Motorbike taxi apps jostle for trade on crowded Lagos roads

[ad_1] Room for one more? A traditional motorcycle taxi on Lagos roads—overladen and not a crash helmet in sight Banker Yemi Adegbola used to leave his home in Lagos before 4 am each day, but would still arrive late to work because of the notorious traffic in Nigeria’s biggest city. Now he says he has […]

5 Android app you shouldn't miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

[ad_1] Welcome to the 282nd edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Facebook Dating is rolling out in the U.S. this week. The company announced a launch date before the end of 2019 and they delivered. People can opt-in to the feature on the official Facebook app if […]

Huawei confirms South Africa phones with Google apps

[ad_1] Today, in an email to Android Authority, Huawei confirmed that it will release at least two new smartphones by the end of this year that will feature a fully-licensed version of Android. That means Google apps will be on board. However, the company would only confirm these two new smartphones for the South African market. […]

New Huawei handset to launch without Google apps

[ad_1] Huawei won’t be able to pre-load its new smartphone with Google apps like Gmail and YouTube, creating new headwinds for the Chinese firm facing US sanctions Huawei’s upcoming flagship Mate 30 smartphone will launch next month without key Google apps, creating a disadvantage for the Chinese tech giant hit by US sanctions. A Google […]

Google's bug bounty program now covers all popular Android apps

[ad_1] Google’s expanded initiative, called the Google Play Security Reward Program, offers rewards to developers who uncover issues in apps on the Play Store. Previously, the program only covered a set list of eight top apps, but now any app from the Play Store with more than 100 million installs is fair game. If developers […]

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly!

[ad_1] Welcome to the 280th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Most carriers around the world throttle video streaming apps. A new report showed throttling happening regardless of Internet congestion or traffic problems. Some notable numbers include AT&T throttling Netflix 70% of the time while T-Mobile throttles […]

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly!

[ad_1] Welcome to the 280th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Most carriers around the world throttle video streaming apps. A new report showed throttling happening regardless of Internet congestion or traffic problems. Some notable numbers include AT&T throttling Netflix 70% of the time while T-Mobile throttles […]

10 best joke apps for Android!

[ad_1] Telling a joke is a great icebreaker. You can ease the tension, make someone laugh, and there are so many jokes out there. They are fairly easy to find, so this list was, naturally, fairly easy to write. Basically every website on the Internet has jokes so it’s hard to not find them when […]

Smartphone apps may connect to vulnerable backend cloud servers

[ad_1] A portion of the chart created to provide an overview of vulnerable mobile apps by genre. Credit: Georgia Tech Cybersecurity researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in the backend systems that feed content and advertising to smartphone applications through a network of cloud-based servers that most users probably don’t even know exists. In research to be […]

Minding the gap between mass transit and ride-hailing apps

[ad_1] As Uber and Lyft become more widely available, researchers zero in on how these ride-hailing services are affecting urban development and the environment. Credit: University of Pennsylvania If it’s a Friday evening and you’re leaving the office to meet a friend across town, modern transportation technology offers you a few options. You could walk […]