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Actually there is a new research study claims that thousands of Android apps comes with "input-Triggered" meaning event triggered basis secrets backdoors of unwanted items. There is a new tool called InputScope which is used to analysed 1,50,000 apps. Out of these apps there is 12706 apps have found to have backdoor and even 4,028 apps have checking for blacklisted words as well. Also in the 150000 apps, 100000 apps were from Google Play store and 30000 apps are pre-installed
on brand new Samsung smart phone.

This new research study comes from Ohio State University, New york University and the Helmholtz Center for Information security (CISPA). So this researchers analysed the data using the InputScope tool to find out the hidden backdoors apps. This tool used to Identify automatic detection of both execution context of user input validation and which content involved in the validation processs to automatically expose the hidden functionality.


The pool of Hidden backdoor apps had

1. Android apps from Google Play Store
2. pre-installed apps from Samsung phones, and
3. 20,000 apps from Chinese market Baidu as well.

The test uncovered 12,706 mobile apps containing backdoor secrets and 4,028 mobile apps containing blacklist secrets.

 Undocumented backdoors include
 1.secret access keys,
 2.master passwords, and
 3. secret privileged commands, and
 4.blacklists of unwanted items include censorship keywords,
 5.cyber-bulling expressions, and weak passwords.

 Also some of the shocking secret backdoors and blacklists on apps can allow for

1. remote login,
2. reset user passwords,
3. stop users from accessing content,
and let hackers bypass payment interfaces.

All of these exist without any user knowledge, and this poses as another great threat in the chaotic Android ecosystem.

10k Hidden backdoors apps Research claim on Every new Samsung Smartphone.



Actually there is a new research study claims that thousands of Android apps comes with "input-Triggered" meaning event triggered basis secrets backdoors of unwanted items. There is a new tool called InputScope which is used to analysed 1,50,000 apps. Out of these apps there is 12706 apps have found to have backdoor and even 4,028 apps have checking for blacklisted words as well. Also in the 150000 apps, 100000 apps were from Google Play store and 30000 apps are pre-installed
on brand new Samsung smart phone.

This new research study comes from Ohio State University, New york University and the Helmholtz Center for Information security (CISPA). So this researchers analysed the data using the InputScope tool to find out the hidden backdoors apps. This tool used to Identify automatic detection of both execution context of user input validation and which content involved in the validation processs to automatically expose the hidden functionality.


The pool of Hidden backdoor apps had

1. Android apps from Google Play Store
2. pre-installed apps from Samsung phones, and
3. 20,000 apps from Chinese market Baidu as well.

The test uncovered 12,706 mobile apps containing backdoor secrets and 4,028 mobile apps containing blacklist secrets.

 Undocumented backdoors include
 1.secret access keys,
 2.master passwords, and
 3. secret privileged commands, and
 4.blacklists of unwanted items include censorship keywords,
 5.cyber-bulling expressions, and weak passwords.

 Also some of the shocking secret backdoors and blacklists on apps can allow for

1. remote login,
2. reset user passwords,
3. stop users from accessing content,
and let hackers bypass payment interfaces.

All of these exist without any user knowledge, and this poses as another great threat in the chaotic Android ecosystem.



The standalone app launches on Google Play from LinkedIn for job search.The app is very simple called "Linked Job Search" and in the same name its available from Play store. This app is build based on the linkedin app which is already available for iOS.

Here is quick look at the app features

  • Easy job search based on title, location, or keywords
  • Recommended jobs based on saved searches, jobs you’ve viewed, and your LinkedIn profile
  • Notifications when new jobs match what you’re looking for
  • Apply to jobs using your LinkedIn profile Total privacy



LinkedIn app launches for Android on Google Play.


The standalone app launches on Google Play from LinkedIn for job search.The app is very simple called "Linked Job Search" and in the same name its available from Play store. This app is build based on the linkedin app which is already available for iOS.

