Thousands of Android apps can track your phone — even if you deny permissions

When you explicitly tell an Android app, “No, you don’t have permission to track my phone,” you probably expect that it won’t have abilities that let it do that.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/8/20686514/android-covert-channel-permissions-data-collection-imei-ssid-location

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Engadget at 15: A look at how much tech has changed

A lot has changed since Engadget was born, both in the gadgets we use and what we do with them on a regular basis. When the site started in 2004, fitness trackers, voice assistants and electric cars were the stuff of fiction.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/02/engadget-15-year-anniversary-15-things/

Weekend poll: Do you have a Google Home?

So, how many of you have picked one up? Do you use it? For what? Vote in the poll, and discuss in the comments below.

http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/07/23/weekend-poll-do-you-have-a-google-home/

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