Slashdot Items Tagged "apps"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @11:22AM Google Paid $7.2 Billion Last Year To Partners, Including Apple, To Prominently Showcase Its Search Engine and Apps on Smartphones
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:03AM Equifax's App Has Disappeared From Apple's App Store and Google Play
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:43AM I Downloaded an App. Suddenly, I was a Rescue Dispatcher.
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:14PM Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book
Thursday August 24, 2017 @03:17PM These Are the 10 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America
Monday August 14, 2017 @11:54AM Opera Kills Off Its Free Data-Saving App, Opera Max
Monday August 14, 2017 @09:58AM Spyware Apps Found on Google Play Store
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:43PM Google's Message To Developers: Fix Your App's Performance Issues Else See Them Demoted On Play Store
Saturday July 29, 2017 @03:27AM Stealthy Google Play Apps Recorded Calls and Stole Emails
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:37PM Appocalypse Now - How iOS11 Will Kill Some Of Your Favourite iPhone Apps
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @10:02AM Donald Trump Says US Military Will Not Allow Transgender People To Serve
Monday July 24, 2017 @12:06PM Uber Takes Inspiration From Its Indian Rival, Plans To Introduce an Infotainment System in Its Cars In the Country
Monday July 24, 2017 @09:51AM Microsoft Paint To Be Killed Off After 32 Years
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @10:38AM Avast Now Owns CCleaner After Acquiring Piriform
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:26AM Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) for Windows Pushes What Could Be Its Last Update
Saturday July 15, 2017 @01:56AM Apple's Pitch To Indian Developers: Think Local, Stay Up To Date, and Aim For Design Awards
Thursday July 06, 2017 @10:42AM 'In the Knowledge Economy, We Need a Netflix of Education'
Thursday June 29, 2017 @04:00PM Uber Crosses 5 Billion Rides
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:59PM The App Economy Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in Five Years
Friday June 16, 2017 @12:49PM The Size of iPhone's Top Apps Has Increased by 1,000% in Four Years
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @03:52PM Samsung Left Millions Vulnerable To Hackers Because It Forgot To Renew a Domain
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:01AM Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux
Thursday June 01, 2017 @01:27PM Skype Announces Big Makeover Focused on Messaging and Social Sharing, But Will That Drive Its Popularity?
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:19AM App Store Earnings For Developers Exceed $70 Billion; App Downloads Up 70% YoY
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:10PM Apple Wants To Turn Community College Students Into App Developers
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:57AM Google Owns the Classroom
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:18PM Amazon Is the 2nd Most Popular App Among Teens, Says Study
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:03PM More Than Half of People Believe Using Spyware To Snoop On Family Members Is Legal, Study Finds
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:58AM Global App Usage Still Rising, and Users in the US Spend 135 Minutes a Day in Them
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:49AM A New Instance of Android Malware is Discovered Every 10 Seconds, Say Researchers
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:16AM Over 200 Android Apps Are Currently Using Ultrasonic Beacons To Track Users
Monday April 24, 2017 @03:20PM Apple Cuts Affiliate Commissions on Apps and In-App Purchases
Thursday April 20, 2017 @08:56AM Microsoft To Shut Down Wunderlist, an App It Acquired Two Years Ago, In Favor Of Homegrown App To-Do
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @09:58AM Facebook Owns Four Out of the Five Most Downloaded Apps Worldwide
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @03:27PM Apple Makes iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Free for All Users
Monday April 03, 2017 @02:43PM Netflix Now Lets You Download Videos Onto Your PC
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:55PM App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's iOS, Research Firm Says
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:13PM The Days of Google Talk Are Over
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @10:28AM Skype Gets A New Competitor: Amazon Announces Chime
Monday February 13, 2017 @08:11AM Angry Birds Is the Most-Banned Mobile App By Businesses
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:18AM Google Is Integrating Progressive Web Apps Deeper Into Android
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:58PM Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:48AM Android Device's Pattern Lock Can Be Cracked Within Five Attempts, Researchers Show
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:31AM Every Upcoming Chromebook Will Run Android Apps
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:31AM Android Will Now Store Google Searches Offline and Deliver Them When You Get Signal
