Google’s 7 YouTube apps and what they do

ANALYSIS: In case you missed it, YouTube is launching a new music-streaming service next week called YouTube Music. It’s actually not entirely new, because YouTube already has an app called YouTube Music in a handful of markets. But the Google-owned company is now getting serious about the service. The revamped YouTube Music will sport a bunc…Read More

Google Pixel Buds let you customize which apps send spoken notifications

A beta preview back in March hinted at a few features coming to Google’s Pixel Buds, like expanded double-tap functionality and in-ear detection. But there’s another addition coming for the wireless headphones: New settings to switch spoken notifications on or off for each app. Previously, Android users only had a basic toggle to activate or […]

Apple is reportedly pulling apps that share location data

Apple has reportedly started enforcing an App Store rule regarding location data more stringently. According 9to5mac, the tech giant has already removed a number of apps from the Store that share users’ location to third parties without their explicit consent. In the letter it sent to the affected developers, Apple told them their applications didn’t […]

Google releases open source framework for building “enclaved” apps for cloud

Enlarge (credit: Google) Today, Google is releasing an open source framework for the development of “confidential computing” cloud applications—a software development kit that will allow developers to build secure applications that run across multiple cloud architectures even in shared (and not necessarily trusted) environments. The framework, called Asylo, is currently experimental but could eventually make […]

7 of the Best Apps To Edit and Retouch Your Travel Photos

7 Apps To Edit and Retouch Your Travel Photos Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Google’s Safe Browsing now comes integrated into Android apps

Google’s Safe Browsing can now protect you from phishing attempts and harmful programs even if you’re not visiting websites on Chrome. Google Play Protect has added Safe Browsing to WebView, the component that allows Android apps to display web content, by default. Since developers don’t have to do anything to activate the feature, their apps […]

5 of the Best Apps for Foodies and Hungry Travelers

5 of the Best Apps Perfect For Hungry Travelers (and Foodies, too!) Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Study finds over 3,300 Android apps improperly tracking kids

There’s little doubt that mobile apps sometimes overstep their bounds by collecting more data from kids than the law allows. But how often does that happen? It might be more than you think. Researchers using an automated testing process have discovered that 3,337 family- and child-oriented Android apps on Google Play were improperly collecting kids’ […]