Android

Android devices continue to transmit location data even when there’s no SIM – News

Since the beginning of 2017, Android phones have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers—even when location services are disabled—and sending that data back to Google.

Reports: Quartz, TechCrunch, Android Authority (Blog), Live Markets Blog The Street.com, Canada Free Press


Android users – Wallpapers & skins for you

Wallpapers & skins are best when changed often. Downloading wallpapers, saving them to your phone & then changing them wastes a lot of your time & energy. Instead, if there was that 1 place from where you could get all your favorite wallpapers & skins, you would be a happier Android user This is exactly what ‘Everything Android’ aims to do: make Android users happier.


If you sideload apps, you must know about this change in Android Oreo

Most advanced Android users know that sideloading lets you gain access to all kinds of apps not in the Google Play Store. Even if Google deems an app unfit, like the Amazon Appstore, you can still enjoy it without limitation. However, allowing apps from unknown sources onto your device can prove dangerous. Even if you only install apps from reputable locations, you never know if some malware will take advantage of the setting to exploit your device.