Google Removes 50 Android Apps From Play Store Due To 3 Different Malware Attacks
Google has banned 50 android applications from the Play Store. According to the research, Zscaler's ThreatLabz team discovered three distinct malware families infecting Google Play apps: Joker, Facestealer, and Coper. According to the report, the majority of the apps were tainted with Joker malware. Once activated, Joker may install premium dialers and covert malware on devices, persuading unsuspecting clients to sign up for expensive monthly… read-more
Tags: Google, Ban, Joker Malware, Android, application
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
WhatsApp CEO Warns Users To Be Wary Of Fake Versions
WhatsApp has cautioned the users, urging them to be wary of phony versions of the messaging service. Will Cathcart, the CEO of WhatsApp, has asked people on Twitter not to use the tweaked version of WhatsApp because users may get into severe problems and their data can be leaked. Cathcart warned that apps like "Hey WhatsApp" from a developer named "HeyMods" are hazardous and should be avoided.
Tags: WhatsApp, Android, fake version, CEO, Messaging app
Courtesy: India today
Google Maps Introduces New Feature Which Calculates Toll Costs For Trip
Google Maps released a new function that calculates how much one would have to pay in tolls when traveling along a route. It is available on Android and iOS. While calculating routes, there is also an option to "avoid tolls." Google claims that the displayed prices are based on "reliable information from local tolling authorities," with the overall cost taking into consideration the number of tolls and time of day.
Tags: Google, Toll, New feature, google maps, Android
WhatsApp’s New Feature Will Allow Users To Edit Messages After Being Sent
WhatsApp is developing a new edit function. The function will allow users to edit the text after it has been sent. WhatsApp is alleged to have begun work on the feature five years ago, but was soon shelved after it was exposed on Twitter. After a five-year hiatus, it has reconsidered working on the edit feature. The feature was being evaluated for Android, and is testing for iOS and Computer.
Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, iOS, Android, computer
WhatsApp To Introduce Rich Link Previews For Text Status Updates
WhatsApp is experimenting with creating rich link previews when sharing a link to a text status update. This will help both the sender and the recipient to verify the previews before opening or reading the message. Testing is presently being done on iOS platform, but it may also be expanded to Android users. WhatsApp is also working on a new approach to disappearing messages, which will be released in future.
Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, Android, Messages, iOS
Courtesy: Zee News
Carom Verse: Know The Queen And The Power She Holds
The traditional indoor game, carom board can be now played online on MPL. Available on iOS and Android for free, the MPL gaming platform allows players across the globe to register and play carom to earn money. To participate, register with a mobile number and start playing. On MPL, the game is between two players, following the similar rules of traditional carom, including returning… read-more
Tags: MPL, Online Carom Game, briflyexclusive, Earn Money, Android
BlackBerry Era Comes To End From Jan 4, Announces Company
BlackBerry officially announced to end its smartphone era and announced to stop supporting smartphone functions like cellular data, wi-fi connection and calls. "As a reminder, the legacy services for BlackBerry 7.1 OS, and earlier BlackBerry 10 Software, BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier versions will not longer be available after January 4," announced BlackBerry. Notably, BlackBerry phones running on Android software will not be… read-more
Tags: Blackberry, INDIAN MARKET, Android, Smartphones, BlackBerry India
Courtesy: Economic Times
WhatsApp Working On Message Reaction Notification
WhatsApp has released a new update for its android users on the beta channel. According to reports, the company has been working on message reaction notifications for its android application for months. Moreover, it has been evident from its name that it will let users react to messages, similar to the way users reacted to posts and comments on Facebook. However, it's unclear when the update will be available.
Tags: WhatsApp, Latest update, Tech Industry, Android, World news
Netflix Launches Five Mobile Games For Android Users Globally
Netflix, on November 2 released the first collection of games for Android users around the world. The games are Stanger Things: 1984, ''Stranger Things 3: The Game'', ''Shooting Hoops'', ''Card Blast'' and ''Teeter Up''. The games are available without any extra charges. There's a restriction to how many devices people may play on, but Netflix is yet to specify it.… read-more
Tags: Netflix, mobile game, Android, stranger things
Chrome Unveils New Feature; Enables Preview Page Before Opening
Google Chrome has unveiled a new feature in the platform that allows users to preview a page before accessing it. Aimed at enhancing user experience, the novel feature enables the user to see the contents of a page by clicking on the given link without actually going to the page. Besides, this feature gets automatically added to the browser without Play Store's interference. Currently, the feature is available in Chrome 89.
Tags: Google Chrome, Technology, Preview feature, Silicon Valley, Android
Courtesy: MS Power User