Android App Updates Will Stop Getting In Your Way

Some time in the near future, pesky app updates on Android will stop getting in the way. Google announced a bevy of new features at its Android Dev Summit and one of those features addressed the way app updates work. It was part of its Android App Bundle that gives developers tools they can use for their apps, […]

Amazon will take on iMessage with new ‘Anytime’ messaging app

Amazon is working on a new “Anytime” service that plans to take on the likes of Apple iMessage. The retail giant has begun asking customers what they would like to see from a new messaging app, which promises to incorporate texts, video chat, and “a whole lot more.” AFTVNews was first to report on the survey, which Amazon has been distributing to existing customers […]

Microsoft’s new cloud clipboard lets you paste from a Windows 10 PC to an iPhone

Microsoft is unveiling a new cloud clipboard service today at the company’s Build developers conference in Seattle. While the software maker has been experimenting with a variety of clipboard services, it has finally settled on one that will be implemented directly into Windows 10. The new cloud-powered clipboard will let Windows 10 users copy content […]

You can finally use your PayPal account to pay for goods through Android Pay

In addition to introducing compatibility for 18 more banks and credit unions in the United States, Google has announced that it has partnered with PayPal to provide customers with the facility to spend their PayPal Balance using Android Pay. The feature will start rolling out over the next few weeks, though it’ll only be available for users […]

Google Play Store updates inbound

A new Google Play Store update is on the horizon. Google is constantly working to improve the experience for Android users who use the Google Play Store to purchase apps. Just last week, for example, Google announced that it’s making changes to help prevent fraudulent apps and reviews. More is coming. Reuters said on Thursday […]

Snapchat tricked by scammers into revealing employee information

Snapchat posted a public apology to its employees this weekend, confirming the company had fallen for a phishing scam that revealed internal payroll information. The scammers apparently sent an email to Snapchat’s payroll department impersonating the company’s Chief Executive Officer and requesting employee information. It worked, unfortunately. Snapchat noted that its servers weren’t breached, but some […]

Aww: Twitter replaces stars with hearts

This is an announcement that might have made a bit more sense on Valentine’s Day. Twitter on Tuesday announced that it’s switching its “Favorites” icon on Vine and Twitter from a star to a heart. Previously, if you liked something someone said, or maybe just wanted to save it for later, you’d “favorite” the post […]