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Piriform: CCleaner malware disaster was caused by a hacker
Piriform: CCleaner malware disaster was caused by a hacker
It was revealed recently that super-popular computer cleaning software CCleaner included malware with its official distribution package. Now, ...... 19 Sep 2017 - 1 comment
Official CCleaner distributed malware with its installer
Official CCleaner distributed malware with its installer
Super popular PC cleaning program CCleaner received a serious blow to its reputation as it was found that the software's orfficial installer ...... 18 Sep 2017 - 9 comments
Browser war veteran Opera updates - Opera 47 released
Browser war veteran Opera updates - Opera 47 released
Browser war veteran, Norwegian Opera browser has been updated. New version, Opera 47, brings only handful of improvements, as Opera - just like ...... 11 Aug 2017 - 3 comments
WWDC: Apple iOS 10 will finally allow you to delete pre-installed bloat
WWDC: Apple iOS 10 will finally allow you to delete pre-installed bloat
One of the less reported on pieces of news from Apple's WWDC event yesterday was the fact that you can now delete Apple bloat from your iOS devices. ...... 15 Jun 2016
Official WhatsApp client released for Windows and Mac OS X
Official WhatsApp client released for Windows and Mac OS X
One of the most frequently requested "features" among WhatsApp users has been an official Windows desktop client. Now, the messaging app reaching ...... 11 May 2016 - 3 comments
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
According to a new research report from Sensor Tower, the average U.S. iPhone user spent $35 on apps and games in 2015. 71 percent of that ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Sony launches PlayStation Video app for Android
Sony launches PlayStation Video app for Android
Sony has launched a new PlayStation Video app for Android devices this week. The app will let consumers stream purchased video content from ...... 16 Mar 2016
Google says goodbye to Picasa
Google says goodbye to Picasa
Google has announced today that it will no longer support their long-standing Picasa photo application. As of March 16th, 2016, the Picasa ...... 13 Feb 2016
Amazon Studios launches free cloud software for screenwriters
Amazon Studios launches free cloud software for screenwriters
Amazon has announced a new free cloud software program called Amazon Storywriter aimed at screenwriters. The hope for Amazon is that writers ...... 23 Nov 2015
Google releases new 'Who's Down' app to make it easier to make plans with friends
Google releases new 'Who's Down' app to make it easier to make plans with friends
Google has released a new app this week, "Who's Down," to make it easier to make plans with your friends. The app, in its basic form, will ...... 31 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Facebook will slow down employee's Internet on Tuesdays so they can better understand emerging markets
Facebook will slow down employee's Internet on Tuesdays so they can better understand emerging markets
Facebook has announced this week the start of "2G Tuesdays," an initiative that will slow down employee's Internet speed so they can "close ...... 28 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Apple may allow you to delete pre-loaded iOS apps in the future
Apple may allow you to delete pre-loaded iOS apps in the future
During a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked whether consumers would ever be able to delete pre-loaded apps from their iOS devices, ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Google starts new Google Play 'Free App of the Week'
Google starts new Google Play 'Free App of the Week'
Google has quietly launched a new "Free App of the Week" program, and the first app is available now in the Family section. The first title ...... 15 Jun 2015
Latest CCleaner supports Microsoft Edge browser, get it here at AfterDawn
Latest CCleaner supports Microsoft Edge browser, get it here at AfterDawn
Piriform's CCleaner software has been updated to support Microsoft's new Edge browser (Project Spartan), and all you Windows 10 fans can get ...... 31 May 2015
The Samsung Galaxy S6 - still with tons of bloat
The Samsung Galaxy S6 - still with tons of bloat
There had been rumors that Samsung had finally listened to complaints and reduced the insane amount of bloatware on its flagship devices, but ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 4 comments
Google now manually reviewing apps that are submitted to Google Play Store
Google now manually reviewing apps that are submitted to Google Play Store
Google has announced changes to its app review process this week, moves that should 'better protect the community and improve the app catalog.' ...... 18 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Took long enough: Google Calendar finally available for iPhone
Took long enough: Google Calendar finally available for iPhone
iPhone fans rejoice! Google has released their native Google Calendar app for the iPhone this week. Similar to its Android counterpart, the ...... 11 Mar 2015
