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Google Says Trump’s Truth Social Must Scrub Violent Content to Join Play Store
The social media app is not available on Google’s app store, and the former president’s company and Google are publicly disagreeing about why.
E.U. Takes Aim at Big Tech’s Power With Landmark Digital Act
The European Union is expected to finalize the Digital Markets Act, the most sweeping legislation to regulate tech since a European privacy law was passed in 2018.
Google Plans Privacy Changes, but Promises to Not Be Disruptive
It says it will give other companies plenty of time to adapt to changes to its Android software. Similar changes made by Apple affected big internet companies.
I Used Apple AirTags, Tiles and a GPS Tracker to Watch My Husband’s Every Move
A vast location-tracking network is being built around us so we don’t lose our keys: One couple’s adventures in the consumer tech surveillance state.
Google Faces New Antitrust Law in Europe
A small search engine company in the Czech Republic helped inspire a law that is poised to put major limits on tech giants like Google.
How to Store Your Covid Vaccine Card or Test Results on Your Phone
To plan for safe travels and gatherings this holiday season, here are some simple ways to take your Covid-related health data with you.
Google Pixel 6 Review: Playing Catch-Up With the iPhone
With long battery life and nice cameras, the new Google devices excel at what popular phones have done for years. Is that enough?
How to Find ‘Stalkerware’ on Your Devices
These spyware apps record your conversations, location and everything you type, all while camouflaged as a calculator or calendar.
Upgrading? Here’s What You Can Do With an Old Mobile Device.
Before you retire that smartphone or tablet to the bottom of a drawer, there are ways to get more life out of it around the house.
Phone Upgrade Guide: Should You Buy Now or Wait?
Apple, Samsung and others want us to replace our phones constantly, but many of our problems with current devices can be fixed.
Take Control of Your Home Screen
Folders, quick-action menus, widgets and a little basic icon organization can make navigating your smartphone a smoother experience.
How to Power Up Your To-Do List
The free task-reminder app on your phone can keep you and your projects on track.
5 Tips for Smartphone Voice Tools
A virtual assistant is just one tool that lets you use your voice to share your thoughts, capture a moment or just get things done.
Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle
The 6-to-2 ruling ended a decade-long battle over whether Google had improperly used Java code in its Android operating system.
If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser
A new crop of internet browsers from Brave, DuckDuckGo and others offer stronger privacy protections than what you might be used to.
The Government’s Lawsuit Is Unlikely to Dethrone Google
The federal government’s lawsuit isn’t likely to derail the company’s market dominance.
Google Demands Its 30% Cut From App Developers in Play Store
Some companies like Netflix and Spotify had avoided making the payment when people paid for something inside their apps.
Free the Apps!
Apple and Google have a virtual monopoly on distributing mobile apps — that’s bad for competition.
The Lesson We’re Learning From TikTok? It’s All About Our Data
We should minimize how much we share with all of our favorite and not-so-favorite apps. Here’s how.
Popular Chinese-Made Drone Is Found to Have Security Weakness
Researchers found a potential vulnerability in an app that helps power the drones, highlighting U.S. officials’ concerns that Beijing could get access to information about Americans.
Google Coronavirus Apps Give it Way to Access Location Data
Some government agencies that use the software said they were surprised that Google may pick up the locations of certain app users. Others said they had unsuccessfully pushed Google to make a change.
How to Make Smartphones Last Longer
In a pandemic-induced recession, it’s more important than ever to take care of our smartphones and other gadgets.
China’s Software Stalked Uighurs Earlier and More Widely, Researchers Learn
A new report revealed a broad campaign that targeted Muslims in China and their diaspora in other countries, beginning as early as 2013.
Apple Rejects Facebook’s Gaming App, for at Least the Fifth Time
Apple has repeatedly denied Facebook’s new Gaming app from appearing in its App Store, citing its own rules.
Coronavirus Contact Tracing: Apple and Google Team Up to Enable Virus Tracking
The technology giants said they would embed a feature in iPhones and Android devices to enable users to track infected people they’d come close to.
Why Your Phone’s Accessibility Options Are Useful for Everyone
Many assume the “accessibility” features on our devices are helpful only to those with visual or hearing impairments, but they’re useful for everyone.
How Not to Let Your Phone Ruin Your Vacation
Strategies for traveling without letting your phone keep you from enjoying your trip.