• Samsung expects Android 12 release before the year's end

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Android 12 has been a bit of an odd release, as Google has technically made the update available, but has yet to roll it out to its own Pixel smartphones. Meanwhile, Samsung is beta testing Android 12, and according to a community post, it seems like the company is planning on a full-scale release before the end of this year.
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  • Google dismisses claims Android smartphones snoop on users

    Google dismisses claims Android smartphones snoop on users

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Google disagrees with the findings of university researchers arguing that the data collection on Android smartphones that was flagged as objectionable by the researchers is essential to deliver core device services. The researchers from University of Edinburgh, UK and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, claimed that the tested Android devices transmitted “substantial amounts of information” to several parties including Google. “As explained in our Google Play Services Help Center article, this data is essential for core device services such as push notifications and software updates across a...
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