Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard about Carrier IQ, the service installed deep in the guts of multiple devices that logs various aspects of your cellular experience. Companies such as Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Samsung, HTC and others use this information to provide software updates that ... Read More »
Unless you’ve been, you know, doing things out in the real world, you’ve probably noticed that the Carrier IQ story is the hottest topic on the interwebs right now. The Verge has a running story stream with 13 related stories (as of 4pm CST), and venturing over to just about any 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 »
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Last Wednesday, the Android market welcomed Calorific, a calorie-tracking app by WorkSmart Labs, Inc.. We remembered them from CardioTrainer (a successful weight-loss app) so we were excited to give it a try.
For the past week I have been diligently using Calorific, and it is exactly what it promises to ... Read More »