Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Android 14 introduces first-of-its-kind cellular connectivity security features

Android is the first mobile operating system to introduce advanced cellular security mitigations for both consumers and enterprises. Android 14 introduces support for IT administrators to disable 2G support in their managed device fleet. Android 14 also introduces a feature that disables support for null-ciphered cellular connectivity. Hardening network security on Android The Android Security […]

Android Update To Introduce Digital ID Wallets

Google Wallet, the Android version of the Wallet app on iPhones, has started supporting digital IDs and driver’s licenses. The company said the feature will begin rolling out this month, supporting the growing global push to get citizens to adopt digital ID measures. Maryland residents can use the feature immediately, but residents in Colorado, Georgia, […]

Massachusetts Health Dept. Sued for Covertly Installing Spyware on Android Phones to Fight Covid

A new lawsuit filed by New Civil Liberties Alliance, a non-profit founded to “protect constitutional freedoms from violations by the Administrative State,” alleges that the Massachusetts Public Health Department secretly installed MassNotify, a spyware app, on residents’ Android devices as a measure to ‘fight Covid.’ Source

Meta detects 400+ Facebook-compromising Android and iOS apps you need to delete ‘immediately’

If you have a Facebook account and like to occasionally try out the odd photo-editing app, VPN service, “high-quality” 3D game, or even business tool from Google Play or Apple’s App Store without taking a very close look at user ratings and reviews, chances are your social media credentials are compromised, requiring immediate attention. What […]

Apple Surpasses Android in US, iPhone Now Accounts for 50 Percent of Smartphone Market Share: Analysis Firm

As Apple gears up to launch the next iteration of its iPhone, new data suggests the flagship product is dominating the smartphone market in the United States, surpassing Android devices. What Happened iPhone’s share of the U.S. smartphone market touched the 50 percent-mark for the first time since the product was launched in 2007, the Financial […]

Google fined A$60m for misleading location setting on Android

Google has been sanctioned A$60 million (around $40 million+) in Australia over Android settings it had applied, dating back around five years, which were found — in a 2021 court ruling — to have mislead consumers about its location data collection. Australia’s Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) instigated proceedings against Google and its Australia subsidiary […]

Tracked by AirTag? Android users can also know

How to know if you’re being tracked with Apple’s AirTag, even if you haven’t got an iPhone. People have been using Apple’s AirTag, (designed as a ‘key’ finder) for the illegal activity of stalking. It can be attached in a clandestine manner to the victims belongings, eg. inside a purse, raincoat or to a vehicle […]

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled November 21st, 2017 Shocker. Via: Quartz: Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier […]

Simpler On-the-Go Publishing: Background Media Uploading for Android

Version 8.1 of the WordPress for Android app is now available, with some great enhancements to publishing: background media uploading. Adding images to a post or page? Now, you can publish — and move on to other things — while your media uploads. No more waiting inside the editor while images gradually upload! Tap the Publish button […]

Launching: All New Media Picker for Android

There’s this… thing… in the Android WordPress app that we refer to as the “seven-item menu.” It would show up when trying to add a photo to confront you with a list of choices and we confess, we couldn’t always remember what option we wanted, either. As of the 7.3 release, the seven-item menu is […]

China And US On Course For Conflict In South China Sea By Next Week

Chinese and Vietnamese vessels clash in disputed waters, June 2015 China and the US could be at war by next week after the Hague’s Permanent Court of Arbitration delivers its verdict over a bitter territorial dispute between China and the Philippines. On Tuesday, July 12, the oldest global institution for the settlement of international disputes […]

Venezuela’s Future Uncertain as Opposition Launches Recall Referendum Petition

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Venezuela’s right-wing opposition coalition, the Roundtable of Democratic Unity (MUD), has officially launched its signature collection campaign to force a recall referendum against incumbent president, Nicolas Maduro, this year.  This table reported to have collected 500 signatures in the first four hours (Rachael Boothroyd Rojas/Venezuelanalysis) Thousands of opposition supporters flocked to […]

US infiltrates Iran though ‘money and sex’ – supreme leader Khamenei

“The enemy sets up a network within a nation and inside a country mainly through the two means of money and sexual attractions, to change ideals, beliefs and consequently the lifestyle [in Iran],” Khamenei told Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commanders. The supreme leader urged his fellow Iranians not to fall into the “enemy’s trap,” adding that […]

Facebook… 5 Hidden Dark and Disturbing Truths

Facebook is widely known to spy on its users, invade privacy, and hand over data to the government… all without users’ consent! ~ Royce Christyn – Video But you may not realize that things get much worse.  The following video shows 5 selected dark secrets that Facebook desperately tries to hide from the public. From […]

26 more elephants poisoned in Zimbabwe: official

Scientists from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague, Czech Republic, and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, studied the pheromone chemistry of moths and discovered a … Source Article from

Artificially Intelligent Robot Tells Creator It Will Keep Humans “In a People Zoo”

Android Dick is a robot created in the likeness of the science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick. Android Dick is an attempt to create thinking and reasoning artificial intelligence that has human traits like compassion and creativity. The first version of the android was created in 2005 and has been a work in progress ever […]

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