Tag: Android apps

You told us: You really want an Apple-like anti-app tracking feature on Android

Credit: Robert Triggs / Android Authority Apple recently introduced its controversial App Tracking Transparency feature on iOS. If enabled, the privacy-focused feature restricts apps from tracking you across the web and other third-party apps. This would ultimately mean users gaining more control over how companies share their personal information for ad-targeting. It would also mean […]

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Poll: Should Android implement an Apple-like App Tracking Transparency feature?

Credit: Robert Triggs / Android Authority Apple just released iOS 14.5 with a much-debated privacy feature — App Tracking Transparency. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, the feature gives iPhone users much more control over how apps track them across the web and apps from other companies. Each app that requests tracking […]

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Google Photos on Android is finally getting the impressive new video editor

Credit: Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority Google Photos for Android is finally getting the new video editing suite. There are 30 new video editing controls at your disposal. The new video editor is reportedly available on the latest version of the Google Photos app. Google is finally rolling out (h/t Android Police) the new and […]

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WhatsApp flaw lets attackers suspend your account using your phone number

Researchers have found a WhatsApp flaw that lets attackers suspend your account. They just have to email support after multiple two-factor authentication attempts using your phone number. There’s no indication WhatsApp has a fix in the works. You’ll want to be on guard if you get an unexpected WhatsApp two-factor authentication attempt  — someone might […]

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Apple kept iMessage to itself when it could have come to Android back in 2013

iMessage could have come to Android years ago. Court documents submitted by Epic and Apple before their antitrust trial reveal that Apple execs never wanted to release iMessage for Android. New findings reveal that Apple could have launched iMessage for Android years ago but deliberately chose not to do so. Epic’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple […]

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