Verizon plans to install an app called AppFlash on its Android devices in the coming weeks. This app is a sort of search hub taken from Evie Launcher to the left of your screen, like Google Now launcher has Google Now to the side. Unfortunately, it ... Read More »
T-Mobile is no stranger to claims of violating net neutrality. Binge On was attacked for violating net neutrality, though people calmed down when T-Mobile made it easier to toggle and explain how it works. Now it has another problem ... Read More »
T-Mobile’s Binge On is a service that “optimizes” (or as some say, throttles) video streams for mobile devices to use less of your data, and with many services, use no data at all. Though this can be good for customers, many feel that it violates net neutrality.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere, being such ... Read More »
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We like games, and we like to be able to afford games. Sometimes purchasing game after game can burn a hole in your pocket. Humble Bundle has been a great solution for affordable gaming before. But this is the first time Humble Bundle has hit the Android platform.
The bundle offers 3 (4 if you ... Read More »
Could you imagine being throw in jail or fined thousands of dollars just for rooting or jailbreaking your own device? If the US Copyright Office doesn’t renew rooting and jailbreaking’s status as exempt from the laws of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), it could happen.
Back in 2010, the US Copyright Office ruled that ... Read More »
XDA member gets cease and desist letter from Android OEM tracking software maker, fights back with help from EFF
An XDA-recognized developer TrevE (Trevor Eckhart) received a cease and desist letter from Carrier IQ, a company that produces software that allows OEM manufacturers of Android devices to track everything consumers do on their smartphones. Carrier IQ’s software is embedded at the kernel level in devices made by the likes of Samsung, HTC, and several others, ... Read More »