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YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch
Sep14

YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch

The last two updates Google introduced to YouTube Kids were all about making the app more secure for users. However, more emphasis emphases were placed on parental controls among several others. In the latest update announced late on Thursday, Google is once again giving parents more controls—this time it is all about the types of videos kids can see on the platform. The update, according to Google, is geared towards improving user...

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Google offers data rewards to use Duo in the Philippines
Sep13

Google offers data rewards to use Duo in the Philippines

A few weeks ago, we published a report per Android Police on plans by Google to introduce a reward scheme for potential Duo users. Turns out that Google has actually started rewarding users who introduce their friends to the video-calling app. The scheme will reward users in the Philippines with data when they invite their friends who in turn registers with any number previously unused by them on the app. Rewards, according to Google,...

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Google is shutting down the Inbox app
Sep12

Google is shutting down the Inbox app

In a matter of months—six months precisely according to Google, its Inbox email app will be shut down. What that means is that users have until March 2019 to switch to Gmail. Apparently, this won’t come as a surprise for many, though the app has its own fair share of fans out there. Launched about four years ago, the Inbox email app was designed to work alongside Google’s popular email service Gmail. The app really revolutionized how...

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Apple removes Infowars from the App Store for policy violation
Sep10

Apple removes Infowars from the App Store for policy violation

The Infowars app has been removed from the Apple Store for violating the store’s guidelines, Apple has confirmed. This is coming only a couple of days after Alex Jones was kicked out of Twitter—not the best of times for Jones to be honest. All attempts to search for the app on the Apple Store did not yield any result as at last Friday. Attempt to get Apple’s official position on the removal of the app from its store was not successful...

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Microsoft pushes out another Skype redesign
Sep02

Microsoft pushes out another Skype redesign

Microsoft seems to have itchy fingers when it comes to pushing out new designs for Skype. The software giant has yet again pushed out a redesign, which it claims will make for a better and improved user experience. This time the company is getting rid of the Highlights feature because the feature did not “resonate with a majority of users.” According to Skype director of design Peter Skillman, it became necessary to “take a step back...

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Apple will require all apps in the App Store to have privacy policy
Aug31

Apple will require all apps in the App Store to have privacy policy

Apple’s hammer is about to come down heavily on apps that have no form of communication to users whatsoever about how their data is being used. The company posted the announcement to developers through the App Store Connect portal—the company said all apps, including ones still being tested will from October 3 be required to have a privacy policy. “Starting October 3, 2018, App Store Connect will require a privacy policy for all new...

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