Posts Tagged ‘Google Play’

NoSuchApp for Android Highlights Apps Secretly Connecting to Tracking Sites

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The percentage of Apps that secretly connecting to tracking sites is pretty amazing. No matter what you do online, somebody is taking notes.

When it comes to knowing what apps do and don’t do on Android, there is little that average users can find out in advance or after installation. While the requested permissions may provide information about data the app may access or modify, and also about network or Internet connections it may establish, nothing is provide in detail. For instance, you may know that an app connects to the Internet based on its permission requests but you don’t know to which sites and often why.


Adobe Ditches Flash Player for Android (Sort Of)

Friday, June 29th, 2012

It will be interesting to see how long Adobe takes to come up with something that will replace Flash on Android, and what exactly they’ll come up with.

Adobe up until now has made available a version of Flash Player for the Android mobile operating system. Back in February, Adobe pushed out a notification that it stopped developing Flash for Android devices, and that Chrome for Android Beta would not support Flash contents because of this while the default Android browser would for some time to come.