Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.
It's easy to forget how many apps and services you've granted access to your Google account. Luckily, you can monitor it from an Android device.
Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.
The free NoRoot Firewall prevents nearly all connections to and from your Android phone until you expressly allow the app to access your Wi-Fi or cell network.
Facebook's privacy controls are present but may not be set to your liking. Take control of who can tag you in pictures, posts, and places.
In the most recent Android 4.4 release, Google has disabled a hidden feature that could control or disable permissions for individual apps.
Google quietly pulls a hidden feature in Android KitKat that allowed people to deny app permissions on a case-by-case basis.
Google's social network-powered sign-in system gives developers more nuanced options when asking for user permissions.
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Uber's fledgling service in China will face tough competition from taxi-hailing company Kuaidi, which already boasts more than 150 million riders in 350 cities.