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Sensor Tower: Mixi, Tencent, and Netflix were 2017's top grossers in mobile

11 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Mixi's mobile game Monster Strike was the top grossing app in 2017, according to mobile data and insights company Sensor Tower. The caveat, though, is that Google Play isn't available in China - the stomping grounds of tech giant Tencent, which recently released its hit title Honor of Kings with the name Arena of Valor in the West. In outside gaming, Netflix's app was the highest earner, dethroning Spotify, which sat at No. 1 in 2016.
The mobile market generated $58.6 billion last year , thanks mostly to games. The category accounted for $48.3 billion of spending, and many of the top...
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Google removes over 60 apps and games from the Play Store for displaying pornographic ads

Google removes over 60 apps and games from the Play Store for displaying pornographic ads

11 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

For parents giving their children Android smartphones or tablets, it's tough to make sure they're not being exposed to things they shouldn't be seeing. Even when you think you're doing the right thing by sticking to children's apps and games, you still have to be vigilant.
Take this story from security research firm Check Point who discovered pornographic ads had crept into apps and games for children, some that have been downloaded over a million times. The malicious bug responsible - known as AdultSwine - was found in 60 apps/games, some of which directly targeting children. Games based...
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The Galaxy S10 camera may have 'Artistic Live Focus' mode, hinting at...

The Galaxy S10 camera may have 'Artistic Live Focus' mode, hinting at computational photography chops

Samsung will be leveraging its Live Focus camera option dramatically, or, should we say, artistically in the Galaxy S10, to an extent worthy of its rumored multi-lens camera... Read more ...

Use Apple Pay for $100 and above purchases in the Nike iOS app and get a $20...

Use Apple Pay for $100 and above purchases in the Nike iOS app and get a $20 coupon

You know what would go great with that substantially marked-down LTE-enabled Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 over at B&H Photo Video? Some cool Nike swag that you can get by using... Read more ...

There's a case for your AirPods case to make it waterproof

There's a case for your AirPods case to make it waterproof

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Apple's iPhone sales are poor in India due to high prices

Apple's iPhone sales are poor in India due to high prices

Apple's new iPhone XS, XS Max and iPhone XR are the companies most expensive iPhones to date and it looks like these high prices have put customers off buying the handsets in... Read more ...

Google marks Gboard's 500 language support milestone with new update

Google marks Gboard's 500 language support milestone with new update

Google has launched a new Gboard app for Android devices, something that's not unusual at all considering that updates for the keyboard app have been delivered on a monthly... Read more ...

AT&T 5G network launches on Friday

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5G technology is expected to be big in 2019 with many new 5G smartphones on the way and now AT&T has announced that it will turn on its 5G network this week. AT&T will activate... Read more ...

HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a...

HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a profit in 2019

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Instagram introduces new ways to interact with friends and people you follow

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Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

There's no doubt that online reviews hold some serious weight when it comes to the likes of promoting apps and other software, and with this power comes the obligatory... Read more ...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be ‘taking a bite out of sales'

After criticizing Apple in a statement yesterday for its response to China's injunction against certain iPhone models, Qualcomm continues its PR circuit today. Speaking to... Read more ...