Here is quick look at the app features

  • Easy job search based on title, location, or keywords
  • Recommended jobs based on saved searches, jobs you’ve viewed, and your LinkedIn profile
  • Notifications when new jobs match what you’re looking for
  • Apply to jobs using your LinkedIn profile Total privacy






Most of the people asked How to get WhatsApp voice-calling feature enabled on Android?.Actually this feature is released only on Android as of now but not for all the region and all mobiles.WhatsApp not yet officially announced when the new feature voice-calling will arrive.But this feature is already available on number of smart phones as a trial test version.This feature is accessible to many smartphones all over India.Before the official announcement if you want it here is the quick guide and follow the steps and you will get that feature on your mobile.


The very first step we have to install Whatsapp version 2.12.5 or above this version.If you have older version of WhatsApp just update the WhatsApp to the current version through the Google play.if anybody has problem to update just download the version 2.12.7 from WhatsApp website and get it installed on your smartphone.How to check the WhatsApp version? just go the menu > settings > help > about, or go to phone settings > apps > Whatsapp to check the version of WhatsApp.

Once you have done the installation, now you have to receive a call from someone who is already installed and activated WhatsApp voice-calling feature.Once someone has given a call then you attend the call and complete it.Now in your WhatsApp new "call" tab will be shown.This is it now you can make voice calling through WhatsApp.

FREE !!! Voice-Calling feature in WhatsApp on Android.



Most of the people asked How to get WhatsApp voice-calling feature enabled on Android?.Actually this feature is released only on Android as of now but not for all the region and all mobiles.WhatsApp not yet officially announced when the new feature voice-calling will arrive.But this feature is already available on number of smart phones as a trial test version.This feature is accessible to many smartphones all over India.Before the official announcement if you want it here is the quick guide and follow the steps and you will get that feature on your mobile.


The very first step we have to install Whatsapp version 2.12.5 or above this version.If you have older version of WhatsApp just update the WhatsApp to the current version through the Google play.if anybody has problem to update just download the version 2.12.7 from WhatsApp website and get it installed on your smartphone.How to check the WhatsApp version? just go the menu > settings > help > about, or go to phone settings > apps > Whatsapp to check the version of WhatsApp.

Once you have done the installation, now you have to receive a call from someone who is already installed and activated WhatsApp voice-calling feature.Once someone has given a call then you attend the call and complete it.Now in your WhatsApp new "call" tab will be shown.This is it now you can make voice calling through WhatsApp.



The first fitness tracker application from Microsoft which is working in Android as well.The new Microsoft's Microsoft Band which is started sale across all retail on Online for the price tag of $199.This Band comes with ten sensors which is used to track the fitness of the body.Also this new app Band works well with Android smartphone as well in the name called MicroSoft Health which is now available on Playstore.This band features like 48 hours of battery life and its available now only on  US.This application is very useful to track and monitor of heart rate, steps, and general movement. Also it included UV measures as well as tracks the level of stress through galvanic skin response measure.Also this app comes with sleep tracking functionality features as well.Also we can customize the look and feel of the app.

Microsoft Band works in Android.


The first fitness tracker application from Microsoft which is working in Android as well.The new Microsoft's Microsoft Band which is started sale across all retail on Online for the price tag of $199.This Band comes with ten sensors which is used to track the fitness of the body.Also this new app Band works well with Android smartphone as well in the name called MicroSoft Health which is now available on Playstore.This band features like 48 hours of battery life and its available now only on  US.This application is very useful to track and monitor of heart rate, steps, and general movement. Also it included UV measures as well as tracks the level of stress through galvanic skin response measure.Also this app comes with sleep tracking functionality features as well.Also we can customize the look and feel of the app.


Recently Google has launched step by step navigation for the Nepal country as well as Sri Lanka country as well as some other countries.When I say other country means Angola, Bahamas, Bolivia, Botswana, Fiji, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Trinidad and Tobago.Both Android and iOS users can get the turn-by-turn navigation app from the play store and this Google map brings lot of new and fantastic features are added to the frequent travellers.Just download it and have fun of travelling.

Google turn-by-turn navigation launched for Nepal,Sri Lanka and 17 other countries.


