Google confirms it misleadingly tracks your location even with Location History disabled — but it’s not changing that

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/17/google-location-history-misleading-wording/ Call it bad wording, call it blatant lying, call it what you like — Google was recently found to have been misleading people about what disabling Location History on … Read more

If you want to record calls in Android 9 Pie, you’ll need to root your phone

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/15/record-phone-calls-android-9-pie/ Recording phone calls is dodgy territory legally speaking, but whether you choose to do it depends on where you are in the world, and whether you’re concerned about complying … Read more

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

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

EU hits Google with record €4.34bn fine for ‘very serious illegal behaviour’ in Android antitrust case

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/18/google-record-antitrust-fine/ The European Commission has fined Google a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) in an antitrust case that saw the company accused of using Android as a “vehicle to cement … Read more

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