Idle Android Devices Send Data to Google Nearly 10 Times More Often Than iOS Devices do to Apple, Research Finds

In a paper titled “Google Data Collection,” Douglas C. Schmidt, a computer science professor at Vanderbilt University, arrives at some stark conclusions regarding how much Google is collecting about consumers who use the company’s products, even when they aren’t interacting with their smartphones and tablets.

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Google now blocks GApps on uncertified devices, but lets custom ROM users be whitelisted

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to xda-developers Because Android is open source, it gives device makers the freedom to customize the software as they please. … Continue reading Google now blocks GApps on uncertified devices, but lets custom ROM users be whitelisted

Nokia smartphones will be Android One devices going forward

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Android Police – Android news, reviews, apps, games, phones, tablets   The Android One initiative was designed to bring … Continue reading Nokia smartphones will be Android One devices going forward

Fitbit could add glucose monitors to future health-monitoring devices

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Engadget Fitbit just invested over $6 million in a company called Sano that’s working on a coin-sized patch that … Continue reading Fitbit could add glucose monitors to future health-monitoring devices

Apple Doesn’t Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According to Benchmark Analysis

Raw CPU and GPU power across devices does not offer a complete picture of performance on an older device that’s updated to a new operating system, however, nor are benchmarks an accurate measure of real world performance.

Modified Pixel Launcher for all devices hits version 2.1, brings new Oreo features and much more

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to Android Police – Android News, Apps, Games, Phones, Tablets Google has a habit of keeping its launchers exclusive for its … Continue reading Modified Pixel Launcher for all devices hits version 2.1, brings new Oreo features and much more

3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law

Illustration of the reconfigurable device with three buried gates, which can be used to create n- or p-type regions in a single semiconductor flake. Credit: Dhakras et al. ©2017 IOP … Continue reading 3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law

Android O Dev Preview 3 is rolling out with final APIs [Update]

Google dropped the second Android O developer preview on the first day of I/O last month, but here we are just a few weeks later and Dev Preview 3 is … Continue reading Android O Dev Preview 3 is rolling out with final APIs [Update]

Language App Duolingo Finally Added Japanese and It’s Great

Duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they’re finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere by adding Japanese to their … Continue reading Language App Duolingo Finally Added Japanese and It’s Great

Audi and Volvo will use Android as the operating system in upcoming cars

Google has taken a major step toward turning Android into a complete operating system for cars that doesn’t require the use of a phone. The company announced partnerships with Audi … Continue reading Audi and Volvo will use Android as the operating system in upcoming cars

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Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

Credit: Disney Research A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to … Continue reading Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room