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  1. Maura

    Android Security Head Boasts The Platform is Now Safer Than its Rivals

    The head of Security at Android, David Kleidermacher, has proclaimed in his introduction to the 2017 Year in Review of Android Security that Google’s Android platform is now just as secure as iOS, and possibly even more secure. 9to5 Mac writes that Kleidermacher stated to CNET that “Android...
  2. Maura

    California Police are Using Decoys and Undercover Cops to Catch Apple and Google Bus Shooter

    For the past couple of months you might have spotted reports online about mysterious pellet-gun attacks on the shuttle buses that are used to ferry Apple and Google employees and other workers to their campuses in San Francisco, California. According to a report from AppleInsider, since the...
  3. Maura

    YouTube Working on a Fix for Battery Drain Issue With iOS App

    AppleInsider reports today that YouTube, which is owned by Google, has told customers that it is currently looking into a bug in its iOS app that is leading to very heavy battery drain on both iPads and iPhones, even when the app is running in the background. YouTube announced that it is...
  4. Maura

    Google Announces YouTube TV

    Recode writes that Google has today unveiled its new YouTube TV platform, which will cost $35 per month to use and which will feature a bundle of channels from both broadcast networks and cable networks. The new service will have its own app, which is due to launch later in the spring, and...
  5. Maura

    iPhone 7 is Top of Google’s 2016 “Year in Search” Tech List

    MacRumors reports that Apple’s iPhone 7 has come top of the Tech List in Google’s “Year in Search” results, which it has published today. The lists reveal the most popular search topics of the year in various categories. Apple products appeared four times in the Consumer Tech category, with the...
  6. Maura

    Google Launches Redesigned Gmail App for iOS

    AppleInsider reports that Google has launched a redesigned Gmail for iOS app today. Most notable in the revamped app is support for Gmail’s “undo send” feature, although in the case of the app it’s only for 5 seconds and not the full 30 seconds of the web mail version. The second major feature...
  7. Maura

    Google Announces YouTube Go App Designed to Minimise Mobile Data Usage

    9to5 Mac reports that Google has designed a new YouTube app, YouTube Go, specifically to help users avoid running up huge data bills on the go. Unfortunately this very handy app won’t be available anywhere other than India just yet, but Google says that the app will be rolled out in other...
  8. Maura

    iOS 9 Adoption Rate Reaches 87%

    iDownload Blog reports that according to Apple’s latest figures, the iOS 9 adoption rate has now reached 87% of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, representing a 1-point gain from a month ago. In this same period, iOS 8 fell from 11% to 10% of devices, possibly signifying that upgrades could...
  9. Maura

    Google Launches Touch ID Sign-In Via iPhone

    BGR writes that you can now use Touch ID on your iPhone to sign in to your Google account via 2-Step Verification (2FV). Usually, 2FV consists of inputting your username and password (step 1), and then entering a code that is sent to you via e-mail or a text message, or even via an...
  10. Maura

    Google Launches New Gboard Search Keyboard Exclusively for iOS

    Google today announced its new Gboard keyboard app exclusively for iOS. You can use Gboard to search for and send information, GIFs, and emojis, among other things, all from your phone’s keyboard. In a blog post announcing the new app, Google explained that Gboard has been designed for...
  11. P

    Needed: iPhone autohotkey alternative

    I couldn't find a perfect thread category to put this in so I'm dropping it here. I am in need of an app or cydia tweak to simulate something like autohotkey on an iPhone. I suspect I may have to jailbreak to do this - that's fine with me. Specifically, what I need is something which will run in...