Recently Google has launched step by step navigation for the Nepal country as well as Sri Lanka country as well as some other countries.When I say other country means Angola, Bahamas, Bolivia, Botswana, Fiji, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Trinidad and Tobago.Both Android and iOS users can get the turn-by-turn navigation app from the play store and this Google map brings lot of new and fantastic features are added to the frequent travellers.Just download it and have fun of travelling.



 Recently Watsapp added the Android wear support for their beta version of Watsapp on this month.Now Watsapp released  non beta version which is been updated and released with lots of new feature and supported for all Android wear as well.

Here's the brief change log for this week's app update:


  • add Android Wear support
  • improved message storage reliability
  • bug fixes and improvements

If you own an Android Wear device, will you be downloading the new version of WhatsApp to add that
feature to your smartwatch? to download click here

Watsapp for Android wear!!!


 Recently Watsapp added the Android wear support for their beta version of Watsapp on this month.Now Watsapp released  non beta version which is been updated and released with lots of new feature and supported for all Android wear as well.

Here's the brief change log for this week's app update:


  • add Android Wear support
  • improved message storage reliability
  • bug fixes and improvements

If you own an Android Wear device, will you be downloading the new version of WhatsApp to add that
feature to your smartwatch? to download click here


The new NEWS app launched in Google Play from Yahoo.The new app called News Digest.Almost four months duration has taken to release this new app by Yahoo.Along with this new App launch in Android Google Play from Internet giant Yahoo said it has expanding the number of available news editions.

Also this app is free to down load and its available now.Also the app offers consumers with top news items to read two times every day (morning and evening),  which have been curated by  Yahoo editors and summarized by the company’s algorithm.

Here is quick look at the Yahoo News Digest features

  • Summary of all the important, need-to-know news
  • Each news stories is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information
  • News stories include key quotes, images, videos, maps, infographs, and Wikipedia excerpts
  • Available in English right but translated versions are coming soon
  • Home-screen widget for quick access to news items
  • Notification support for fresh news digests
  • Lean and simple user-interface with social sharing support

Yahoo's new NEWS app launched in Google Play.


The new NEWS app launched in Google Play from Yahoo.The new app called News Digest.Almost four months duration has taken to release this new app by Yahoo.Along with this new App launch in Android Google Play from Internet giant Yahoo said it has expanding the number of available news editions.

Also this app is free to down load and its available now.Also the app offers consumers with top news items to read two times every day (morning and evening),  which have been curated by  Yahoo editors and summarized by the company’s algorithm.

Here is quick look at the Yahoo News Digest features

  • Summary of all the important, need-to-know news
  • Each news stories is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information
  • News stories include key quotes, images, videos, maps, infographs, and Wikipedia excerpts
  • Available in English right but translated versions are coming soon
  • Home-screen widget for quick access to news items
  • Notification support for fresh news digests
  • Lean and simple user-interface with social sharing support


The new tablet from iBall comes with budget price of Rs.8,199.The new Android based budget tablet coming with new features as well as some how high end configuration which is comes with budget price.Lets look at the configuration like it has 1.3GHz processor with dual-core features and it has dual-SIM support.Also this tablet runs with 2500mAh battery.This new smart tablet has running with latest Android 4.2 version. iBall Slide 3G17 tablet price in India Rs.8,199.The complete specification has given below.

Quick specs comparison of iBall Slide 3G17

Tablet iBall Slide 3G17

  • Display  7-inch WVGA (800x480p) 
  • Processor 1.3GHz dual-core  
  • Memory       512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
  • Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • SIM support/ Voice-calling  Dual-SIM, Voice-calling
  •  Battery  2500 mAh
  • OS Android 4.2
  • Cameras 2MP rear, 0.3MP front
  • Price INR 8,199 (Available for INR 7,650 at Snapdeal)

iBall launched new tablet in India for Budget people.


