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Google is being sued for tracking users in Incognito Mode

Incognito Mode is a feature most of us take for granted by now. All current browsers have at least some iteration of it: a mode where browsing history and cookies are not saved. Many people wrongly assume that Incognito Mode makes you completely anonymous online. That is, in fact, not true, and Chrome even warns...

[Update 3: Clearer Toggle Language] Researchers accuse Xiaomi web browsers of collecting browsing data – even in Incognito mode

Xiaomi smartphones are unanimously agreed to be one of the best value purchases available in the market at any point in time. Packing some insane hardware at some very lucrative price points, especially at the lower end of the smartphone market, these phones make an offer that a lot of people just can't refuse. Xiaomi...

[Update: Maps Incognito in Testing] Google Maps and Google Search will get incognito modes to hide your navigation and search data

We're at the point where our online activity is being tracked virtually all of the time. This can actually be helpful in some cases and we've seen that with all of the various apps and services that utilize our personal data. But there are times when we should be able to expect that we aren't...

Google Chrome for Android will start hiding media notifications in Incognito Mode

There's a lot of expectations that go into Google Chrome's incognito mode. Some people just assume that it hides and doesn't store or track anything and everything that the person is doing while they're using it. This type of feature is so popular that most web browsers these days have a similar feature. The thing...

Google Chrome on Android may soon support Incognito Chrome Custom Tabs

The Google Chrome browser is by far the most dominant browser on Android. After all, it's pre-installed on most Android devices (which recently landed Google in trouble with the EU) and even if you use another browser, it's probably still based on Chromium. Android's default WebView client became Chromium-based in Android 4.4 KitKat and then Android...

YouTube Incognito Mode to hide browsing history is rolling out on Android

With user privacy thankfully coming back into the spotlight these days, many popular apps are building in features that give the user greater control over what is tracked and stored by the app. Popularly referred to as Incognito Mode or Private Browsing, such features attempt to hide online activity from being tracked and have already...

New API Allows Apps to Open Keyboard in Incognito Mode

Starting with Android Oreo, we've seen an interesting feature make its way to Gboard: incognito mode. In a similar fashion to Google Chrome or most web browsers like Firefox or Samsung Browser, the keyboard incognito mode allows you to use your keyboard without actually saving any of your keystrokes or words used. It's a really useful...