All smartphones collect analytics data. This data is important for the manufacturer to improve both software and hardware. However, this data is usually anonymous and hopefully limited in scope.
After the recent report that claimed that some BLU smartphones were sending personal user data to China, Amazon pulled BLU devices from its virtual shelves. Now the phones are back on Amazon and the all-clear has been given.
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Last year it was found that a few Blu devices were sending your private data to Chinese servers. The spyware software was from Shanghai Adups Technology, which was receiving all the data being sent away. The company called it a mistake ... Read More »
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Firefox Focus has already hit one million downloads on the Play Store, amassing a 4.5 star rating and a lot of positive reviews. With privacy being such a huge issue right now, having a secure and private browser can be very useful and may only become more necessary.
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Privacy is a big issue these days, with our privacy quickly dwindling for many reasons (including the information we willing put out on the internet every day). If you want increased privacy during your web browsing, the latest app from Firefox can help.
Firefox Focus isn’t meant to replace your regular browser. In fact, it’s missing ... Read More »
BlackBerry may not be making its own hardware anymore, but that means it can further focus on software. And with such a focus on security, the company is taking it another step further by announcing the Privacy Shade app.
This app will obscure your screen except for what you’re viewing. ... Read More »
Encryption in a messaging app is a no brainer. It offers a level of privacy that many users want, especially in recent times where privacy is a major concern and the lack of privacy is so obvious. But it can have consequences for future features.
If you’re a highly-paid businessman who needs a phone as secure as it is ridiculously fancy, this might be the phone for you. Sirin Labs has launched an Android-powered smartphone called the Solarin, and it starts at a measly $13,800.
The Solarin features a 5.5-inch 2K IPS display, a Snapdragon 810 processor, a 23.8MP camera ... Read More »
Google has long let you do things like view your search history and download your account data, but today they launched a new tool to make all of that even simpler.
“Why does this app need access to that?” This question comes up pretty commonly when users are installing or updating an app and looking at iTwitter permissions list. While the answer to that question is invariably something completely innocuous, it can lead to unease for users with dozens of apps wanting access to their camera, microphone, ... Read More »