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The Cat S48c is the phone for construction workers, or the clumsy

The Cat S48c is a rugged smartphone that's available from Sprint. It mixes midrange specs with a huge battery wrapped in an extremely tough and protective body. If you need a phone that can survive the construction site, then this is it. The post The Cat S48c is the phone for construction workers, or the clumsy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Cat, Rugged Phone, Cat S48c


The best text messaging apps for Android and iOS

These days, most people tend to favor digital messages over phone calls. We have the best messaging apps that allow you to share photos and documents, send text messages, and more with end-to-end encryption. The post The best text messaging apps for Android and iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Messaging, Trends


Google Maps will now help drivers stay within speed limits, avoid speed traps

Google Maps will now start showing speed limits and speed camera locations, so that drivers will not be flagged for speeding tickets. The new features arrive to the app years after they were introduced in Waze. The post Google Maps will now help drivers stay within speed limits, avoid speed traps appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Waze, Google Maps


Popular Android navigation apps nothing more than Google Maps with ads

A malware researcher found that 19 free Android navigation apps on the Google Play Store were nothing more than Google Maps, but with ads. One of the apps asked for a payment to remove the ads, while some of them presented security risks. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Mobile, News, Trends, Google Maps, Fake Apps


Popular Android navigation apps are just Google Maps with ads, researcher says

A malware researcher found that 19 free Android navigation apps on the Google Play Store were nothing more than Google Maps, but with ads. One of the apps asked for a payment to remove the ads, while some of them presented security risks. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Mobile, News, Trends, Google Maps, Fake Apps


Razer’s Wireless Charger will turn your desk into gamer heaven

The Razer Wireless Charger adds colorful flair to your desk or bedside table. It works with any phone that supports Qi wireless charging -- with some quirks -- but is it worth the high price tag? We take a look. The post Razer’s Wireless Charger will turn your desk into gamer heaven appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Phones, Razer, Qi, Wireless Charger, Razer Wireless Charger


25 Best Organization Apps to Keep You on Track This Year

It's a new year, and most of us are probably working on resolutions and developing new habits right around now. Whether it's better time management, staying on track with tasks, managing work projects, reading more, or even keeping our plants alive, there are apps that can help. Here are the 25 best organization apps to kick off 2019. Related: 2019 Is the Year I'm Going to Org...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Apps, Organization, Iphone Apps, Religion, Android Apps, Phones, Marie Kondo, Best of 2019


Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

A Microsoft support page detailed the company's plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in less than a year. Users with devices powered by the platform are suggested to switch to iOS or Android devices. The post Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, News, Microsoft, Trends, Windows 10 Mobile


Windows 10 Mobile is dead: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

A Microsoft support page detailed the company's plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in less than a year. Users with devices powered by the platform are suggested to switch to iOS or Android devices. The post Windows 10 Mobile is dead: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Microsoft, Trends, Windows 10 Mobile


5G phones make a lot of promises, but here’s what to really expect

There has been a lot of marketing copy expounding the potential benefits of 5G networks, but a lot less on the practical implications of 5G smartphones. There's a reason for that. The post 5G phones make a lot of promises, but here’s what to really expect appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Trends, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, 5g, 5G smartphones


5G phones make a lot of promises. Here’s what to really expect

There has been a lot of marketing copy expounding the potential benefits of 5G networks, but a lot less on the practical implications of 5G smartphones. There's a reason for that. The post 5G phones make a lot of promises. Here’s what to really expect appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Trends, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, 5g, 5G smartphones


Here’s how to save someone’s Instagram Story to your phone

Curious about how to save someone's Instagram Story to your phone? Lucky for you, it can be done -- but it does take a few extra steps. Here's what you need to know to save Instagram Stories on both iOS and Android. The post Here’s how to save someone’s Instagram Story to your phone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, How-to, Instagram Story, TheUnlockr


Android malware uses accelerometer readings to figure out if it was running on a real phone or in emulation

