After uncovering a ferocious horde of hidden spyware in official Android apps the Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus have created an app store that only allows apps that include their source-code and whose licenses require anyone who modifies them to also include the source.
They argue that the proliferation of spyware in AndroidRead More
By now you’ve probably heard. A large portion of the world’s computer processors are vulnerable to at least one of two exploits that render them susceptible to hackers. But what, exactly, is going on — and what can you do to protect yourself? While the answer to the first question is complicated, thankfully the answerRead More
Google wants to make sure everyone can access Android, even those who can’t afford fancy phones. The company announced today that Android Oreo (Go Edition) will be launching alongside Android 8.1. The new operating system is optimized for entry-level smartphones — small, often prepaid phones like the Samsung Galaxy J3, the Motorola MOTO G, orRead More
If you think smartphones are boring right now, you haven’t been paying attention. Four or five years ago, you would have been dead on. At the time, smartphone design had basically settled on gray slabs of plastic, aluminum, and glass. Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 were still in the mix with Android and iPhone, butRead More