Mobile Apps & Games

WhatsApp co-founder bites the hand that fed him billions of dollars

Mar 16, 2019 • 4:10 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

How's this for gratitude. Back in October 2014, Facebook closed on its purchase of WhatsApp, paying $21 billion for the

Beta version of a key Samsung app gets One UI and Dark mode in the Google Play Store

Feb 19, 2019 • 3:30 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Samsung has pushed out an update to the Samsung Internet Browser Beta app (via Android Police) found in the Google Play

Google Maps AR navigation feature is now being tested

Feb 10, 2019 • 10:02 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

You might recall that during last year's Google I/O developers conference, the company announced a new feature for

This malicious Play Store app was designed to steal cryptocurrency deposits

Feb 9, 2019 • 8:40 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Online security firm ESET discovered an app in the Google Play Store (via Ars Technica) that steals cryptocurrency

How to record the screen of your iPhone or iPad

Feb 8, 2019 • 2:46 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Ever since iOS 11 came out in 2017, iOS has allowed users to easily record their screens and create useful, native

One of the best weather apps finally gets Dark Mode

Feb 8, 2019 • 11:01 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Ah, Dark Mode – such a (seemingly) simple concept, yet one so severely underutilized, much to the disappointment of

Facebook pulled the plug on LOL, its teen-oriented app, before it even launched

Feb 8, 2019 • 9:14 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Facebook began as a website for college students to connect, but its demographic quickly ballooned to include everyone

Unique calculator app is free for one week only in the Google Play Store ($3 from the App Store)

Feb 7, 2019 • 4:49 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

If you miss those days of writing down your math problems with a pencil and a piece of paper, you're probably going to

Microsoft goes after... Microsoft in bizarre Office 365 vs. Office 2019 ads

Feb 6, 2019 • 9:11 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

While nowhere near as aggressive and prolific in the Apple-bashing advertising arena as Samsung, Microsoft has been

Gmail's already robust spam filtering features are nearing perfection with machine learning

Feb 6, 2019 • 8:09 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning may still sound like vague concepts or insufficiently

WhatsApp bans 2 million accounts each month to prevent spam and fake news

Feb 6, 2019 • 5:21 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

WhatsApp introduced a number of changes and limitations last month, which are meant to prevent the spreading of fake

SwiftKey picks up new updates on Android and iOS, here is what's new

Feb 6, 2019 • 2:41 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Microsoft's keyboard app, SwiftKey is getting a new update on both the Android and iOS platforms. Although the updates

Spotify reports first ever quarterly profit while nearing 100 million premium subscribers

Feb 6, 2019 • 12:15 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

If you thought the 50 million paid subscribers milestone recently reached by Apple Music was impressive, wait until you

Apple Maps update brings transit directions to additional regions, more indoor maps

Feb 6, 2019 • 3:08 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Despite the fact that it's not as popular as Google Maps, Apple's alternative to the web mapping service brings some of

Facebook Messenger adds unsend option with a long time limit

Feb 6, 2019 • 1:52 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Facebook has reportedly been working on a way to integrate all of its disparate messaging apps into one and while this

Google has no plans to reduce 30% Play Store cut, company CEO says

Feb 5, 2019 • 12:57 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Google and Apple both provide a very important service to their customers by supporting the Play Store and App Store

Viber 10 released with brand new design, group calls, faster chats, more

Feb 4, 2019 • 7:35 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Viber, the app that now connects more than 1 billion users globally, has just released the first major update in four

Is Google slowly killing off Waze?

Jan 25, 2019 • 5:08 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Over the last couple of weeks, Google has added a couple of much wanted features to Google Maps. The latter now sports

Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp could soon become one, sort of

Jan 25, 2019 • 4:42 PM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

Messenger is huge in the US, WhatsApp is massive in Europe & India, and Instagram is popular world over. And according

HQ Trivia "experiment" replaces cash with points

Jan 25, 2019 • 4:22 AM GMT Mobile Apps Phone Arena  

HQ Trivia players are complaining on Reddit (via The Verge) about a change that has taken place with the trivia

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