Tag: Play Store

FlixOnline app busted for malicious intent, banned from Play Store

Google Play has been making efforts to weed out the malicious apps from its platform, but hackers seem one step ahead at all times....

Google cuts in-app commissions by half after backlash from developers

After Google’s decision to introduce the 30-percent commission for all in-app purchases with a mandate to use Google’s in-house payment system from January 2021,...

Trusted Barcode Scanner app turns into malware post update

Google Play Store has proactively full-proofed its protection mechanisms for apps that are hosted on the platform. That said hackers are at times one...

Google is letting you publish car apps to closed testing on Play Store

Android Auto – the smart driving assistant is steadily gaining popularity as a companion that lets people remain focused, connected, and entertained through commutes....

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...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G Processor Vulnerability

Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G modem vulnerability discovered

We can all agree that Android isn’t exactly the most secure mobile platform in the world today but we recognize the efforts of Google...

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If you use Twitter's Direct Messages a lot on your Android device, you must be frustrated on how you are not able to search...