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Android app updates are getting 65 percent smaller
The Deflate delta algorithm definitely helped drive down APK update sizes, but file-by-file seems to work miracles — at a cost, though.
December 7, 2016 11:33 pm
Trusted Contacts from Google, for when you need someone watching over you
The new app from Google isn't an attempt to bring Big Brother into your life, but keep the people in your life informed when you need more security.
December 5, 2016 11:52 pm
Win Google's latest and greatest Pixel XL
The new Google smartphone is a highly coveted item. You could get one for free if you win The Google Pixel XL Phone Giveaway, open right now to readers of Pocketnow.
WhatsApp extends support for BlackBerry, Nokia until July 2017
BlackBery OS and BlackBerry 10 devices along with the Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60 have their support periods extended with WhatsApp.
December 4, 2016 10:58 pm
BlackBerry apps on Android get a major refresh
The Dark Theme comes to the BlackBerry Launcher while users of the DTEK60 can now retrieve passwords with a tap of the fingerprint sensor.
December 4, 2016 7:22 pm
More than 100 SwiftKey themes go free for the holidays
Just as simple as downloading SwiftKey and then heading into the right place to download the right colors for your nifty little keys.
December 4, 2016 9:46 am
Apple localizes currencies in Egypt, Nigeria, Tanzania, six other countries’ App Stores
iOS's reach hasn't been terribly far in many of these countries, but by converting prices away from the standard US Dollar, Apple hopes for a local edge.
December 4, 2016 3:03 am
Version 2.06 of Android Auto listens for OK Google
The app got an update a couple of days ago that let users control their Android Auto-enabled head unit without touching a microphone button.
December 1, 2016 1:31 pm
White House Historical Association releases 1600, an AR touring app
The White House Historical Association partnered with the White House and the UK-based Nexus Labs to produce a vibrant virtual story of 1600 Pennsylvania.
December 1, 2016 1:16 pm
1.3 million Google accounts compromised by Gooligan Android bug
The bug comes out of apps from third-party app stores and its actions are hostile. Gooligan affects devices on Android Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop.
November 30, 2016 1:57 pm
CNN buys out Beme, app shutting down January 31
The deal, with a rumored valuation of about $25 million, will bring Beme into the folds of the news organization with a new mission.
November 28, 2016 7:09 pm
Google Maps update is all about time spent, time earned
You can check out the operating hours for one portion of the park versus another and see how busy one shop is right as you're in the thick of it.
November 22, 2016 1:37 pm
Google PhotoScan helps you digitize those old instant snaps
Kodak? Polaroid? Fujifilm? None of the above? No problem. If you ever finally get around to scanning some old photos, you will not need a dedicated machine.
November 16, 2016 2:55 am
Tizen incentivizes devs with up to $9 million in prize funds
If you develop an app for Samsung's Tizen OS and get it to the top 100 position, you may just win $10,000. And if you develop more apps, you may get more.
November 14, 2016 12:54 am
American-Candian dating app, Maple Match, nigh doubled in user base last night
The dating app's mission is to help Americans find romance with Canadians in order to marry into permanent residence in the Great White North.
November 9, 2016 4:10 pm
Gmail for iOS updated to Material Design standards after four years
Gmail is getting material on those on iOS. In addition to a new look and new features, Google Calendar also has a bit of both, too.
November 7, 2016 1:57 pm
Google launches Jibe RCS cloud service with Sprint
Sprint will be using Google's cloud servers to pass along RCS messages, — the imminent step up from SMS — but what does this mean for Allo?
November 4, 2016 12:53 pm
Microsoft Teams opens up Office 365 users to Slack-like chat
Commercial subscriptions to Office 365 will get the first whack of threaded conversations, bot-integrated chat and a whole bunch of collaboration.
November 2, 2016 11:47 pm
Microsoft removed 90,000 apps without age rating from Windows Mobile Store
Why? Because the apps' developers didn't get their games age-rated by taking a questionnaire. And that's left a crater in the ecosystem.
October 30, 2016 9:02 am
Apple opens up October event with focus on accessibility, iPhone 7 photos, Apple TV
Accessibility, iPhone 7, iOS 10. All big subjects to Apple. Apple TV also gets a big update with the TV app and a Live app.
October 27, 2016 1:26 pm
Google Allo 2.0 update really for Android 7.0 phones
The new chat app from Google gets its first point update suited for Android Nougat phones and for iOS devices. Google Assistant is still holding out.
October 26, 2016 6:23 pm
Chrome Canary on Android exhibits far-off features
There is a beta version of Chrome on Android. Then there is the developer version. But this new one for the mobile OS is stuck in a coalmine.
October 18, 2016 6:25 pm
HTC Internet browser heads off Play Store on November 30
HTC continues to slim down its pre-load app portfolio with the move to make its Internet browser obsolete. And it is focused on moving people off of it.
October 14, 2016 1:37 pm
Google search bar widget now has feed sub-bar in beta
A little box below the search bar will pop up the weather, scores, news or anything that tops your Google feed at the moment.
October 12, 2016 7:49 pm
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