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Report: Google will continue tracking you, even if you told it not to

We all know that Google tracks us. But what you don’t know is that the search giant will do so even after you’ve told it not to.

Google does give you the option to turn Location History off. Yet according to a recent paper, this act might not have the intended effect of wiping your tracks completely.

An investigation led by researchers at Princeton Universe and reported by the Associated Press revealed that Google services on Android continue to store  [Read More…]

WhatsApp will continue to work on Android Gingerbread until 2020

Support will officially end on February 1 of that year.

In addition to being one of the most widely-used messaging apps around, WhatsApp gets another thing really right that its competitors often drop the ball with — supporting old versions of the operating systems it’s available on.

On June 13, 2018, WhatsApp revealed that it’ll continue to support Android 2.3.7 and older versions of Gingerbread until February 1, 2020. Seeing as how the first version of Gingerbread  [Read More…]

Pocket Casts app acquired by NPR-led radio group, will continue development

App will remain in development, as will NPR’s own app.

Pocket Casts, one of the best cross-platform podcast apps and my personal favorite, has been acquired by a group of public radio-focused companies headlined by NPR. The group, comprised of NPR, WNYC Studios, WBEZ Chicago and This American Life, is acquiring Pocket Casts in pursuit of synergy — after all, this group comprises some of the most popular podcasts available today, with hits such as This American  [Read More…]

Samsung’s record profits continue on the back of strong Galaxy S8 and DRAM sales

Samsung is firing on all fronts.

After recording its best-ever first quarter earlier this year, Samsung has managed to post record-breaking profits once again in Q2 2017. The South Korean manufacturer netted an overall revenue of $ 54.2 billion (61 trillion won), a year-on-year increase of 20%, or $ 8.8 billion (10.06 trillion won). Operating profit increased by a staggering 72.7% to $ 12.5 billion (14.1 trillion won), allowing Samsung to overtake Apple, who is projected to bring in  [Read More…]

Virgin Mobile says it will continue to support its Android user base

Last week, Sprint-owned Virgin Mobile announced it will stop selling Android smartphones and will instead be offering only iPhones, as well as a new iPhone-exclusive unlimited plan dubbed the “Inner Circle”. But while the news was greeted with enthusiasm by some, Android phone owners under the carrier were understandably starting to get worried. In a […]

OnePlus 3T will continue to be on sale in India until ‘later this year’

OnePlus 3T isn’t getting discontinued in India.

OnePlus announced yesterday that it would discontinue the OnePlus 3T in global markets to make way for its 2017 flagship. With the OnePlus 5 slated to launch sometime next month, OnePlus is undoubtedly looking to ramp up production of its upcoming phone.

While the OnePlus 3T won’t be available once the current stock runs out in global markets, Indian customers will be able to pick up both the 64GB and 128GB variants  [Read More…]

Pebble’s smartwatches will continue to work through 2017

Pebble’s software and services won’t be affected at least until the end of 2017.

Following its acquisition by Fitbit, Pebble has detailed upcoming changes to its software and cloud-based services. The company is stating that its smartwatches will continue to work at least until the end of 2017, with the Pebble SDK, APIs, mobile apps, and the Pebble appstore set to remain in service.

From the Pebble blog:

Fitbit is going out of its way  [Read More…]

70% of Galaxy Note7 owners will continue to buy Samsung phones, research firm says

This year will probably go down in history as the most challenging for Samsung. The Korean tech giant had to resort to drastic measures in order to ensure its customers were being kept safe. In an unprecedented move, the company stopped production of the Galaxy Note7 and proceeded to ask Note7 owners to return the

Samsung will continue Gear S2 and S2 Classic sales, update with latest software

Keeping old models will fill out the wearable lineup.

When the Gear S3 Frontier and Classic are released later this year, they won’t be taking store shelf space away from the Gear S2 — all four watches will sit together along with the Gear Fit 2 as important components of Samsung’s wearable ecosystem. Going a step further, the Gear S2 models will also be receiving an update by the end of the year with all of  [Read More…]

Netflix to continue global expansion and hit more markets across Asia in 2016

Netflix has announced plans to launch the streaming service in Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan in early 2016. The company plans to extend its coverage across Asia, kicking things off in the new year with these four new markets. Those who reside in the affected countries will soon be able to take full advantage of content available on Netflix.

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