Tag Archives: App

Microsofts Your Phone down

[German], Microsoft’s Your Phone service, which can pair compatible (Android) smartphones with Windows 10, failed today (August 26, 2019). The service has been down all day. Advertising

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Seven Stalker apps removed from Google Play Store

[German]Google has removed 7 Android apps from the Play Store after a tip from Avast because they (as so-called stalker apps) illegally tracked the user. Here are some details. Advertising

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Malware Agent Smith Infects Android Apps

[German]Check Point security researchers have recently discovered a new variant of mobile malware called Agent Smith that infects Android apps through security vulnerabilities. Currently, about 25 million devices have been infected in silence. Advertising

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Windows Phone 8.x: Apps no longer updatable

Small reminder for users of Windows Phone 8.x devices: Tomorrow, July 1, 2019, Microsoft will cut off the possibility for app developers to post updates to these apps in the store (see Store Apps for Windows 8.x – important EOL … Continue reading

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iCloud client is available as an app in Microsoft-Store

[German]A brief note for Windows 10 users with Apple iOS devices. Apple provides the iCloud client for Windows now as an app in Microsoft Store. Here are a few details about that. Advertising

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Microsoft Windows 10 apps opens banner ads with fraudulent web pages

[German]Currently, there is an increase in the number of malicious banner ads that open fraudulent web pages in the standard browser when starting or using apps on Windows 10. Here are a few details what is know so far. Advertising

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Windows 8.1/10: No mobile apps, no MSN apps

[German]Microsoft is cutting its app eco systems. Windows 8.1 users won’t be able to use MSN apps after June 3, 2019. And it seems, that Microsoft Store won’t support Windows 10 Mobile apps in future anymore. Advertising

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Windows Live-Tile takeover from security researcher

[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display … Continue reading

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Windows 10: App History without Microsoft account?

[German]Microsoft is probably able to track the Microsoft store app history, i.e. what you have loaded as an app in the store, even without a Microsoft account. This may be shown within the store’s app history. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1809: App error ‘The configuration registry database is corrupt’ explained

[German]Microsoft explained the error ‘The configuration registry database is corrupt’, which is triggered during launch of win32 store apps in Windows 10 V 1809. Advertising

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