Malware authors have a problem: they want their software to run aggressively when no one is looking at it, but to shut down entirely if the device it's running on is actually in some malware researcher's lab. So malware authors have a whole host of tricks they use to determine whether they're running on a device in the field, or inside a researcher's emulator where all of their secrets are laid bare. For example, the creator(s) of the Wannacry malware had the program try to reach a nonexis...
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Post, News, Malware, Trend Micro, Kevin Sun, Wannacry, Reality Detection System, Dan Goodin Ars Technica


Navigation Apps With Millions of Downloads Exposed as Just Google Maps With Bonus Ads

One of the purported benefits of modern day app stores is to make it easier for companies to review and ensure that the software you download isn’t harmful or malicious. But with upwards of 2.1 million apps on Google Play, sometimes things slip through the cracks, which seems precisely how at least 19 different free…
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Apps, Science, App Stores, Google Maps, Consumer Tech, Stop Downloading Random Map Apps


Google starts pulling unvetted Android apps that access call logs and SMS messages

Google is removing apps from Google Play that request permission to access call logs and SMS text message data but haven’t been manually vetted by Google staff. The search and mobile giant said it is part of a move to cut down on apps that have access to sensitive calling and texting data. Google said in October that Android apps will no longer be allowed to use the legacy permissions as part of a wider push for developers to use newer, more secure and privacy minded APIs. Many apps request acce...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Security, Mobile, Apps, Privacy, Google Search, Tech, Smartphones, Sms, Computing, Product Management, Bankhead, Paul Bankhead


How to See Recent Tweets First on Android

Android users, rejoice: Your Twitter app now has an easy fix for that annoying “best tweets first” timeline layout.Read more...
Tags: Android, Twitter, Tweet, Android Apps, Lifehacks


How to Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts

This week, Instagram rolled out a new feature that allows you to post an image across multiple accounts, or even post an image on more than one account at the same time. Though that sounds like a niche feature created to help power users, there are plenty of people who juggle multiple Instagram feeds: Users who keep…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Instagram, Lifehacks, Social Media Tools, Instagram Stories


New Android Malware Apps Use Motion Sensor to Evade Detection

Even after so many efforts by Google for preventing its Play Store from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware protections and get into its service to infect Android users with malware. Two such Android apps have recently been spotted on the Google Play Store by security researchers with the Trend Micro malware research team, infecting thousands of Android users who have [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Tech, Hacking News, Cyber Security, Mobile Hacking, Google Apps, Trend Micro, Mohit Kumar, Android Malware, Google Play Protect, Mobile Virus


Twitter acknowledges bug that exposed protected Tweets of some Android users for years

Twitter for Android has been effected with an issue where 'Protect Your Tweets'setting has been disabled if a certain amount of changes were made. The company says that it is aware of the issue and users may have been impacted by this issue if they had protected Tweets turned on in the settings, and made certain changes to account settings such as changing the email address associated with your account between November 3, 2014, and January 14, 2019. We’ve become aware of and fixed an issue wh...
Tags: Android, Apps, Twitter, News, Blogging


A Twitter Bug Left Android Users' Private Tweets Exposed For 4 Years

Twitter just admitted that the social network accidentally revealed some Android users' protected tweets to the public for more than 4 years — a kind of privacy blunder that you'd typically expect from Facebook. When you sign up for Twitter, all your Tweets are public by default, allowing anyone to view and interact with your Tweets. Fortunately, Twitter also gives you control of your [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
Tags: Android, Facebook, Twitter, Privacy, Tech, Android Apps, Online Privacy, Swati Khandelwal, Twitter privacy, Twitter Security, Twitter for Android, Hacking Twitter Account, how to hack Twitter account


Verizon’s deal could get you a free iPhone XR — but there’s some fine print

Verizon launched a new deal for its smartphones aimed at encouraging customers to open a new line. If you're willing and you want two new phones, you could get a free Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone XR, or Pixel 3. The post Verizon’s deal could get you a free iPhone XR — but there’s some fine print appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Samsung, Trends, BOGO, Samsung Galaxy S9, Iphone Xs


