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Food apps in Chicago will soon show the premium you pay for delivery

In a first-of-its-kind policy change, the City of Chicago will require companies like DoorDash to disclose to customers how much restaurants pay when they order food using a delivery app. If you live in the city, you’ll see an itemized … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook sues analytics firm that stole user data through third-party apps

Facebook has filed a federal lawsuit against a company called OneAudience, accusing it of stealing the personal information of its users. According to Facebook's announcement, OneAudience paid third-party developers to install a malicious software de… Engadget RSS Feed

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Google fully explains why its apps aren’t on new Huawei phones

Since last spring, the government's entity list ban against Huawei (and ZTE) has largely prevented US companies from working with them. Despite legal wrangling and trade negotiations between the two countries the ban is still in place, and in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Android saw a 98 percent drop in apps asking for call and text data

Google has been clamping down on Android apps that abuse permissions, and that appears to have had a very tangible effect on the Play Store. As part of a larger piece explaining how Google continues to fight "bad apps," the … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft’s redesigned Office apps for iOS are faster and simpler

Microsoft is acting on its promise to give its mobile Office apps a makeover. It just released new iOS (and iPadOS) versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Word that all tout a "simpler, faster and more beautiful" redesign. Really, that's another … Read the rest of this entry

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New Android phones in Turkey will have to do without Google apps

New Android phones released in Turkey won't come with Google apps if the tech giant fails to resolve its issue with the country's authorities. According to Reuters, the company told its Turkish business partners that it will not be able … Read the rest of this entry

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Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one's surprise, they found more than 140 bugs… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Users complain iOS 13.2 is too aggressive in killing background apps

iOS 13.2 can be pretty aggravating to use when you have to multitask across several apps, according to various user anecdotes. Even worse, that seems to be the case even if you have an iPhone 11 Pro or an iPad … Read the rest of this entry

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The best (and mostly free) apps to help you keep up in class

By design, school is supposed to challenge you — to push at the boundaries of your understanding of the world and make you a more well-rounded person. It's not supposed to be easy as much as it is fulfilling, but … Read the rest of this entry

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iOS 13 lets you know if you’re deleting apps with active subscriptions

Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl… Engadget RSS Feed

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