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Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user

Google’s Next Android Update Could Turn Chromebooks Into Texting Machines

Chrome OS is getting there. What started out as a way to make an OS that runs well on inexpensive laptop components

Android Is Quietly Sharing Your Physical Activity with Other Apps

For the most part, Android keeps getting better, but it’s certainly not immune to privacy concerns that plague every operating system and smartphone.

Why Google’s Pixel 2 is unlike any other Android phone?

Why would anyone buy Google’s Pixel if they can get the same stock operating system and specifications at half the price? A

Google’s October Android patches have landed: There’s a big fix for dnsmasq bug

Google has published its October Android security bulletin and is rolling out the OTA update to Nexus and Pixel devices. It’s also

Twitter is testing a Twitter Lite Android app, first in the Philippines

Twitter today has nearly four times as many monthly active users outside the U.S. as it does in its home market — 260 million

OnePlus 3T Receives Leaked Build of HydrogenOS Based on Android 8.0 Oreo

We’ve seen a number of OEMs such as OnePlus, Nokia, Sony, and others say they’re currently working on the Android 8.0 update, so it’s

Acinq Launches Lightning Network Android Wallet Eclair

TECHNOLOGY This week Bitcoin.com reported on the recent demo of the Lightning Network being tested by Bitfury on Bitcoin’s mainnet. Now the bitcoin technology company

ANTIVIRUS FOR ANDROID HAS A LONG, LONG WAY TO GO

ANTIVIRUS PROGRAMS ON PCs have a mixed track record. While generally useful, they still have to play catch-up with evolving threats–and their deep

Adobe launches redesigned Lightroom for Android

Adobe launched an update for its Lightroom photo management and editing apps on iOS and Android today. The iOS app for iPhone and iPad is getting