Google kept over a million bad apps out of the Play Store last year

On Wednesday, Google posted a blog discussing the steps it has been taking to continue protecting Android users from interacting with bad apps and bad developers. And Google Play Protect continues to scan billions of installed apps on billions of devices every day to protect Android users from getting mixed up in malware and other … Read more

Over 100,000 Android users installed this password stealing app from the Play Store; delete it now!

Security researchers have stumbled upon an app that Google has removed from the Google Play Store after it was downloaded over 100,000 times. What makes this app so deadly is its ability to collect personal data from smartphone users’ Facebook accounts. French mobile security firm Pradeo (via ZDNet) says that this app uses malware called … Read more

Apple ditches the 27-Inch LG UltraFine 5K Display from its online store

Apple has removed the 27-inch LG UltraFine 5K Display from its online store as it begins selling its own 5K monitor, the brand new Studio Display. With the new Studio Display now available for pre-order and set to begin shipping next week, Apple has taken steps to make sure that it isn’t competing against its … Read more

Apple Stops Product Sales from Online Store in Russia

Apple provided a statement to media: We are deeply concerned about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and stand with all of the people who are suffering as a result of the violence. We are supporting humanitarian efforts, providing aid for the unfolding refugee crisis, and doing all we can to support our teams in the … Read more

Apple Now Allows Marijuana Business On Its App Store

Apple will no longer forbid marijuana delivery services on its App Store. As per their latest directive, now cannabis delivery agencies (marijuana businesses) can host their services on the App Store. This is a positive implication coming from the tech industry in recognition to cannabis developments. The policy which was updated in App Store recently … Read more

App Store doubles Google Play Store in subscription spending

Source: Joe Keller / iMore Consumer spending on the App Store continues to dwarf that of the Google Play Store. In new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower, consumer spending on subscription apps reached new heights of $13.8 billion in 2021, a 41% year over year increase in comparison to 2020. Worldwide consumer expenditure in … Read more