Never run out of data again with these tips

A smartphone without an internet connection would be pretty useless nowadays. Not all of us can afford an unlimited data plan or enough GB for surfing the web and downloading content. It’s approaching the end of the month, and you realize you’re out of data, and your plan doesn’t refresh for another week – nightmare! […]

What 10GB of Mobile Data REALLY Looks Like (Infographic)

Richard Goodwin 24/04/2018 – 11:11am Ever wondered how much bang for you buck you get with mobile data? Here’s EXACTLY what 10GB of data gets you… Mobile data is the most expensive thing about running a phone these days. Data has replaced calls and texts as mobile networks main revenue source. The advent of 3G […]

How to opt-out of WhatsApp/Facebook data sharing

If you want to know exactly what’s happening with regards to the WhatsApp policy changes – and why – you can read our original story from yesterday.  You can also view the WhatsApp’s announcement and it’s new policy at the links. How to opt-out of WhatsApp data sharing Firstly, if you encounter the new terms and conditions the next time […]

OnePlus is quietly collecting a ton of data from its smartphones

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus is collecting data from its users and transmitting it to a server along with each device’s serial number, according to security researcher Chris Moore. In a January blog post (which has gained newfound attention this week), Moore detailed how OnePlus devices running OxygenOS record data at various points, including when a […]

Free 1GB of data for EE’s London customers

Capital idea If you’re not with EE and live outside of the M25, you may want to look away now. Everyone else: I have good news! EE is giving away a free gigabyte of mobile data to its London customers, giving you more bandwidth to tweet about Tube delays, pop-up restaurants and how awful Oxford […]

How To See Which Facebook Apps Access Your Data

Michael Grothaus 28/03/2018 – 3:57pm And how to cut them off for good. As the Facebook–Cambridge Analytic scandal enters its third week, the #DeleteFacebook campaign is gaining momentum. And now big brands are joining in. Last Friday, Elon Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX deleted their Facebook pages, and only this week Playboy announced it was deleting […]

Facebook will no longer allow third-party data for targeting ads

Facebook announced today that it’s disabling a form of advertising targeting called Partner Categories, which allowed prominent third-party data aggregators like Experian and Acxiom to provide clients with offline data like purchasing activity to inform ad targeting. The move comes amid the fallout from the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, and it follows similar […]

WhatsApp is still giving data to the authorities

A few weeks ago a report on a possible backdoor to WhatsApp messages caused more than a little excitement for users of the popular app. Security experts in the know disagreed with The Guardian report, and WhatsApp has also denied the reports in company statement. Now there’s a new WhatsApp controversy to contend with: WhatsApp is continuing to […]