Tag: Play Store

Dedicated Android security team to scrutinize malicious apps in Play Store

Google has had huge success with Android platform that now makes up for the majority of the operating system environment of mobile devices worldwide....

Zynn app removed from Play Store for allegedly stealing content

If in the battle of short-form video apps you have fallen for something called the Zynn, which offers users money to watch videos or...

Google Play Asset Delivery promises faster game downloads

Usually, game APKs are large and Google has been using Android App Bundle for them for over two years. It basically downloads a small...

Play Store approval time now longer, COVID-19 apps screened

With COVID-19 coronavirus becoming an ominous threat globally, people are constantly on the lookout for apps that provide authentic information. However, in the past...

Google adds security metadata to authenticate Play Store apps, even when shared peer-to-peer

Google Play is adding something new to its security mechanisms to solidify app security and authenticity. This will come in the form of an...

The new Android App Bundle is here to make your app downloads smaller

At the Google I/O Developers Conference today, the company announced a new tool for app developers to radically reduce the size of their apps....

Galaxy is actually the Yalp Store, just in Material Design costume

If you’re the type who wants to de-Google your smartphone, then you must have crossed paths with Sergei Yeriomin’s Yalp Store. The Yalp Store...

Google took down 700,000 malicious apps in 2017, almost double the 2016 number

It’s pretty hard to imagine how hard Google works to keep the Play Store secure. There are always malicious hackers up to no good...

Malware displays porn ads, earns from premium services, scareware

A type of malware which has been dubbed as “AdultSwine” has been discovered embedded in over 60 game apps in Google Play before it...

Google Play to require certain API levels for all apps starting mid-2018

Google is in a continuous struggle to make sure that the apps found in the Google Play Store are legit, secure, and will give...

New mobile banking malware sneaks into Google Play

We put a huge amount of trust in Google to protect us as we use the Play Store on a day-to-day basis. That is,...

Google cracks down on apps using Accessibility Services for purposes other than accessibility

Google is now in the process of letting developers know that it intends to be strict on how developers employ Google’s Accessibility Services and...

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Google Search US DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit

US DoJ hits Google with antitrust lawsuit, search giant explains

Google is facing another major challenge. No, the new Pixel phones don't have new issues (none yet) but the US Justice Department has recently...

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Samsung Galaxy S21

Galaxy S21 image renders surface, show a flatter screen and rear

Since the Galaxy S21 series is said to be released a month earlier, we can expect more rumors, renders, speculations, and leaks will surface...