11 spyware banned by Google, an official remake of Max Payne, this is the recap

Google bans 11 apps from the Play Store for spying on their users. Rockstar signs with Remedy Entertainment for the remake of the first two opuses of Max Payne. And the owner of an iPhone saved from a serious accident thanks to the 3G network. Here is the recap of April 7, 2022.

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The day of April 7, 2022 has been relatively quiet… except for OnePlus. The Chinese brand’s community managers certainly had a few cold sweats when two major leaks took place on social networks. The first concerns the OnePlus 10, a classic version of the OnePlus 10 Pro that we tested. The second concerns the OnePlus Nord 2T, a slightly improved version of the Nord 2. And obviously, both phones benefit from Oppo’s developments, both technically and ergonomically. However, it is not these news items that have most caught our attention. So here is yesterday’s recap.

Google removes 11 apps that spy on their users

Computer security researchers have discovered that 11 applications present on the Play Store are able to spy on user activity. In particular, they are capable of collecting the history of the GPS location, email address, phone numbers, as well as passwords. Following this discovery, the 11 applications were deleted. However, they have been downloaded over 60 million times. If you have one of these applications, we advise you to uninstall it. Find the full list with the link below.

Read: Google Play Store: quickly uninstall these 11 Android applications, they spy on millions of users!

Rockstar entrusts Remedy Entertainment with the remake of Max Payne 1 & 2

In February 2022, during the presentation of its annual results, Rockstar announced that it wanted to revive some of its emblematic licenses. While no names were cited, the PowerPoint featured several logos, including that of Max Payne. 2 months later, Remedy Entertainment officially announces signing with Rockstar the development of the remake of Max Payne 1 & 2. They will be released on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 and PC. This is excellent news for this series which has never known no major launch for 10 years with Max Payne 3 on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

To find out more: Max Payne 1 and 2: cult games will be entitled to a remake

3% battery, a 5G network and an iPhone are enough to save a life!

This is a story that could make a good screenplay for a TV movie. His name is Tim Blakely. He is British. He is 41 years old. And he goes on vacation to the Swiss Alps to indulge in one of his favorite sports: snowboarding. A seasoned surfer, he nevertheless found himself stuck in a crevasse, 4.5 meters deep. He has in his pocket his trusty iPhone, which only has 3% battery. And above all, he only has access to one 3G network, which is enough to call for help. When you think that the operators want to stop this network which nevertheless still provides a lot of service…

Read: He survives a serious accident thanks to his iPhone, 3% battery and a 3G connection

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