Engineering

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Category: Engineering

Googevil
There is absolutely nothing wrong with rooting one’s mobile device. But when a malware roots a phone without a one’s knowledge, that’s where the fun stops ...

ANDROIDOS|GODLESS on 850K Android devices

inmobi
Advertising. “InMobi tracked the locations of hundreds of millions of consumers, including children, without their consent, in many cases totally ignoring consumers’ express privacy preferences,” Jessica Rich, director of the consumer protection bureau at the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said in a statement from the agency on June 22. “This settlement ensures that InMobi will honor consumers’ privacy choices ...

The US has fined a mobile advertising firm for tracking the location of hundreds of millions of people – Quartz

Android + ChromeOS is the new MacBook Killer!
"and this could very well be Google’s most competitive version of a productivity tablet." ...

Android + ChromeOS is the new MacBook Killer!

Huawei contemplates the eject button for Android
"the world’s No. 1, the most advanced and favorite ‘lifestyle-centric’ ecosystem, and without having to copy Apple at all, ever!" - Abigail Brody ...

Huawei contemplates the eject button for Android

Gov keyboard
FTC To Study Mobile Device Industry’s Security Update Practices | Federal Trade Commission – www.ftc.gov In order to gain a better understanding of security in the mobile ecosystem, the Federal Trade Commission has issued orders to eight mobile device manufacturers requiring them to provide the agency with information about how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, ...

FTC investigates mobile security update behavior

How long will your Nexus device be supported?
Google releases Android Nexus EOL dates Android version updates These Nexus devices get the latest version of Android directly from Google: Nexus 5X Nexus 6P Nexus 6 Nexus 5 Nexus 4 Nexus 9 Nexus 7 Nexus 10 After an update is available, it can take up to two weeks to reach your device. Based on your carrier, it may take ...

How long will your Nexus device be supported?

Google launches Playbook, a guide and news app for Android developers
#Devs “When you first install the app, you’ll be able to personalize your content based on categories that apply to your business. These interests range from Design, Development, and Analytics to Games, Monetization, and more. You can even set the language for the app, and the country you’re in. Swipe left on stories to mark them as read, or share, ...

Google launches Playbook, a guide and news app for Android developers

Unsubscribing in mail for iOS
2 taps is all it takes In mail for iOS, it has become incredibly easy to unsubscribe from mail sent to you from a mailing list. If mail detects that it is spam you signed/were signed up for, it will give you an info banner at the top letting you know you can unsub(scribe). When you choose yes, Mail will send ...

Mail for iOS 10 | Unsub easy | New features

BI: No phone should cost $400 | OnePlus3
I am all for frugal. But as long as there are performers like the $400 OnePlus3, there will be flagship handsets like the iPhone 6s and the Galaxy s6 The cake is a lie “But the OnePlus 3 changes all that. Released without an invite, this nearly-pure Android device runs as fast as any phone on the market. Its camera is ...

BI: No phone should cost $400 | OnePlus3

iPhone is the smartphone of choice for refugee spotting
Help drowning refugees with your iPhone App claimed it would crowd source refugee spotting “The app pretended to distribute satellite imagery to smartphone users so they can “flag” suspicious ships, in the hope that one of the users might spot boats full of refugees—as if an untrained eye can distinguish between a normal boat and a refugee boat. Instead of ...

iPhone is the smartphone of choice for refugee spotting

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