Top 5 free Android apps you should try in September

It’s the beginning of September and it’s time for a new batch of the best apps. This time we have an app that will help you control your media volume more systematically, an app that will help you discover more podcasts, and a game that looks like a rocket league but isn’t. 1. VolEQ The … Read more

TikTok beats YouTube in average view time per user for apps in US, UK: App Annie

TikTok surpassed YouTube in terms of average viewing time per user in the US and UK, according to a report released by analyst firm App Annie. The short video app is considered to have “turned the social and streaming landscape around”. It led the app market worldwide in terms of downloads in the first half … Read more

Windows 11 release date set for October 5th, no support for Android apps at launch

The release date for Windows 11 is set for October 5, Microsoft announced on Tuesday – a few months after the new operating system’s release. The software giant said that on October 5, the free Windows 11 update will begin shipping for all qualifying Windows 10 PCs, and PCs that come preloaded with the next-generation … Read more

Microsoft is phasing out support for Office apps on Chromebook as of September 18th

Microsoft is phasing out support for its Office apps on the Chromebook. A new report says the company wants Chromebook users to transition to web versions of these apps. This decision will be incorporated in mid-September, and although the applications are no longer supported by Microsoft, they will continue to function. Chromebook users can download … Read more

The Google Play Store removes 8 fake cryptocurrency mining apps, tricking users into watching ads and paying for the service

Google Play removed eight deceptive cryptocurrency apps after they were discovered to be fake and tricking users into watching ads. These apps disguised as cryptocurrency cloud mining apps, where users can earn cryptocurrencies by investing money in a cloud mining operation. IT security company Trend Micro reports that these eight malicious apps tricked victims into … Read more

Tencent’s WeChat among 42 apps disapproved by China for illegal transfer of user data

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Wednesday that 43 applications, including Tencent’s WeChat, had illegally transferred user data and ordered their parent companies to make rectifications. The shift comes as Chinese authorities increase regulatory oversight across a range of industry sectors, with a particular emphasis on privacy and data. In a … Read more

Samsung will remove ads from preloaded apps through an update later this year

Samsung is ready to finally address concerns raised by consumers and stop showing ads on its pre-installed apps available on Galaxy phones. Default apps that will no longer display ads as a result of an update include Samsung Weather, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Theme. Similar to some Chinese competitors, including Xiaomi, Samsung runs ads on … Read more