A new study has revealed that 90 per cent of all Android applications share personal data to Google, raising questions about the volume of information collected by ad-supported software and the ability for tech giants to create profiles of individuals.
Researchers at Oxford University looked at almost one million Android apps available on the Google Play store and found the median app shared user data with ten third parties and a fifth shared it with more than 20.
The researchers told the Financial Times that the popularity of ‘freemium’ applications supported by advertising and the rise of vast advertising networks meant that many people, and often app developers themselves, are unaware of the scale of this data harvesting.
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Oppo introduced the unique Find X flagship with a pop-up mechanism for the cameras and screen to body ratio of over 92%. The global launch took place in Paris and now the company is doing a local Chinese event on June 29.
The Oppo Find X will be introduced in the industrial park of Beijing at the famous 79 Tank at 751 D-Park, famously used for massive launches by many smartphone manufacturers. The launch on Friday will show the device to the Chinese audience and some sources suggest there might be a new variant with different colors and eventually different prices.
The Oppo Find X will arrive in August on major European markets like Italy, Spain, France, and the Netherlands. Actual availability dates were not unveiled in Paris, but the Chinese launch should come with pre-order and availability dates. Source (in Chinese)
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1) Completely redesigned from scratch.
2) Now is full of particles, effects and super polished.
3) Now up to 5 persons can be saved.
4) Living room multiplayer!
5) Export outcome to your email.
6) Many UI improvements.
7) Animation everywhere.
8) Improved Android protection
No matter how good the iPhone X looks, it still won’t pull away the staunchest of Android users.
For some Android fans, making the jump to the iPhone’s iOS operating system just isn’t an option, no matter how much thicker the bezels are on the Pixel 2 phones, Samsung Galaxy phones, LG phones, and even the latest OnePlus 5t.
But Android users have to admit, the iPhone X is absolutely gorgeous, even with that “notch” at the top of the screen.
There is one Android phone, however, that could match the iPhone X in looks and feel, and it costs half as much as the iPhone X. It even runs a near-stock version of Android, which I’ll always recommend over heavily skinned versions of Android that you find on Galaxy and LG phones.