The new tablet from iBall comes with budget price of Rs.8,199.The new Android based budget tablet coming with new features as well as some how high end configuration which is comes with budget price.Lets look at the configuration like it has 1.3GHz processor with dual-core features and it has dual-SIM support.Also this tablet runs with 2500mAh battery.This new smart tablet has running with latest Android 4.2 version. iBall Slide 3G17 tablet price in India Rs.8,199.The complete specification has given below.

Quick specs comparison of iBall Slide 3G17

Tablet iBall Slide 3G17

  • Display  7-inch WVGA (800x480p) 
  • Processor 1.3GHz dual-core  
  • Memory       512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
  • Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • SIM support/ Voice-calling  Dual-SIM, Voice-calling
  •  Battery  2500 mAh
  • OS Android 4.2
  • Cameras 2MP rear, 0.3MP front
  • Price INR 8,199 (Available for INR 7,650 at Snapdeal)


Twitter has recently released new updated apps on Android platform with some enhanced features like crop as well as rotate the screen options.This app brings editing images and editing trends on timeline as well.As per the change log Android users can now able to crop or edit the images in any angle.Also the app will recommend to you about the trendy tweets and topic going around in the twitter now.Also these options are included in beta version and soon it will be available with full version soon.

Full change-log

  • Easily mention other users when you Tweet a photo.
  • Improvements to the photo cropping and image rotation
  • Better login verification.



Twitter released updated app in Android platform


Twitter has recently released new updated apps on Android platform with some enhanced features like crop as well as rotate the screen options.This app brings editing images and editing trends on timeline as well.As per the change log Android users can now able to crop or edit the images in any angle.Also the app will recommend to you about the trendy tweets and topic going around in the twitter now.Also these options are included in beta version and soon it will be available with full version soon.

Full change-log

  • Easily mention other users when you Tweet a photo.
  • Improvements to the photo cropping and image rotation
  • Better login verification.






 Google recently acquired one of the well know alarm app market Bitspin. Their Alarm app well known in Android market place.Google is impressed they way  their working as team to build such a nice application. So Google recently acquired Bitspin.


Now in the Bitspin  alarm app ads appeared on but after the acquisition now its available for free with ads free.The beautiful alarm app is very easy to set and swipe alarm.Just look at it on Play store.

Google acquired Bitspin.



 Google recently acquired one of the well know alarm app market Bitspin. Their Alarm app well known in Android market place.Google is impressed they way  their working as team to build such a nice application. So Google recently acquired Bitspin.


Now in the Bitspin  alarm app ads appeared on but after the acquisition now its available for free with ads free.The beautiful alarm app is very easy to set and swipe alarm.Just look at it on Play store.


HTC recently launched new Android application for all football fans.The application is mostly targeted for European football fans.The recent app provides the updated information about hte UEFA Champions League with team news, live match as well as post-game analysis and much more.The fantastic feature listed below for further reading.

HTC FootballFeed key features


  • Official updates direct from UEFA and HTC
  • Squad line-ups for each match
  • Push notifications, so you never miss a thing
  • Countdown clock for upcoming matches
  • Standing tables for both Leagues
  • Club pages with relevant facts and stats
  • The app works on all Android devices running Jelly Bean or above. You can download it for free from Google Play.

HTC released new App for Football fans.


HTC recently launched new Android application for all football fans.The application is mostly targeted for European football fans.The recent app provides the updated information about hte UEFA Champions League with team news, live match as well as post-game analysis and much more.The fantastic feature listed below for further reading.

HTC FootballFeed key features


  • Official updates direct from UEFA and HTC
  • Squad line-ups for each match
  • Push notifications, so you never miss a thing
  • Countdown clock for upcoming matches
  • Standing tables for both Leagues
  • Club pages with relevant facts and stats
  • The app works on all Android devices running Jelly Bean or above. You can download it for free from Google Play.


Google almost done for the international version of Chromecast version which is outside of US.Also Google has released the new version of App in Google Play market.But earlier it was only accessible by US users only.Now India and UK as well as Asia pacific countries also can get this application.The new chromecast app is used for settings the hardware using wi-fi connection.
Google play

Chromecast available on GooglePlay market internationally.


