Android smartphones have reportedly been gathering users' location data and sending it to Google even when the location services were turned off and there was no SIM card on the device. "Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it back to Google when
Letting Google track your location data on your Android smartphone can have some impressive and interesting results. You get contextual information such as traffic updates and tips on points of interest when you need it, your pictures are geo-tagged, you get weather updates and travel information, and you can handily refer to a fairly accurate
Privacy on the internet is a contentious issue. One is never really sure of what is being stored where, who is being tapped when, and so on. A report by Quartz claims that Google has been collecting users' location data even when they had turned off Location Services on their handsets. Almost all Android phones
WhatsApp's most popular features in recent times is the message recall or 'Delete for Everyone' option that allows you to recall a particular message which has been inadvertently sent. Recently, we discovered that there is no time limit to recalling a sent message. Now, it has been found that the 'delete for everyone' feature can be easily surpassed. Here's how you can still view a deleted message without rooting the device, or tampering with the app.
Google has updated the Contact apps for Android. The update brings with it several improvements, and a new feature, which are meant to make the app s function easier. Talking about the new feature, the Contacts app now has action buttons, which will essentially allow users shortcuts to call, text, and do other needed stuff. The update is already live in the Google Play Store. It comes with an update size of 2.68 MB. The app version of this update goes to 126.96.36.199176256.
Monument Valley, the indie puzzle game is a favorite among iOS users. First launched in 2014, Monument Valley has been downloaded over 15 million times on iOS. At WWDC 2017, Apple made a surprising announcement of releasing the sequel to the visually appealing game. Monument Valley 2 was launched on iOS with a price tag of Rs 400. Within four months of its release on iOS, Monument Valley 2 has now made its way to Android.
Facebook may soon start testing two features -- "red envelope" that would enable users send money to others from the platform, and a "breaking news" tag that publishers can use to make people aware of the latest happenings around them. The two new features, which are not officially under testing mode yet, were first spotted by Matt Navarra, director of social media at the online publication The Next Web.
After an intense debate on the social media over the placement of cheese in Android's and Apple's burger emojis -- which was joined by India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai -- the tech giant has finally served "Android burgers' to its employees.
The week has been dominated by smartphone leaks and launches. Today was more of a mixed bag in the tech world. The day started with the sale of the Google Pixel 2 in India. Apple also started rolling out the stable versions of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1. Moving on, a hands-on video of the HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life emerged online giving a close look at the upcoming smartphones. Google also introduced a new Bluetooth pairing feature for Android users. Lastly, the iPhone X, which will commercially launch on November 3 has an exciting Airtel offer.
Apple introduced effortless wireless pairing between iPhone (or Mac) and AirPods, the company s first truly wireless headphones. The method eliminates the frustrating process of putting the Bluetooth device and smartphone in pairing mode, search for the device and then pair. Google has also been working on its own solution to make the device pairing easier, and Fast Pair is the company s answer to Apple s effortless AirPods pairing.