• Spam calls are on the rise globally, but down in the US, new study finds

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Truecaller is one of the most popular and well-reviewed spam-blocking mobile apps in the world, with over 100 million installs and a 4.6-star rating average based on feedback from more than 9 million users in Google Play alone.
    But the Android and iOS utility's mission to keep unwanted calls away from your mobile phones is made difficult by the sheer volume of spam it needs to deal with every day on a global scale.
    Research conducted between January 1 and October 30, 2018 found that Truecaller users received a whopping total of 17.69 billion spam calls, as individually reported ...
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  • Google wants your help to make Play Store ratings and reviews more reliable

    Google wants your help to make Play Store ratings and reviews more reliable

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Google's Android-dedicated Play Store is estimated to be home for around 2.6 million apps, and while there's definitely a lot to like about its rapid growth over the years, something so big is bound to have its fair share of problems as well.
    One issue Google has been taking an active stand against is that of fake and misleading reviews, which often make it hard to distinguish the actual cream of the Play Store crop from artificially inflated Android apps and games.
    To understand just how hard it can be to deal with this massive plague, the search giant says “millions” of ...
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  • Some popular apps lost millions of ratings in ongoing glitch; Apple on the case

    Some popular apps lost millions of ratings in ongoing glitch; Apple on the case

    3 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    A seeming glitch with the App Store saw many apps lose around half of their ratings - but it seems the position was far, far worse for the most popular apps...
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