Monday, April 17, 2017

Microsoft: Previous Windows patches fixed newly leaked NSA exploits

Microsoft: Previous Windows patches fixed newly leaked NSA exploits

Article Snip: "...Microsoft said it has already patched vulnerabilities revealed in Friday’s high-profile leak of suspected U.S. National Security Agency spying tools, meaning customers should be protected if they’ve kept their software up-to-date. Friday’s leak caused concern in the security community..."


Reference: www.pcworld.com

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Twitter Lite: Twitter launches a ‘lite’ mobile web app that’s optimized for emerging markets


Twitter launches a ‘lite’ mobile web app that’s optimized for emerging markets

Twitter Lite app
Twitter Lite app
Article Snip: "...It’s called Twitter Lite and, unlike similar ‘Lite’ apps from Facebook and others, it is browser-based — living at mobile.twitter.com. It is essentially a data-optimized version of the regular Twitter service that, the company said, loads fast and will work well on limited internet connections. It added that, already, “hundreds of millions” visit the mobile app each month but now it wants to expand that reach..."

Reference: techcrunch.com

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Tearline app: American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

Article Snip: "...Called Tearline, the app is a wiki-style collaborative platform for reading and writing unclassified intelligence reports, complete with charts, comments, and updates. There are versions for mobile and desktop, Apple and Android alike. Anyone can download them, but..."


Reference: www.wired.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Apple’s New 'Clips' App Makes Video Editing Stupid Easy

Apple’s New App Makes Video Editing Stupid Easy

Article Snip: "...Apple’s adding another mobile video editor to the mix: The Clips app. It’s the Goldilocks of Apple’s video editing apps – not too simplistic, but not too complicated, either. The free app, set to launch in April, is more customizable..."


Reference: www.buzzfeed.com

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

New Disney Magic Kingdoms Mobile Game App: Build the Park of Your Dreams

Build the Park of Your Dreams with New Disney Magic Kingdoms Mobile Game

Disney Magic Kingdoms app
Disney Magic Kingdoms App
Article Snip: "..Disney Magic Kingdoms app brings players to into the timeless world of Disney to experience magical moments from Disney Parks by building with classic attractions like Space Mountain, California Screamin’ and “it’s a small world” and sharing spectacular moments with beloved Disney characters from Disney●Pixar’s “Wall-E” and “Toy Story,” Disney’s “Tangled” and more..."

Reference: disneyparks.disney.go.com

Twitter got hacked — even a BBC account. Do this one thing to protect yourself

Twitter got hacked — even a BBC account. Do this one thing to protect yourself

Article Snip: "...several high-profile Twitter accounts were compromised, displaying messages featuring swastikas. BBC North America, Amnesty International and the European Parliament ..."


Reference: www.usatoday.com

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Who is listening? Hijacking devices

Who is listening? Hijacking devices

Article Snip: "...The next time you open your smartphone, be sure that you know what it's doing behind the scenes. Attackers have been infecting desktop computers for years with malware that enlists them into botnets, hijacking them and..."


Reference: www.scmagazine.com

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Hidden Folks app


Hidden Folks app
Hidden Folks app

Find the simple beauty in ‘Hidden Folks’

Article Snip: "...If you need a calming and fun game that doesn’t ask much of you, Hidden Folks is an app you need to download. It’s a seek-and-find game, similar to Where’s Waldo, and it’s hand-drawn in black and white with goofy sound effects..."

Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Signal: Encrypted Private Messenger App


Signal Private Messenger

Signal app
Signal
Article Snip: "...Say Anything. Signal app uses an advanced end to end encryption protocol that provides privacy for every message every time. Signal is Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code. Signal is the only private messenger that uses open source peer-reviewed cryptographic protocols to keep your messages safe. Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear phone calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges..."

Reference: play.google.com

Friday, February 3, 2017

Donald Draws Executive Doodle app: Make your own executive orders


Donald Draws Executive Doodle app: Make your own executive orders

Executive Order App
Article Snip: "...Donald Draws Executive Order app will help you make America Great Again. Write your Executive Order and post it on Twitter, etc. We have had great, great fun with this. You don't need this app? Wrong. You're wrong. This app is gonna be uge. It's gonna be big. It'll be the biggest app. It'll be the best app. It is the best app. This app is gonna make the United States of America Great Again. It's gonna be everything. Trump approved...."

