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

11 days 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 days 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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Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

It's been more than a month since Google released the last stable version of Chrome for Android, which brought the enhancements of some existent features. Today, Google is... Read more ...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer feature

We're hardly two months out from the launch of the iPhone X, but rumors for this year's iPhones have already begun to swirl. In addition to an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X and a... Read more ...

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially release iOS 11.2.5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The release build version is 15D60. more... Read more ...

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

A man replacing the battery on his Apple iPhone visited an electronics store in Nanjing City, China. Not sure about the legitimacy of the cell being offered by the retailer, he... Read more ...

KGI: 6.1-Inch iPhone to Have Single-Lens Rear Camera, Aluminum Frame, 3GB...

KGI: 6.1-Inch iPhone to Have Single-Lens Rear Camera, Aluminum Frame, 3GB RAM, and No 3D Touch, Cost $700-$800

Apple will release a 6.1-inch iPhone with an LCD display, aluminum frame, and 3GB of RAM, but without 3D Touch, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research... Read more ...

Snapchat now allows stories to be read by people without the app

Snapchat now allows stories to be read by people without the app

Snapchat users have so many stories to tell; starting today, certain subscribers to the app will be able to share their stories to people who have not installed the Snapchat... Read more ...

Apple will reportedly differentiate iPhone 9 and iPhone 11 with screens and...

Apple will reportedly differentiate iPhone 9 and iPhone 11 with screens and rear cameras

After releasing the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus , and iPhone X in 2017, Apple will reconfigure its lineup with three new models, according to reliable KGI Securities analyst... Read more ...

Honor confirms 9 smartphones will receive the EMUI 8.0 update

Honor confirms 9 smartphones will receive the EMUI 8.0 update

Honor has just announced that 9 smartphones will receive the new EMUI 8.0 in China. Among them, the Honor 8 is mentioned although an official confirmed the smartphone will not... Read more ...

More to Know About the Apple HomePod

More to Know About the Apple HomePod

Now that the Apple HomePod has finally been given a release date , we're finding out even more tidbits regarding the Siri-enabled speaker. Here are some additional HomePod... Read more ...

012: HomePod release date, iOS 11.2.5, and 6.1-inch iPhone | 9to5Mac Daily

012: HomePod release date, iOS 11.2.5, and 6.1-inch iPhone | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we've got loads of HomePod launch news, changes available in iOS 11.2.5, and new details about the rumored 6.1-inch iPhone. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and... Read more ...