Gmail for iPhone now has anti-phishing check

gmail anti-phishing check

In May, there was a phishing scam making the rounds on Gmail. However, Google acted fast to shut it down before it caused too much damage. A little while later, the company added an extra security measure to Gmail for Android that flags shady links in messages, which could try to carry out such a phishing scam. Now, Google has added the same anti-phishing check to Gmail for iOS. Here’s a statement from Google on the subject: “Going forward, when you click on a suspicious link in a Gmail message…

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Asus Chromebook Flip C302: More than a cheap netbook

chromebook flip c302

Chomebooks are becoming more and more popular these days. This is because they are becoming much more than just cheap netbooks. Google thinks that these devices can be your man computing device, thus recent models tend to look better and have better build quality. Asus released their own Chromebook recently. This device is known as the Chromebook Flip C302, and it was made to compete directly with Samsung’s Chromebook Pro. The Chromebook Flip C302 is not the first Flip device from Asus. However, this device is much better, with a…

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Twitter Night Mode for desktop is coming soon

Twitter night mode

Twitter Night Mode was added a few months ago, and it has become wildly popular for people who take their smartphones to bed at night. However, a version of this feature for desktop had not been available for a while, mostly because people prefer using their phones in bed to their desktops. However, if you use your laptop in bed, then Twitter Night Mode could be coming to you soon. Already it has been spotted by a number of users. This feature is likely to be extremely welcome, enabling a…

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You can now share YouTube videos without leaving the app

Youtube

YouTube recently announced a new addition to its app, which makes it easier to share videos. Now, you can direct-message any video you watch on the site to family and friends through private conversations. Before this, users had to copy and paste the link for YouTube videos into other messaging platforms. However, this has ended. Also, you can continue the conversation you started, send emojis, reply to someone’s video with another video, and invite others to join the group chat. All your conversations can be accessed in a new tab…

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Google Trusted Contacts now on iOS

Google Trusted Contacts

Google’s Trusted Contacts app, which allows friends and family to request each other’s location, now has an iOS version. This app was originally released on Android in December 2016 exclusively for Android. Now that the app is on iOS too, emergency contacts can now check in on users no matter the device they’re using. In addition to the iOS release, Google has made a few additions to the Trusted Contacts service. Now, users have the option to control how quickly their location is shared. This is particularly useful for people…

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LeapFrog Academy keeps kids busy during the holidays

LeapFrog Academy

There are times when it seems impossible to separate kids from mobile devices. This is usually more evident during the holidays, when the kids have little else to do but play. During this period, you might as well give the kids something educational to play with on the mobile devices. For example, you could hook them up with LeapFrog Academy, which is a virtual learning app designed just for kids. LeapFrog Academy offers curriculums in adventure from for preschool students through first grade. There is a wide selection of more…

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How to use Snapchat’s new Tint Brush tool

snapchat tint brush

Snapchat has added a new feature to their Android app. The feature is known as Tint Brush, and it is basically a Photoshop-like color tool, which allows you to select objects in your photos and change their colors in fun ways. Whether it is a t-shirt, faces, the sky or anything else, this new feature is a great way to add a creative element to your snaps and show them off to your friends. The best part about Tint Brush is that you can even use the tool on photos…

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Amazon plans to launch messaging app called Anytime

Amazon apps anytime

According to reports, retail giant amazon is working on a messaging app called Anytime. Amazon has begun to survey customers about a brand new messaging tool in order to determine the features which are most important. Furthermore, according to one source, the app is almost ready. Amazon Anytime has been described by some as an “all-in-one feature-rich service that could even rival social networks.” The primary purpose of the app is messaging, either by way of text, video or voice calls. Anytime might also allow users to share photos with…

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The LeakerLocker malware demands for $50 only

malicious apps LeakerLocker

In case you are not scared enough of all the ransomware flying around, here’s yet another one. This is a form of Android ransomware that threatens to send all your private information and web history to all of your contacts. This ransomware is called LeakerLocker, and it was found in the Google Play Store. Now, this ransomware does not encrypt its victims’ files. Instead, it claims to have made a backup of victims’ data stored on the device. The perpetrators of the malware demand $50 in exchange for not leaking…

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Google opens submissions for the Indie Games Festival

Google Indie Games Festival

Last year, Google hosted the first Indie Games Festival in San Francisco. This was a developer competition which highlighted high-quality, innovative and fun Android games released in the preceding year. Now, in preparation for the second year of the festival, Google has opened submissions for developers based in the US and Canada. The terms of qualification are the same as last year’s contest. Each participating team must have 15 or less members, and games must have been released at some point last year. Google will announce the winners of the…

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