fraudulent applications on Android

How to detect fraudulent applications on Android

Every time there is a big release, the fake applications appear. It happened with WhatsApp, the rental application, Super Mario Run , Pokémon Go , Apex Legends and many more. The problem is how to detect that an app is fraudulent.

In this article we will tell you six clues that you can use to determine if an app is possibly a scam, has malware or simply is not who it claims to be. If possible, before installing it, when the damage would have been done. Continue Reading

WhatsApp

WhatsApp: Tricks, Secrets and Hidden Functions

It has over a billion active users every day and has become so commonplace that by now nobody says “I sent you a message” (or an SMS), but directly “I sent you a WhatsApp”. Despite the competitors that have appeared over the years, WhatsApp remains the queen of instant messaging apps. The primogeniture contributed to its position (it was the first app to really change the way smartphone users send messages), the continuous development, as well as the passage under the aegis of Facebook and the decision to drop the small fee initially requested.

Sending and receiving messages, and even phone calls, is easy. But not everyone really knows how to make full use of the app, which contains some hidden or at least not widely publicized features. So let’s see what are the best tricks and secrets of WhatsApp, from the simplest to the most curious, and we’ll also take a look at the news that the near future has in store. Continue Reading

TikTok

How TikTok works? The video app that sweeps the world

In just two years, TikTok has become the fashion app. It may not sound like it, but it is the most downloaded application in the United States and it is among the first five in a large part of Europe. As an example of its unstoppable growth, if in February 2018 it had 66 million active daily users, the figure reached 130 million in October of the same year. Dedicated to a teenage audience, its center of action are short videos that barely exceed 20 seconds. Do you want to know it more closely? We explain how TikTok works. Continue Reading

Google Photos

How to prevent Google Photos from eating your mobile’s free space

Google Photos is a great application, but we must recognize that some essential parts of its functioning in Android do not end up making much sense. Like the use of storage. Thus, it is normal for the app to occupy more than 1 GB of internal storage, or even 10 GB.

Ironically, one of the strengths of Google Photos is that it allows you to free up disk space by backing up your photos in the cloud, thus being able to erase photos from your mobile and free up space. However, the application itself gets fatter with time, and you should take the initiative periodically to stop it. Continue Reading

WhatsApp

WhatsApp puts order in their groups with 6 new options to improve their control and administration

WhatsApp has just announced a series of news related to its role as group chats. With them, the messaging application tries to put some order with new options for administrators, and the possibility of having more useful and complete information about the group in which you are.

It is a total of five new options that the service is already sending to Android and iPhone users through an update. Therefore, to be able to use them you will only have to be careful to update WhatsApp to the latest version that you have just received. Continue Reading

Steam

All our Steam games directly on our smartphone: The new Steam Link app will make the dream come true

It is a reality that the Steam Machines have not finished taking off, and although the Steam Link decoder is a good solution, in the end it ended up being something that many did not need. But not for that reason Valve will stop betting on new ideas, where now it seems that they have hit the nail on the head by leaning on something that everyone has: a smartphone. Continue Reading

SME mobile app

5 useful benefits that an SME can achieve with a mobile app

Many SMEs are unaware of the advantages that a mobile app can bring to their business. We make a brief review of its main use cases.

A few years ago, not as many as we could think, mobile applications were nothing more than a distant dream or an incipient promise.

However, today it is inconceivable to understand our current digital society without those small programs that provide real intelligence to our mobile phones and allow us to reserve a car with a driver to talk with our friends, perform banking operations or access our work tools remotely. Continue Reading

google-allo

Google stores messages from Google Allo: If you want privacy there are other alternatives

When Google announced the arrival of its new messaging application, Google Allo did stressing two things: the introduction of an intelligent assistant that develop new options, and privacy. In the second of these areas, Google has ended up not doing everything promised.

Google would theoretically apply retention policies very limited messages, but now has been known that the version of Allo is today launched stores all messages we send except incognito. We can only make sure that Google has no such messages if the user deletes them actively, something that worries privacy advocates. Edward Snowden himself has warned of the danger of using this application. Continue Reading