Android 10 Brings Bluetooth Audio Streaming To Hearing Aids

Android 10 is getting its official unveiling today, and one of its landmark feature is compatibility with hearing aids for Bluetooth audio streaming. While that may not seem like much of a revolution, having already been done by the competition in Cupertino, the difference here is that Google has developed an entirely new open protocol […]

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Google Assistant Responses Can Now Be Set To Silent

Google Assistant has a new option that will allow it to tell you the weather without shouting it to the entire room or interrupting your music. The new silent response option is available through your Assistant settings, in the same area where you tweak settings related to its voice. The easiest way to get there […]

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Massively Popular CamScanner App Delisted Due To Malware

CamScanner, the most popular document and photo scanning app out there, has been found to conceal some seriously nasty malware, prompting its swift removal from the Play Store. Malware taking hold of an already popular app that was once squeaky-clean is not entirely unheard of, but it is quite uncommon, especially with apps that have […]

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Google Assistant’s New “Your People” Page Goes Live For All

Google has been working for quite some time on a new “Your People” page for Google Assistant’s settings that allows you to change details about how Assistant sees and names your important contacts, and now that new page is live on all versions of the Google App. On this newly released settings page, you’ll find […]

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T-Mobile Hands Over Woman’s Location Data To A Stalker

Georgia resident Ruth Johnson fell behind on her car payments, and was in turn stalked by debt collector John Edens, who got her location data from T-Mobile under false pretenses. Edens claimed to be a member of the state’s Fugitive Task Force, and created a website with a fake domain to back that up. That […]

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T-Mobile Hands Over Woman’s Location Data To A Stalker

Georgia resident Ruth Johnson fell behind on her car payments, and was in turn stalked by debt collector John Edens, who got her location data from T-Mobile under false pretenses. Edens claimed to be a member of the state’s Fugitive Task Force, and created a website with a fake domain to back that up. That […]

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Bernie Sanders Fighting Dystopian Facial Recognition Use

The prospect of authorities going too far with the use of facial recognition technology is outright horrifying, but Presidential hopeful and current US Senator Bernie Sanders wants to nip that possibility in the bud by pushing for an outright ban on police and government use of the technology. The use of facial recognition technology in […]

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New Adware Found In Play Store Amassed 8M+ Installs

Google recently removed 85 different apps, mostly photography apps and games, that all contained the same adware and managed to get over 8 million collective installs before being shut down. The unique adware uses some sneaky tricks to avoid being found out and removed by users, all while occasionally displaying full-screen ads no matter what […]

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New Test Shows Google Assistant Is The Best Digital Voice Assistant

Loup Ventures pits popular AI assistants against one another in a test of wits each year, and this year’s smartphone-based test saw Google Assistant come out on top. This “digital IQ test” consists of the same 800 questions, given the same way to each AI. Assistant’s top spot beat the runner-up, Apple’s Siri, by almost […]

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Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech Adds “Fear” To Emotion List

Amazon recently announced a slew of improvements to its facial recognition software, dubbed Rekognition, along with a new feature; the ability to detect fear. This new feature is an expansion to the technology’s emotional gamut, which currently also sports happy, sad, angry, calm, surprised, disgusted, and confused. Adding fear to the mix is a logical […]

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