Fucking Apple.. smh but google ain’t much better with some of the latest news of their data collection methods….
When an app says it’s collecting data for technical support or analytics purposes, it seems innocuous but a report by TechCrunch and The App Analyst found a number of iOS applications that went much further without informing users. The apps mentioned, including Air Canada, Abercrombie & Fitch, Expedia, Hotels.com and others used analytics software from a company called Glassbox that embeds “session replay” tech to show them exactly what users are doing. Continue reading →
Last year, I was trying to solve a mystery. Facebook’s “People You May Know” tool was outing sex workers’ real identities to their clients, and vice versa, and I was trying to figure out how. A sex worker using the pseudonym Leila told me she had gone to great lengths to hide her identity from clients by using an alternate name, alternate email address, and burner phone number—contact information she didn’t provide to Facebook—yet Facebook was still inextricably linking her with her clients, suggesting them to her real-name account as people she might want to friend. Continue reading →
Warning: Attackers behind the recently revealed Facebook mega-breach may still be able to access victims’ accounts at third-party web services and mobile apps, and Facebook has offered no timeline for when that might change. Continue reading →
I’ll show you how to block all ads from your Fire Stick, Fire TV, Android Box, Android Phone, and Android Tablet. Hate ads from Youtube and your favorite APK’s? Then this simple install will help you out! And it’s totally free! Continue reading →
Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The human body thrives off vegetables, so it should be no surprise that more people than ever before are turning to a vegetable-based lifestyle.
The problem with this lifestyle, if you’ve never tried it before, is that our world isn’t built for it. You’ll find fast food, processed food, and lots of meat everywhere you look. To make sure your diet is mostly plant-based, you really have to work at it and plan for it. Continue reading →
Like many people the world over, you’ve probably used GPS before. You may even have used it today, navigating your way to work with Google Maps. Our smartphones can precisely pinpoint our location, allowing us to get everything from local news, to restaurant reviews, in a matter of seconds. Continue reading →
Pretty dope… he needs to incorporate some wifi so he can get longer range..
When Bluetooth was introduced, it was to exchange data between devices connected to a local area network wirelessly over short distances. The Bluetooth concept is now going to do more than that, as Rodgers Wambua, a Kenyan student from the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) has created a Bluetooth app that enables one to send messages without incurring any data charges. Continue reading →
If you’re not enjoying the wealth of podcasts out there, you’re really missing out. Podcasts provide you with the experience of a radio show—ranging from in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects to light hearted comedy—but are available whenever and where ever you want to listen, if you have a good app to manage them that is. Continue reading →