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Apple highlights some of the best (and most popular) apps of 2019

As expected, Apple’s event today wasn’t about heralding any new hardware — it was about shining some light on some of the year’s standout apps. (If Android is more your thing, expect Google’s own slew of first-class apps to drop shortly, too.) Apple’s selections this year run the gamut from artsy — Spectre Camera helps …

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Unrelenting “ad blocker” plasters users with—you guessed it—ads

Enlarge captcreate / Flickr A fake ad blocker available outside of Google Play is bombarding Android users with ads, many of them vulgar, and to make matters worse, the cleverly hidden adware is hard to uninstall. As documented by antimalware provider Malwarebytes, Ads Blocker, as the app is called, employs several tricks to surreptitiously and …

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10 Useful Browser Plugins to Help Crypto Users

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There are many different browser extensions or plugins that benefit cryptocurrency users, ranging from price trackers and wallets to those that help crypto users with security and privacy. Bitcoin.com has produced a video, listing 10 of the most useful browser extensions with explanations of how they can help crypto users.</strong> Also read: …

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Goldman-Backed Apple Card Restricts Cryptocurrency Purchases

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies cannot be purchased with the new Apple credit card according to the American multinational technology company’s recently published customer agreement guidelines. The Apple card’s restrictions indicate that the company’s partner, Goldman Sachs, is leery toward cryptocurrencies and other “cash equivalents” like lottery tickets and casino chips.</strong> Also Read: Banks Stopped Walmart …

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Google ‘Play Pass’ is a $5 monthly Android app subscription

Sponsored Links Steve Dent/Engadget Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users “hundreds of premium apps and games” for a monthly fee, according to Android Police. The idea of the offering cropped up last year on XDA Developers after users spotted code references in Google Play. It could be similar to …

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Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments

Sponsored Links Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees — it’s simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play’s system entirely, instead taking payments directly. And if you go …

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Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn’t really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet’s growing multitasking abilities. You’ve still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playlist or see what friends are playing. At last, though, it’s …

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Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers Finding Solutions for BCH

</header> <strong>Using bounties to seek solutions to various problems has proved to be a working approach for many projects in the crypto industry. Bounty.Cash is a platform that matches businesses</strong><strong> and entrepreneurs with developers who are ready to solve issues with apps and features and get rewarded with bitcoin cash. </strong> Also read: Buy From …

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Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?

</header> <strong>Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, had one of the most anticipated premieres this year. The launch of the high-end lineup, comprising three models, marked the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series, considered a benchmark in the Android world. A slew of new features were introduced for the latest model. However, the …

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Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network shares to be ‘safe’ locations that don’t require permission checks, an intruder just has to …

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