Tag Archives: app

Steam Link app isn’t coming to iOS

In light of Facebook’s most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores. While that does leave little room for malicious apps to get through, it does have one drawback

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Facebook two-factor authentication is finally safer

Two-factor authentication or 2FA is often hailed as the safe compromise to humans’ seemingly innate ability to be very bad at passwords. But not all 2FA methods are created equal and some, particularly SMS, are seen as liabilities more than assets. Especially when put in the hands of Facebook

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TeenSafe child monitoring app leaked thousands of customer data

It seems that our eagerness or carelessness in surrendering our data so easily to companies and services is finally coming back to haunt us. From massive customer database hacking to the recent Facebook scandal, the data we’ve sowed on company servers are now being reaped by others, often by criminals.

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Bank of America’s AI assistant is ready to help with your finances

We've been expecting voice-powered virtual assistants in financial apps for a while now — Bank of America started developing its own back in 2016. Dubbed Erica, the virtual assistant is now ready to roll out to the bank's 25 million mobile clie...

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Instagram update adds post resharing to Stories

Instagram is making it easier to flesh out your Instagram Stories, adding the ability to quickly share something there directly from the feed. The new feature further blurs the lines between the traditional Instagram timeline, and the more recently-introduced, ephemeral stories

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Snapchat’s six-second unskippable ads have arrived

If you've recently encountered an ad on Snapchat you can't skip, it's not due to any bug or problem with the app. The company has merely started testing six-second TV commercial-like ads, confirming a previous report about their rollout this month.

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HQ Trivia is hosting a special game with ‘The Voice’

HQ Trivia's game on Monday night will give you the chance to earn and withdraw more than a couple of bucks in earnings. The hit mobile game will give away $50,000 that evening -- and a trip for two to LA to see The Voice's live finale on May 21st

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How Google’s ‘Material Theming’ will change your Android experience

This week, Google announced a new set of tools called Material Theming that helps developers implement the Material theme across apps, including mobile and web. App-makers can choose from a variety of components and design transitions and Google even...

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Snapchat’s revised redesign is rolling out on iOS

Snapchat's redesigned redesign is rolling out to users on iOS. If you'll remember, critics of last fall's visual makeover hated how the refresh moved friends' stories in with #brand posts. It even apparently affected how many new users the app was at...

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Gmail for iOS now sends money and snoozes emails

Gmail on your iPhone can now help you settle a tab with a friend. A quiet update to the iOS app has introduced the ability to send and receive money using Google Pay

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