes the world for paralyzed people


Friday, December 15, 2017 by

Sesame Enable seeks to open a new door to independence for millions of quadriplegics and people with disabilities around the world through the development of the first touch-free smartphone and tablet app called Open Sesame.Open Sesame technology works by tracking user’s head movements using the front-facing camera of a smartphone or tablet. Users activate the app throu...


Cyber-Monday-deals-for-the-Google-Play-Store

Cyber Monday deals for the Google Play Store


Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Google has released their latest deals for Cyber Monday in a recent blog post entitled "Spreading holiday cheer with great deals on Google Play." Sit back, relax, and enjoy the great deal they have to offer this holiday season. All of the deals mentioned will last for the duration of November 17, 2017"Avoid store crowds and battle it out with a favorite game instead. Go...


CircleCI-2.0-now-available-for-Apple-cross-platform-apps

CircleCI 2.0 now available for Apple cross-platform apps


Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Apple developers using CircleCI can now access all the benefits of CircleCI 2.0 when building for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and Apple Watch. Rolled out to cloud customers in July, CircleCI 2.0 is the company’s most significant redesign since inception and marks a major advancement for the platform.Apple developers can build faster thanks to advanced caching strategie...


888-Poker:-a-new-app-for-a-new-era

888 Poker: a new app for a new era


Friday, October 20, 2017 by

After a long time where mobile apps were the only option for real-money online gamblers with an Android device, Google have finally allowed gambling apps to be downloaded from the Google Play Store. This has opened up online casino gaming and poker to a huge new chunk of the internet population and provided a new, supported native app for existing gamblers on Android. O...


Mobile-GPS-Tracking-app-Chirp-GPS-launches-3.0

Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0


Monday, September 4, 2017 by

Chirp GPS, the professional mobile GPS tracking mobile app and website used by hundreds of thousands of professionals, has announced that the long awaited version 3.0 is now available for download in the Apple app store and Google play store.The update comes after a year in research and development, and through watching how users engaged with Chirp GPS in their daily li...


How-mobile-app-testing-has-changed

How mobile app testing has changed


Friday, August 4, 2017 by

Technologies are rapidly evolving and ways of testing them are changing too. But one thing remains true - product quality must be high. Therefore, it is important to have a clear vision on how you will guarantee that your product is working as planned. Depending on the project, you can build your own testing team, hire professional consultants or do a combination of bot...


HUMANOBOT-can-discover-non-human-activities-trying-to-commit-fraud

HUMANOBOT can discover non-human activities trying to commit fraud


Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

SecuredTouch's HUMANOBOT behavioral biometrics tech has recently fine-tuned its platform to better detect non-human activities like bots and emulators trying to commit fraud. HUMANOBOT detects non-human behavior generated by bots, malware, and automated scripts and stops fraud-focused emulators within mobile applications.The system recognizes these behaviors using advan...


Zombie-apps-in-the-Google-Play-Store

Zombie apps in the Google Play Store


Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Anura, fraud protection software from eZanga that identifies bots and human fraud, has announced that more than 1,300 apps in the Google Play store contain code that activates Android phones in "sleep mode" for the purpose of engaging with mobile advertisements unbeknownst to their owners. After detecting click attempts made from a variety of Google Play Store apps...


Tap-to-Print:-Android-App-Challenge

Tap to Print: Android App Challenge


Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

Add print to your app by July 12th for guaranteed prizes!Android developers, want a reward for boosting your app(s)? Mopria is awarding devs who give their app the useful function of mobile printing.The ability to print is a great tool for your app; it can increase your user retention, spike in-app purchases, and enhance your usability.Take part in the Tap to Print Chal...


Why-brands-will-pay-top-dollar-for-your-in-app-inventory

Why brands will pay top dollar for your in-app inventory


Thursday, June 8, 2017 by

Ad fraud is expected to cost brands over $16 billion this year. The industry is on edge, and brand safety is a top concern. This is especially true after Fortune 500 advertisers discovered their ads appearing next to inappropriate content on Google’s Youtube.The industry has been working on solutions to curb ad fraud and increase brand safety, and yet the problem grows ...


Apps-will-soon-have-to-be-compatible-with-over-100-devices

Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices


Friday, February 24, 2017 by

The Mobile World Congress 2017 has prompted AppFutura to release a report with keys to create a mobile app with the collaboration of development companies worldwide. Main conclusions show that apps will have to be more dynamic and adapt to the increasing number of devices and technologies available, still far from the mobile market full potential.Mobile applications hav...


IBM-and-the-Weather-Company-just-introduced-mesh-network-alerts-

IBM and the Weather Company just introduced mesh network alerts


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, have introduced a new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters - even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage. Develop...


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What's so tricky about Android security anyway


Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Android authentication can be a tricky business because it can help identify the user, but it can also open the door to hackers at the same time. It all comes down to the device administrator access which comes with a lot of benefits like. Device administrator access provides complete device management access rights that include creating and managing poli...


The-impact-of-fake-retail-apps-hitting-the-Apple-App-Store-this-year

The impact of fake retail apps hitting the Apple App Store this year


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by

Holiday retail woes have hit a little early this year, with hundreds of fake retail and product apps appearing in Apple’s App Store recently. The New York Times reports counterfeiters have disguised apps as retail chains like Dollar Tree and Foot Locker, department stores like Nordstrom and even luxury brands like Jimmy Choo. With Apple known to have a st...


Want-to-work-as-a-freelancer,-your-not-alone

Want to work as a freelancer, your not alone


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

In this day and age, to not need a secured biweekly salary of a 9-5 job is akin to winning the career lottery. Well, it may not be quite as rare, given that there are currently 53 million Americans who are currently freelancers, which represent just 34% of the total U.S. labor force, but one can say this is indeed the dream of most Americans in the labor force. The dema...


Apps-with-Haptic-Effects-Are-More-Engaging-Says-Immersion,-Maker-of-TouchSense-SDK

Apps with Haptic Effects Are More Engaging Says Immersion, Maker of TouchSense SDK


Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

How do you make your app or game stand out in the Google Play Store? Immersion claims that implementing haptic effects creates a more engaging experience for your users, resulting in longer time spent within in the app and high user retention! Mobile games that have included Immersion’s TouchSense Technology have seen 20% higher user retention and 24% more revenue per i...


Discussing-Android-OS-in-the-Enterprise-With-Zebra-Technologies

Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies


Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by

We recently spoke with Bruce Willins, engineering fellow at Zebra Technologies, to discuss the versatility and power of the Android OS and how it’s used at an enterprise level in retail, manufacturing, supply chain and more.   ADM: Who is Zebra Technologies and what does the company do? Willins: At Zebra, we make businesses as smart and connected...


Enterprise-Mobile-Threat-Update-for-Q3-2016-Arrives

Enterprise Mobile Threat Update for Q3 2016 Arrives


Thursday, August 11, 2016 by

Appthority has released it Enterprise Mobile Threat Update for Q3 2016, which provides insight into the mobile threat landscape over the last quarter.Appthority’s Enterprise Mobile Threat Team monitors and researches the latest mobile risks that are direct threats to the enterprise. The data is compiled into the quarterly Enterprise Mobile Threat Update, aimed at provid...