Ad-supported apps will get a special label inside the Google Play store next year

Just like it does with apps that have in-app purchases right now, next year Google will add a label telling visitors to the Google Play Store which apps have advertising. Developers are being told to supply the information now.

You can now stream Android apps through Google Search

Google has announced a way to stream an app on Search, letting users bypass the download and continue to the use the app for a limited time. This should make things like booking a trip, viewing a video, or buying an item much easier.

5 best iPad Pro games to make the most of your big screen tablet

Have you just bought a new iPad Pro? Then don't make it all about work with our line-up of cool games that make the most of that big, beautiful display. Here's 5 to get you started.

How to see automatically back up your apps in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android Marshmallow now supports auto backups for app data, which means that things will be a lot easier when buying a new phone. Unfortunately, not all apps are compatible yet. Here's how to find out which ones are and how the feature…

Instagram launches new video channels to challenge Snapchat

Instagram is taking on Snapchat and Twitter again with a new curated set of video channels. The channels are going to be available for 24 hours each, focusing on specific events and holidays.

Best Halloween apps for the ultimate spooky weekend

If you haven't downloaded all the spooky, scary, downright necessary apps for your phone this Halloween, you're not prepared for Halloween quite yet. Here are our top picks, including spooky selfies, games, and more.

Google launches a new app to find out Who’s Down

Find out who's around and who's available right now with the latest app from Google — although right now you need to be a college student in the U.S. to be able to log in and make use of it.

Apple purges hundreds of apps that collected personal data from the App Store

Earlier this week, Apple has purged the App Store of 256 apps that were using a faulty API to steal personal data from users. The total number of downloads for the apps reached 1 million, with most originating from China.

10 must-have apps from the Windows Store

Great apps are still hard to find in the Windows Store, but the selection is better than it was a few years ago. Skip the search with our guide to the very best Windows 10 apps.

Google Play Store’s visual revamp is rolling out now

The Play Store is your way in to all of Google's digital wares, from TV shows to mobile games, and the company is giving the app a brand new look — here's what you can expect to see.

Got allergies? On a diet? Ipiit scans food barcodes to tell you what products to avoid

The ipiit Food Ambassador app learns your dietary preferences to advise product choices on any grocery barcode you scan. It's perfect for anyone with allergies or dietary restrictions who needs a little help making supermarket selections.

Apple approves Facebook and Apple News ad blocker on iOS 9

Apple has gone one step further in the privacy battle, approving an ad blocker capable of intercepting and removing native ads from apps like Facebook, Apple News, and the New York Times.