I Can Haz Privacy? Today on XDATV, SassiBoB rocks an app called Logging Test by recognized developer TrevE. Have you ever wondered who is collecting your personal information on your mobile device? You may not know it, but “opting out” just isn’t enough. Is your privacy being respected? Find out now!
Quote from the developer:
“3 reasons I think this is important:
1- Where did I “opt-in” to this? It would be entirely one thing if it was like location, where an agree message pops up, but as for most of these I havent seen anything of the sorts. I would not care in the least if it was apparent.
2- Why does htc/sprint/google whoever need to waste my mobile data (goes through my airave, so its my bandwidth) and CPU cycles/battery logging?
We are very close to entering the last third of 2015, and we have now seen many of the biggest flagship lines issue their latest iterations. Phones like the LG G4 and Galaxy S6 were some of the most anticipated devices in smartphone history, and the hype surrounding the M9 and OnePlus 2 had us discussing for weeks. But for the most part, the awe has vanished. There is a feeling that virtually all of us at the XDA office...
The OnePlus 2 has been officially released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of a serious security vulnerability on Android and be sure to check out the article talking about how easy it is to make your one Xposed Module. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA...
More and more phones are featuring fingerprint scanners, and with many promising developments and it being natively supported on Android M, we can soon expect to see them on smartphones everywhere. If done right, it is a useful feature that allows for quick unlocking and authorization. There areconcerns regarding security, but nonetheless the industry seems to be embracing it with open arms. What do you think?