Google almost done for the international version of Chromecast version which is outside of US.Also Google has released the new version of App in Google Play market.But earlier it was only accessible by US users only.Now India and UK as well as Asia pacific countries also can get this application.The new chromecast app is used for settings the hardware using wi-fi connection.
Google play




Skype has released update for its Android based application.This update brings video quality has enhanced and the new UI for the tablet users.Actually this app brings two major update.Yes its really a major update.The first one is enhanced video quality for both smartphones and tablet.The second update is new UI interface for the tablet users.The improved video quality has the better resolution over the video chat.Just click here for the updated skype for Android.


Skype app updated for Android.



Skype has released update for its Android based application.This update brings video quality has enhanced and the new UI for the tablet users.Actually this app brings two major update.Yes its really a major update.The first one is enhanced video quality for both smartphones and tablet.The second update is new UI interface for the tablet users.The improved video quality has the better resolution over the video chat.Just click here for the updated skype for Android.




Google is planning to release the new feature into Hangouts.The leaked information is SMS and MMS are to be integrated into Google hangout soon.The hangout Android app will be coming soon with integrated SMS and MMS features.But still now there is now word from Google when this app will be released may be along with kitkat version the new Android 4.4 it will be released.Apart from the SMS and MMS integration sharing of video using the Hangout protocol also expected in this new app.Also this feature seems to be optional when we look at the leaked image because user can able to seperate the SMS and MMS seperatly.

Google Hangouts leaked features.


Google is planning to release the new feature into Hangouts.The leaked information is SMS and MMS are to be integrated into Google hangout soon.The hangout Android app will be coming soon with integrated SMS and MMS features.But still now there is now word from Google when this app will be released may be along with kitkat version the new Android 4.4 it will be released.Apart from the SMS and MMS integration sharing of video using the Hangout protocol also expected in this new app.Also this feature seems to be optional when we look at the leaked image because user can able to seperate the SMS and MMS seperatly.


Hulu is one of the popular video streaming service provider which launched the Hulu Plus Android app with chrome cast support as well.Hulu is one of the third video streaming service which added Chrome cast support already two video streaming service provider given the Chrome cast support.The two major video streaming services are NetFlix and YouTube.Now Chrome cast available in US for the price tag of $35 and its available from all the major retailers like Amazon,Google Play and Best Buy.

Hulu Android app added Chromecast support.


Hulu is one of the popular video streaming service provider which launched the Hulu Plus Android app with chrome cast support as well.Hulu is one of the third video streaming service which added Chrome cast support already two video streaming service provider given the Chrome cast support.The two major video streaming services are NetFlix and YouTube.Now Chrome cast available in US for the price tag of $35 and its available from all the major retailers like Amazon,Google Play and Best Buy.



Everyone knows that Google recently purchased Waze. Actually Waze its 3D technology Map and traffic update in the US.These technology has beaten the Google's Map.So Google has acquired the 3D technological company Waze  to improve their traffics and MAP functionality.So every one expects that it would be a Google's YouTube acquisition. The Google Waze will be on top of the technology in the 3D Map and traffice update as well as navigation and sharing into social networks.

Why Google is acquired Waze because recenly all the mobile technologies are really making huge traffice in the market.Every one spending most of the time on the mobile instead of internet.Also recently we have seen some of the Major mobile based technology companies like Waze,Vine and SnapChat which is playing really a good role in the mobile market.Google has bought Youtube on 2006 which is around $1.6 billion but at the time Google said YouTube never make any money but now every one knows.

Google's Waze enter into New 3D world of MAP


Everyone knows that Google recently purchased Waze. Actually Waze its 3D technology Map and traffic update in the US.These technology has beaten the Google's Map.So Google has acquired the 3D technological company Waze  to improve their traffics and MAP functionality.So every one expects that it would be a Google's YouTube acquisition. The Google Waze will be on top of the technology in the 3D Map and traffice update as well as navigation and sharing into social networks.

