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iPhone Feature Request: Copy ‘Skip Lock Screen’ feature from Google’s Pixel 4

Face Unlock on Google’s Pixel 4 is less secure than the iPhone’s Face ID, but it does have one feature I’d like to see Apple copy: Skip Lock Screen.

Copying that would be perfectly fair, as Google has recently confirmed that it will be copying at least part of Face ID’s Require Attention feature…


The Pixel 4 will copy Require AttentionLike Apple’s iPhone X, XS, and 11, Google’s new flagship Pixel 4 smartphone can unlock by recognizing your face. However, the company quickly came under fire when it was revealed that the device can be unlocked even when the owner is asleep, simply by someone else holding it up to their face.

With iPhones, there is a Requires Attention toggle. When this is on, your iPhone will only unlock if your eyes are open and you are actually looking at the screen. Google has now said that it plans to copy at least the first part of this requirement.

Google this evening confirmed to The Verge that it’s “been working on an option for users to require their eyes to be ope…

best antivirus for Android and iOS

When it comes to the security of your smartphone against harmful viruses and other web-based threats, obtain and install a good antivirus application is a prerequisite. A virus can cause loss of important files, some of which must have been acquired over the years, and may also impede the efficient performance of your smartphone. Android devitces, compared to iOS devices, surfer more virus attacks because of its open source policy. On the other hand, iOS devices are less prone to virus attacks because of their restrictive policies especially when it comes to sharing files. These are some of the best antivirus applications for Android and iOS devices:
Avast Mobile This antivirus is one of the best in the world. At first, his main goal was the PC market, but in recent times, has deepened in the smartphone market due to the preponderance of these mobile digital devices. The Android version created for Android is quite simple, especially when compared with the versions created for IOS. A…

Android Malware Installs Pirated Assassin’s Creed App

A pirated Credo Murderer application for Android version is included with the malware according to the security service-as-as-Zscaler.
Assassins Creed is a popular series of open-world adventure games available in several iterations on the Xbox, PlayStation, PC and other gaming platforms. 
There are also premium Murderer Credo applications for Android. However, users who want to download a free version of this application pirate can find their Android devices silently infected with a piece of malware mobile banking.

The Trojanized variety of Credo Murderer application has the potential to be very powerful, because when a user downloads it, what he or she is actually the download is malware. The malware in turn download a fully functional version, pirates of the actual application. The game app works as advertised, so the standard mobile player will have a hard time realizing that the package has been downloaded is malicious.

The attack is particularly timely during this holiday shopp…

Apple Pay launches: Here's how to use it

SAN FRANCISCO - For years, companies have been talking about replacing credit cards with smart phones to pay for goods. But consumers have been slow to the game.

That could change today, when Apple introduced the Apple program pays an audience of more than 10 million iPhone owners 6 and 6 Plus.

Pay Apple will also work with the new iPads Company - Mini air 2 and 3, which will be released on Friday - but only for in-app purchases. To pay in stores, you will need new phones.

Left out is the network of more than 500 million iPhones sold since 2007, but Apple does not care - they want to sell new phones and tablets, and expects its new mobile payments system will get consumers excited to update.

The iconic company has more than 220,000 outlets that accept payment in the new iPhones. Major payment networks Visa, MasterCard and American Express and more than 500 banks are on board. Retailers include biggies like McDonald, Macy, Chevron gas stations, Walgreens and Panera Bread.

Apple touts …

How Apple Gets New iPhones Do you buy over and over again

Ever wondered why your iPhone seems to slow down after a few years? Why the once-incredible device becomes moody and strives to perform tasks or applications baseload?
The answer lies in Apple's software, and is a key part of the strategy of the company to keep millions of people who buy new iPhones.

Apple launches new mobile operating system each year, and maintains a powerful cycle in motion. Every fall in recent years, people have rushed to download the latest and greatest version of iOS, which is designed to - and as a result, works best - the latest hardware that is also released at the same time. In the months leading up to the release, many application developers furiously updated their applications to the latest operating system.

