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.
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.
Tapping the option to Reset All Settings vaporizes some iCloud Drive files, say a handful of iOS users.
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.
Or the keyboard. If you're tired of Windows dimming the screen or going to sleep without permission, try this.
Twitter dives into social-media fueled shopping with a "Buy" button that lets consumers purchase goods without leaving its site.