EE launches smart number technology, enabling customers to call and text across multiple devices with a single phone number

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/11/ee-smart-number-technology/ EE has announced the launch of a new smart number technology which enables its customers to use their phone number across multiple devices at no extra cost. Initially, the … Read more

New York Times alleges Facebook shared user data with companies via device-integrated APIs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/04/new-york-times-facebook-privacy-allegations/ Facebook has vigorously denied allegations that it shared user data with the likes of Apple and Samsung through device-integrated APIs. In an article entitled “Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep … Read more

FCC investigates LocationSmart website for leaking location data for users of major US mobile carriers

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/20/locationsmart-securus-cell-phone-location-leaks/ LocationSmart, a company based in Southern California, is under investigation by the FCC after it was discovered that its website made it possible for just about anyone to access … Read more

WhatsApp update brings Slack-style group messaging features and new admin controls

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/15/whatsapp-group-chat-new-features/ The latest update rolling out to WhatsApp users heralds the arrival of a batch of new group messaging features. Available to both iOS and Android users, the new features … Read more

Google will require OEMs to provide regular Android security updates

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/12/google-android-security-update-policy/ The fragmentation problem that affects Android not only means that there are a tiny number of users running the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, but also that … Read more

Microsoft announces Your Phone, an app to view your iPhone or Android device in Windows 10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/07/your-phone-ios-android/ Having given up on its own mobile operating system, Microsoft has a greater interest in Android and iOS than ever before. Today at its Build 2018 developer conference, the … Read more

Apple launches iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition to raise money for HIV/AIDS

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/iphone-8-iphone8-plus-product-red-special-edition/ Apple has announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition which will be available to order from tomorrow, April 10. Like last year’s iPhone 7 and … Read more