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What is in your smartphone? – Gary explains

by Gary Sims 2 days ago2 comments

What we want to see in the Mi MIX 2

by Brian Reigh 1 day ago17 comments

Don’t fear Frankenstein’s Galaxy Note 7

by Robert Triggs 2 days ago27 comments

MWC 2017: Everything revealed so far

by Team AA 2 days ago14 comments
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Japanese mobile network installs tech on Android devices to track users without consent

Operator NTT Docomo has revealed that they are able to toggle GPS tracking on smartphones without the user being aware that they are being tracked.
by John DyeMay 20, 201613

Runkeeper is secretly tracking you around the clock and sending your data to advertisers

Runkeeper has been found to track user's location even when the app is not running and to send that data to a U.S.-based advertiser.
by Kris CarlonMay 13, 201664

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

(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
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