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Apple Removes 17 Malware-Infested iOS Apps from the App Store

Apple Removes 17 Malware-Infested iOS Apps from the App Store

Apple has removed 17 malware apps from the App Store that had successfully managed to bypass its various tests and app review process. The apps were found by Wander’s threat research team on the App Store with the clicker trojan malware.

Apple Wants to Help Project Catalyst Developers with More Support, Resources

Apple Wants to Help Project Catalyst Developers with More Support, Resources

macOS Catalina was launched to the public earlier this month. The latest macOS arrives with Mac Catalyst for everyone. Project Catalyst is aimed at making it easier for developers to port iPad apps to macOS. Apple received criticism from developers who claim that porting is not as easy as made out to be. The company told CNET that it is learning as developers adopt Catalyst.

Developers Say Porting iPad Apps to Mac with Catalyst Not Easy, Customers Burdened with Double Charges

Developers Say Porting iPad Apps to Mac with Catalyst Not Easy, Customers Burdened with Double Charges

Apple has been touting the Catalyst feature for Mac since quiet some time. The Project Catalyst aims at helping developers port iPad Apps into Mac apps. The company has been stressing on how easy it is to port the iPad apps into Mac apps, however, developers beg to differ.

Apple Has Banned an App That Allows People in Hong Kong to Keep Track of Police Activities and Protests

Apple Has Banned an App That Allows People in Hong Kong to Keep Track of Police Activities and Protests

More than often technology comes to help during troubled times. In protest hit Hong Kong things are no different. Apple has rejected an app that helps people avoid police and other authorities. The app was rejected from App Store and HKmap.live(developer of the app) has listed the reason given by Apple in a tweet.

Developers of Secure Messaging Apps Scrambling to Comply with iOS 13 Privacy Changes

Developers of Secure Messaging Apps Scrambling to Comply with iOS 13 Privacy Changes

With iOS 13, Apple is limiting the ability to collect data using the PushKit API which is used for VoIP calls. Apart from affecting apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, this will also have an effect on encrypted messaging apps like Signal, Wickr, Wire, and Threema.

Chinese Face Swapping App Zao Goes Viral on App Store, Privacy Concerns Loom Large

Chinese Face Swapping App Zao Goes Viral on App Store, Privacy Concerns Loom Large

Zao is an deep fake app that lets you swap your own face for that of a celebrity in a video clip. As expected the app has garnered a high number of downloads and has made it to one of the top taped apps on App Store. However, the app’s privacy policy has raised some red flags.

Pokemon Masters Now Available for Download on iOS, Users Report Server Issues

Pokemon Masters Now Available for Download on iOS, Users Report Server Issues

In June, The Pokemon Company announced a new mobile gaming title called Pokemon Masters. The company has partnered with DeNa to create the Pokemon Masters game. The Pokemon Masters game is now available for download on iOS and Android. However, the game is marred with issues and this is likely to affect the gameplay.

Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Other Microsoft Office Apps will Get Dark Mode on iOS 13

Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Other Microsoft Office Apps will Get Dark Mode on iOS 13

Microsoft has introduced Dark Mode in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other Microsoft mobile apps on iOS and Android. The company has begun rolling out Dark Mode to Outlook mobile apps on Android, iOS and also office.com. The Dark Mode reduces screen glare and will help protect your eyes while viewing your phone’s display in low light condition. Apple has already implemented system-wide Dark Mode on iOS 13.

Google Photos Gets a New Feature That Lets You Search for Text in Photos Library

Google Photos Gets a New Feature That Lets You Search for Text in Photos Library

Google Photos is one of the most preferred photo gallery and backup tool. In the recent past, Google has added a bunch of new features to make the Photos app better, one such feature was Google Lens integration. Now the company is rolling out a new AI feature that will let you search Photos library for text.

Apple’s Notes App Is Automatically Censoring Swear Words on iOS 13 Developer Beta

Apple’s Notes App Is Automatically Censoring Swear Words on iOS 13 Developer Beta

Notes app on iOS is an easy way to jot down important stuff. Apple devices are known for being premium and are often considered as creme de la creme of smartphones. Well, now the Cupertino company seems to have sprung in action and is automatically censoring cuss words. So, next time you decide to use the f-word then your phone will promptly cut it out.