Here's how it affects you: If you have an iPhone that is more than two years, as Apple recommends you update the operating system a few times since purchase, you may find yourself wanting to throw your phone against wall. It has probably beco…

How to sell your old smartphone for cash

The iPhone 6 is officially here Thousands of Houstonians lined the rain to get a Friday. That means a lot of older phones are sitting around collecting dust, but there are ways to quickly turn that old smartphone cash.

Bill Hendrix has a trading business in cell phone and said he has seen before: a new model phone is launched and hours later, his shop is flooded with customers.

"We will be hit with an avalanche of people," Hendrix said. "People literally walk, tripping over the sidewalk, almost through the glass because they are playing with their new phone."

Hendrix specializes in buying and selling used cell phones and the No. 1 question that arises is "What is the value of my phone?" The answer is: it depends.

"The phones themselves have become a commodity.'s All based on supply and demand, which changes and all price ranges," said Hendrix.

Hendrix said prices change daily, but usually pay between $ 40 and $ 100 for frequently used numbe…

New Apple iOS 8 Mobile Software to arrive on Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO: New generation Applesoftware to feed their coveted mobile devices is scheduled for release on Wednesday, two days before the arrival of its latest iPhones.

The iOS mobile operating system will be available free for download for iPad iPhone and many models and will be pre-installed on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which was released on Friday.

Apple introduced iOS 8 at its annual developer conference in San Francisco in June.

The new management software is designed to provide a seamless experience for users flitting between mobile devices and popular Apple Macintosh computers.

Along with updates to the operating system, the California company unveiled the HealthKit software to manage personal and HomeKit health care for home appliances. They are integrated into the latest system update.

HealthKit provide a safe haven for the data gathered by devices such as fitness band that tracks activity and sleep.

Apple also synchronized HomeKit 8 to iOS software that could let iPh…

Android 4.4 Software Updates KitKat arrive for several models of devices

Variousdevices havebeen receivingthe latest updates fromAndroid4.4softwareKitKatin recent weeks. DevicesSamsung(KRX: 005930), HTC (TPE: 2498) andSony(NYSE: SNE) can nowupgrade toany versionofAndroid4.4.3orAndroid4.4.4software.

Many of these devicesare getting theirlastupdate beforeGoogleInc.(NASDAQ: GOOGL) launches newAndroidoperating systemL. It is expectedthat the newsoftwareto be released inNovember andmanufacturers likeHTChave committed tostart updatingtheir deviceswithin 90days of theirinitial release.

Meanwhile,find details aboutthe latestAndroid updatesbelow.To check ifthe device has anAndroid updateavailable, accessSettings> Aboutphone updates> Software.
SamsungGalaxyS5TheXDADevelopersforum memberssay theVerizonGalaxyS5are upgrading toAndroid4.4.4. Sprinthas also hintedthathis modelGalaxyS5soonbe upgraded to Android4.4.4.
SprintGalaxy Note3Samsunghas confirmedthe noteSprintGalaxy3 is nowupdatedtoAndroid4.4.4. The update includessupportHDiconvoiceinternational callaccess,se…

Apple introduces new iPhones, SmartWatch, software

For the firsttime in years,AppleiPhoneswere not thestar of the show. Applereleased aSmartWatchTuesday, aportable devicethat marksthe first majorentry of the companyinto anew product categorysince the debut oftheiPadin 2010.
The move issignificant dueto recentquestions about whetherApplestill has theability to innovateafter the deathof 2,011co-founder SteveJobs.

The introduction oftwo newdeviceeclipsedtheiPhones, largercompany thatdoes not quite havelarger screens; they will havea newlandscape modeto take advantage ofthe larger screen.

TheiPhone 6will have ascreen that measures4.7 inches, while theiPhone 6Pluswill be 5.5inches.In both cases,application developerscan designapplicationsthat can be vieweddifferently whenthe phone ishorizontal.

Apple also introduceda systemto use the phoneto makecreditcard paymentsinretail stores.

Appleis turningto the past,as it exposestheir future.The companyis holdingthe event at theFlintCenterfor the PerformingArts,the same location whereJobs introducedt…