Apple avoids the threat of iPhone ban in India

Joshua Bennett
December 5, 2018

Apple's App Store certainly has fewer incidences of scammy apps being put up for download by users than Google Play does because Apple checks apps out before they can be offered on the App Store.

A recent investigation revealed that several Android apps developed by China's Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech were running ad click fraud scheme to trick app developers into thinking new installs were coming from ads within the offending applications. The app will allow you to select DND preferences, and will set up the SMS to send.

Google has just announced Google Play's "Best of 2018" awards, as the company does on a yearly basis, before a particular year comes to a close.

The app can not actually block spam calls, but offending senders and callers will be acted on by TRAI in due course.

Apple's Best of 2018 covers apps, music, podcasts, books, TV and movies in the App Store and iTunes. They include Apple's editorial selections and apps that topped App Store charts.

The iPhone maker swept out the apps because their developers pushed updates without its permission, The Telegraph reported Thursday, citing local reports. Apple has since taken the Heart Rate app down from its App Store. Even though we're not in the early days of app development for iPhone and Android, developers still favor iOS over Android in many cases, and some titles hit iPhones and iPads before they're available in the Play store.

Hummingbird will take Flutter one step further by allowing app developers to create web apps, too.

After downloading the app in question, called Heart Rate Measurement on the App Store, 9to5Mac reports that it works by claiming to read your heart rate through your fingertip using the iPhone's Touch ID feature. If you are someone who deals a lot with spam calls or texts, this app is definitely useful and could come in handy. We're not responsible for price rise if you are late to download. Do you like how easy it is to report unwanted or spam phone calls and texts? Reporting is done through sending of an SMS to 1909, the official number for the objective.

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