watchOS 8.6 is bringing the ECG app to Apple Watch users in Mexico

A potentially life-saving health feature is finally coming to Apple Watch users in a new country. Earlier today, Apple released the watchOS 8.6 Release Candidate, and with it, revealed that Apple Watch users in Mexico are finally getting the ECG app. As spotted by 9to5Mac, watchOS 8.6 is one step away from releasing to the … 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

Android users can now delete Google search history from last 15 minutes

Kris Carlon / Android Authority TL;DR Google’s Android app is getting an option to delete search history for the last 15 minutes with just one tap. The feature should roll out to all Android users in the coming weeks. However, people would like Google to also give 30 and 60-minute options. Google is finally letting … Read more

Nearly 50% Of Twitter Users Tweet Less Than 5 Times A Month

Does Twitter have an engagement problem? A new study from Pew Research Center finds 49% of US adults on Twitter qualify as “lurkers.” Pew Research Center defines lurkers as infrequent tweeters who have posted less than five tweets per month since they first opened their account. Moreover, when lurkers do tweet, they’re more likely to … Read more

Helping Users Discover Quality Apps on Large Screens

Posted by The Android Team Large screens are growing in reach, with now over 250M active Android tablets, foldables, and ChromeOS devices. As demand continues to accelerate, we’re seeing users doing more than ever on large screens, from socializing and playing games, to multitasking and getting things done. To help people get the most from … Read more

Twitter rolls back an update that angered many users

If you were one of the people who were upset by the recent change to Twitter’s timeline and were angry that you couldn’t easily see all of the latest tweets, you canrelax now because Twitter has restored its timeline to what it was before. Yes, Twitter ditched its latest timeline change, which displayed algorithm-based suggestions … Read more

Waze users can drive with Christina Aguilera this March

Waze is celebrating the International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the United States with a collaboration with Christina Aguilera. Starting this week, Waze drivers will be able to drive with the musical icon by downloading the “Xtina” experience. Regardless of whether or not you’re a fan, Christina will take you on a journey … Read more

Google asks some Google Messages users for a donation, but it isn’t about money

Apparently, Google is asking some Google Messages app users for donations. But Google isn’t asking them for money; it’s asking these select users to donate the messages that they receive. As Android Police first reported, some Google Messages users may now see a message saying, “Help your app sort better with message donations to Google.” … Read more

Android users will love this hidden Gboard trick for sharing images

Android’s Gboard virtual keyboard is full of tricks and is quite versatile. You can even set it up to “float” all over the screen making it easier to type with one hand. There are several different ways you can set up Gboard and the one that this writer uses allows a long-press to type numbers … Read more

Google’s Privacy Sandbox seeks to reduce tracking of users on Android and the Web

The release of Apple’s App Tracking Transparency (ATT) in iOS 14.5 allowed iOS users to opt-out of being tracked by third-party apps and websites. Those who opted out of tracking would no longer receive customized ads. Meta, one of the first to moan about ATT when it was announced, is going to lose $10 billion … Read more