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @10:39AM Worldwide App Downloads Grew 15% and Revenue Soared 40% in 2016
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @10:05AM Apple App Store Prices Rise in UK, India and Turkey
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:35AM China Orders App Stores To Join Register
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:07AM Instagram Stories Hits 150M Active Users, Adds Advertising To Instagram Stories
Thursday January 05, 2017 @10:42AM Apple App Store Developers Earned $20 Billion in 2016, Up 40 Percent Year Over Year
Saturday December 31, 2016 @05:56PM Google and Facebook Dominate The List of 2016's Top Ten Apps
Friday December 30, 2016 @03:47PM Postal, the Legendarily Violent Video Game by Running With Scissors, Is Now Open Source
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:14PM Google Mobile Search Shows Recipe Suggestions When You Look For Food
Thursday December 29, 2016 @02:37PM Nintendo's Super Mario Run For Android is Coming Soon
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:48AM Amazon's Digital Day is Like Cyber Monday But For Downloads
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:10AM Nintendo's Mobile Mario Game Sets Download Record But Pricing Proves Sticking Point
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:41AM Evernote Reverses Course On Opt-out Privacy Policy That Would've Exposed Users' Content To Employees
Thursday December 15, 2016 @11:37AM Twitter Built a Messaging App But Never Released It
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:10PM Starting Next Year, Evernote Employees Could Access Your Unencrypted Notes
Monday December 12, 2016 @11:21AM Latest Microsoft Skype Preview Adds Real-Time Voice Translation For Phone Calls
Monday December 05, 2016 @11:05AM New Google Trusted Contacts Service Shares User Location In Real Time
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:17PM Microsoft Brings Collaborative Editing To PowerPoint On Desktop
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:24AM The Mac App Store Is Full of Scams
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:08PM VLC Media Player Previews 360-degree Video Support
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:38PM Microsoft's x86 on ARM64 Emulation: A Windows 10 Redstone 3 Fall 2017 Feature
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:32AM WhatsApp, Used By Over One Billion People, Gets Video Calling Feature
Monday November 14, 2016 @03:53PM Internet Freedom Wanes As Governments Target Messaging, Social Apps
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:47AM Samsung Really, Really Wants Developers To Build Tizen Apps
Thursday November 10, 2016 @12:26PM Just in Time for Daydream, YouTube Launches Its Standalone VR App
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:44AM Twitter May Save Vine by Selling it
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:23AM Opera Max Turns To Nagware, Now Prompts Users To Re-enable It Every 12 Hours
Thursday October 27, 2016 @02:55PM Twitter is Shutting Down Its Video App Vine
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:16PM Governor Cuomo Bans Airbnb From Listing Short-Term Rentals In New York
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:15AM China Overtakes the US in iOS App Store Revenue
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @09:28PM Chrome For Android Gets Its Own Canary Channel
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:05AM Facebook Releases Messenger Lite For People On Slower Networks and With Old and Basic Android Phones
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @10:50AM Google Backs Off On Previously Announced Allo Privacy Feature
Sunday September 18, 2016 @03:34PM Uber Accused of Cashing In On Bomb Explosion By Jacking Rates
Friday September 16, 2016 @03:19PM Half Of US Smartphone Users Download Zero Apps Per Month
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @12:09PM Snapchat Cuts Local Stories Curators in Strategy Shift for Live
Monday September 05, 2016 @10:12AM Apps Are Devouring the Open Web
Sunday September 04, 2016 @07:43PM Microsoft Helps Develop Smart, IoT-Enabled Refrigerators
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @03:28PM Google Search For Android Now Finds Info Hidden Inside Apps
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:05AM Facebook's WhatsApp Data Gambit Faces Federal Privacy Complaint
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @02:31AM Opera Brings Its Free VPN Service To Android
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:40AM Verizon Offered To Install Marketers' Apps Directly On Subscribers' Phones
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:28PM IFTTT Enables 3rd-Party Devs To Integrate the Service Into their Products
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:02PM Google Launches Docs and Sheets Add-ons For Android
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:40PM One Billion iPhones Have Been Sold, Apple Says
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @01:14PM You Can't Turn Off Cortana In the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @11:52AM Google Play Rolls Out Family Sharing
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:00PM Google Will Let You Share Movies, Apps, and Music You Buy With Up To Six People
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:55AM Slashdot Asks: What's Your Preferred Note-Taking App?
