Google Allo is being discontinued
Google will use Android Messages in the future
Following in the footsteps of Google Inbox, Google Reader and many other applications, the latest app experiment has been consigned to the Google Cemetery: Google has announced that the chat app Google Allo will be shut down in March 2019. Read on to find out what you need to look out for and what Google […]
Fraud through Apple apps
Fitness apps overcome security control
Beware of being scammed: Fraudulent Apple apps have appeared in the Apple App Store. Two fitness apps have cheated their way through all Apple’s security checks and already cost users a lot of money. We’ll tell you which fraudulent apps they are and how they can get dangerous for you.
Android version determines Malware
New versions less vulnerable according to Google
Do you know what version of Android you have on your smartphone? Do you still have Android 7? Or maybe Android 8? Or do you use an older smartphone with an older version of the operating system? Google has now confirmed that the older the Android operating system, the greater the risk of catching malware. […]
Android Pie without Samsung Themes
Smartphone users are angry
Do you have a Samsung Galaxy smartphone and are waiting eagerly for the latest Android update? Samsung probably won’t be rolling out the update to Android Pie on Galaxy devices before January 2019. Nevertheless, it is already clear that a popular function will disappear. Find out with us which functions Samsung is getting rid of […]
YouTube adverts are getting longer
YouTube ads are already a thorn in the side of many users. There could be even more of them soon. The developers of the video platform have announced a change in their advertising strategy. Read on to find out what exactly is behind it and what it specifically means for how YouTube advertising is displayed.
Fake app GPlayed
Android Trojan from fake Google Play app
Security researchers have discovered the app GPlayed and have issued an urgent warning. The fake app turns out to be a malicious Trojan when you load it onto your phone. Find out with us, how you can recognise the Google Play fake app and what it will do to your phone.
Samsung emergency mode
Make an emergency call via smartphone
Although you would not wish it on anyone, but if you did get into an emergency situation the emergency mode could save your life. But which Samsung devices support the Samsung emergency mode and how can you activate it on your phone? We take a closer look at Samsung’s emergency mode.
Stickers for WhatsApp
WhatsApp gets new features
Snapchat, Instagram etc. already have them. But now the messenger service WhatsApp is finally catching up with a long-awaited function: Stickers are now coming to WhatsApp too. Find out with us, how the WhatsApp stickers work, what they look like and what else the WhatsApp developers are planning to do.
WhatsApp: Video call danger
Vulnerability in WhatsApp endangers smartphones
Video calls via WhatsApp are a popular feature of the Messenger service for many users. But be careful: A video call vulnerability in the WhatsApp code can quickly endanger your smartphone. Find out from us what lies behind the vulnerability in Whatsapp and how best to protect yourself and your mobile phone.