Need a rugged Oreo smartphone without (too many) compromises? Try the Poptel P10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/14/poptel-p10-rugged-oreo-phone/ As Samsung, Apple and even the likes of OnePlus push out flagship smartphones with ever-larger price tags, it’s little wonder that people are increasingly seeking out cheaper alternatives. Where … Read more

Google is tracking your location even when you tell it not to

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/13/google-location-tracking-iphone-android/ An investigation by the Associated Press has found that Google is tracking the location of Android and iPhone users even when privacy settings supposedly explicitly stop this from happening. … Read more

Campfire leak: Google could bring Windows 10 support to Chromebooks, Boot Camp-style

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/13/campfire-dual-boot-windows-10-chrome-os/ Google could be about to add Windows 10 support to a range of Chromebooks, according to a new leak. The appearance earlier in the year of a new project … Read more

Banned Windows Timeline Support extension returns to the Chrome Web Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/12/timeline-support-browser-extension/ We recently wrote about a browser extension which added Windows’ Timeline support for Chrome and Firefox — the aptly-named Windows Timeline Support. While we loved the addon for making … Read more

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note9 with exclusive Fortnite access, plus Galaxy Watch

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/09/samsung-galaxy-note9-galaxy-watch/ Today — after weeks of leaks — Samsung finally revealed the eagerly anticipated Galaxy Note9. While we already knew just about everything about this smartphone, we now know that … Read more

Privacy: Apple denies listening in on iPhone conversations and sharing recorded audio with third parties

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/08/apple-audio-recording-denial/ In response to questions from Congress, Apple has written a letter in which it denies recording iPhone users’ phone calls. The letter stresses Apple’s stance on privacy after the … Read more

Major virus infection shuts down factories of iPhone chip-maker TSMC

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/05/tmsc-iphone-chip-maker-virus-attack/ A major virus infection forced the closure of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) factories just before the weekend; some remain closed or only partly-operational. TMSC is the largest semiconductor … Read more

Confirmed: Fortnite for Android will risk players’ security by sidestepping Google Play

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/04/fortnite-android-security-risk/ Fortnite for Android is one of the most eagerly-anticipated game launches of recent times, but the impending release could turn out to be something of a security nightmare. Following … Read more