Why Google is acquired Waze because recenly all the mobile technologies are really making huge traffice in the market.Every one spending most of the time on the mobile instead of internet.Also recently we have seen some of the Major mobile based technology companies like Waze,Vine and SnapChat which is playing really a good role in the mobile market.Google has bought Youtube on 2006 which is around $1.6 billion but at the time Google said YouTube never make any money but now every one knows.



Google recently announced the new keypad which is available for all the Android smartphone in the Google Play market.  This new keyboard comes with swype functionality as well as it has lot of features are added to it.Also Google  released new Standalone Vannila Android keyboard which is included in Google Experienced devices such as Nexus phones. Its available in Google Play for free downloaded and before downloaded just ensure that your Android version supports.

Google new keyboard available in GooglePlay


Google recently announced the new keypad which is available for all the Android smartphone in the Google Play market.  This new keyboard comes with swype functionality as well as it has lot of features are added to it.Also Google  released new Standalone Vannila Android keyboard which is included in Google Experienced devices such as Nexus phones. Its available in Google Play for free downloaded and before downloaded just ensure that your Android version supports.


Action Launcher comes with new and beautiful widgets which is improved widgets selection and Ice Cream Sandwich. There are lot of new widgets available for the ICS version of Android.Also now there is lot of new widgets and features has added to it.Also Action launcher is available in Google Play for download.

Action Launcher 1.8 released.


Action Launcher comes with new and beautiful widgets which is improved widgets selection and Ice Cream Sandwich. There are lot of new widgets available for the ICS version of Android.Also now there is lot of new widgets and features has added to it.Also Action launcher is available in Google Play for download.



Ingress is one the much familiar sci-fi virtual reality game receives a major update.Also the game has huge improvement and comes with lot of new features added to it.There are plenty of new features with lots of virtual simulation has appended.The game has new clarity after the updates.The list of features are give here.
  • Portal health and faction control info on Portal Keys in the Inventory carousel. Android Notifications for "Portal under attack," "Portal neutralized," and "@<codename>" messages .
  • Support for Jarvis Virus and ADA Refactor objects.
  • New Recharge visual animation.
  • The new notification system will get all the attention, but the new information displayed about your Portal keys in inventory is probably the change people will use the most. The Jarvis Virus is something new started earlier this month, and it will flip an infected Portal to the opposing faction. 

Also its available on Google play.

Ingress app receives updates.



Ingress is one the much familiar sci-fi virtual reality game receives a major update.Also the game has huge improvement and comes with lot of new features added to it.There are plenty of new features with lots of virtual simulation has appended.The game has new clarity after the updates.The list of features are give here.
  • Portal health and faction control info on Portal Keys in the Inventory carousel. Android Notifications for "Portal under attack," "Portal neutralized," and "@<codename>" messages .
  • Support for Jarvis Virus and ADA Refactor objects.
  • New Recharge visual animation.
  • The new notification system will get all the attention, but the new information displayed about your Portal keys in inventory is probably the change people will use the most. The Jarvis Virus is something new started earlier this month, and it will flip an infected Portal to the opposing faction. 

Also its available on Google play.



Google officialy released new photo sharing application with enhanced location sharing features added.This new app is added followed by 41 new features has introduced in Google Plus I/O on last week.The new google plus version 4.0 comes with many new features are added.The new features especially on Photo management and upload it on Google Plus on web.

Also new tool introduced "Auto-Awesome" it will automatically creates the animation or panoramas kind of images or photos.The biggest changes are the snapseed on Google Plus also there are lot of filters are added.The detailed features are available in the Goole Play.

Goolge+ Android App get updated with Enhanced location share.



Google officialy released new photo sharing application with enhanced location sharing features added.This new app is added followed by 41 new features has introduced in Google Plus I/O on last week.The new google plus version 4.0 comes with many new features are added.The new features especially on Photo management and upload it on Google Plus on web.

Also new tool introduced "Auto-Awesome" it will automatically creates the animation or panoramas kind of images or photos.The biggest changes are the snapseed on Google Plus also there are lot of filters are added.The detailed features are available in the Goole Play.

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