Android Malware Gooligan

1 Million+ Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan

Researchers announce they’ve uncovered a family of Android-based malware that has compromised more than 1 million Google accounts. 86 apps available in third-party marketplaces can root 74 percent of Android phones. Check Point go on to say, “As a result of a lot of hard work done by our security research teams, we revealed today […]

EU Charge Google with Anti-Trust Violations.

EU Officially Charges Google with Anti-Trust Violations over App Bundling & Android Contracts | Android Tablet Forum

The European Union has moved from investigating Google to charging them for supposedly violating anti-trust regulations. This charge is in reference to the way Google has bundled apps with Android, and for the aggressive contracts with Android OEMs which forced them to do so. Basically, the EU contends that Google’s contracts force Android OEMs to […]

Google Your Timeline: How to disable the app tracking your movements minute-by-minute

Google has introduced a fun new feature that allows users to track and store their every movement, minute by minute. If this doesn’t sound like your cup of tea – and who can blame you? – here’s our guide on how to disable the new feature. Your Timeline feature is relatively easy to disable by […]

How to Force Google Chrome to Open Link and Pop-Up in New Tab

How to Force Google Chrome to Open Link and Pop-Up in New Tab Occasionally Google Chrome web browser will open links and pop-ups in a new window instead of new tab within the same window with tab containing originating web page. Unlike IE and Firefox which have options that can be set to open pop-ups […]

How to Change Your Browser’s Default Search Engine

What’s your default search engine? Firefox and Chrome automatically use Google as the default search provider, and Internet Explorer uses Bing by default. If you don’t like the current default, however, changing the default so that you can use the search provider you prefer takes less than 60 seconds. The instructions below apply to the […]