Reference: play.google.com

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Airbnb introduces Lottie, a tool to help developers add animations to apps


Airbnb introduces Lottie, a tool to help developers add animations to apps

Lottie
Article Snip: "...Lottie is an iOS, Android, and React Native library that renders After Effects animations in real time. “Lottie allows engineers to build richer animations without the painstaking overhead..."

Reference: www.theverge.com

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Ninja Spinki


Flappy Bird’s creator returns with a game that pits ninjas against bouncing cats

Ninja Spinki
Ninja Spinki
Article Snip: "...Creator Dong Nguyen ultimately backed away from the spotlight in the wake of the game’s success. This week, however, he’s returned with Ninja Spinki, a new mobile title that builds upon Flappy Bird’s most popular elements for something a bit more complex, though ultimately equally frustrating..."

Reference: techcrunch.com

Ninja is not an easy business.
Ninja training is just super hard.
6 different games with lots of challenges.
- Ninja Spinki

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Does Your Social Media App Know Too Much About You?

Does Your Social Media App Know Too Much About You?

Article Snip: "...How well do your Facebook friends know you? If you’re like most users, only about four people in your social media network can be considered your “real” friends. The truth is, your “friends” and followers just don’t know you that well—but the app you’re using might..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

Friday, January 13, 2017

Try These Apps on Your Phone for Virtual Reality on the Cheap

Virtual Reality on the Cheap? Try These Apps on Your Phone

Article Snip: "...Start with the Within app, which is a free iOS and Android download. It uses so-called 360-degree video technology..."


Reference: www.nytimes.com

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Super Mario Run App


Super Mario Run sets new App Store record, 40 million downloads in four days

Super Mario Run app
Super Mario Run app
Article Snip: "...Super Mario Run launched last week with much anticipation, as Nintendo’s first real entrance into the iOS gaming market. Today, Apple and Nintendo have announced that the game has set a new App Store record with more than 40 million downloads in four days. The game continues to rank #1 for Top Free and Top Grossing in the App Store. Download Super Mario Run for iPhone and iPad in the App Store..."

Reference: 9to5mac.com
Tags: #supermario

Thursday, December 15, 2016

2016 in Review: The Year’s Best Apps

2016 in Review: The Year’s Best Apps

Article Snip: "...MORE than four million software programs are available in the Apple and Google app stores, including games, productivity tools and weather apps. This year, only a few stood out. Some of these apps were exceptional; others were useful or funny or just well designed..."


Reference: www.nytimes.com

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

How to increase your Android phone’s battery life by 20% in 20 seconds

How to increase your Android phone’s battery life by 20% in 20 seconds

Article Snip: "...It turns out that Facebook remains a huge battery hog on Android, and you could get 20% more battery life on your smartphone if you uninstall it right now. That doesn’t mean you have to ditch Facebook..."


Reference: bgr.com

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Google’s New App Can Help You Scan Old Family Photos


Google’s New App Can Help You Scan Old Family Photos

Google PhotoScan App
Google PhotoScan App
Article Snip: "...PhotoScan scans photos using your smartphone’s camera in a way that eliminates glare and shadows to improve overall quality, the company says. It will also automatically crop out edges, like the white border of a Polaroid shot. Google says it should work with photos in frames and picture albums, too..."

Reference: time.com

Monday, November 14, 2016

Hackers Can 'Easily' Turn Shazam Into An Evil Spy App

Hackers Can 'Easily' Turn Shazam Into An Evil Spy App

Article Snip: "...If you have Shazam running on your Apple Mac, it might be listening to you right now, even if you asked it not to. That’s because an ex-NSA researcher has found the Mac version of the song finder app continues using the mic even when it’s been turned off..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Apple just removed hundreds of fake shopping apps from the App Store

Apple just removed hundreds of fake shopping apps from the App Store

Article Snip: "...Counterfeit apps masquerading as huge brands like Zappos and Nordstrom are sneaking into the iOS App Store..."


Reference: www.macworld.com