Apps use sneaky tactics to access location, ID data even after user denies it, study finds.
An Android app that promises Samsung firmware updates isn't actually from Samsung and shows lots of ads.
Government officials want tech companies to put backdoors in encrypted communications apps — and may turn to Congress to make it happen.
Android and iOS apps are both pretty bad at keeping user data safe, and the apps' back-end servers are even worse, researchers find.
The Google Play marketplace has a big problem with fake apps, and a phony WhatsApp installer is just the latest example.
While AR Emoji and other tricks don't impress, the Galaxy S9+'s improved camera, brighter display and faster performance add up to make this a worthy iPhone X rival.
Two lines of code are enough to lock the Samsung Knox secure container and lock the user into a phone's launch screen.
Google's upcoming Android Q mobile OS will get on-the-fly security updates and dedicated privacy and location settings.
Cheap phones have always been a bit dull. If Google plays its cards right with the Pixel 3a, it could change that.
Most of the Android antivirus apps tested by a leading lab didn't offer any real protection, and a few even increased the risk of infection.
You'll soon be able to log into Android apps without a password, now that Google's mobile OS complies with password-free specifications.
New report details how dozens of Android apps share user data with Facebook, even if you don't have a Facebook account.
Augmented reality has gone from science fiction to practical reality. Check out these impressive AR apps and games for Android and iOS devices.
Some 17,000 Android apps blatantly break Google's own privacy rules by transmitting permanent device IDs to ad networks, researchers say.
Google says it's bringing the white-dominant look of the web version of Gmail to its iOS and Android apps in the coming weeks.
An innocent-looking Android app aims to take control of your PayPal account, and may clean you out of more than $1,000.
We love nearly everything about Google's latest Pixel Slate, except for these weird bugs that give us pause before recommending.
Details about the foldable Infinity Flex phone are still sparse, but Samsung offered some clue on how apps will look on the phone's folded-out screen.
An app-subscription service called Play Pass could give you hundreds of dollars in apps for a smaller fee.
Facebook is rolling out a new version of Messenger that reduces the number of tabs with an eye toward simplifying its popular chat app.
Google is going to announce a new Pixel phone next week along with other new hardware. And artificial intelligence-powered features will command a lot of the focus.
Today, Google is rolling out new features for Google Maps on Android and iOS that should make life especially easier for commuters.
Android password managers can be fooled by fake apps into coughing up usernames and passwords, Italian researchers say.
Duet is by far the best mobile game I've ever played. PUBG? Sonic Dash? Angry Birds? None of those have anything on this mobile dark horse.
Your steps aren't as private as you thought. Google has been caught tracking your location even after you disable Location History.
From its bigger display and even bigger battery to other special features, here's how the Note 9 dominates the iPhone X.
Epic Games' plan for Fortnite on Android looks fraught with danger -- you'll have to disable security settings. Here's how to keep safe.
Google has now banned several app categories from the Google Play store, including cryptocurrency miners.
The Android version of this fitness-tracking app is burning through data and draining users' phone batteries.
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