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Facebook Messenger to add self-destructing messages

Facebook Messenger will soon be adding a disappearing message feature, with messages self-destructing after a user-selectable period of time.
by Kris CarlonMay 2, 201613

Lawmakers pushing to make owning an unregistered prepaid phone illegal

If this bill passes, anyone who purchases a prepaid cell phone will be forced to register their identity with their device.
by John DyeMarch 25, 201658

Gmail beefs up security through warnings

Google is ramping up the defensive aspects of many of their services. The most recent of these to get an upgrade is Gmail.
by John DyeMarch 25, 20163

How to protect your privacy using Android

We keep an awful lot of personal information on our mobiles these days and they consequently know quite a lot about us, so these days it pays to keep your data protected.
by Robert TriggsMarch 11, 201618
 
 

How to block a phone number on your Android phone

In this post, we'll teach you how to block a phone number on your Android device!
by Edgar CervantesJanuary 25, 201626

(Update: Google responds) EFF accuses Google of breaking a pledge not to track students

The EFF has filed a complaint with the FTC regarding Google's alleged tracking of student data.
by Robert TriggsDecember 3, 20153

Is the cost of phone privacy worth paying?

Government agencies, the legal establishment, and law enforcement are railing against smartphone encryption, claiming it aids criminals, but should we be asked to give up our privacy in ...
by Simon HillAugust 14, 20157

The IoT data onslaught is coming: can you hide from it?

As wearables and the Internet of Things drive the collection of more and more information about us, many may balk at the idea of being tracked 24/7. But can you duck big data? And does ...
by Simon HillJuly 7, 20152

Google Photos: Should you be worried about privacy?

Is the free Google Photos service really a risk to your privacy? We take a look at what Google Photos is and discuss the privacy implications of using it.
by Simon HillJune 16, 201545

Facebook Messenger now only shares your location when told to

A Facebook Messenger update changes the way that the app handles location data, turning off location sharing by default but allowing users to share maps.
by Robert TriggsJune 5, 20153
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