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @01:56PM China Tells App Developers To Increase User Monitoring
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:19AM 'Godless' Apps, Some Found In Google Play, Root 90% Of Android Phones
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:30PM The Geek Behind Google's Takeover of the Map
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:07AM Microsoft Tests New Tool To Remove OEM Crapware
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @03:56PM Facebook Adds SMS Support To Messenger
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @02:17PM Adios Apt and Yum? Ubuntu's Snap Apps Are Coming To Distros Everywhere
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:06PM Instagram Competitor Storehouse Is Shutting Down
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:40PM Apple's Stock iOS Apps Land On App Store, Hints That It Could Allow People To Get Rid Of Them
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:58PM Google's Nearby Feature Recommends Apps and Websites Based On Your Location
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:45PM Slashdot Asks: Is the App Boom Over?
Monday June 06, 2016 @11:47AM Uber Denies Access To Harvard Startup That Compared Ride-Hailing Prices
Monday June 06, 2016 @11:17AM Why UK's Government Digital Service Decided To Ditch Apps
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Friday June 03, 2016 @02:37PM Instagram's New Algorithm That Puts the Best Posts First Goes Live For All
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:28PM Consumer Campaigners Read T&C Of Their Mobile Phone Apps To Prove a Point
Sunday May 22, 2016 @03:35PM Rovio's Desperate Push For 'Angry Birds' Movie
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:41PM Google Chrome To Disallow Backspace As a 'Back' Button
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:04PM Snapchat Faces An Outcry Against 'Whitewashing' Filters
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @02:49PM Google Announces Allo, Duo, Stable Android N Preview, Instant Apps
Monday May 16, 2016 @11:49AM Google Releases Spaces Group-Sharing App On Android, iOS, and Desktop
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @09:31AM Life's Too Short For Slow Computers
Saturday April 30, 2016 @03:29PM Apple's Smartwatch Draws Competition And A Very Bad Review
Friday April 29, 2016 @01:02PM Microsoft Flow -- An IFTTT Alternative -- Aims To Connect Your Online Apps
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @11:55AM Federal Judge Rules Amazon Must Refund Parents Duped By In-App Purchases
Monday April 25, 2016 @07:27AM Google Appears To Be Working On Bringing Android Apps to Chrome OS
Thursday April 21, 2016 @12:19PM Microsoft Translator App For Android Can Now Translate Text In a Photo
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @04:16PM Cheaper Vizio 4K TVs With Built-in Google Cast Are Here
Sunday April 17, 2016 @03:15PM Google's Android N OS Will Support Pressure-Sensitive Screens
Friday April 15, 2016 @02:45PM Google Play Music To Add Podcast Support on April 18, Says Report
Friday April 15, 2016 @01:58PM Apple Considering Google-Like 'Paid Search' On App Store
Thursday April 07, 2016 @01:52PM Facebook Messenger Hits 900M Monthly Active Users; To Get Snapchat-Like Features
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @03:46PM New Website Lets Anyone Spy on Tinder Users
Monday April 04, 2016 @11:57AM BlackBerry Makes Privacy and Control Subscription in BBM Free
Saturday April 02, 2016 @04:21PM Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads
Friday April 01, 2016 @04:11AM Reddit Deletes Surveillance 'Warrant Canary' In Transparency Report
Thursday March 31, 2016 @02:47PM Apple Releases iOS 9.3.1 With Fix For Unresponsive Links
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @02:03PM Microsoft Launches Bot Framework To Let Developers Build Their Own Chatbots
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @01:28PM Apple's New Safari Technology Preview Browser Is Aimed At Web Developers
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @11:06AM Clicking on Links in iOS 9.3 Can Crash Your iPhone and iPad
Monday March 28, 2016 @03:47PM Volvo Wants You To Ditch Car Keys For Its New Smartphone App
Monday March 28, 2016 @11:43AM Security Flaw In Truecaller Android App Exposes Data of Millions of Users
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:54AM Google's $149 Nik Photo Editing Suite Goes Free
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:04PM USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems
Thursday March 24, 2016 @12:44PM Sony Is Bringing PlayStation Games To iOS and Android Devices
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @01:48PM Once Pro-Microsoft, Here Maps Drops Support For Windows 10, Windows Phone
