Chrome’s data disaster: Browser update wipes out Android app data [Update]

The M79 update to Chrome and WebView on Android devices was suspended after detecting an issue in WebView where some users’ app data was not visible within those apps. This app data was not lost and will be made visible in apps when we deliver an update this week. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Panasonic enters ed-tech, launches two apps

BENGALURU: Panasonic India, an electronics maker, has made a foray into the education technology sector with the launch of two apps as it looks to capture the growing need to upskill students. The first app is called CareerEx will address the needs of college and university students to advance their skillset with emerging technologies such […]

Why Chat May Be King Of The New Mobile Landscape

Like tens of millions of teens across the world, 15-year-old Emma rarely surfs the web or tries out new apps. Instead, she conducts her digital life through a collection of social apps, from Facebook to iMessage to Instagram to Snapchat. On all of them, she’s messaging. “There are always messages for me to check,” she […]

With a $649 price tag, Amazon’s new phone is playing with fire

What happened to the disruptively cheap company that offered free mobile service to Kindle owners? The company that, thanks to scale and supply chain, pushed the cost of tablets and e-readers lower every year and even offered ad-supported hardware? The Fire Phone employs the same strategy as its competitors, except its hardware is in a tougher position, […]

BTS World: How to Download On iOS and Android Game That Lets You Manage K-Pop Stars

You play as an employee of entertainment company Big Hit, managing the group’s debut and growing BTS into a global music sensation. You are responsible for what the band wears, their schedule and their social media accounts, making these choices by interacting with individual BTS members through in-game video calls and text messages.

Ring allows undisclosed third parties to track you through its Android app

“Honestly, you gotta read the Android OS policy that you agreed to, along with the store policy, and vendor of the app policy. All three apply when using an Android app. It gets really confusing on who can do what with your data. This is where the UK’s [General Data Protection Regulation] regulations are good at […]

Best Android Apps for High School Students in 2020

Student Planner: myHomework Note taking: Squid Flashcards & Quizzes: Kahoot! Docs, sheets & email: Google Drive No distractions: Offtime Scientific calculator: Graphing Calculator Band & orchestra support: Tuning & Metronome Focus and memory: Study Music Student Planner: myHomework Staff favorite myHomework keeps track of classes, grades, homework assignments, and their dues dates to help students […]

Ring app for Android full to the brim with third-party trackers: report

Security Ransomware attacks are causing more downtime than ever before Scam, spam and phishing texts: How to spot SMS fraud and stay safe Cybersecurity: A guide for parents to keep kids safe online The security risks of running unsupported Windows 7 (ZDNet YouTube) Best home security of 2020: Professional monitoring and DIY (CNET) How to […]

This is our best look yet at Android 10’s upcoming Live Caption feature

As you can see in the screenshots below, the Live Caption settings page will allow users to choose the language, mask profanity, and have a Live Caption toggle show in the volume panel. To help users get an idea of how the feature works, a short demo video is included as well.

You’ll soon be able to see and control the data apps and websites share with Facebook

As of today, our Off-Facebook Activity tool is available to people on Facebook around the world. Other businesses send us information about your activity on their sites and we use that information to show you ads that are relevant to you. Now you can see a summary of that information and clear it from your […]