Posts Tagged 'mobile app'

Tinder is a kind of modern day ‘Hot or Not’ mobile dating app. It finds matches based on location, then lets you scroll through pictures (no lengthy profiles here), picking those that catch your eye – and vetoing the ones that don’t. The app works by accessing users’ Facebook accounts to pull pictures and other […]

By now, you have probably heard about the Heartbleed bug, estimated to affect up to two-thirds of all websites using the OpenSSL encryption protocol to protect usernames, passwords, credit and debit card numbers, and other sensitive information. Whether hackers have previously been taking advantage of this bug is still unknown, but now is the time […]

If the laws of nature are capable of teaching us one thing it’s this: if it seems too good to be true, it usually is. One of the most popular apps in the Google Play Store was recently found to be just that – a fantasy. The app titled Virus Shield purported to “improve the […]

A night at the movies previously meant compromising between an edge-of-your-seat thriller and that new Nora Ephron romantic comedy, with the biggest ding to your wallet being a $10 bucket of large popcorn. However, now it may end up costing you more than just the exorbitantly priced snacks. Movie ticket site Fandango as well as […]

The latest iteration of Apple’s iOS platform, iOS 7.1, launched on March 10 with an updated look and new features, as well as some key improvements to the security of the operating system. For this, you can thank hackers. Or, more specifically, you can thank the hackers who help people jailbreak their device. The practice […]