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Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

September 19, 2017 9:24 am0 comments
Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

Owners of iPhones and iPads who install the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system will find that some older apps will stop working. The move will generally affect apps that have not been updated in the past two years. Although many will have been abandoned by their developers, owners […]

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The Best Free VR Games and Apps

September 1, 2017 6:03 pm0 comments
The Best Free VR Games and Apps

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In the last year, consumer-grade VR has seen a lot of ups and downs. The launch of the PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive were a huge step forward for the virtual reality market, but […]

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Stop junk food ads on kids' apps – WHO

November 4, 2016 12:54 pm0 comments
Stop junk food ads on kids' apps - WHO

Children need to be protected from pervasive junk food adverts in apps, social media and video blogs, the World Health Organization says. Its report warns parents are often unaware of the sheer volume of such adverts as they are precisely targeting children. The WHO also criticised governments for failing to […]

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Nvidia’s Ansel, VR Funhouse apps will enhance screenshots, showcase company’s VR technology

May 11, 2016 5:47 am1 comment
Nvidia’s Ansel, VR Funhouse apps will enhance screenshots, showcase company’s VR technology

Friday night’s big GTX 1080 unveil was the talk of the tech community, but it’s not the only project that Nvidia unveiled this past weekend. The company also showcased a pair of software projects it’s working on to showcase both its efforts in VR and its ability to beautify game […]

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iPhone power not saved by closing apps

March 11, 2016 11:08 pm0 comments
iPhone power not saved by closing apps

The head of Apple’s operating system iOS confirmed that open but unused apps do not affect iPhone battery life after a customer emailed boss Tim Cook. The customer from Ohio, known as Caleb, asked Mr Cook whether closing down “multitasking apps” improved battery life and whether it was something the […]

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Baidu apps are 'leaking' personal data

February 26, 2016 6:32 am0 comments
Baidu apps are 'leaking' personal data

Personal data is being collected and transmitted insecurely by thousands of apps using code from the Chinese net giant Baidu, say security researchers. Millions of Chinese people are believed to have been affected by the data leaks, said security experts at the University of Toronto. The data reveals where people […]

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The dating apps taking on Tinder

February 14, 2016 12:41 pm0 comments
The dating apps taking on Tinder

The dating apps taking on Tinder By Chris Foxx Technology reporter 14 February 2016 From the section Technology Valentine’s Day is not just a big day for couples – millions of singles are expected to fire up dating apps today in search of romance. Tinder leads the market in the […]

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Android apps streamed to handsets

November 21, 2015 6:50 am0 comments
Android apps streamed to handsets

Google streams apps to Android handsets 20 November 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Justin Sullivan Image caption The app-streaming technology is being tried out in the US Google has started streaming apps to Android phones so people can use them even if they are not installed on a […]

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Report finds apps 'spy on users'

November 5, 2015 3:15 pm0 comments
Report finds apps 'spy on users'

Report finds apps regularly ‘spy on users’ 5 November 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Report authors Image caption A sample of how many places apps share data with Apps on Apple and Android smartphones leak lots of users’ information to third parties, research has suggested. Researchers from the […]

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NHS-approved apps 'leaking' ID data

September 25, 2015 12:30 am0 comments
NHS-approved apps 'leaking' ID data

NHS-approved apps found ‘leaking’ ID data 25 September 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright PA Many NHS-accredited smartphone health apps leak data that could be used for ID theft and fraud, a study has found. The apps are included in NHS England’s Health Apps Library, which tests programs to […]

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