Monday, 16 December 2013

Experimental Privacy Feature Blocked by Google Inc, Android 4.4.2 Smartphones

SanFrancisco: There are many apps available over the network for android smartphone users, they collects user's personal information such as contact number, messaging information etc. Google Inc. has removed those features from android mobile. Also provide new features in Android 4.4.2 like user can manually block such types of apps. Actually this feature is also available in Android 4.3 by accidentally, said by company spokesman .

Experimental privacy feature blocked by Google Inc from Android mobile

Great news for gadget lovers, Android 4.4.2 released this week . This is the world most popular operating system for android mobiles. According to Eckersley
Android users who wish to retain the privacy controls by not upgrading to Android 4.4.2 could be vulnerable to security risks
 According to industry research firm IDC
Android software was loaded on 81 percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the third quarter.
We are suspicious of this explanation, and do not think that it in any way justifies removing the feature rather than improving it," said Peter Eckersley, technology projects director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Privacy, it is a important feature of any smartphone, protect them using special software. On the behalf of this feature, user should be able to disable/enable traceable identifiers by an app, should be able to disable an app's network access and something like these. Android's new version have all these privacy features enabled in the settings options.


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