WhatsApp: Let us share your data with Facebook or else

  • January 7, 2021
In a surprise move, WhatsApp recently gave many of its users a difficult choice: they could either accept a revised privacy policy that explicit allowed the service to share information with parent company Facebook by February 8th, or decline and ris…

Venmo’s mobile app can now cash your checks

  • January 4, 2021
Venmo’s bid to become your banking hub now covers your checks. The PayPal-owned brand is launching a Cash a Check feature in its Android and iOS apps that lets you deposit money without using your bank’s app or visiting a physical location (a risky p…

Get a lifetime of iMazing iOS Device Manager for $20

  • November 22, 2020
Mobile Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod, are well known for their ease of use. Yet, transferring data between these iOS gadgets is a challenge most Apple fans will instantly understand from personal experience, especially as new ite…

Make your time at home fantastic with five highly-rated apps

  • November 13, 2020
Time at home, something we’ve all had plenty of this year, is an opportunity like no other. It can also be challenging and mundane, especially for people with stale entertainment and self-development options. Sound familiar?If so, The Epic Entertainm…

Facebook is publicly testing dark mode in its mobile app

  • November 1, 2020
Facebook is finally testing a dark mode in its mobile app beyond a handful of users. The social network has teamed up with code sleuth Jane Manchun Wong to confirm that it’s publicly testing dark mode on Android and iOS. Just who’s getting the option…

Google pulls popular Android apps that collected kids’ device data

  • October 24, 2020
It’s not always easy for app creators to avoid violating kids’ privacy, and a few of those developers are learning this first-hand. TechCrunch reports that Google has removed Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay, Android apps with a…

Lyft is adding Venmo as a payment option

  • October 22, 2020
In the coming weeks, Lyft riders in the US will be able to pay for their trips with Venmo. That should make it easier for you to split the cost of rides with your friends and family — at least when you feel safe enough to travel in groups again. You…

Chinese app offers a peek over the Great Firewall, with big catches

  • October 10, 2020
You can’t officially bypass China’s Great Firewall when it’s illegal to use a VPN for that in the country. Chinese residents appear to have a legal option, though, at least if they’re willing to live with some significant consequences. TechCrunch not…

Pakistan bans TikTok over ‘immoral and indecent’ content

  • October 9, 2020
TikTok may have received a temporary reprieve from its ban by the Trump administration recently, but the app is struggling to keep its welcome in other countries. Following a recent ban in India, TikTok has been blocked in Pakistan as well. In a pres…