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The 100 Best Android Apps of 2016

Whether you’re an old hand at Android or a complete beginner, finding the best apps in the content labyrinth of the Google Play store can be a challenge. The sheer number of apps is daunting, even for experts. If you looked at an app from Google Play every second, without stopping, it would take more than 23 days to see them all. No one has time for that. Hence, this list: A gathering of apps, some new...

Qualcomm Introduces Snapdragon 410E And 600E Processors

In terms of the ever-evolving industry of consumer electronics, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and Snapdragon 600 processors are already ancient history. The US semiconductor manufacturer is well-aware of that fact and has just introduced their successors, the Snapdragon 410E and Snapdragon 600E. However, unlike their mobile predecessors, these chips are designed for what the San Diego-based company describes as “embedded...

What to do if your Yahoo account was hacked

the latest Yahoo hack is a doozy you shouldn’t ignore. The company said on Thursday at least 500 million user accounts were affected by a massive data breach. The hack happened in 2014, when “state-sponsored actor” stole account information, including names, emails, passwords, telephone numbers and answers to some security questions.   So what should you do if you have a Yahoo account? First...

Motorola says that the Moto Z and G4 lines will get Nougat updates “beginning in Q4”

It’s a frequent woe of Android users: you buy that fancy, top-of-the-line phone in the summer or fall, and you just know it’s going to take the manufacturer months to get around to releasing the updated software that Google pushes out soon. They tend to issue press releases or Twitter posts promising support for the new update, though dates are typically either absent or vague. Such is the case with...

Seven surprising facts about the open rates of push notifications

push notifications are like stepping into the same space as your user, wherever they may be: at any moment you can reach out and tap them on the shoulder. But just as in real life, a notification risks interrupting or annoying users if not done right. Every misstep reduces open rates, and in turn, retention and engagement. Notifications, in short, are both a powerful tool and a minefield for app developers. Luckily,...