Sunday March 13, 2016 @12:22PM Sorry, Indie Devs -- Pop Apps Are the Future of App Store
Thursday March 10, 2016 @05:17PM Apple Executive Confirms: Manually Quitting Apps Doesn't Improve Battery Life
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:56PM 9 Open Source Alternatives To Picasa
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:27AM Windows 10 Forced Update Resets Default Apps To Microsoft Products
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:36AM Pirated App Store Client For iOS Found On Apple's App Store
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:13PM Adblock Fast Returns To Google Play a Week After Being Pulled
Monday February 08, 2016 @05:14PM Instagram Launches Account Switching On iOS and Android
Saturday January 30, 2016 @12:57AM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:57PM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:49AM Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps
Friday May 01, 2015 @06:56PM Android and iOS App Porting Will Not Be Available At Windows 10 Launch
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:47PM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @09:05PM Google 'Experts' To Screen Android Apps For Banned Content
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:05AM Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @05:59PM Firefox 35 Arrives With MP4 Playback On Mac, Android Download Manager Support
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:04PM In Iowa, a Phone App Could Serve As Driver's License
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:24AM Chinese CEO Says "Free" Is the Right Price For Mobile Software
Thursday November 20, 2014 @02:44PM Apple Swaps "Get" Button For "Free" To Avoid Confusion Over In-App Purchases
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:35PM Here's Why Apple Rejected Your iOS App
Saturday August 02, 2014 @07:11AM Critics To FTC: Why Do You Hate In-App Purchasing Freedom?
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @04:37PM Alternative Android Market To House Banned Apps
Sunday May 04, 2014 @02:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Thursday January 02, 2014 @12:53PM Ask Slashdot: Best App For Android For Remote Access To Mac Or PC?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @11:06AM Blackberry BBM App and Suspicious Google Play Ratings
Sunday September 08, 2013 @05:04PM Ars Test Drives the "Netflix For Books"
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Saturday August 24, 2013 @04:17PM Teens Actually Care About Online Privacy
Thursday April 04, 2013 @08:06AM SkyDrive 3.0: Microsoft Gave Up Fighting Apple's 30% Cut
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @12:51PM Do Big-Money Acquisitions Mean We're In a Tech Bubble?
Monday March 25, 2013 @03:20PM Yahoo Buys UK Teen's Smartphone News App
Friday March 08, 2013 @10:15PM Developers Begin Hunt For a Killer App For Google Glass
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @01:44PM Pirated iOS App Store Site Shuts Down
Friday November 23, 2012 @07:53PM Ask Slashdot: Math and Science iOS Apps For Young Kids?
Friday September 07, 2012 @11:18AM Windows Phone 8 SDK — By Appointment Only
Thursday August 23, 2012 @08:27AM US To Drive 3,000 Wi-Fi Linked Vehicles In Massive Crash Avoidance Trial
Saturday July 21, 2012 @10:54AM First iOS, Now Mac OS X In-App Purchases Hacked
Monday June 11, 2012 @01:56AM No Tech Panacea For Tech-Distracted Driving
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @09:19AM Mozilla Leaves Out Linux For Initial Web App Support
Saturday May 05, 2012 @05:25PM Running Apps From Your Car's Dashboard
Friday February 24, 2012 @07:57PM RIM Trying To Woo Customers With Porn, Gambling Apps?
Thursday November 10, 2011 @06:41PM Google Pulls the Plug On BlackBerry Gmail App
Saturday October 08, 2011 @03:29PM Apple Tries To Patent 3rd Party In-App Purchasing
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:38PM Apple Spin-Off Hosts Enterprise App Stores
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:01PM Apple Slashes Australian App Store Prices To Match US
Thursday July 07, 2011 @10:12PM Apple Hits 15b App Store Downloads, But Loses "App Store" Name Skirmish
Thursday June 09, 2011 @06:11PM Why Apple's DUI Checkpoint App Ban Is Stupid
Thursday February 03, 2011 @02:10PM App — the Most Abused Word In Tech?
Monday January 17, 2011 @12:45PM How long before apps overtake physical video game
Wednesday September 29, 2010 @08:41PM RIM Doesn't Want 200 Fart Apps
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @10:27AM Why Google Isn't Pushing Android For Tablets
Tuesday July 27, 2010 @01:44PM LA's Move To Google Apps Slows As "Apps For Gov't." Announced
Thursday April 29, 2010 @08:46PM Tom's Hardware On the Current Stable of Office Apps For Linux