How to play YouTube in the background on Android and iOS

We show you how to play YouTube in the background with apps such as Opera, Chrome, and Firefox -- along with the premium offerings like YouTube Premium -- whether you have an Android or iOS device. The post How to play YouTube in the background on Android and iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Firefox, Android, Mobile, Youtube, Trends, How-to


Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may not have been the case – their tweets were actually made public as a result  of this bug. The company says that the issue impacted Twitter fo...
Tags: Android, Security, Social, TC, Apps, Twitter, Tweets, Tech, Data, Public, Bug, Private Data


Google is buying mysterious smartwatch tech from The Fossil Group for $40 million

Google is about to step up its smartwatch game. The company has agreed to buy an unnamed smartwatch technology from The Fossil Group for a hefty $40 million. Considering the acquisition, it's clear Google is serious about smartwatches. The post Google is buying mysterious smartwatch tech from The Fossil Group for $40 million appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Business, Trends, Breaking News, Fossil, Fossil Group, Wear OS


Spotify launches Car View on Android to make using its app less dangerous behind the wheel

Spotify is making it easier to use its streaming app in the car, when the phone is connected to the vehicle over Bluetooth. The company today confirmed the launch of a new feature called “Car View,” which is a simplified version of the service’s Now Playing screen that includes larger fonts, bigger buttons, and no distractions from album art. In Car View, you’re only shown the track title and artist, so you can read the screen with just a glance. The site 9to5Google was the first to spot the ...
Tags: Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Distracted Driving, Android Apps, Streaming, Driving, Google Maps Waze, Car View


Omron HeartGuide brings blood pressure monitoring to your wrist

High blood pressure leads to heart attacks, strokes, and many other health problems, so it's important to keep an eye on. Omron's HeartGuide is a fitness tracking watch that can also monitor your blood pressure from your wrist. The post Omron HeartGuide brings blood pressure monitoring to your wrist appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Blood Pressure, Omron, Omron Healthcare, Omron HeartGuide


Want more power, but faster? This new charging tech claims it can deliver

Chunky power bricks and slow charging could be a thing of the past with GaNFast technology from Navitas Semiconductors. By using an alternative to silicon, GaNFast reduces power consumption and boosts output. The post Want more power, but faster? This new charging tech claims it can deliver appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Anker, Mu, Navitas, Ravpower, GaNFast


The best job search apps for iOS and Android in 2019

Looking for a job can be a stressful experience, but these days, a simple mobile app can help you to find and apply for jobs all over the country -- here are some of the best job search apps for iOS and Android. The post The best job search apps for iOS and Android in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, Job Search, Buying Guides, App Of The Week


YouTube finds inspiration in Tinder with video swiping

Remember scrolling up and down on mobile devices? Pepperidge Farm remembers. But the Tinder technique is spreading through apps from Instagram to YouTube. Last month Instagram got caught up in a bit of a furore after it leaked out that they were testing a new horizontal approach to their app. Some Instagram users opened up their app to find a single post on their screen that they could swipe left and right to navigate through. It wasn’t supposed to be made public, apparently, and they haven’...
Tags: Ios, Android, Videos, Music, Instagram, Tinder, Youtube, App, Update, Testing, Application, Swipe, Pepperidge Farm, Digital Video News, Swiping


YouTube Music could be replacing Google Play on Android devices

Google’s latest update makes it look likely that YouTube Music could take Google Play’s longstanding position as the default music player on Android devices. Google have released their first update of 2019 for their new music service built from YouTube‘s video platform which integrates all of the video site’s music content into one. The app’s under-the-hood update has been analysed by techies and they’ve found some suggestions that YouTube Music may become the default music player for Androi...
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Music, Youtube, Smartphone, Tablet, Default, Replace, Youtube Music, Google Play Music, Digital Music News, Music Player, GPM, YT