Phone > GPS

This app in Google Play wants to use phone mics to enforce copyrights

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge
If ever there were a case for rejecting requested device permissions, it's made by an Android app with more than 10 million downloads from Google Play. The official app for the Spanish soccer league La Liga was recently updated to seek access to users' microphone and GPS settings. When granted, the app processes audio snippets in an attempt to identify public venues that broadcast soccer games without a license.
According to a statement issued by La Liga officials , the functionality was added last Friday and is enabled only after users click “yes” to an Android dialog asking if...
Read more ...

 

Google will add a manual dark/light toggle to the Pixel Launcher in a future Android release

Google will add a manual dark/light toggle to the Pixel Launcher in a future Android release

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

One of my favorite small touches on the Pixel 2 when it first launched was the addition of a dark theme to match your wallpaper. It's a great change if you ask me, but having it based on your wallpaper is sometimes a bit annoying. Now, it's looking like Google will give users a manual toggle in the future.
more...
Read more ...

 

Two New Partners Added To Android Enterprise Recommended

Two New Partners Added To Android Enterprise Recommended

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google recently announced in a blog post that two new device makers have been added as partners of the company's Android Enterprise Recommended initiative. This program was developed by the search giant to make it easier for businesses to determine which devices are suitable for their operations. The two new partners to the Android Enterprise Recommended initiative are the Japanese tech firm Sharp and the San Mateo, California-based manufacturer Sonim Technologies. More specifically, the program has validated one handset from each of the two new hardware partners, which are the Sharp AQUOS...
Read more ...

 

Google expands Android Enterprise Recommended w/ latest phones, first tablets, & new OEMs

Google expands Android Enterprise Recommended w/ latest phones, first tablets, & new OEMs

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Earlier this year Google announced Android Enterprise Recommended to certify devices for work and security needs. Following the launch of several new phones and tablets in recent months, Google is expanding the number of devices included in the program.
more...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   GPS      Gaming      Phone      Google      Device      Apps      App      Game      Phones      Devices      Games      Android      Audio      Biz & IT      Policy      Eavesdropping      Google play      Privacy      Wallpaper      Wallpapers      One      Tablets      Tablet      Sony      Smartphone      Smartphones      Sonim      Compact      Z3      Tech      Moto      Xperia      Business      Hardware      Motorola      Android News      Android Phones News      Security  


Adobe launches Premiere Rush, a cross-platform video editor

Adobe launches Premiere Rush, a cross-platform video editor

Adobe Premiere Rush , as you might recall, is a cross-platform video editing app for smartphones, tablets, and PCs. It became available in beta this summer for select... Read more ...

Nokia 7.1 Plus teasers confirm leaked design ahead of unveiling tomorrow

Nokia 7.1 Plus teasers confirm leaked design ahead of unveiling tomorrow

The Nokia 7.1 Plus is expected to make its first official appearance Tomorrow in China and, ahead of this, HMD Global has posted a teaser for the device which confirms the... Read more ...

Pre-ordering iPhone XR? Upgrade Program pre-approval for fast checkout...

Pre-ordering iPhone XR? Upgrade Program pre-approval for fast checkout starts today

Pre-ordering iPhone XR starts Friday ahead of the launch a week later, and iPhone Upgrade Program members can start the process as soon as today with pre-approval. Apple... Read more ...

New Galaxy S9/S9+ update brings selfie camera improvements to the flagships

New Galaxy S9/S9+ update brings selfie camera improvements to the flagships

Samsung last month rolled out an update for the Galaxy Note 9 that was aimed at improving camera quality on the phablet. Now, a new update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ has been... Read more ...

Samsung's new flip phone gets closer to release as official support page goes up

Samsung's new flip phone gets closer to release as official support page goes up

Pictured: the SM-W2018 A new Samsung flip phone is likely coming out soon, as evidenced by an official support page for the device that just went up on Samsung's website. The... Read more ...

IPad Pro 2018 could be so slim it doesn't have a headphone port

IPad Pro 2018 could be so slim it doesn't have a headphone port

The iPad Pro 10.5 is already very thin at just 6.1mm, but the iPad Pro 2018 could have it beat, with a thickness of just 5.9mm according to one source. However, that could come... Read more ...

The blockchain-powered HTC Exodus is landing on October 22

The blockchain-powered HTC Exodus is landing on October 22

The HTC Exodus could be one of the most interesting phones of 2018... but it's also one that we don't know a whole lot about just yet That's all set to change though, as HTC... Read more ...

Asus will launch two new phones in India this week, including a 'global first'

Asus will launch two new phones in India this week, including a 'global first'

Even with Microsoft's Surface Pro 6, the LG V40 ThinQ, Nokia 7.1, Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Razer Phone 2, and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) announcements in the rearview mirror, we... Read more ...

Leaked Huawei Mate 20 family posters reiterate 40W fast charging

Leaked Huawei Mate 20 family posters reiterate 40W fast charging

Huawei has been using the “higher intelligence” tagline to build buzz around the Mate 20 family of ultra-high-end smartphones, but while advanced AI skills will no doubt be... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumored to feature 6.66 inch display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumored to feature 6.66 inch display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched recently and now we have started to hear rumors about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. A recent rumor suggested that Samsung may ditch the... Read more ...