Android Security Flaw Allows Apps To Spy On Users Through Their Camera And Microphones

Recently, iOS users with Facebook installed had a bit of a privacy and security scare when it was discovered that due to a bug in the app, it would launch the phone’s camera in the background while the app was being used. The issue has since been patched, but now it looks like it’s Android’s turn to suffer from a similar vulnerability.


Apple Could Be Working On A Successor To iTunes For Windows

When Apple launched macOS Catalina, one of the biggest changes that users had to get used to is the fact that iTunes no longer exists. Instead, Apple launched several apps that is essentially iTunes, but broken up into individual apps to help make the experience less bloated, where there would be a dedicated app just for music, one for videos, and so on.


Apple To Host A ‘Special Event’ On The 2nd Of December

So Apple has officially announced their 16-inch MacBook Pro, but if the rumors are to be believed, Apple could also have a Tile-lie tracking accessory in the works that has yet to be announced. However, there is a small chance that the accessory could potentially be announced next month.


TikTok’s Parent Company Could Be Planning A Music Streaming Competitor

When it comes to music streaming services, there are many to choose from, and it looks like we could be getting yet another option. According to a report from the Financial Times (paywall), it seems that TikTok’s parent company ByteDance could be planning on entering the on-demand music streaming service.


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How To Manage Startup Programs On Windows 10

If you’re trying to speed up how fast your computer starts up, then you might want to learn how to better manage your startup programs which could have an impact on your computer’s startup performance.


Your Cheap Android Phone Could Be Filled With Malicious Apps

There are many Android phones in the market today. Some are cheap, some are expensive, and usually in the case of cheaper Android phones, certain compromises have to be made. Maybe the build quality isn’t as strong, or maybe they’re just based off a reference design which means less money spent on R&D which in turn saves money.


Facebook Patches iOS Bug That Activated Camera Without User Knowledge

Earlier this week it was revealed that Facebook for iOS had a bug in which for some reason, activated the user’s camera behind the scenes without their knowledge. Given the various conspiracy theories about Facebook spying on users and listening to them through their microphones, it certainly did not do the company any favors.


Instagram Takes On TikTok With New App ‘Reels’

Apps tend to trend every now and then, and for a while back, Snapchat was one of the more popular apps around. While it is still very popular, there is a new-ish app that has kind of taken over in the form of TikTok. If you’re unfamiliar, TikTok is basically an app where users can lip-sync and dance to pre-recorded music and share those videos online.


Facebook For iOS Secretly Uses The iPhone’s Camera While You’re Using The App

There has been a longstanding conspiracy theory that suggests that Facebook is somehow listening and spying on its users through the microphone and/or camera of the smartphone that it is installed on. After all, how would one otherwise explain how uncannily accurate the ads are, especially since we just talked about it with our friends, right?


Controller Support For Call of Duty: Mobile Coming Soon

Games such as Call of Duty definitely benefit from being played with physical controllers. Whether you’re a believer in using gamepads or using a keyboard and mouse combination, we’re sure that most of us can agree that using a physical controller is miles better than using on-screen controls.


Google’s App Defense Alliance Wants To Stop Bad Android Apps From Reaching Your Phone

While the Google Play Store has systems in place to try and prevent malware and bad apps from getting listed and downloaded by users, unfortunately, it’s not the perfect system and from time to time, we do come across reports that bad apps find their way into the Play Store where it ends up being downloaded by users.


Adobe Illustrator Will Launch On The iPad In 2020

While Photoshop has been available for iOS devices for a while now, it always felt like a very hobbled and overly-simplified version of the desktop version of Photoshop. However, that changed a couple of days ago when Adobe released Photoshop for the iPad, bringing a considerably more robust image editing tool for the tablet.


iOS 13.2 Found To Be Too Aggressive In Killing Background Apps

As our smartphones play home to many different types of apps that we use quite often throughout the day, it need to be smart about the way it handles multitasking. There needs to be a balance struck between keeping those apps in the memory so that users can quickly return to it when they need to, while at the same time ensuring they don’t drain battery in the background, or […]


Adobe Photoshop For The iPad Has Been Officially Launched

Last year, Adobe announced that they would be bringing a more robust version of Photoshop for the iPad. The good news is that if you love the idea of a more powerful photo and image editing app for your tablet, then you will be pleased to learn that Adobe has officially released Photoshop for the iPad.