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.
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.
View and manage all your wellness data in one place with Health.
While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.
New iPhone app from Ray Ozzie lets you talk, text and share photos as well as tag and bookmark key parts of your conversations.