WhatsApp blocks third-party clients and any user using them until they switch, clarifies recent reports
WhatsApp blocks third-party clients and any user using them until they switch, clarifies recent reports
WhatsApp has taken the next step in tightening their policies, basically banning the use of third-party clients or even their installation. ...... 08 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
YouTube Kids app now available for iOS, Android
YouTube Kids app now available for iOS, Android
After being first announced last week, Google's YouTube Kids app is now available for iOS and Android. The app gives access to both shows ...... 24 Feb 2015
Amazon creates Kindle conversion software to turn your books into e-books
Amazon creates Kindle conversion software to turn your books into e-books
Amazon has unveiled "Kindle Convert" today, a tool that will allow you to turn your physical books into e-books. The app, for Windows 7 and ...... 09 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
The team behind Popcorn Time, after a brief hiatus, have returned with updates to their Windows, Mac and Android versions. As the team says, ...... 04 Feb 2015 - 4 comments
Microsoft unveils Outlook for iOS and Android
Microsoft unveils Outlook for iOS and Android
Microsoft has unveiled their Outlook app for Android and iOS devices today, and it is quickly gaining praise for being one of the best email apps ever. ...... 30 Jan 2015
Dropbox released for Windows Phones, tablets
Dropbox released for Windows Phones, tablets
Dropbox has announced today that their app is now available for Windows Phones and tablets. The company did a brief list of the features ...... 22 Jan 2015
Adobe Lightroom now available for Android
Adobe Lightroom now available for Android
Adobe has made their powerful photo editing software Lightroom available for Android mobile users. Says the company: "Lightroom mobile extends ...... 18 Jan 2015
VLC returning to iOS in very near future
VLC returning to iOS in very near future
Since the launch of iOS 8, Videolan's popular media player VLC has been silently absent from the App Store. It appears after three months of ...... 28 Dec 2014
Google reveals top apps in 2014 'Best Stuff of the Year'
Google reveals top apps in 2014 'Best Stuff of the Year'
Google has unveiled their Google Play 'best stuff of the year' report for 2014, showing off the most downloaded and most popular apps of the year. ...... 12 Dec 2014
Blackberry releases updated BBM with message retraction and Snapchat-esque feature
Blackberry releases updated BBM with message retraction and Snapchat-esque feature
BlackBerry has announced a new update for its popular BBM messaging service that includes a few new features that should sit well with users. ...... 01 Nov 2014
Amazon Fire TV gets new apps, but still no HBO Go
Amazon Fire TV gets new apps, but still no HBO Go
Amazon has announced today that their Fire TV streaming set-top box has received a whole new set of apps although the one everyone is waiting ...... 05 Aug 2014
XBMC gets rebranded as Kodi, just in time for v14
XBMC gets rebranded as Kodi, just in time for v14
The team behind the popular media center XBMC have rebranded the software as Kodi moving forward, just as the v14 of the media center moves into alpha. ...... 05 Aug 2014 - 8 comments
Facebook Messenger now available as native iPad, allows for phone calls
Facebook Messenger now available as native iPad, allows for phone calls
Facebook Messenger is finally available, natively, for the iPad. The app allows you to send text messages, audio messages and other media ...... 07 Jul 2014
Nest now open to third-party applications
Nest now open to third-party applications
Google's Nest Labs has opened up the technology to third parties, allowing other companies to build apps that can communicate with the smart home products. ...... 25 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Amazon Appstore reaches 240,000 apps
Amazon Appstore reaches 240,000 apps
Amazon has released a quick press item today, boasting about the growth of its curated Amazon Appstore. In the last year, the Appstore has ...... 17 Jun 2014
Xbox line tops U.S. games sales for January
Xbox line tops U.S. games sales for January
The NPD Group has released their latest figures today for game sales, and Microsoft has skewed the data to reveal that the Xbox 360 and Xbox ...... 15 Feb 2014 - 12 comments
iOS YouTube app adds live broadcast support
iOS YouTube app adds live broadcast support
Google has updated the iOS YouTube app to support live broadcasts. Starting with version 1.3 of the app, Apple fans can stream live concerts ...... 16 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Google Maps app for iOS coming very soon
Google Maps app for iOS coming very soon
According to multiple reports, Google has been distributing a test version of Google Maps for iOS to some beta testers outside of the company. ...... 16 Nov 2012 - 4 comments
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