Snapchat’s ‘Snap Map’ Feature Now Rolling Out Worldwide

Snap Inc. on Wednesday announced Snap Map, a new feature of Snapchat that allows users to quickly locate their friends and see what they’re up to, in addition to checking in at various locations and attaching Stories to their pings. The functionality started rolling out less than 24 hours ago and should soon be available […]

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Study: Vault Apps Do Not Properly Secure Images Or Videos

A new study released by the BT has detailed the major security flaws of vault apps. Vault apps are applications that device owners use to protect images and videos from hackers. However, the study revealed that this trust is somewhat misplaced, as some vault applications are actually quite easy to hack. Once hacked, people with malicious […]

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Play Music Will Now Let You Access Music Search History

Play Music will now let you access music search history following the update to version 7.9 of the application. If you’re someone who often finds themselves searching for music within the Play Music app and later wanting to remember part of your search, this new search history function should make it easier than ever to […]

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Android Market On 2.1 & Lower Shutting Down June 30th

Legacy Android devices running Android 2.1 (Eclair) and lower will be rendered unable to use the Android Market as of June 30th. These legacy devices are running a version of Android that’s 7 years old or older, and make up such a small portion of the Android crowd that it’s simply no longer worth it […]

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Android Market On 2.1 & Lower Shutting Down June 30th

Legacy Android devices running Android 2.1 (Eclair) and lower will be rendered unable to use the Android Market as of June 30th. These legacy devices are running a version of Android that’s 7 years old or older, and make up such a small portion of the Android crowd that it’s simply no longer worth it […]

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Google Brings Job Listings To Search In The U.S.

Job seekers in the United States can now use Google to search for a new job the same way they would search for any other piece of information. Whether on desktop or mobile, typing in a query that pertains to job searching such as “jobs near me” will bring up a special menu that allows […]

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Google Brings Job Listings To Search In The U.S.

Job seekers in the United States can now use Google to search for a new job the same way they would search for any other piece of information. Whether on desktop or mobile, typing in a query that pertains to job searching such as “jobs near me” will bring up a special menu that allows […]

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Google Optimizes TalkBack’s ‘Select To Speak’ For Android O

Google improved its TalkBack accessibility service with a “Select to Speak” feature that allows owners of Android smartphones and tablets to receive audio feedback from their devices by simply selecting any piece of writing and having TalkBack voice it out for them. The Mountain View, California-based Internet giant started implementing the functionality since at least […]

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Awareness API Updated To Support Semantic Time

Google has announced major improvements to the Awareness API that allows it to understand semantic time instructions. Semantic time refers to time signals depicted by common, colloquial but relatively abstract terms like this weekend, sunrise, or sunset. Previously, the Awareness API could only support an absolute representation of time, like midnight or 6:00 PM. This […]

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Code Allows Apps To Serve Ads Even If Force Stopped

Security firm Sophos was able to uncover a third-party library used by certain applications to feed user’s home screens with ads even if they are already terminated. Dubbed as the App/Mars Dae-A, this library was detected by the security firm last week and was found in at least 47 applications. The applications that utilize the […]

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